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The Aerospace & Defense Industry in Louisiana

Aerospace & Defense Workforce in 2019

Total Jobs Supported By A&D in Louisiana9,346
Direct Employment4,692
Supply Chain Employment4,654
Louisiana’s Share of the National A&D Workforce0.43%
Average Wage of an A&D Employee in Louisiana$69,441
Total Wages Paid Out to A&D Employees (In Millions)$649

Sales and Economic Output (2019)

Total Economic Output (In Millions)$2,448
A&D’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$1,075
Direct Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$1,428
Supply Chain Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$1,020
A&D’s GDP Contribution as a Percent of Total State GDP0.41%
State & Local Tax Contribution (In Millions)$47
Federal Tax Contribution (In Millions)$121

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