Regression-adjusted manufacturing wage and compensation premium, 2011
|Estimated manufacturing premium|
|Education level||Wage||Total compensation|
|High school diploma or less||3%||11%|
|Some college or associate degree||7%||15%|
|Bachelor’s degree and higher||9%||19%|
Notes: The manufacturing premium (wage and compensation) is for workers age 25 and older and shows how much more a manufacturing worker makes per hour than a comparable nonmanufacturing worker in the private sector.
Source: Adapted from Langdon and Lehrman 2012, Figure 9