Manufacturers in Oregon account for 21.8 percent of the total output in the state, employing 10.1 percent of the workforce.

There were 186,300 manufacturing employees in Oregon in 2016, with an average annual compensation of $77,573.

Small businesses comprised 89 percent of all exporters in Oregon.

Manufacturers help to drive Oregon’s economy, with $19.76 billion in manufactured goods exports in 2016.

That same year, $4.54 billion in exports was with our free trade agreement (FTA) partners.

This helps create jobs in the state, and 22 percent of its employment stemmed from exports in 2011.