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The Aerospace & Defense Industry in Colorado

Aerospace & Defense Workforce in 2019

Total Jobs Supported By A&D in Colorado21,033
Direct Employment9,392
Supply Chain Employment11,640
Colorado’s Share of the National A&D Workforce0.96%
Average Wage of an A&D Employee in Colorado$103,116
Total Wages Paid Out to A&D Employees (In Millions)$2,169

Sales and Economic Output (2019)

Total Economic Output (In Millions)$6,443
A&D’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$3,350
Direct Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$3,820
Supply Chain Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$2,623
A&D’s GDP Contribution as a Percent of Total State GDP0.86%
State & Local Tax Contribution (In Millions)$271
Federal Tax Contribution (In Millions)$809

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