Metal Fabrication Industries

If it's made of metal, it can be made in Jeff Davis County

Metal Fabrication Industry

Precision Metal Machining Workforce – Always on Target

Any where you go, metal workers of all types are in huge demand and Jeff Davis County is no exception. However, there is a concentration of metal working jobs that’s 70% higher than the national average! Existing industries have found our workforce is right on target.

Metal Fabrication & Machining Industry

Regional Workforce Quick Stats 

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Metal Fabrication Jobs

Jobs for Purdue: Fabricated Metal Product Mfg increased by 224 jobs (15.8%) from 2011-2016, outpacing the national growth rate of 6.0%. The industries are projected to increase by 132 jobs (8.0%) from 2016-2021, outpacing the national growth rate of 3.2%.

Job Concentration

Regional job concentration for Purdue: Fabricated Metal Product Mfg is 1.69 times the national job concentration.

In other words, there are 69% more jobs at Purdue: Fabricated Metal Product Mfg in this region than we would expect to find in the average region.

Cost of Labor in the Metal Fabrication Industry

  • $52,000 Average Earnings
  • $66,000 National Average Earnings

Cost of labor in the region is below average. The regional earnings per job for Purdue: Fabricated Metal Product Mfg is $52.0K, which is $14.0K below the national average of $66.0K.

Source: Emsi Q2 2017 Data Set | www.economicmodeling.com

Available Industrial Properties

Highway 341 Site

Industrial site owned by the Joint Development Authority of Jeff Davis County and ready for development. Give us a call and come check out the site.

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Lumber City Site

Lumber City Site is owned by the Joint Development Authority of Jeff Davis County. The site is available for industrial development.

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Douglas Highway Site

Owned by the Joint Development Authority of Jeff Davis County, this is a great piece of property. The road and utilities are already developed and on site. Coastal Pines Technical College has a satellite campus at the entrance to the park.

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