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Survey shows income growth

HR association report tracks upward changes in salary and wage data from 262 West Michigan organizations.

December 7, 2018
The Employers’ Association released its 2018-19 Wage & Salary Survey, which found overall pay rates in the region have increased between 2.5 percent and 3.5 percent since 2017. Read More

Income growth is weak

Bureau of Economic Analysis data shows average personal gains of 2.2 percent for West Michigan in 2016.

November 24, 2017
Figures released this month show per capita income in four West Michigan counties is barely keeping up with inflation. Read More

Business confidence remains high

Survey says small businesses statewide feel mostly hopeful; analysts say optimism in West Michigan rises despite talent crunch.

July 7, 2017
A new survey shows that despite continued pressure on retail and a talent crunch across industries, Michigan small business owners are seeing mostly sunny skies this summer. Read More