Career Pathways

On this page you'll find links to career pathway maps for six subsectors of Michigan's food system:

  • Food production
  • Food inputs and services
  • Food manufacturing and processing
  • Wholesale food distribution or storage
  • Retail food distribution
  • Food preparation and service

For a full overview of what jobs exist, what skills and education are required, and what wages are in six subsectors of Michigan's food system see the full Food System Career Pathways in Michigan report.

The report also includes employment statistics from 2019 and 2020, projected five-year growth, level of demand for each job type, and what educational programs are available for career advancement.

Food System Career Pathways in Michigan

June 24, 2021

Explore an overview of food system career pathways to get a big-picture look at jobs, wages, skills and education required, and 5-year growth projections in Michigan's food system.