Manufacturing jobs video graphic

Published Date
August 10, 2017 - 03:15:pm

Contrary to some politically motivated hyperbole, manufacturing is alive and well in the United States. While it is true there are far fewer manufacturing jobs in America, there are multiple reasons for that—it's not solely about manufacturers seeking cheaper labor overseas. Automation has also played a significant role, and at the same time has triggered a whole host of manufacturing jobs that are attracting employees with advanced degrees.

Source data for this informational graphic:

The Atlantic

The U.S. Whitehouse

The Manufacturing Institute

The Pew Research Center