Oregon Manufacturing Facts
Manufacturers in Oregon account for 14.58% of the total output in the state, employing 10.21% of the workforce. Total output from manufacturing was $34.80 billion in 2018. In addition, there were an average of 195,000 manufacturing employees in Oregon in 2018, with an average annual compensation of $78,006.62 in 2017.
Oregon Export Facts
Manufacturers help to drive Oregon’s economy, with $19.71 billion in manufactured goods exports in 2018. That same year, $6.31 billion in exports was with our free trade agreement (FTA) partners. This helps create jobs in the state, and 22.00% of its employment stemmed from exports in 2011. Small businesses comprised 89% percent of all exporters in Oregon.
Additional Trade Facts
- The 20 U.S. FTA partners purchased nearly 49 percent ($679.46 billion) of U.S. manufactured goods exports in 2018 – even though these countries represent only six percent of the world’s population and 10 percent of GDP.
- FTA countries: Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Israel, Jordan, Mexico, Morocco, Nicaragua, Oman, Panama, Peru, Singapore and South Korea.