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The Aerospace & Defense Industry in Texas

Aerospace & Defense Workforce in 2021

Total Jobs Supported By A&D in Texas199,725
Direct Employment75,249
Supply Chain Employment124,475
Texas’s Share of the National A&D Workforce9.50%
Average Wage of an A&D Employee in Texas$109,616
Total Wages Paid Out to A&D Employees (In Millions)$21,893

Sales and Economic Output (2021)

Total Economic Output (In Millions)$90,674
A&D’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$39,341
Direct Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$19,687
Supply Chain Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$19,654
A&D’s GDP Contribution as a Percent of Total State GDP1.92%
State & Local Tax Contribution (In Millions)$841
Federal Tax Contribution (In Millions)$3,424

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