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Celebrate National Manufacturing Day at companies across the city

CNS, SAN DIEGO 6 CW

Friday, October 3, 2014

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The manufacturing sector plays a key role in San Diego County's economy and employs more than 94,000 local residents, according to a National University System Institute for Policy Research study released Thursday. Average annual wages in the industry are $75,800.
"Given its contribution of nearly $1 in $10 to the region's gross domestic product and the dramatic growth of productivity since 2007, it isn't surprising that the most common professions in this area demand high levels of education," NUSIPR President Erik Bruvold said. "This isn't your grandparents manufacturing sector but rather an assortment of industries which place a high premium on skills and sophisticated levels of training."