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The Aerospace & Defense Industry in Delaware

Aerospace & Defense Workforce in 2021

Total Jobs Supported By A&D in Delaware3,011
Direct Employment1,812
Supply Chain Employment1,199
Delaware’s Share of the National A&D Workforce0.14%
Average Wage of an A&D Employee in Delaware$98,638
Total Wages Paid Out to A&D Employees (In Millions)$297

Sales and Economic Output (2021)

Total Economic Output (In Millions)$1,487
A&D’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$542
Direct Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$391
Supply Chain Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$151
A&D’s GDP Contribution as a Percent of Total State GDP0.67%
State & Local Tax Contribution (In Millions)$69
Federal Tax Contribution (In Millions)$95

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