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The Aerospace & Defense Industry in Virginia

Aerospace & Defense Workforce in 2021

Total Jobs Supported By A&D in Virginia62,530
Direct Employment32,031
Supply Chain Employment30,499
Virginia’s Share of the National A&D Workforce2.99%
Average Wage of an A&D Employee in Virginia$95,730
Total Wages Paid Out to A&D Employees (In Millions)$5,986

Sales and Economic Output (2021)

Total Economic Output (In Millions)$16,816
A&D’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$8,585
Direct Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$5,021
Supply Chain Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$3,564
A&D’s GDP Contribution as a Percent of Total State GDP1.42%
State & Local Tax Contribution (In Millions)$311
Federal Tax Contribution (In Millions)$965

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