Aerospace & Defense

Flourishing Industry, Affordable Business Climate, Superior Workforce

  • Utah is proud to be home to companies like Boeing, Orbital ATK, Northrop Grumman, L-3 Communications, Hexcel, and many others. Utah is one of the top states in the nation for aerospace and defense employment with an employee base of roughly 30,000 people.
     
  • Forbes Magazine has recognized Utah as "The Best State for Business and Careers" five of the past six years.
     
  • Utah has high employee concentrations of aerospace engineers, materials scientists, machine operators, and many other aerospace related occupations. Utah also has the 3rd lowest unionization rate in the country at 3.9% (2015).
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