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The Aerospace & Defense Industry in Iowa

Aerospace & Defense Workforce in 2019

Total Jobs Supported By A&D in Iowa22,495
Direct Employment10,989
Supply Chain Employment11,506
Iowa’s Share of the National A&D Workforce1.02%
Average Wage of an A&D Employee in Iowa$102,301
Total Wages Paid Out to A&D Employees (In Millions)$2,301

Sales and Economic Output (2019)

Total Economic Output (In Millions)$6,800
A&D’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$3,299
Direct Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$4,535
Supply Chain Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$2,265
A&D’s GDP Contribution as a Percent of Total State GDP1.69%
State & Local Tax Contribution (In Millions)$264
Federal Tax Contribution (In Millions)$896

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