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The Aerospace & Defense Industry in Tennessee

Aerospace & Defense Workforce in 2021

Total Jobs Supported By A&D in Tennessee22,871
Direct Employment10,929
Supply Chain Employment11,493
Tennessee’s Share of the National A&D Workforce1.09%
Average Wage of an A&D Employee in Tennessee$96,848
Total Wages Paid Out to A&D Employees (In Millions)$2,215

Sales and Economic Output (2021)

Total Economic Output (In Millions)$7,141
A&D’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$3,162
Direct Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$1,756
Supply Chain Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$1,406
A&D’s GDP Contribution as a Percent of Total State GDP0.74%
State & Local Tax Contribution (In Millions)$99
Federal Tax Contribution (In Millions)$353

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