Overall unemployment rate stayed flat at 4.7% with the biggest shift in Government, which lost 4,900 roles, based on the most recently available information published in August 2022.
Total employment in the Lansing-East Lansing, MI market declined by 4,775 jobs in June and the unemployment rate stayed flat. The national unemployment rate increased by 46 bps over the same time to 3.8%.
- Lansing-East Lansing, MI unemployment rate is 86 bps above the national rate which is a negative sign.
- Unemployment in the market is 150 bps below the unemployment rate in the market last year at this time, which is a positive.
- Average wages (per hour) grew in June versus prior month by 9.5% and are up compared to last year at this time in the market.
For key employment segments of the market, total jobs declined by -0.8%. Key sectors include:
- Government: 55,000; -4,900
- Transportation & Utilities: 35,700; +100
- Education & Healthcare: 30,900; -100
- Business Services: 25,800; +900
- Manufacturing: 20,200; +1,400
- Financial Services: 18,000; +200
- Restaurants & Hotels: 17,600; no change
- Other Jobs: 9,700; +200
- Construction, Mining: 9,300; +400
- IT & Development: 3,600; no change
Data is based on the most recent 12 months available, through June 2022 (Data published August 2022 and reports created on August 3, 2022). Source: Government data agency and locally acquired statistics.
Note: All reported data is not seasonally adjusted.