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The Aerospace & Defense Industry in Maryland

Aerospace & Defense Workforce in 2019

Total Jobs Supported By A&D in Maryland36,692
Direct Employment17,925
Supply Chain Employment18,767
Maryland’s Share of the National A&D Workforce1.67%
Average Wage of an A&D Employee in Maryland$119,918
Total Wages Paid Out to A&D Employees (In Millions)$4,400

Sales and Economic Output (2019)

Total Economic Output (In Millions)$12,622
A&D’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$7,072
Direct Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$8,419
Supply Chain Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$4,202
A&D’s GDP Contribution as a Percent of Total State GDP1.65%
State & Local Tax Contribution (In Millions)$389
Federal Tax Contribution (In Millions)$902

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