Manufacturing in America

mfgInAmerica-EmpbyStateThe Census Bureau published an infographic on Manufacturing in America last week in honor of Manufacturing Week.

Notable Stats:

  • Manufacturing is the 4th Largest Industry in the nation, employing 11.2 million people.
  • There are 296,605 manufacturing establishments in the nation.
  • Manufacturing averages an annual salary of $53,500 per employee.
  • Food Manufacturing is the largest sector within the manufacturing industry, employing 1.41 million.
  • Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing has the largest value of shipments at $844 billion.
  • 6 in 10 U.S. Export Dollars are generated by Manufacturers.
  • Manufacturing is one of the Top 3 Employers in South Dakota.

The full infographic is available on the Census website and here as a pdf.


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