Wages Vary Across Michigan Regions

Each regional child care planning coalition detailed in the map below has their own report, proposed wages, and data file. Information specific to each region can be found below the map.

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Region 1 - Upper Peninsula

(Alger, Baraga, Chippewa, Delta, Dickinson, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw, Luce, Mackinac, Marquette, Menominee, Ontonagon, and Schoolcraft Counties)


Region 2 - Northwest Michigan

(Antrim, Benzie, Charlevoix, Emmet, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Leelanau, Manistee, Missaukee, and Wexford Counties)


Region 3a - Northeast Michigan

(Alcona, Alpena, Cheboygan, Crawford, Iosco, Montmorency, Ogemaw, Oscoda, Otsego, Presque Isle, and Roscommon Counties)


Region 3b - Northeast Michigan

(Alcona, Arenac, Iosco, and Ogemaw Counties)


Region 4a - West Michigan

(Barry, Ionia, Kent, Mecosta, and Montcalm Counties)


Region 4b - West Michigan

(Lake, Mason, Muskegon, Newaygo, and Oceana Counties)


Region 4c - West Michigan

(Allegan and Ottawa Counties)


Region 5 - East Central Michigan

(Arenac, Bay, Clare, Gladwin, Gratiot, Isabella, Midland, Osceola, and Saginaw Counties)


Region 6a - East Michigan

(Genesee, Lapeer, Shiawassee, and St. Clair Counties)


Region 6b - East Michigan

(Huron, Sanilac, and Tuscola Counties)


Region 7 - South Central Michigan

(Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties)


Region 8 - Southwest Michigan

(Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Kalamazoo, St. Joseph, and Van Buren Counties)


Region 9a - Southeast Michigan

(Hillsdale, Lenawee, and Monroe Counties)


Region 9b - Southeast Michigan

(Livingston and Washtenaw Counties)


Region 10a - Detroit Metro

(Macomb County)


Region 10b - Detroit Metro

(Wayne County)

Please direct all questions to Alex Andrews, a.andrews@talentfirst.net