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The Aerospace & Defense Industry in Virginia

Aerospace & Defense Workforce in 2019

Total Jobs Supported By A&D in Virginia64,835
Direct Employment32,963
Supply Chain Employment31,872
Virginia’s Share of the National A&D Workforce2.95%
Average Wage of an A&D Employee in Virginia$90,909
Total Wages Paid Out to A&D Employees (In Millions)$5,894

Sales and Economic Output (2019)

Total Economic Output (In Millions)$16,653
A&D’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$8,451
Direct Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$10,185
Supply Chain Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$6,468
A&D’s GDP Contribution as a Percent of Total State GDP1.52%
State & Local Tax Contribution (In Millions)$409
Federal Tax Contribution (In Millions)$1,133

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