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The Aerospace & Defense Industry in California

Aerospace & Defense Workforce in 2021

Total Jobs Supported By A&D in California302,304
Direct Employment100,995
Supply Chain Employment201,309
California’s Share of the National A&D Workforce14.38%
Average Wage of an A&D Employee in California$116,585
Total Wages Paid Out to A&D Employees (In Millions)$35,244

Sales and Economic Output (2021)

Total Economic Output (In Millions)$121,850
A&D’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$55,993
Direct Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$23,996
Supply Chain Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$31,997
A&D’s GDP Contribution as a Percent of Total State GDP1.66%
State & Local Tax Contribution (In Millions)$4,363
Federal Tax Contribution (In Millions)$11,477

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