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The Aerospace & Defense Industry in Mississippi

Aerospace & Defense Workforce in 2021

Total Jobs Supported By A&D in Mississippi16,483
Direct Employment7,900
Supply Chain Employment8,583
Mississippi’s Share of the National A&D Workforce0.78%
Average Wage of an A&D Employee in Mississippi$65,461
Total Wages Paid Out to A&D Employees (In Millions)$1,079

Sales and Economic Output (2021)

Total Economic Output (In Millions)$4,330
A&D’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$1,632
Direct Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$943
Supply Chain Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$689
A&D’s GDP Contribution as a Percent of Total State GDP1.28%
State & Local Tax Contribution (In Millions)$66
Federal Tax Contribution (In Millions)$169

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