The first Friday of October marks “Manufacturing Day. The movement seeks to improve public perception of manufacturing careers and expands understanding of its value to the U.S. economy.
Manufacturing supports more than 18.5 million U.S. jobs and comprises 12% of the national GDP. Nearly $69,000 is the annual average salary for entry-level manufacturing engineers and more than $77,000 is the annual average salary of manufacturing workers in the U.S.
Manufacturing offers diverse career opportunities including welders, engineers, human resources, assemblers, electricians, researchers, operations managers, machinist, designers, computer programmers/operators (IT), sales/marketing professionals, fabricators, etc.
There are over 15 manufacturers throughout Fillmore County.