Production & Employment

Production & Employment

Manufacturers in West Virginia account for 10.07% of the total output in the state and employ 7.01% of the workforce.

Keeping West Virginia Strong

Keeping West Virginia Strong

Total output from manufacturing was $7.94 billion in 2019 with 47,000 manufacturing employees in West Virginia in 2020

A Future for Families

A Future for Families

The average annual compensation of manufacturing workers was $74,726.77 in 2019.

Looking for manufacturing & industry
service providers?

With this exclusive, easily accessible online database of WVMA member companies, you can find the right fit for your business needs. WVMA members in manufacturing and supporting industries invest in West Virginia and are dedicated to supporting the overall success of manufacturing.

By partnering with a WVMA member, you are supporting the manufacturing industry in West Virginia and the competitiveness of the Mountain State.

Manufacturers help to drive West Virginia’s economy

 - $3.01 billion in manufactured goods exported in 2020. Of that, $1.52 billion was with our free trade agreement (FTA) partners.
 - 20.6% of employment stemmed from exports in 2011.
 - Small businesses comprised of 76% of all exporters in West Virginia.

Manufacturing matters in West Virginia!

WVMA Corporate Partners

We are thrilled to spotlight our corporate partners who make WVMA Connections possible. These partners demonstrate an unwavering commitment to WVMA events throughout the year. Their invaluable support helps underwrite the West Virginia Manufacturing Energy & Growth Summit, the  All-State Legislative Dinner and the Winter Convention.

We wholeheartedly encourage your support of our dedicated corporate partners.


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