Ohio Manufacturing Pay Averaging More Than $28/Hour

The average hourly wage in Ohio manufacturing is now more than $28, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). At the same time, manufacturing hours in Ohio have declined. Employees were working an average of 41.5 hours a week as of August 2021, compared to nearly 42.5 hours last December.

Meanwhile, a report released by OMA Connections Partner MAGNET and Team NEO shows output from the manufacturing sector in northeastern Ohio should grow through 2025, while employment is likely to remain below pre-pandemic levels as manufacturers continue to embrace advanced methods of production. 10/14/2021