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The Aerospace & Defense Industry in Illinois

Aerospace & Defense Workforce in 2021

Total Jobs Supported By A&D in Illinois26,902
Direct Employment12,044
Supply Chain Employment14,858
Illinois’s Share of the National A&D Workforce1.28%
Average Wage of an A&D Employee in Illinois$101,888
Total Wages Paid Out to A&D Employees (In Millions)$2,741

Sales and Economic Output (2021)

Total Economic Output (In Millions)$9,609
A&D’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$4,471
Direct Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$2,417
Supply Chain Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$2,054
A&D’s GDP Contribution as a Percent of Total State GDP0.47%
State & Local Tax Contribution (In Millions)$154
Federal Tax Contribution (In Millions)$444

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