Textile Industry Employment

The U.S. textile sector’s supply chain employs 565,000 workers. The 2016 figures include:

  • 113,900 jobs in NAICS 313 – Textile Mills (Yarns & Fabrics)
  • 115,000 jobs in NAICS 314 – Textile Product Mills (Home Furnishings, Carpet & Non-Apparel Sewn Products)
  • 131,300 jobs in NAICS 315 – Apparel Manufacturing
  • 25,700 jobs in NAICS 32522 – Artificial & Synthetic Fibers & Filaments Manufacturing (Man-Made Filaments & Fibers)
  • 126,600 jobs in Cotton Farming and Related Industry
  • 52,500 jobs in Wool Growing and Related Industry

 

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