Beverage Industry Impacting Jobs in Ohio

The beverage industry is a major contributor to Ohio’s economy. Ohio’s beverage companies manufacture and distribute some of the most popular non-alcoholic beverages in the world. From products in your neighborhood store to the support of local community initiatives, their presence is felt in every community across the state.

Ohio’s Beverage Industry plays an important role in the state’s economy by providing good-paying jobs, paying significant tax dollars to the state and federal government and making generous charitable contributions to organizations across the state. Over 9,772 jobs are provided by Ohio’s Beverage Industry, including:

  • 4,478 soft drink jobs
  • 1,117 bottled water jobs
  • 1,539 100% juice/juice drinks jobs
  • 173 other beverages jobs
  • 2,465 distribution jobs

Ohio’s beverage industry supports a number of other business sectors and their employees throughout the state. In fact, more than 33,814 workers in restaurants, grocery stores, convenience stores, movie theaters and more depend, in part, on beverage sales for their livelihoods.

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