Creating Jobs

Creating High-Quality U.S. Jobs

When international companies choose to grow operations in the United States, they bring much more than investment capital. These employers provide expertise and resources that benefit U.S. workers and local communities across the country. It may surprise you to learn that Americans connected to global companies earn higher wages and better benefits than the economy-wide average.

Our Impact

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Workers

6.8 million U.S. workers are employed by international companies across America

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Manufacturing Workers

2.5 million U.S. workers at international companies earn their living in the manufacturing sector, 20 percent of all manufacturing jobs in the country

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Annual Compensation

U.S. workers at international companies make over $79K annually, 24 percent higher than the economy-wide average

What International Companies Mean for the U.S. Economy

International companies employ 6.8 million U.S. workers, providing compensation that is 24 percent higher than the economy-wide average.

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Manufacturing Spotlight

In fact, the largest share of global investment flows into America's manufacturing sector...

Challenges

Unfortunately, we're not doing everything we can to attract more foreign direct investment...