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The Aerospace & Defense Industry in Arkansas

Aerospace & Defense Workforce in 2021

Total Jobs Supported By A&D in Arkansas11,624
Direct Employment6,375
Supply Chain Employment5,249
Arkansas’s Share of the National A&D Workforce0.55%
Average Wage of an A&D Employee in Arkansas$70,114
Total Wages Paid Out to A&D Employees (In Millions)$815

Sales and Economic Output (2021)

Total Economic Output (In Millions)$5,010
A&D’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$1,910
Direct Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$1,331
Supply Chain Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$579
A&D’s GDP Contribution as a Percent of Total State GDP1.28%
State & Local Tax Contribution (In Millions)$101
Federal Tax Contribution (In Millions)$267

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