Manufacturing Output and Firms
Total Manufacturing Output ($billions, 2021)
(Percent share of total gross state product)
Manufacturing Firms in Arkansas (2019)
Manufacturers in Arkansas account for 14.75% of the total output in the state, employing 12.66% of the workforce. Total output from manufacturing was $21.85 billion in 2021. In addition, there were an average of 163,000 manufacturing employees in Arkansas in December 2021, with an average annual compensation of $66,795.33 in 2021.
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and the U.S. Census Bureau
Manufacturers help to drive the Arkansas economy, with $5.10 billion in manufactured goods exports in 2021.
Sources: International Trade Administration, U.S. Census Bureau