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The Aerospace & Defense Industry in Washington

Aerospace & Defense Workforce in 2019

Total Jobs Supported By A&D in Washington260,627
Direct Employment110,539
Supply Chain Employment150,088
Washington’s Share of the National A&D Workforce11.86%
Average Wage of an A&D Employee in Washington$115,606
Total Wages Paid Out to A&D Employees (In Millions)$30,130

Sales and Economic Output (2019)

Total Economic Output (In Millions)$137,427
A&D’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$63,275
Direct Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$87,702
Supply Chain Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$49,725
A&D’s GDP Contribution as a Percent of Total State GDP10.55%
State & Local Tax Contribution (In Millions)$2,060
Federal Tax Contribution (In Millions)$6,770

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