Manufacturing Output and Firms
Total Manufacturing Output ($billions, 2021)
(Percent share of total gross state product)
Manufacturing Firms in Illinois (2019)
Manufacturers in Illinois account for 12.83% of the total output in the state, employing 9.44% of the workforce. Total output from manufacturing was $114.73 billion in 2021. In addition, there were an average of 557,000 manufacturing employees in Illinois in December 2021, with an average annual compensation of $97,323.90 in 2021.
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and the U.S. Census Bureau
Manufacturers help to drive the Illinois economy, with $62.21 billion in manufactured goods exports in 2021.
Sources: International Trade Administration, U.S. Census Bureau