The leading industries in Green Bay, Wisconsin are healthcare, manufacturing, educational services; arts, entertainment and recreation; and accommodation and food services. Companies in the paper industry and related businesses are integral parts of the economy. Meat packing plants are also economic assets.
The majority of the jobs in Green Bay are provided by the service sectors. Other important job providing sectors are manufacturing, trade, transportation and utilities; healthcare, educational services and the government. A large number of the manufacturing jobs are from or related to the paper industry. The professional football team, the Green Bay Packers provide numerous full and part-time jobs.
Jobs are provided by industries that produce items such as cheese, lumber, woodwork, awnings, food products, paper products, steel furniture, fertilizers and auto parts.
The top employers in the Green Bay area:
- Schneider National Inc
- Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin
- Georgia Pacific Corporation
- Bellin Health
- Aurora Healthcare
- St. Vincent Hospital
- American Foods Group
- United Health Group
- Wisconsin Public Service
- ShopKo Stores
- Associated Banc-Corp
- Prevea Clinic
- Procter & Gamble Paper Products
- Green Bay Packing, Inc
- Paper Converting Machine Company
Details regarding Green Bay Wisconsin: Average salary in 2009: $35,000. Adult population holding a bachelor's degree or higher: 19%. Cost of living index in 2008: 79.8 (U.S. average: 100).
Local businesses have access to helpful associations such as:
- Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce
- Wisconsin Economic Development Association
- Wisconsin Technology Council
- Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce
- Small Business Administration - Wisconsin
Green Bay Press-Gazette provides current information about local business activities.