This industry report examines the workforce data, characteristics and trends that define the Advanced Manufacturing sector within the Greater Portland-Vancouver Area. With nearly 100,000 jobs and a payroll of $7.6B, Advanced Manufacturing accounts for 10 percent of the regions private-sector employment and 15 percent of payroll. Half of the workforce is 45 years or older and the sector is experiencing significant openings due to retirements and overall industry growth. Advanced Manufacturing is comprised of several high-paying occupations and our regional sector pays 124 percent of the national average for the industry.
Monday, July 11, 2016