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The Aerospace & Defense Industry in Connecticut

Aerospace & Defense Workforce in 2021

Total Jobs Supported By A&D in Connecticut128,922
Direct Employment45,157
Supply Chain Employment83,765
Connecticut’s Share of the National A&D Workforce6.12%
Average Wage of an A&D Employee in Connecticut$132,328
Total Wages Paid Out to A&D Employees (In Millions)$17,060

Sales and Economic Output (2021)

Total Economic Output (In Millions)$70,539
A&D’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$27,484
Direct Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$10,504
Supply Chain Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$16,980
A&D’s GDP Contribution as a Percent of Total State GDP9.21%
State & Local Tax Contribution (In Millions)$2,206
Federal Tax Contribution (In Millions)$6,034

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