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The Aerospace & Defense Industry in Mississippi

Aerospace & Defense Workforce in 2019

Total Jobs Supported By A&D in Mississippi16,233
Direct Employment7,831
Supply Chain Employment8,403
Mississippi’s Share of the National A&D Workforce0.74%
Average Wage of an A&D Employee in Mississippi$62,399
Total Wages Paid Out to A&D Employees (In Millions)$1,013

Sales and Economic Output (2019)

Total Economic Output (In Millions)$4,201
A&D’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$1,550
Direct Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$2,541
Supply Chain Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$1,660
A&D’s GDP Contribution as a Percent of Total State GDP1.30%
State & Local Tax Contribution (In Millions)$86
Federal Tax Contribution (In Millions)$198

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