New report: Indiana near top for advanced industry jobs
A new national report shows Indiana remains near the top of most major categories when it comes to advanced industries. The Brookings Institution findings show more than 365,000 Hoosier jobs are directly tied to the sector, with the largest share coming from the Motor Vehicle Parts, Motor Vehicle Body & Trailers and Computer Systems Design fields. Indiana ranks second in the country for advanced industries employment. Wages connected to advanced industries, the study says, pay an average of nearly $72,000 per year, compared to all other industries, which pay an average annual salary of just over $44,000. According to the study, nearly 12 percent of all jobs in the region are related to advanced industries.
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