10 Interesting Facts About Manufacturing in the U.S.
Manufacturing workers account for about 9% of the workforce. There are currently 12.32 million manufacturing workers in the United States, as well as an additional 18.5 million jobs in the U.S. that are supported by the manufacturing industry. That's about one in every six private sector jobs.
According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, 95% of manufacturing employees were eligible for health insurance benefits in 2015. This is significantly higher than the average of health insurance eligibility for all firms, which is 79%. Manufacturing is the third highest Read More