Advanced Manufacturing in Seguin (NAICS: 31-33)

Manufacturing is the heart of the Seguin economy. Numerous manufacturers and Fortune 500 manufacturing companies have established major operations within the City of Seguin. This includes Continental Automotive Group, Commercial Metals Corporation (CMC), Tyson Foods, Inc., Caterpillar, Inc., The Interplast Group – Minigrip, Alamo Group, Georgia Pacific and Hexcel. Nearly 30 % of Seguin’s workforce is employed within the manufacturing industry. In fact, the Seguin area has over 4,000 manufacturing jobs; this is more than three times the national average. Our proximity to San Antonio and Austin enables our manufacturers to tap into a large, diverse and skilled labor pool. Seguin is located three hours away (190 miles) from the U.S. – Mexico Border via Interstate 35 and two and a half hours away (170 miles) from the Port of Houston, one of the world’s largest sea ports. This provides Seguin manufacturers with great access to get materials in and out to their customers around the world. 

The SEDC proudly honors the contributions Seguin's advanced manufacturing companies provide to our community including quality jobs, a diversified tax base and community service initiatives.


Principal Manufacturing Companies in Seguin

Manufacturer  Estimated Employee Count
Caterpillar, Inc. +/-2000 employees 
Continental Automotive Systems +/-1500 employees 
CMC Steel Texas +/-900 employees 
Tyson Foods +/-750 employees 
Republic Plastics +/-180 employees 
Hexcel +/-260 employees 
Helmerich & Payne +/-300 employees 
Minigrip +/-220 employees 
Alamo Group +/-160 employees 
Cavco  +/-107 employees 
Niagara Bottling LLC +/-115 employees 
 

Manufacturing Industry Overview

  Total Employment Average Annual Wages Location Quotient (LQ) Average Annual % Change in Employment (5-Year History) Average Annual Growth Rate
Seguin Region (ZCTA: 78155 & 78123) 6,679 $61,241 3.56 +5.2% +1.6%
Guadalupe County 8,073 $61,136 2.08 +5.0% +1.7%
San Antonio - New Braunfels MSA 51,026 $60,873 0.56 +1.5% +0.8%

Source: JobsEQ® Data as of 2018Q4


Manufacturing Industry Sector Snapshot

Snapshot for the Seguin Region (ZCTA: 78155 & 78123)

3-Digit NAICS Industry Sector Total Employee Count Average Annual Wages Location Quotient (LQ) Average Annual Growth Rate
Machinery Manufacturing 1,389 $91,098 8.56 +1.8%
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 1,303 $48,568 5.15 +1.9%
Food Manufacturing 786 $39,223 3.30 +2.0%
Primary Metal Manufacturing 727  $77,966 13.20 +0.7%
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing 432 $80,323 7.08 +1.5%
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing 424 $47,673 1.96 +1.8%
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing 325 $54,146 3.07 +1.3%
Textile Mills 282 $38,306 17.18 +0.4%
Miscellaneous Manufacturing 282 $39,048 2.93 +2.3%
Wood Product Manufacturing 266 $42,166 4.31 +1.8%
Remaining Component Industries 461 $37,502 0.68 +1.7%
Total - Manufacturing 6,679 $61,241 3.56 +1.6%

Source: JobsEQ® Data as of 2018Q4


Industry/Occupation Snapshot - Manufacturing

Snapshot for the Seguin Region (ZCTA: 78155 & 78123)

Occupation Group Percentage of Workers
Production 55.2%
Office and Administrative Support 9.0%
Transportation and Material Moving 8.3%
Architecture and Engineering 6.3%
All Others 14.7%

Source: JobsEQ® Data as of 2018Q4

6-Digit Occupation Total Employee Count Average Annual Wages Estimated Annual Demand
Team Assemblers 594 $35,800 73
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 259 $59,100 32
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 230 $35,300 29
Machinists 176 $44,600 23
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 166 $27,300 28
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 157 $39,700 22
Helpers--Production Workers 156 $20,500 28
Meat, Poultry, and Fisth Cutters and Trimmers 144 $26,300 22
Industrial Machinery Mechanics 141 $47,800 17
Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 139 $26,000 17
Remaining Component Occupations 4,486 $50,900 660
Total 6,679    

Source: JobsEQ® Data as of 2018Q4

* The mix of occupations points to the ability of a region to support an industry and its flexibility to adapt to future demand. Industry wates are a component of the cost of labor for regional employers.


2016 Private Sector Wage Information: Manufacturing

2016 Private Sector Wage Information:Manufacturing (NAICS 31-33) AverageAnnual Pay Average Annual Weekly Wage Q1 Average Weekly Wage Q2 AverageWeekly Wage Q3 AverageWeekly Wage Q4 AverageWeekly Wage
Guadalupe County $52,663 $1,013 $1030 $1,036 $1,054 $1,094
San Antonio-New Braunfels MSA $45,032 $1,081 $1030 $1,086 $1,078 $1,130

Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics- Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates


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