Primary Menu

Anne Erickson

Weekends

(Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

What’s the hottest career in Detroit? The folks at Stacker recently put together a list of the most common jobs in Detroit utilizing data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May of 2020.

While much has changed during the pandemic, “the jobs featured here give a holistic view at the most popular industries in your area and how many jobs are supported,” Stacker states.

So, what rules in Detroit? It’s a mix of careers. View the tally below.

Top 10 Most Common Jobs in Detroit:

1. Registered Nurses
2. Office Clerks
3. Fast Food and Counter Workers
4. Customer Service Representatives
5. Stockers and Order Fillers
6. Waiters and Waitresses
7. Software Developers and Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers
8. Heavy and Tractor-trailer Truck Drivers
9. Janitors and Cleaners
10. Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing

View the full list here.

10 Popular Movies Filmed in Detroit:

Anne Erickson's love for music drew her into radio, and she started shortly after graduating from MSU. She has a passion for rock and metal, plus local music. She also fronts the band Upon Wings. Email Anne at erickson@WRIF.com and tweet at her @AnneErickson!