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The Aerospace & Defense Industry in Connecticut

Aerospace & Defense Workforce in 2019

Total Jobs Supported By A&D in Connecticut134,509
Direct Employment47,032
Supply Chain Employment87,477
Connecticut’s Share of the National A&D Workforce6.12%
Average Wage of an A&D Employee in Connecticut$127,454
Total Wages Paid Out to A&D Employees (In Millions)$17,144

Sales and Economic Output (2019)

Total Economic Output (In Millions)$69,930
A&D’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$27,254
Direct Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$28,088
Supply Chain Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$41,841
A&D’s GDP Contribution as a Percent of Total State GDP9.54%
State & Local Tax Contribution (In Millions)$3,086
Federal Tax Contribution (In Millions)$7,568

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