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The Aerospace & Defense Industry in Iowa

Aerospace & Defense Workforce in 2021

Total Jobs Supported By A&D in Iowa21,122
Direct Employment10,296
Supply Chain Employment10,826
Iowa’s Share of the National A&D Workforce1.00%
Average Wage of an A&D Employee in Iowa$106,666
Total Wages Paid Out to A&D Employees (In Millions)$2,253

Sales and Economic Output (2021)

Total Economic Output (In Millions)$6,501
A&D’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$3,206
Direct Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$2,044
Supply Chain Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$1,162
A&D’s GDP Contribution as a Percent of Total State GDP1.48%
State & Local Tax Contribution (In Millions)$228
Federal Tax Contribution (In Millions)$700

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