Connecticut Manufacturing future
electronics engineer
average salary: $120,482
production manager
average salary: $132,325
purchasing agent
average salary: $71,978
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$30.78 billion Connecticut manufacturing output in 2018. The
Aerospace industry alone produces $7.2 billion exports.
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Connecticut Manufacturing 160,000 Number of manufacturing workers in
Connecticut in 2018
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Create your own future in manufacturing!
Calling all gamers, artists, inventors and builders! Learn about today’s high-tech, modern manufacturing.

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Real Skills. Real Opportunities.
Introduce students to careers in manufacturing and the skills needed to be successful. Consider using our video contest as a class project!

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Develop Your Future Workforce.
Participate in our early experience programs and get connected with engaged students who have the skills to become your future employees.

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ManufaCTure 4.0 is an effort led by the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. to strengthen Connecticut’s future manufacturing workforce to compete in today’s global economy. Our initiatives raise awareness about manufacturing’s broad range of cutting-edge and financially rewarding careers. Our programs and events cover middle school, high school, college and continued education in the workforce.

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Average annual salary of a Connecticut manufacturing worker

12.4 Million

Total Manufacturing Jobs in the U.S.


Number of Manufacturing Companies in CT

*Source: U.S. Census Bureau & U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

Programs & Events

Educator Workshops
Virtual CT MFG Fair
Women of Innovation

Ambassadors & Partners

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Advanced Manufacturing Employer Partnership Logo
New Haven Manufacturers Association Logo
Smaller Manufacturers Association Logo