The manufacturing industry had 4,105 establishments supplying 162,716 jobs in the Twin Cities, comprising about 53% of the 307,159 manufacturing jobs within the state. The average annual wage for the manufacturing industry sector equaled $69,680 in 2013.
Southeast Minnesota has a wide variety of manufacturing employment, ranging from food to computer and electronic products to medical devices.
It is beneficial to know that some industries – particularly manufacturing – pay more for the same job. For example, salespeople selling products related to manufacturing are more likely earn more money than salespeople selling other types of good or services.
by Luke Greiner ~ After getting knocked down during the recession, the manufacturing sector has added more jobs to Central Minnesota’s economy than any other industry since 2010 by gaining 3,676 additional jobs. This incredible comeback accounts for almost 30% of total job growth in the region in the last three years. Recent growth is … Continue reading Manufacturing: The ‘Comeback Kid’ in Central Minnesota
Population data clearly show the out-migration of workers in younger age groups from rural counties. However, this trend typically is discussed out of context. In fact, unless the county has a four-year university, the out-migration of young people is the rule rather than the exception.