Vermont Manufacturing Facts
Manufacturers in Vermont account for 9.47% of the total output in the state, employing 9.46% of the workforce. Total output from manufacturing was $3.19 billion in 2018. In addition, there were an average of 30,000 manufacturing employees in Vermont in 2018, with an average annual compensation of $65,130.13 in 2017.
Vermont Export Facts
Manufacturers help to drive Vermont’s economy, with $2.83 billion in manufactured goods exports in 2018. That same year, $1.53 billion in exports was with our free trade agreement (FTA) partners. This helps create jobs in the state, and 20.70% of its employment stemmed from exports in 2011. Small businesses comprised 85.00% percent of all exporters in Vermont.
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.