Innovation, technology, automation, and robotics have reduced the number of unskilled work needed in the production process. As technology continues to advance, the skills required are much more complex.
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Average pay for experienced manufacturing employees
Average pay for non-manufacturing employees in our area
Earnings In Our Area
Together, manufacturing companies bring in $2.66 billion in earnings just to our five-county area.
A Growing Industry
Manufacturing provides 11% of the jobs in our region. That’s about 40,000 jobs… and the number is growing fast.