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The Aerospace & Defense Industry in Maryland

Aerospace & Defense Workforce in 2021

Total Jobs Supported By A&D in Maryland37,398
Direct Employment18,233
Supply Chain Employment19,165
Maryland’s Share of the National A&D Workforce1.78%
Average Wage of an A&D Employee in Maryland$125,194
Total Wages Paid Out to A&D Employees (In Millions)$4,682

Sales and Economic Output (2021)

Total Economic Output (In Millions)$13,153
A&D’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$7,496
Direct Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$4,801
Supply Chain Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$2,695
A&D’s GDP Contribution as a Percent of Total State GDP1.69%
State & Local Tax Contribution (In Millions)$302
Federal Tax Contribution (In Millions)$769

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