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The Aerospace & Defense Industry in West Virginia

Aerospace & Defense Workforce in 2019

Total Jobs Supported By A&D in West Virginia3,797
Direct Employment2,444
Supply Chain Employment1,354
West Virginia’s Share of the National A&D Workforce0.17%
Average Wage of an A&D Employee in West Virginia$87,682
Total Wages Paid Out to A&D Employees (In Millions)$333

Sales and Economic Output (2019)

Total Economic Output (In Millions)$1,363
A&D’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$542
Direct Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$1,023
Supply Chain Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Contribution (In Millions)$340
A&D’s GDP Contribution as a Percent of Total State GDP0.69%
State & Local Tax Contribution (In Millions)$21
Federal Tax Contribution (In Millions)$65

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