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The Aerospace & Defense Industry in West Virginia

Aerospace & Defense Workforce in 2021

Total Jobs Supported By A&D in West Virginia4,059
Direct Employment2,636
Supply Chain Employment1,423
West Virginia’s Share of the National A&D Workforce0.19%
Average Wage of an A&D Employee in West Virginia$91,155
Total Wages Paid Out to A&D Employees (In Millions)$370

Sales and Economic Output (2021)

Total Economic Output (In Millions)$1,521
A&D’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$606
Direct Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$441
Supply Chain Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$165
A&D’s GDP Contribution as a Percent of Total State GDP0.71%
State & Local Tax Contribution (In Millions)$17
Federal Tax Contribution (In Millions)$58

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