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The Aerospace & Defense Industry in Colorado

Aerospace & Defense Workforce in 2021

Total Jobs Supported By A&D in Colorado22,022
Direct Employment9,953
Supply Chain Employment12,069
Colorado’s Share of the National A&D Workforce1.05%
Average Wage of an A&D Employee in Colorado$107,892
Total Wages Paid Out to A&D Employees (In Millions)$2,376

Sales and Economic Output (2021)

Total Economic Output (In Millions)$6,966
A&D’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$3,659
Direct Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$2,143
Supply Chain Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$1,516
A&D’s GDP Contribution as a Percent of Total State GDP0.84%
State & Local Tax Contribution (In Millions)$222
Federal Tax Contribution (In Millions)$793

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