Dream It. Do It. PA Dream Team
The Dream It. Do It. PA Dream Team is a group of young employees with successful manufacturing careers who together represent advanced manufacturing in Pennsylvania. We are proud to announce this year’s team and the Dream It. Do It. PA Dream Team is ready to come to YOU to talk about manufacturing. This is a group of manufacturing professionals and experts ready to speak about the importance and the huge industry that is manufacturing! We are honored to have them as part of our Dream Team. Make time today to schedule the Dream It. Do It. PA Dream team and for them to come to your school to talk about “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?”
About the Dream It. Do It. PA Dream Team
Dream It. Do It. PA Dream Team Members
Dream It. Do It. PA Dream Team Jobs
Additional Information About the Dream Team (.pdf)
State and Lehigh Valley Region Manager
Manufacturers Resource Center (MRC)
There are 36,500 manufacturing jobs in the Lehigh Valley area of Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry.
While women comprise more than 58 percent of the American workforce as of 2011, only 4.5 percent of mechanical engineers are women.
The average manufacturing employee salary in Pennsylvania is more than $68,000 a year, according to the National Association of Manufacturers. Many manufacturing jobs also provide employees money for college education.
Pennsylvania has the seventh highest need for STEM professionals in the United States with an estimated 314,000 projected jobs by the year 2018.
The United States continues to produce 19.4 percent of the world’s manufactured goods as of 2011, a rate second only to the rate in China.