|Manufacturing impact tops $40 billion||Manufacturing impact tops $40 billion||https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=18540||2017-12-06T06:00:00Z||2017-12-07T00:00:00Z|
SAN ANTONIO – The region's manufacturing sector had an overall economic impact of $40.5 billion in 2016, according to a new study released by Trinity University.
The San Antonio Manufacturers Association (SAMA) commissioned the study, along with several other organizations.
With 1,544 companies considered manufacturers in San Antonio, the sector employed 51,904 people in 2016 with an average salary of $57,507; it paid nearly $3 billion in wages and salaries.
The transportation sector was the largest employer, accounting for nearly one-third of manufacturing workers—followed by equipment and metal products, diversified products, and materials and electricity.
|San Antonio Business Journal||San Antonio-New Braunfels||Industrial|| https://www.bizjournals.com/sanantonio/news/2017/12/05/study-manufacturing-sector-has-40-5b-economic.html|
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