Creating High-Quality U.S. Jobs.

When international companies choose to grow operations in the United States, they bring much more than investment capital. These employers provide expertise and resources that benefit U.S. workers and local communities across the country. It may surprise you to learn that Americans connected to global companies earn higher wages and better benefits than the economy-wide average.

Our Impact.

1 M
7.9 million U.S. workers are employed by international companies across America
Manufacturing Workers
1 M
Average U.S. employees at a GBA member company
Annual Compensation
$ 1 K

U.S workers at international companies make nearly $87K annually, 7 percent higher than the economy-wide


Finding and hiring skilled workers is essential for any business, but it can be particularly challenging for international companies that are new to the U.S. market.

States Leading America's FDI Manufacturing Workforce.

Global connections are key to America’s competitiveness in this sector, helping to diversify America’s economy and make it more resilient to downturns. Nationwide, 35.4 percent of FDI-supported jobs are in the manufacturing sector.