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The Aerospace & Defense Industry in Pennsylvania

Aerospace & Defense Workforce in 2019

Total Jobs Supported By A&D in Pennsylvania40,511
Direct Employment18,280
Supply Chain Employment22, 232
Pennsylvania’s Share of the National A&D Workforce1.84%
Average Wage of an A&D Employee in Pennsylvania $107,325
Total Wages Paid Out to A&D Employees (In Millions)$4,348

Sales and Economic Output (2019)

Total Economic Output (In Millions)$16,890
A&D’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$6,324
Direct Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$10,159
Supply Chain Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$6,731
A&D’s GDP Contribution as a Percent of Total State GDP0.78%
State & Local Tax Contribution (In Millions)$308
Federal Tax Contribution (In Millions)$882

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