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AIA Launches New Web-based State-by-State Database
Sep 17, 2010 (02:09 PM EDT)

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aerospace Industries Association has launched a new tool on its website that provides a one-stop source for information on employment, payroll, average wages and the number of aerospace establishments in all 50 states and selected metropolitan areas.

"One of AIA's important functions is to provide timely and accurate employment information on the aerospace industry," said Marion C. Blakey, AIA president and CEO. "This new database will help policymakers, analysts and other aerospace advocates better understand the breadth of our industry and its contribution to the economy."

Located on the Resources tab of under Statistics, the tool also allows users to request reports for employment and average wages for selected aerospace occupations by state.

The page was launched today as part of National Aerospace Week, a weeklong commemoration of the role the aerospace and defense industry has in driving our economic vitality, national security and technological superiority. For more information on National Aerospace Week, visit

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Founded in 1919 shortly after the birth of flight, the Aerospace Industries Association is the most authoritative and influential trade association representing the nation's leading manufacturers and suppliers of civil, military and business aircraft, helicopters, unmanned aircraft systems, space systems, aircraft engines, homeland and cybersecurity systems, materiel and related components, equipment services and information technology.

SOURCE Aerospace Industries Association