Maine's Defense Industry by the Numbers

13,047 jobs supported by Department of Defense contracts.
 
A reinvigoration of the US defense budget is expected to grow DoD contract spending in Maine to $2.8 billion in 2021, an increase of 53 percent from 2016. 
 
In 2016, Maine companies exported $65 million worth of defense-related goods and services.
 
The top defense industries in Maine are: Boat Building ($1.1 B), General Health Care ($329 M), and Modification of Equipment ($142 M).
 
707 welders, cutters, and solderers jobs in Maine are dependent on defense contracts. 
 

Source: Rade Industry Commons Economic Modeling Platform