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The Aerospace & Defense Industry in New Jersey

Aerospace & Defense Workforce in 2021

Total Jobs Supported By A&D in New Jersey23,008
Direct Employment10,664
Supply Chain Employment12.345
New Jersey’s Share of the National A&D Workforce1.09%
Average Wage of an A&D Employee in New Jersey$116,134
Total Wages Paid Out to A&D Employees (In Millions)$2,672

Sales and Economic Output (2021)

Total Economic Output (In Millions)$6,917
A&D’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$3,871
Direct Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$2,115
Supply Chain Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$1,756
A&D’s GDP Contribution as a Percent of Total State GDP0.57%
State & Local Tax Contribution (In Millions)$171
Federal Tax Contribution (In Millions)$469

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