Manufacturing Facts

  • There are over 1,500 manufacturing companies on the First Coast, supplying over 30,000 jobs and generating nearly 15% of the total gross regional product.
  • The average wage for manufacturing in Florida is $51,075.
  • Florida ranks 4th in the nation for high-tech employment.
  • Florida ranks among the nation’s top 5 states for manufacturing, home to more than 19,000 manufacturing companies.