MANUFACTURING: NEW YORK AND THE NATION, 1997-2000
Dollars in millions; italics indicate NY outperformed US
 
NY change
US change
NY, 2000
NY, 1997
US, 2000
US, 1997
Total jobs
-5.2%
-0.7%
738,206
778,833
16,681,425
16,805,127
Payroll
3.2%
8.5%
$27,157
$26,319
$618,217
$569,809
Production jobs
-4.3%
-0.9%
510,893
533,795
11,959,223
12,065,257
Value added
12.7%
9.7%
$85,467
$75,859
$2,002,649
$1,825,688
Capital investment
-4.8%
2.2%
$5,355
$5,626
$154,917
$151,510
Food (NAICS 311)
Total jobs
-1.3%
2.8% 48,402 49,056 1,507,617 1,466,956
Payroll 7.1% 11.2% $1,474 $1,376 $42,671 $38,366
Value added 6.0% 12.1% $6,369 $6,010 $183,482 $163,675
Capital investment -5.2% 2.2% $327 $345 $154,917 $151,511
Apparel (NAICS 315)
Total jobs -25.0% -26.0% 68,006 90,693 525,970 710,796
Payroll -18.5% -17.5% $1,470 $1,803 $10,374 $12,582
Value added -22.6% -16.5% $3,434 $4,438 $28,210 $33,780
Capital investment -8.3% 3.5% $99 $108 $974 $941
Paper (NAICS 322)
Total jobs -13.4% -4.0% 23,175 26,776 551,560 574,274
Payroll -6.5% 2.3% $904 $967 $22,819 $22,312
Value added -3.6% 11.2% $2,273 $2,357 $78,166 $70,300
Capital investment -51.6% -5.8% $150 $310 $8,100 $8,595
Printing & related (NAICS 323)
Total jobs -3.4% -0.5% 48,456 50,140 830,379 834,404
Payroll 2.6% 7.8% $1,718 $1,675 $28,060 $26,023
Value added 5.2% 8.7% $4,349 $4,134 $63,446 $58,393
Capital investment -67.2% -12.5% $193 $589 $4,420 $5,052
Chemical (NAICS 325), excl. pharmaceuticals
Total jobs -14.9% -4.5% 39,505 46,421 648,972 679,308
Payroll -7.0% 3.3% $1,911 $2,055 $30,694 $29,724
Value added 12.0% -6.3% $9,394 $8,389 $150,383 $160,577
Capital investment -8.4% -10.7% $657 $717 $15,111 $16,918
Pharmaceuticals (NAICS 3254)
Total jobs 38.5% 18.4% 25,733 18,576 240,711 203,337
Payroll 24.0% 28.7% $972 $784 $13,017 $10,112
Value added 112.2% 32.9% $9,031 $4,256 $85,231 $64,108
Capital investment 25.5% 21.8% $497 $396 $5,787 $4,751
Plastics & rubber (NAICS 326)
Total jobs 4.2% 6.4% 39,478 37,885 1,088,314 1,023,060
Payroll 13.0% 14.4% $1,202 $1,064 $34,091 $29,804
Value added 12.0% 13.5% $3,114 $2,781 $92,333 $81,349
Capital investment 5.5% 11.0% $251 $238 $8,699 $7,837
Glass, clay & related (NAICS 327)
Total jobs 3.0% 4.1% 20,932 20,327 522,265 501,471
Payroll 15.2% 14.6% $811,646 $704,562 $18,532 $16,172
Value added 9.9% 12.7% $2,381 $2,166 $55,722 $49,426
Capital investment -17.9% 26.0% $220 $268 $6,046 $4,799
Fabricated metal products (NAICS 332)
Total jobs
-1.5%
3.2%
66,548
67,582
1,820,595
1,763,772
Payroll
4.1%
10.5%
$2,291
$2,200
$62,570
$56,632
Value added
4.1%
12.0%
$5,033
$4,834
$149,449
$133,493
Capital investment
4.8%
7.2%
$350
$334
$10,041
$9,369
Machinery (NAICS 333)
Total jobs
-5.6%
-1.3%
67,180
71,161
1,402,534
1,420,512
Payroll
0.4%
5.7%
$2,910
$2,897
$56,028
$53,012
Value added
19.2%
7.9%
$11,183
$9,379
$148,799
$137,935
Capital investment
-5.7%
5.3%
$443
$470
$9,308
$8,836
Computer & electronic (NAICS 334)
Total jobs -5.5% -2.8% 80,633 85,353 1,644,373 1,691,146
Payroll 7.3% 10.8% $3,772 $3,517 $80,289 $72,484
Value added 14.9% 15.2% $9,590 $8,348 $291,125 $252,630
Capital investment 61.5% 13.7% $867 $537 $28,165 $24,768
Electrical equipment (NAICS 335)
Total jobs -12.7% -0.2% 22,170 25,381 592,885 593,802
Payroll -9.7% 9.0% $746 $826 $20,673 $18,973
Value added -30.2% 10.1% $2,004 $2,873 $62,991 $57,216
Capital investment -0.7% 8.7% $134 $135 $3,912 $3,599
Transportation equipment (NAICS 336)
Total jobs 5.4% -0.2% 45,988 43,629 1,839,281 1,842,315
Payroll 16.6% 9.1% $2,457 $2,107 $86,877 $79,617
Value added 23.7% 5.9% $5,748 $4,648 $240,989 $227,511
Capital investment 8.8% -12.2% $433 $398 $16,906 $19,251
Furniture & related (NAICS 337)
Total jobs 6.3% 6.4% 21,685 20,398 642,440 603,668
Payroll 10.2% 17.3% $604 $548 $17,581 $14,986
Value added 14.2% 21.3% $1,346 $1,179 $42,267 $34,839
Capital investment -43.8% 18.3% $45 $80 $2,065 $1,745
March 2002
Data from U.S. Census Bureau; calculations by The Public Policy Institute