The Columbus Region has diversified economic sectors where no single major industry sector represents more than 18 percent of employment. Finance and insurance, advanced manufacturing, health, logistics and other industries are complemented by the presence of The Ohio State University and the state capital.
In the past decade, the fastest growing sectors have been education and health (+21 percent), transportation and utilities (+12 percent), and professional and business services (+13 percent). Continued investment in the Rickenbacker Global Logistics Park and other areas of the region's logistics sector has been a major factor in the growth of transportation and utilities.
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Output per worker in fabricated metal manufacturing is 24 percent higher than the national average. Learn more about our talented manufacturing workforce.
The Columbus Region boasts a world-class multi-modal infrastructure. Learn how you can benefit.
Science & Technology
Columbus was ranked the third best city for tech jobs by Forbes magazine (2011). Find out why.
Headquarters & Business Services
Our region is home to 15 Fortune 1,000 and 6 Fortune 500 headquarters. Find out why they chose Columbus.
More than 95% of all agbioscience research in Ohio is conducted at The Ohio State University. Learn more about the region's talent and research.
Nearly 600 international firms call the Columbus Region home. FInd out what makes Columbus a great place to live and work.