Made in S.A.

In Texas, everybody thinks big. But in San Antonio, our big ideas become cool STUFF. We make everything from McGriddles and plane parts to solar panels and trucks. San Antonio companies research, develop, produce, and distribute products with global reach and universal appeal.
Toyota Texas is the automotive giant’s 2.2 million-square-foot plant located on the city’s southside.
Manufacturing in Greater S.A.
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$7.3b

GRP
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50k

employed
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location
quotient

.55

Making Space in San Antonio
San Antonio has the necessary elbow room for manufacturing and distribution. Start your search today.
where History is made
Manufacturing has a long and storied history in San Antonio. For over 300 years, we have been focused not only on making and distributing cool stuff but also developing a trained and enthusiastic workforce.
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20
specialized
training
institutions
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$40.5B
annual
economic
impact
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Diverse
& Stable

Supplier Network
Military Connection
From American flags to fighter jets, manufacturing in Greater S.A. has deep military ties. A few things made in S.A.:

Slide by San Antonio Shoes Standard-Issue
Sneakers
Slide by Lighthouse for the Blind Helmet Straps &
Combat Shirts
Slide by Airtronic USA Weaponry Slide F/A-18 Super
Hornets
by Boeing
Workforce
San Antonio is dedicated to maintaining and growing our oldest industry. There are over 1,000 manufacturing and distribution employers in San Antonio with a trained and ready workforce.
$31K
Entry Level Salary
$77K
average Salary
See how far your money will go in Greater S.A.
Cost of Living
Top Posted Occupations
Machine Operators
Production Operators
Production Supervisors
Top Three Posted Skills
Forklift/truck
Auditing
Operations
Top Completed Programs
CAST STEM - High school system that prepares students for careers in advanced manufacturing
TX FAME - An Alamo Colleges program that provides on the job training for advanced manufacturing
Alamo Colleges - Provides curriculum and training to prepare the manufacturing workforce
The UTSA Center for Manufacturing and Lean Systems - Conducts research and development and provides training for jobs in advanced manufacturing
Source: Emsi Job Posting Data, Q2 2020
If you’re ready for a career in manufacturing, San Antonio is ready for you.
S.A. Jobs
Manufacturing Partners
The San Antonio Manufacturing Association is a member-driven organization dedicated to strengthening the manufacturing industry in greater San Antonio. For over 100 years, SAMA has been the voice of S.A. manufacturing businesses and people.
Just Getting Started
San Antonio’s oldest industry hasn’t finished growing by a long shot. If you would like to join our growing industry, contact our team.