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The Aerospace & Defense Industry in Texas

Aerospace & Defense Workforce in 2019

Total Jobs Supported By A&D in Texas201,727
Direct Employment74,065
Supply Chain Employment127,663
Texas’s Share of the National A&D Workforce9.18%
Average Wage of an A&D Employee in Texas$105,562
Total Wages Paid Out to A&D Employees (In Millions)$21,295

Sales and Economic Output (2019)

Total Economic Output (In Millions)$90,487
A&D’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$38,339
Direct Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$45,815
Supply Chain Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$44,671
A&D’s GDP Contribution as a Percent of Total State GDP2.03%
State & Local Tax Contribution (In Millions)$1,115
Federal Tax Contribution (In Millions)$4,163

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