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The Aerospace & Defense Industry in Illinois

Aerospace & Defense Workforce in 2019

Total Jobs Supported By A&D in Illinois28,686
Direct Employment12,614
Supply Chain Employment16,072
Illinois’s Share of the National A&D Workforce1.31%
Average Wage of an A&D Employee in Illinois$97,996
Total Wages Paid Out to A&D Employees (In Millions)$2,811

Sales and Economic Output (2019)

Total Economic Output (In Millions)$10,045
A&D’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$4,561
Direct Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$5,735
Supply Chain Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$4,310
A&D’s GDP Contribution as a Percent of Total State GDP0.51%
State & Local Tax Contribution (In Millions)$217
Federal Tax Contribution (In Millions)$564

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