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STATE OF MANUFACTURING – Wisconsin Manufacturing

by Joe Jackson

Marketing & Events Assistant, PMPA

Published May 1, 2023

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!



Wisconsin Manufacturing
NAICS 31-33

Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing

Precision Turned Product Manufacturing
NACIS 332721


Manufacturing Is Productivity –19% of Wisconsin’s total output (GDP)

Manufacturing Builds Businesses – 9,754 manufacturing establishments in the state of Wisconsin

Manufacturing Creates Jobs – Jobs: 17% of all Wisconsin employees are in the manufacturing sector. (475,300 employees)

Manufacturing Earns Export Dollars – Wisconsin manufactured goods exports were valued at $23.71 billion last year.


Manufacturing produces for WISCONSIN!

  • Manufacturing is Wisconsin’s largest industry
  • Manufacturing is Wisconsin’s largest GDP producer and the source of their largest exports.
  • Fabricated Metal Manufacturing is the 3rd largest sector in Wisconsin’s manufacturing economy.


Wisconsin is a great place for a career in manufacturing

  • Manufacturing jobs pay, on average, 45% more than the average job in Wisconsin with an average salary of $79,864 per year.


Sources:,, US Census,

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


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Joe Jackson

Marketing & Events Assistant, PMPA

Email: gro.apmp@noskcajj — Website: