Manufacturing

The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) reported that in 2012 the manufacturing industry contributed $1.87 trillion to the U.S. economy, or approximately 11.9 percent of the nation's gross domestic product (GDP). If considered independently, NAM concluded, in 2012 the U.S. manufacturing sector would be the tenth largest economy in the world. Additionally, many jobs in manufacturing pay somewhat higher annual salaries than those in other industries. NAM also reported average earnings of $77,505 for U.S. production workers.  

Subscribe to Vault to unlock this premium content including:

  • Structure
  • Outlook
  • Resources & Associations and more.

Are you a student? You may have FREE access.

Vault partners with thousands of colleges, universities and academic institutions to provide students with FREE access to our premium content. To determine if your school is a partner, please enter your school email address below.

X

Your institution does not have an active account.

Subscribe Now

Or

Contact your Career Center, Alumni Office
and Library to find out more.

X

Approved!

Please select your institution
to gain full access.


 

Related Professions

- Show Less + Show More

Get Our Career Newsletter

Interview, resume and job search tips emailed directly to you.