Does your future point toward a career in Manufacturing?


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Why Manufacturing?

Watch this video to learn why manufacturing and the skilled trades are so important.

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Why Manufacturing?

Your Future Points Toward a Career in Manufacturing!
Manufacturing companies in the Dayton Region are thriving and looking to hire! This high-tech, high-paying industry has a variety of employment options for people of all ages, skill levels, and educational backgrounds. Whether you’re researching education/training pathways or looking for a job right now, there are career opportunities for you.

Why Manufacturing?
The average starting salary for manufacturers in the region is much higher than other “entry level” careers such as fast food, retail, or office work. With plenty of opportunities for growth and advancement, careers in manufacturing offer a comfortable living in a thriving industry. And, with approximately 2,500 manufacturing companies in the Dayton Region, you have plenty of options to find an employer that meets your needs.


Did You Know?

“Ohio is the third most productive manufacturing state in the nation measured by economic contribution.”
Ohio Development Services Agency
“Manufacturing is the largest of the 20 sectors of Ohio’s economy.”
“The average salary for manufacturers in Ohio is $58,800”
Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, Ohio Labor Market Information, Employment and Wages by Industry
“Ohio manufacturing provides about 700,000 jobs.”
State Rankings, A Statistical View of America | 2018
“21% of skilled workers are 55 years and up.”
U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics