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The Aerospace & Defense Industry in Alabama

Aerospace & Defense Workforce in 2021

Total Jobs Supported By A&D in Alabama45,160
Direct Employment22,749
Supply Chain Employment22,411
Alabama’s Share of the National A&D Workforce2.1%
Average Wage of an A&D Employee in Alabama$89,283
Total Wages Paid Out to A&D Employees (In Millions)$4,031

Sales and Economic Output (2021)

Total Economic Output (In Millions)$17,647
A&D’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$6,702
Direct Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$4,284
Supply Chain Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$2,418
A&D’s GDP Contribution as a Percent of Total State GDP2.64%
State & Local Tax Contribution (In Millions)$360
Federal Tax Contribution (In Millions)$1,264

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