NOTE: This report was published in 2017 and the data on this page is reflective of that.
Exploring the Future of Aerospace in Greater Phoenix
Adapting to Uncertainty
Growth Fueled by Spending
Transforming the Industry
Effects of Automation
Automation in manufacturing presents new workforce opportunities and challenges. Manufacturing job growth has stalled, the industry’s aging workforce lacks entry level workers, and increased automation will require new and different skills.
19,980 people are employed by Greater Phoenix's aerospace & defense industry
There are 127 aerospace & defense companies operating in Greater Phoenix
The average annual aerospace & defense wage in Greater Phoenix
AZ ranked #1 in Aerospace Manufacturing Attractiveness by PricewaterhouseCoopers
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