In Washington County, 24.8% of the county’s jobs are in the manufacturing industry, which is the highest concentration in the county. This is mostly due to the fact that 13 of the county’s 50 largest employers are in the manufacturing industry. Of the 50 industries in Washington County with the highest location quotient, 30 are manufacturing.
The average annual wage for manufacturing workers in Washington County is $51,678.
|Median Hourly Wage – Manufacturing|
|Occupation Code||Occupation Title||Washington County||Milwaukee MSA||Wisconsin||United States|
|51-4072||Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic||$13.89||$15.01||$14.03||$13.77|
|51-4081||Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic||$16.54||$18.62||$17.65||$16.32|
|51-2021||Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers||N/A||$17.73||$17.60||$14.83|
QCEW Employees, Non-QCEW Employees & Self-employed / EMSI. (2014).