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STATE OF MANUFACTURING – Arizona Manufacturing

by Joe Jackson

Marketing & Events Assistant, PMPA

Published September 1, 2023

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Fabricated Metal Products Manufacturing is a subsector of manufacturing that makes critical goods from metal components.

Precision Turned Products Manufacturing is a subsector of fabricated metal product manufacturing that makes the components that MAKE IT WORK!



Arizona Manufacturing
NAICS 31-33

Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing

Precision Turned Product Manufacturing
NACIS 332721


Manufacturing Is Productivity – 8.51% of the Arizona’s total output (GDP)

Manufacturing Builds Businesses – 4,051 manufacturing establishments are in the state of Arizona.

Manufacturing Creates Jobs – Jobs: 6.05% of all Arizona employees are in the manufacturing sector. (182,000 employees)

Arizona has added 14,100 jobs in manufacturing over the last year, a growth rate of 7.8%, more than double the U.S. rate of 3.7%



Manufacturing produces for ARIZONA!

  • Manufacturing is the fifth largest GDP producer in Arizona, but since 2015 has shown a growth rate of 6.5%, which is double the U.S. Manufacturing growth rate.
  • Fabricated metals is the fourth largest manufacturing sector in Arizona.


Arizona is a great place for a career in manufacturing

  • Manufacturing jobs pay on average 32% over the average jobs in Arizona. (according to
  • At the end of 2022, more than 11,000 manufacturing jobs are unfulled in Arizona.


Sources:, US Census,, azcommerce,com,

Data selected to show relative values. May not be directly comparable due to differences in sampling, analysis, or date obtained.





Joe Jackson

Marketing & Events Assistant, PMPA

Email: gro.apmp@noskcajj — Website: