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Wayne County is a great place to start or expand your career in manufacturing. Whether you prefer a small family business or a Fortune 500 company, Wayne County’s diverse manufacturers provide the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance in a fulfilling "Made In The USA" career.

Need proof? We got it! In 2016, 50 principal manufacturing employers were surveyed on the current status of employment and labor demand in Wayne County. The study's findings revealed several strengths and assets within the Wayne County manufacturing sector.  In summary the data indicated that principal manufacturers as compared to other areas surveyed on average:

  • Generate more revenue
  • Employ more salaried workers
  • Expect employment to increase at a higher percentage
  • Have less turnover and offer better employee benefits.

This same independent study showed that Wayne County's most in-demand manufacturing occupations are:

  • CNC Operators
  • Machinists
  • Welders
  • Industrial Maintenance Technicians
  • Production Laborers
  • Engineers
  • Managers.

Source: Growth Services Group (GSG), Moberly, MO


Opportunities in Wayne County