Burlington expects to substantially increase the employment base by 2031. The majority of these jobs will be in value-added service sectors. Innovation and capital investment in advanced and traditional manufacturing will support a skilled employment base while increasing productivity.
Burlington’s annual GDP of $8.57 billion dollars is driven by the Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, and Retail/Wholesale trade sectors, representing 36%, or $3 billion dollars. These sectors contain over 1,900 businesses, employing 29% of the workforce. This is followed by Advanced Manufacturing with $1.5 billion in GDP, reflecting 15% of the employment base through 355 companies.