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The Aerospace & Defense Industry in North Carolina

Aerospace & Defense Workforce in 2021

Total Jobs Supported By A&D in North Carolina20,386
Direct Employment9,681
Supply Chain Employment10,705
North Carolina’s Share of the National A&D Workforce0.97%
Average Wage of an A&D Employee in North Carolina$95,899
Total Wages Paid Out to A&D Employees (In Millions)$1,955

Sales and Economic Output (2021)

Total Economic Output (In Millions)$10.914
A&D’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$7,092
Direct Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$5,153
Supply Chain Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$1,939
A&D’s GDP Contribution as a Percent of Total State GDP1.07%
State & Local Tax Contribution (In Millions)$143
Federal Tax Contribution (In Millions)$343

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