Youth Opportunities

Whether it's finding a summer job or taking the first steps in their career, the City of Livonia is committed to helping residents aged 14 to 24  find employment that fits their needs.

Check out SEMCA's virtual job fair on  Friday, May 28, from 9 a.m. to noon to see who is hiring today!

Livonia is also proud to partner with local resources to help create opportunities for young people within the community. This is accomplished by bringing together educational institutions, workforce development agencies, businesses and the City to create a pathway for their success.

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career considerations

There are a variety of career choices at your finger tips in Livonia and throughout Metro Detroit. 

Many well paying and in demand occupations are available to people with a wide range of educational backgrounds . 

Check out the list below to find a career that works for you!

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Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

Occupation (Job Title) Annual Openings Growth % Wage Range
Architectural and Engineering Managers 535 13.7 $55-$77
Chemists 160 14.5 $27-$46
Civil Engineering Technicians 160 18.9 $21-$29
Civil Engineers 475 18.7 $30-$46
Computer and Information Systems Managers 445 14.9 $51-$78
Computer Network Support Specialists 325 13.3 $23-$38
Computer Systems Analysts 810 11.7 $32-$49
Computer User Support Specialists 830 14.4 $17-$30
Database Administrators 130 13.6 $33-$54
Electrical Engineers 595 17.8 $36-$54
Industrial Engineers 1,520 25.7 $37-$54
Information Security Analysts 165 39.4 $35-$57
Mechanical Drafters 285 14.3 $23-$38
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 320 15.2 $20-$34
Mechanical Engineers 2,790 20.1 $36-$55
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 330 7.8 $32-$49
Operations Research Analysts 110 32.1 $33-$54
Sales Reps., Tech. and Scientific Products 605 9.0 $29-$55
Software Developers, Applications 1,330 32.9 $35-$54
Software Developers, Systems Software 615 15.9 $34-$53

Postsecondary Certificate or Moderate-Term Training

Occupation (Job Title) Annual Openings Growth % Wage Range
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 1,055 8.4 $12-$28
Cement Masons and Concrete Fishers  190 12.1 $18-$30
Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders 155 12.9 $19-$33
CNC Machine Tool Programmers  115 18.3 $19-$31
Computer User Support Specialists  830 14.4 $17-$30
Construction and Building Inspectors  155 13.1 $22-$34
Crane and Tower Operators 80 16.0 $18-$23
Dental Laboratory Technicians  90 34.5 $16-$24
Eligibility Interviews, Government Programs 195 11.6 $23-$26
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers 65 15.4 $18-$30
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 2,590 12.0 $16-$24
Insurance Sales Agents 545 12.0 $20-$40
Licensed Practical and Vocational Nurses 425 7.2 $22-$29
Operating Engineers 270 11.5 $24-$31
Police and Detectives, Supervisors 75 7.9 $36-$49
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 560 8.4 $25-$34
Production, Planning and Expediting Checks 345 7.8 $20-$33
Roofers 135 10.9 $18-$31
Sales Reps., Except Tech. and Scientific Products 2,530 5.0 $23-$49
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 80 14.6 $17-$27

High School Diploma or Equivalent and Short-Term Training

Occupation (Job Title) Annual Openings Growth % Wage Range
Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 820 20.2 $15-$19
Construction Laborers 1,370 12.0 $15-$25
Construction Trades and Exaction Workers 535 11.7 $27-$44
Customer Service Representatives  5,915 7.7 $13-$21
Food Prep and Serving Workers 9,380 19.0 $9-$11
Food Prep and Serving Workers, Supervisor 1,710 12.0 $12-$20
Helpers-Production Workers 1,385 17.9 $11-$17
Home Health Aides 2,380 34.5 $10-$13
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Housekeeping 3,575 11.2 $10-$14
Laborers and Freight, Stock and Material Movers 3,995 9.7 $12-$18
Landscaping and Grounds Keeping Workers 1,800 11.7 $12-$16
Loan Interviewers and Clerks 285 21.9 $17-$23
Mechanics, Installers and Repairers, Supervisors 605 9.4 $24-$43
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 725 27.0 $10-$12
Office and Admin Support Workers and Supervisors 1,590 4.6 $22-$35
Personal Care Aides 2,915 29.9 $10-$12
Production and Operating Workers, Supervisors 1,150 7.1 $25-$42
Property and Real Estate Managers 335 11.9 $20-$41
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents 355 15.7 $15-$24
Waiters and Waitresses 7,015 9.4 $9-$11

Associate Degree/Long-term Training/Apprenticeships

Occupation (Job Title) Annual Openings Growth % Wage Range
Automotive Body and Related Repairers 275 9.5 $15-$32
Bus and Truck Mech. and Diesel Engine Specialist 350 14.0 $19-$33
Carpenters 890 8.6 $19-$33
Civil Engineering Technicians 160 18.9 $21-$29
Computer Network Support Specialists 325 13.3 $23-$38
Dental Hygienist  255 6.9 $27-$35
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians  170 12.5 $22-$36
Electricians  1,165 8.9 $22-$38
HVAC and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers  475 15.3 $16-$29
Industrial Engineering Technicians   200 12.1 $22-$33
Industrial Machinery Mechanics   715 10.6 $20-$32
Machinists 1,205 3.9 $15-$27
Mechanical Drafters 285 14.3 $23-$38
Mechanical Engineering Technicians  320 15.2 $20-$34
Millwrights  195 17.4 $32-$37
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 480 17.2 $18-$30
Physical Therapist Assistants  245 22.7 $20-$30
Plumbers, Pipefitters and Steamfitters  775 14.0 $27-$38
Respiratory Therapists 145 23.5 $24-$30
Web Developers 130 12.7 $27-$44

Bachelor's Degree or Higher

Occupation (Job Title) Annual Openings Growth % Wage Range
Accountants and Auditors 1,685 12.7 $27-$44
Architectural and Engineering Managers  535 13.7 $55-$77
Civil Engineers 475 18.7 $30-$46
Commercial and Industrial Designers  640 12.2 $32-$47
Computer and Information Systems Managers  445 14.9 $51-$78
Computer Systems Analysts  810 11.7 $32-$49
Electrical Engineers 595 17.8 $36-$54
Financial Managers 695 23.0 $47-$78
General and Operations Managers 2,565 11.1 $36-$84
Industrial Engineers 1,520 25.7 $37-$54
Loan Officers 450 22.3 $26-$48
Logisticians  685 11.4 $33-$50
Management Analysts 1,070 16.9 $32-$56
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Spec. 1,010 25.4 $24-$46
Mechanical Engineers 2,790 20.1 $36-$55
Medical and Health Services Mangers  440 16.0 $35-$63
Registered Nurse 2,715 12.6 $31-$40
Sales Managers 525 10.5 $51-$82
Software Developers, Applications  1,330 32.9 $35-$54
Software Developers, Systems Software 615 15.9 $34-$53