Project Summary

The Grant County EDC began working with Genie Industries in the fall of 1998 to help the company locate a suitable manufacturing site. Genie moved quickly and in March of 1999, they leased a 487,000 square foot faciltiy from the Port of Moses Lake. In less than a year, they had 70 employees.

Employment at the facility grew steadily and was up to 400 by the summer of 2005. Only two years later, in 2007, employment had doubled to 800. In 2011, Genie extended its lease at the Port of Moses Lake for an additional 15 years. Current employment is now at approximately 1,250 making Genie the largest employer in Grant County.

Updated: November 2017
NAICS: 333900 - Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
Employment: 950
Annual Payroll: $51,072,000

SOC Occupation % of Industry Average Yearly Salary
51-2092 Team Assemblers 12.47% $34,890
51-4041 Machinists 7.33% $44,110
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 6.45% $40,070
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers 4.01% $77,800
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 3.47% $64,540
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 2.84% $71,760
51-4011 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic 2.32% $41,390
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 2.02% $44,480
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 1.98% $36,460
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 1.95% $142,570
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