Non-production manufacturing occupations are generally weighted more toward higher-skilled and professional employment than occupations on the production side. But even within the non-production workforce there is great human capital diversity, such as computer and mathematical occupations and sales and food preparation.

Non-production occupational shares are more concentrated than on the production side. The top five occupations make up about 712 percent of the non-production workforce. The broad category of office and administrative support, which includes file clerks and data entry employees, has the largest share at 19.4 percent. Also in the top five are positions related to transportation and material moving; architecture and engineering; management; and installation, maintenance, and repair.

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