Computing In-Demand, Tech-Driven Careers
Michigan has always been a high-tech hub where innovation is the norm, and today the state hosts some of the nation’s best-paying jobs in the semiconductor industry. Alongside big names like SK Siltron, Infineon Technologies and Hemlock, the state’s semiconductor job market is projected to increase by 6% within the next five years. Between our opportunities to work with globally relevant companies and growing training, apprenticeship and upskilling programs, there’s no place more relevant than Michigan to work in the semiconductor industry.
Major Employers Hiring in Semiconductors
Employers in Michigan are fostering some of the best-paying opportunities in semiconductors.
KLA CorporationLocations in: Ann Arbor
Hemlock SemiconductorLocations in: Hemlock
WackerLocations in: Ann Arbor
SK SitronLocations in: Bay City
Analog DevicesLocations in: Livonia
Dow Inc.Locations in: Midland
Fujitsu LocationLocations in: Novi
InfineonLocations in: Livonia
NXPLocations in: Novi
Learn More About Semiconductors in Michigan
Become a Part of a National Tech Hub
Companies in the Great Lakes State produce a wide range of semiconductor products — from microprocessors and memory chips to sensors and power management devices. In 2022, SK Siltron CSS announced it would expand its headquarters in Bay County with a $300 million investment in a new silicon carbide wafer facility. Meanwhile, leading tech equipment and services provider KLA has headquartered its research & development center in Ann Arbor since 2018, creating more than 200 jobs with an expected 600 positions in coming years.
Michigan Advocates for Tech Talent
Are you technologically inclined, but need a little help reaching that next level? The University of Michigan is a top global institute for semiconductor training and is a part of a collaborative of 12 research colleges and universities across the Midwest. The Michigan Economic Development Corporation Semiconductor Talent Action Team can also help you quickly find your position in the semiconductor industry by matching you with employer partners, skills development and certification programs. Additionally, Governor Whitmer announced the Semiconductor Career and Apprenticeship Network (SCAN) in 2022, which works with existing semiconductor companies to build customized training programs for in-demand jobs.
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