Livingston County's Manufacturing Industry

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livingston country manufacturing​Livingston County is home to a number of manufacturing firms that range in specialty from food manufacturing, to chemical manufacturing, to machinery and transportation equipment manufacturing. Here are some statistics regarding the manufacturing industry in Livingston County:

Total Manufacturing Workforce 7,352
Total Manufacturing Establishments 248
Manufacturing Average Annual Wage $59,383

Source: 2012 Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Manufacturing Employment Sectors

Description

Annual Jobs Annual Average Wage
Manufacturing 7,352 $55,563
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 2,534 $60,778
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing 1337 $58,992
Machinery Manufacturing 779 $71,335
Miscellaneous Manufacturing 374 $64,761
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing402 402 $40,155
Electric Equipment/Appliance/Component Mfg 250 $56,630
Chemical Manufacturing 446 $66,460
Food Manufacturing 148 $29,869
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing 101 $50,046
Furniture and Related Products Manufacturing 64 $52,919
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing 82 $76,114
Printing and Related Support Activities 53 $35,775
Primary Metal Manufacturing 10 $97,732
Textile Product Mills N/D N/D

Source: 2012 Bureau of Labor Statistics, Quarterly Census of Employment & Wages

 

Change In Manufacturing Sector Employment By Industry 

Industry % Change (2007-2011) % Change  (2009-2012)
Manufacturing -2.3% 32%
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing -7.9% 62%
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing -21.7% 19%
Machinery Manufacturing 20.6% 22%
Miscellaneous Manufacturing 13.1% 12%
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing 21.9% 61%
Electric Equipment/Appliance/Component Mfg 17.6% -4%
Chemical Manufacturing 48.4% 66%
Food Manufacturing 5.3% 18%
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing -23.2% 20%
Furniture and Related Products Manufacturing -38.1% -25%
Computer and Electronic Product Mfg 22.4% 71%
Printing and Related Support Activities -16.9% -4%

Source: Bureau of Labor Market Information and Strategic Initiatives, State of Michigan