SIA Semiconductors

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2018 Factbook Now Available

The SIA Factbook presents a picture of the U.S. semiconductor industry and global market using data. To find out more - including why it is critical for policymakers to enact measures that boost growth and promote innovation - download the 2018 SIA Factbook.


Semiconductors by the Numbers

Semiconductor industry directly employs approximately a quarter of a million people in the United States.

The U.S. semiconductor industry supports more than 1 million American jobs. That’s 4.89 jobs supported for every one semiconductor job.

The U.S. semiconductor industry annually invests about one-fifth of revenue in R&D, including a total of $36 billion in 2017. This was the second-highest share of any industry in 2017.

Semiconductors are America's #4 export, after airplanes, refined oil, and automobiles.

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