Industry Growth

Alabama’s industrial base is broadly diversified and continues to grow.

The largest industries by number of workers in 2015 were manufacturing (16.3%), retail trade (15.1%), health care (13.2%), and accommodation/food services (11.3%).

The State’s high growth job sectors, in the time period 2010-2015, were Administrative and Waste Services (18.2%), Accommodation and Food Service (14.7%), Transportation and Warehousing (14.0%),  and Manufacturing (9.1%).