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Wisconsin ranks near top in manufacturing earnings, jobs

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It’s no secret that Wisconsin consistently ranks near the top in terms of manufacturing jobs, but a new report from the U.S. Commerce Department breaks down manufacturing employment and earnings around the country at the county level.
In 2010, manufacturing employees’ earnings accounted for at least 20 percent of total earnings in 629 counties, or about 20 percent of all U.S. counties, the report found.

It’s no secret that Wisconsin consistently ranks near the top in terms of manufacturing jobs, but a new report from the U.S. Commerce Department breaks down manufacturing employment and earnings around the country at the county level.

In 2010, manufacturing employees’ earnings accounted for at least 20 percent of total earnings in 629 counties, or about 20 percent of all U.S. counties, the report found.

...Sheboygan County ranked highest in Wisconsin in 2010 in terms of manufacturing share of total earnings, at 46 percent.

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