Occupational Wage Data
If you're interested in occupational wage data for the Grand Rapids-Wyoming MSA , please follow this link to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Top 10 Industries by Establishments (2017)
Top 10 Industries by Jobs (2017)
Top Employers in West Michigan (March 2017)
|Spectrum Health (HQ)||25,000||General Medical and Surgical Hospitals|
|Meijer (HQ)||10,340||Supermarket Retail & Distribution|
|Mercy Health (Kent & Muskegon)||6,200||General Medical and Surgical Hospitals|
|Amway Corporation (HQ)||4,000||Consumer Goods Manufacturing|
|Gentex Corporation (HQ)||3,900||Glass Product Manufacturing for Automobile Industry|
|Perrigo Company||3,800||Pharmaceutical Manufacturing|
|Herman Miller Inc. (HQ)||3,621||Office Furniture Manufacturing|
|Steelcase Inc. (HQ)||3,500||Office Furniture Manufacturing|
|Grand Valley State University (HQ)||3,306||Higher Education|
|Lacks Enterprises, Inc. (HQ)||2,800||Plastic Manufacturing for Automobile Industry|
|Grand Rapids Public Schools (HQ)||2,800||Elementary and Secondary Schools|
|Farmers Insurance Group||2,700||Direct Property and Casualty Insurance Carrier|
|SpartanNash (HQ)||2,585||Supermarket Retail & Distribution|
|Gordon Food Service (HQ)||2,544||Grocery and Related Products Merchant Wholesalers|
|Magna International Inc||2,500||Glass Product Manufacturing for Automobile Industry|
|Metro Health Hospital||2,400||General Medical and Surgical Hospitals|
|Ventra||2,384||Motor Vehicle Plastic Parts & Metal Stamping|
|Alcoa Howmet Corp.||2,350||Aerospace Instrument & Aircraft Engine Parts Manufacturing|
|Fifth Third Bank||2,280||Banking - Personal & Commercial|
|Priority Health (HQ)||2,250||Direct Health and Medical Insurance Carriers|
Citations and Data Sources
* Companies with an (HQ) after their company name are headquartered in West Michigan.
*The MSA consists of the following counties: Barry, Kent, Montcalm, and Ottawa.
**The West Michigan region consists of the following counties: Allegan, Barry, Ionia, Kent, Lake, Mason, Mecosta, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana, Osceola, and Ottawa.
Top Employers data source: When possible, company employee numbers are obtained from company staff or websites. Other sources include press reporting and business reporting agencies.
All other data sources: Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI) / www.economicmodeling.com.