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The Aerospace & Defense Industry in Rhode Island

Aerospace & Defense Workforce in 2019

Total Jobs Supported By A&D in Rhode Island5,462
Direct Employment2,667
Supply Chain Employment2,795
Rhode Island’s Share of the National A&D Workforce0.25%
Average Wage of an A&D Employee in Rhode Island$88,247
Total Wages Paid Out to A&D Employees (In Millions)$482

Sales and Economic Output (2019)

Total Economic Output (In Millions)$1,454
A&D’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$796
Direct Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$915
Supply Chain Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$539
A&D’s GDP Contribution as a Percent of Total State GDP1.25%
State & Local Tax Contribution (In Millions)$43
Federal Tax Contribution (In Millions)$102

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