TechAmerica Foundation's latest report shows that the U.S. high-tech industry has added nearly 100,000 jobs between January and June of 2012. This represents a 1.7% gain. The report takes in account four sectors within the high-tech industry and it found there was job growth in three of the four sectors.
Between 2001 and 2009, the United states lost 6 million manufacturing jobs, however, since then, there has been a slow but growing economic recovery proving that American manufacturing is not a thing of the past. Today, U.S.
New and improve robots can replace skilled workers around the world in both manufacturing and distributions jobs. Right now, many corporations and electronic giants in America and worldwide, outsource low-skilled workers to contries where labor costs come out cheap.
The New Hampshire Center for Public Policy Studies reports that as of 2009, there were over 3,700 smart manufacturing/high technology (SMHT) companies in New Hampshire, employing almost 80,000 people, and paying an average wage of more than $1,200 per week.
Here's some more "light at the end of the tunnel" news from the conference board: