The PayScale Index » Manufacturing Industry

Manufacturing Industry Pay Trends

Updated October 10, 2017

Here are the companies that make actual, physical products, rather than providing a service or information. Typical manufacturing industry employers include food, clothing, and plastic product manufacturers, as well as sawmills and petroleum refineries.

Wage Growth for Manufacturing, Q3 2017

0.6%

since last quarter

2.6%

year over year

13.3%

since 2006

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Methodology for The PayScale Index: Trends in Compensation
The PayScale Index tracks quarterly changes in total cash compensation for full-time, private industry employees and education professionals in the United States. In addition to a national index, it includes separate indices for specific industries, metropolitan areas, job categories, and company sizes. The PayScale Index uses 2006 average total cash compensation as a baseline.

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