Industry Growth

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

The largest industries by number of workers in 2013 were manufacturing (14.3%), retail trade (13.3%), health care (12.2%), and accommodation/food services (9.2%).

The State’s high growth job sectors, in the time period 2010-2013, were Mining/Oil/Gas (14.4%), Administrative and Support (12.51%), Management of Companies (9.14%), and Manufacturing (5.67%).