Manufacturing Output and Firms
Total Manufacturing Output ($billions, 2021)
(Percent share of total gross state product)
Manufacturing Firms in Louisiana (2019)
Manufacturers in Louisiana account for 16.84% of the total output in the state, employing 6.86% of the workforce. Total output from manufacturing was $40.28 billion in 2021. In addition, there were an average of 129,000 manufacturing employees in Louisiana in December 2021, with an average annual compensation of $97,389.93 in 2021.
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and the U.S. Census Bureau
Manufacturers help to drive the Louisiana economy, with $33.46 billion in manufactured goods exports in 2021.
Sources: International Trade Administration, U.S. Census Bureau