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The Aerospace & Defense Industry in Alabama

Aerospace & Defense Workforce in 2019

Total Jobs Supported By A&D in Alabama43,829
Direct Employment21,899
Supply Chain Employment21,930
Alabama’s Share of the National A&D Workforce1.99%
Average Wage of an A&D Employee in Alabama$84,582
Total Wages Paid Out to A&D Employees (In Millions)$3,707

Sales and Economic Output (2019)

Total Economic Output (In Millions)$16,190
A&D’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$6,116
Direct Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$11,009
Supply Chain Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$5,181
A&D’s GDP Contribution as a Percent of Total State GDP2.65%
State & Local Tax Contribution (In Millions)$466
Federal Tax Contribution (In Millions)$1,450

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