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The Aerospace & Defense Industry in Minnesota

Aerospace & Defense Workforce in 2021

Total Jobs Supported By A&D in Minnesota22,818
Direct Employment9,839
Supply Chain Employment12,980
Minnesota’s Share of the National A&D Workforce1.09%
Average Wage of an A&D Employee in Minnesota$95,626
Total Wages Paid Out to A&D Employees (In Millions)$2,182

Sales and Economic Output (2021)

Total Economic Output (In Millions)$7,841
A&D’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$3,996
Direct Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$2,270
Supply Chain Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$1,727
A&D’s GDP Contribution as a Percent of Total State GDP0.97%
State & Local Tax Contribution (In Millions)$141
Federal Tax Contribution (In Millions)$356

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