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The Aerospace & Defense Industry in North Carolina

Aerospace & Defense Workforce in 2019

Total Jobs Supported By A&D in North Carolina21,979
Direct Employment10,259
Supply Chain Employment11,720
North Carolina’s Share of the National A&D Workforce1.00%
Average Wage of an A&D Employee in North Carolina$92,766
Total Wages Paid Out to A&D Employees (In Millions)$2,039

Sales and Economic Output (2019)

Total Economic Output (In Millions)$11,695
A&D’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$7,567
Direct Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$8,121
Supply Chain Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$3,575
A&D’s GDP Contribution as a Percent of Total State GDP1.29%
State & Local Tax Contribution (In Millions)$204
Federal Tax Contribution (In Millions)$448

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