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Major Employers

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Michigan is home to world-renowned, visionary companies. We are the national choice for corporations and unicorns — innovative startups with valuations of over $1 billion, including Michigan’s own StockX, OneStream Software, Duo Security and Llamasoft. And, we are a tech-forward state, whose rich history in automotive manufacturing, healthcare and American culture informs our future-focused thinking across industries like EV, MedTech, semiconductors and cybersecurity. If you’re looking for a game-changing career with ingenius, influential and inclusive employers, look no further than Michigan.

Major Employers by the Numbers

Michigan’s Major Employers

This state’s major employers are Fortune 500 companies, industry-sector leaders and future-forward thinkers. The company’s below represent just a sample of this state’s innovative employers.

Ford Motor logo

Ford Motor

Locations in: Dearborn
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Whirlpool logo

Whirlpool

Locations in: Benton Harbor
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Stryker logo

Stryker

Locations in: Kalamazoo
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Stellantis logo

Stellantis

Locations in: Auburn Hills
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Dow Inc. logo

Dow Inc.

Locations in: Midland
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General Motors logo

General Motors

Locations in: Bay City, Burton, Detroit, Flint, Lake Orion, Lansing, Pontiac, Romulus, Saginaw, Swartz, Warren, Wyoming, Ypsilanti
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Kellogg Co. logo

Kellogg Co.

Locations in: Battle Creek
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BorgWarner Inc. logo

BorgWarner Inc.

Locations in: Auburn Hills
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Masco Corp. logo

Masco Corp.

Locations in: Livonia
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Joyson Safety Systems logo

Joyson Safety Systems

Locations in: Auburn Hills
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Bosch logo

Bosch

Locations in: Farmington Hills
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Dana Incorporated logo

Dana Incorporated

Locations in: Auburn Hills, Novi, St. Clair, Warren
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Denso logo

Denso

Locations in: Battle Creek, Southfield
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LG Energy Solution logo

LG Energy Solution

Locations in: Holland
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Magna logo

Magna

Locations in: Auburn Hills, China Township, Highland Park, Holland, Lansing, New Hudson, Newaygo, Novi, Plymouth, Southfield, St. Clair, Sterling Heights, Troy, Warren
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Mahle logo

Mahle

Locations in: Belmont, Farmington Hills, Muskegon, St. Johns, Troy
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Nexteer logo

Nexteer

Locations in: Auburn Hills, Saginaw
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Our Next Energy logo

Our Next Energy

Locations in: Novi
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Shape Corp. logo

Shape Corp.

Locations in: Grand Haven, Novi, Spring Lake
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Toyota logo

Toyota

Locations in: Ann Arbor
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ZF logo

ZF

Locations in: Auburn Hills, Farmington Hills, Fenton, Fowlerville, Lapeer, Livonia, Marysville, Northville, Washington
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KLA Corporation logo

KLA Corporation

Locations in: Ann Arbor
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SK Sitron logo

SK Sitron

Locations in: Bay City
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CMS Energy logo

CMS Energy

Locations in: Jackson
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DTE Energy logo

DTE Energy

Locations in: Detroit
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Hemlock Semiconductor logo

Hemlock Semiconductor

Locations in: Hemlock
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Ally Financial logo

Ally Financial

Locations in: Detroit
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Lear logo

Lear

Locations in: Detroit, Flint, Grand Rapids, Traverse City
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Penske Automotive Group logo

Penske Automotive Group

Locations in: Bloomfield Hills
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Rocket Companies logo

Rocket Companies

Locations in: Detroit
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SpartanNash logo

SpartanNash

Locations in: Byron Center
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Auto-Owners Insurance logo

Auto-Owners Insurance

Locations in: Grand Rapids, Lansing, Mt. Pleasant, Portage, Troy
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Autoliv logo

Autoliv

Locations in: Auburn Hills, Farmington Hills, Southfield
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Jackson Financial logo

Jackson Financial

Locations in: Brighton, Jackson, Lansing
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UFP Industries logo

UFP Industries

Locations in: Grand Rapids, Lansing
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American Axle logo

American Axle

Locations in: Detroit
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Bissell logo

Bissell

Locations in: Grand Rapids, Walker
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Domino’s Pizza logo

Domino’s Pizza

Locations in: Ann Arbor
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Little Caesars logo

Little Caesars

Locations in: Detroit
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Meijer logo

Meijer

Locations in: Grand Rapids, Lansing
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Pfizer logo

Pfizer

Locations in: Kalamazoo
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Ziebart logo

Ziebart

Locations in: Troy
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Wolverine Worldwide logo

Wolverine Worldwide

Locations in: Howard City, Rockford
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Acrisure logo

Acrisure

Locations in: Grand Rapids
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Haworth logo

Haworth

Locations in: Holland
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Kitchenaid logo

Kitchenaid

Locations in: Benton Harbor
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Steelcase logo

Steelcase

Locations in: Grand Rapids
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Cooper Standard logo

Cooper Standard

Locations in: Novi
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Kelly Services logo

Kelly Services

Locations in: Troy
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Tenneco logo

Tenneco

Locations in: Northville
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UP Health Systems logo

UP Health Systems

Locations in: Hancock, Ishpeming, Marquette
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Gordon Food Service logo

Gordon Food Service

Locations in: Grand Rapids
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Perrigo logo

Perrigo

Locations in: Allegan, Grand Rapids, Holland
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Roush logo

Roush

Locations in: Farmington Hills, Livonia
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Shyft Group logo

Shyft Group

Locations in: Novi
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Accident Fund Insurance Company logo

Accident Fund Insurance Company

Locations in: Lansing
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Alro Steel logo

Alro Steel

Locations in: Jackson
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Amway logo

Amway

Locations in: Ada
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BASF logo

BASF

Locations in: Southfield, Wyandotte
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Arauco logo

Arauco

Locations in: Grayling
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Carhartt logo

Carhartt

Locations in: Dearborn
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Continental logo

Continental

Locations in: Auburn Hills
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Delta Dental logo

Delta Dental

Locations in: Farmington Hills, Lansing
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Detroit Deisel logo

Detroit Deisel

Locations in: Detroit
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Continental Dairy logo

Continental Dairy

Locations in: Coopersville
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Gerber Products logo

Gerber Products

Locations in: Fremont
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Hagerty logo

Hagerty

Locations in: Traverse City
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Hyundai logo

Hyundai

Locations in: Superior Township
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La-Z-Boy logo

La-Z-Boy

Locations in: Monroe
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Meritor logo

Meritor

Locations in: Troy
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MillerKnoll logo

MillerKnoll

Locations in: Grand Rapids, Zeeland
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Looking for greater career heights? The Great Lakes state offers a wealth of remarkable organizations to assemble a top-notch job-hunting team. Quickly build skills and hit the ground running with Michigan Reconnect. Or, if you already know what you’re looking for, get matched with an available position in the Michigan Career Portal.

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Company Benefits

Benefits Beyond the Paycheck

By offering inclusive work environments and great benefits, from on-the-job training to 401k contributions, Michigan employers do more to promote their talent’s well being and ensure professional satisfaction. In fact, over 60 companies either headquartered or notably present in the state made the 2022 Top Workplaces USA list, a national competition recognizing inclusive, people-centered work environments. Fairway Independent Mortgage Corp. and Plante Moran, even ranked among the top 5 companies with 2,500 or more employees.

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Upskilling

Kicking it Up a Notch

Whether you’re skilled in cybersecurity, software development or business, Michigan has opportunities for you to reach new levels of career achievement. The state is home to hundreds of community colleges, vocational schools and universities that offer continuing education and other relevant training programs. Additionally, MichiganWorks! is the first statewide workforce development system in the U.S., providing free training to eligible individuals.

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