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The Aerospace & Defense Industry in Rhode Island

Aerospace & Defense Workforce in 2021

Total Jobs Supported By A&D in Rhode Island5,677
Direct Employment2,769
Supply Chain Employment2,908
Rhode Island’s Share of the National A&D Workforce0.27%
Average Wage of an A&D Employee in Rhode Island$93,183
Total Wages Paid Out to A&D Employees (In Millions)$529

Sales and Economic Output (2021)

Total Economic Output (In Millions)$1,573
A&D’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$868
Direct Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$533
Supply Chain Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$335
A&D’s GDP Contribution as a Percent of Total State GDP1.30%
State & Local Tax Contribution (In Millions)$35
Federal Tax Contribution (In Millions)$90

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