Manufacturing Output and Firms
Total Manufacturing Output ($billions, 2021)
(Percent share of total gross state product)
Manufacturing Firms in North Carolina (2019)
Manufacturers in North Carolina account for 17.09% of the total output in the state, employing 10.36% of the workforce. Total output from manufacturing was $102.34 billion in 2021. In addition, there were an average of 474,000 manufacturing employees in North Carolina in December 2021, with an average annual compensation of $79,519.52 in 2021.
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and the U.S. Census Bureau
Manufacturers help to drive the North Carolina economy, with $31.62 billion in manufactured goods exports in 2021.
Sources: International Trade Administration, U.S. Census Bureau