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The Aerospace & Defense Industry in Louisiana

Aerospace & Defense Workforce in 2021

Total Jobs Supported By A&D in Louisiana9,292
Direct Employment4,703
Supply Chain Employment4,589
Louisiana’s Share of the National A&D Workforce0.44%
Average Wage of an A&D Employee in Louisiana$71,782
Total Wages Paid Out to A&D Employees (In Millions)$667

Sales and Economic Output (2021)

Total Economic Output (In Millions)$2,513
A&D’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$1,107
Direct Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$613
Supply Chain Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$494
A&D’s GDP Contribution as a Percent of Total State GDP0.43%
State & Local Tax Contribution (In Millions)$36
Federal Tax Contribution (In Millions)$99

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