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The Aerospace & Defense Industry in New Jersey

Aerospace & Defense Workforce in 2019

Total Jobs Supported By A&D in New Jersey24,878
Direct Employment11,391
Supply Chain Employment13,487
New Jersey’s Share of the National A&D Workforce1.13%
Average Wage of an A&D Employee in New Jersey$112,247
Total Wages Paid Out to A&D Employees (In Millions)$2,792

Sales and Economic Output (2019)

Total Economic Output (In Millions)$7,348
A&D’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$4,049
Direct Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$4,259
Supply Chain Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$3,088
A&D’s GDP Contribution as a Percent of Total State GDP0.63%
State & Local Tax Contribution (In Millions)$244
Federal Tax Contribution (In Millions)$612

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