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The Aerospace & Defense Industry in Washington

Aerospace & Defense Workforce in 2021

Total Jobs Supported By A&D in Washington213,757
Direct Employment90,965
Supply Chain Employment122,792
Washington’s Share of the National A&D Workforce10.17%
Average Wage of an A&D Employee in Washington$120,099
Total Wages Paid Out to A&D Employees (In Millions)$25,672

Sales and Economic Output (2021)

Total Economic Output (In Millions)$117,404
A&D’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$54,501
Direct Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$33,876
Supply Chain Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$20,626
A&D’s GDP Contribution as a Percent of Total State GDP8.04%
State & Local Tax Contribution (In Millions)$1,315
Federal Tax Contribution (In Millions)$4,635

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