Pennsylvania Manufacturing Facts
Manufacturers in Pennsylvania account for 11.89% of the total output in the state, employing 9.33% of the workforce. Total output from manufacturing was $93.75 billion in 2018. In addition, there were an average of 565,000 manufacturing employees in Pennsylvania in 2019, with an average annual compensation of $75,947.97 in 2018.
Pennsylvania Export Facts
Manufacturers help to drive Pennsylvania’s economy, with $36.84 billion in manufactured goods exports in 2019. That same year, $17.80 billion in exports was with our free trade agreement (FTA) partners. This helps create jobs in the state, and 19.00% of its employment stemmed from exports in 2011. Small businesses comprised 89% percent of all exporters in Pennsylvania.
Additional Trade Facts
- The 20 U.S. FTA partners purchased 48.3% ($659.49 billion) of U.S. manufactured goods exports in 2019 – 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.