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The Aerospace & Defense Industry in Delaware

Aerospace & Defense Workforce in 2019

Total Jobs Supported By A&D in Delaware4,540
Direct Employment2,713
Supply Chain Employment1,827
Delaware’s Share of the National A&D Workforce0.21%
Average Wage of an A&D Employee in Delaware$95,928
Total Wages Paid Out to A&D Employees (In Millions)$435

Sales and Economic Output (2019)

Total Economic Output (In Millions)$2,246
A&D’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$798
Direct Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$1,855
Supply Chain Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$392
A&D’s GDP Contribution as a Percent of Total State GDP1.06%
State & Local Tax Contribution (In Millions)$144
Federal Tax Contribution (In Millions)$175

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