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#754 – Top 10 States for Manufacturing Headquarters

Sep 17, 2019


Below is Industry Week’s top10 states for manufacturing headquarters. These are from their list of the top 500 publicly held U.S. manufacturers based on revenue. The statistics are provided from the National Association of Manufacturers.

Top 10 States for Manufacturing Headquarters

  1. Wisconsin – 17 manufacturing headquarters
    * manufacturers account for 18.22% of the state’s total output
    * manufacturing employees account for 15.99% of the workforce
    * total output from manufacturing was $59.05 billion in 2017
    * average of 475,219 manufacturing employees in 2018, with average compensation of $71,226.21 in 2017
  2. North Carolina – 17 manufacturing headquarters
    * manufacturers account for 19.04% of the state’s total output
    * manufacturing employees account for 10.56% of the workforce
    * total output from manufacturing was $102.48 billion in 2017
    * average of 474,000 manufacturing employees in 2018, with average compensation of $70,701.95 in 2017
  3. Massachusetts – 21 manufacturing headquarters
    * manufacturers account for 9.39% of the state’s total output
    * manufacturing employees account for 6.70% of the workforce
    * total output from manufacturing was $49.5 billion in 2017
    * average of 244,220 manufacturing employees in 2018, with average compensation of $101,933.54 in 2017
  4. Michigan – 21 manufacturing headquarters
    * manufacturers account for 19.05% of the state’s total output
    * manufacturing employees account for 14.24% of the workforce
    * total output from manufacturing was $96.22 billion in 2017
    * average of 629,510 manufacturing employees in 2018, with average compensation of $79,320.10 in 2017
  5. Pennsylvania – 30 manufacturing headquarters
    * manufacturers account for 11.65% of the state’s total output
    * manufacturing employees account for 9.47% of the workforce
    * total output from manufacturing was $87.65 billion in 2017
    * average of 569,150 manufacturing employees in 2018, with average compensation of $73,730.71 in 2017
  6. New York – 33 manufacturing headquarters
    * manufacturers account for 4.71% of the state’s total output
    * manufacturing employees account for 4.58% of the workforce
    * total output from manufacturing was $72.94 billion in 2017
    * average of 443,560 manufacturing employees in 2018, with average compensation of $76,269.45 in 2017
  7. Ohio – 33 manufacturing headquarters
    * manufacturers account for 16.63% of the state’s total output
    * manufacturing employees account for 12.56% of the workforce
    * total output from manufacturing was $107.95 billion in 2017
    * average of 699,060 manufacturing employees in 2018, with average compensation of $74,679.97 in 2017
  8. Illinois – 36 manufacturing headquarters
    * manufacturers account for 12.65% of the state’s total output
    * manufacturing employees account for 9.61% of the workforce
    * total output from manufacturing was $103.75 billion in 2017
    * average of 587,930 manufacturing employees in 2018, with average compensation of $87,393.54 in 2017
  9. Texas – 53 manufacturing headquarters
    * manufacturers account for 13.33% of the state’s total output
    * manufacturing employees account for 7.04% of the workforce
    * total output from manufacturing was $226.16 billion in 2017
    * average of 880,900 manufacturing employees in 2018, with average compensation of $85,051.13 in 2017
  10. California – 64 manufacturing headquarters
    * manufacturers account for 10.93% of the state’s total output
    * manufacturing employees account for 7.72% of the workforce
    * total output from manufacturing was $300.35 billion in 2017
    * average of 474,000 manufacturing employees in 2018, with average compensation of $105,240.80 in 2017

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