42K Ohioans Have Beer Jobs

Published: 09/18/2012

WASHINGTON — More than 42,000 people in Ohio are employed as a result of the beer industry, earning more than a billion dollars in wages and generating billions more in economic activity, according to the Beer Institute and National Beer Wholesalers Association.

Nationally, the beer industry, directly and indirectly, provides jobs for more than 1.8 million people and has an economic output of more than $223.75 billion, according to an economic analysis conducted for NBWA and BI by BeerServesAmerica.org.