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The Aerospace & Defense Industry in California

Aerospace & Defense Workforce in 2019

Total Jobs Supported By A&D in California310,281
Direct Employment103,287
Supply Chain Employment206,994
California’s Share of the National A&D Workforce14.12%
Average Wage of an A&D Employee in California$111,902
Total Wages Paid Out to A&D Employees (In Millions)$34,721

Sales and Economic Output (2019)

Total Economic Output (In Millions)$119,877
A&D’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$54,667
Direct Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$53,807
Supply Chain Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$66,070
A&D’s GDP Contribution as a Percent of Total State GDP1.74%
State & Local Tax Contribution (In Millions)$6,021
Federal Tax Contribution (In Millions)$14,156

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