Five Years, Five Sectors: US Cities with Notable Manufacturing Job Gains Since 2019

March 15, 2024
From the COVID-19 pandemic to the CHIPS Act, there have been several drivers of manufacturing job growth in recent years.

Pharmaceuticals, computers and electronics, automobiles, aerospace and food and beverage manufacturing have given rise to job growth in the five years to 2023, according to a new Oxford Economics research briefing. During these turbulent and unpredictable years, these five industries have contributed to job gains in a number of U.S. cities.

The briefing, titled Five sectors leading manufacturing job growth across US metros,” provides the data and identifies the factors which impacted the final figures. Check out our slideshow to see where robust job growth took place between 2019 to 2023.

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