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The Aerospace & Defense Industry in Arkansas

Aerospace & Defense Workforce in 2019

Total Jobs Supported By A&D in Arkansas12,744
Direct Employment6,900
Supply Chain Employment5,844
Arkansas’s Share of the National A&D Workforce0.58%
Average Wage of an A&D Employee in Arkansas$67,365
Total Wages Paid Out to A&D Employees (In Millions)$859

Sales and Economic Output (2019)

Total Economic Output (In Millions)$5,010
A&D’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$2,001
Direct Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$3,622
Supply Chain Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$1,387
A&D’s GDP Contribution as a Percent of Total State GDP1.50%
State & Local Tax Contribution (In Millions)$150
Federal Tax Contribution (In Millions)$352

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