Key Facts

$2.89 Trillion
Value added to the economy comprising 10.3% of U.S. GDP in 2023.
13 Million
People employed by more than 244K manufacturers in the U.S.
Manufacturing job openings as of March 2024
Average annual earnings for manufacturing employees
% of manufacturing firms with fewer than 20 employees
3.8 Million
New manufacturing positions expected by 2033
% of mfg employees eligible for health insurance benefits in 2023
Manufacturing’s share of all private-sector R&D in the U.S.
Per employee cost of federal regulations for manufacturers
$1.6 Trillion
Value of U.S. manufactured goods exported in 2022

Data updated weekly from Bureau of Economic Analysis and the Census Bureau. Health insurance data from 2023 Health Benefits Survey by Kaiser Family Foundation.

Federal and State Data

High Mfg % of Workforce

Low Mfg % of Workforce

Manufacturers’ Outlook Survey


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