Aerospace...the core of American economic strength and prosperity

The amazing aerospace industry

The US aerospace industry is a thriving sector that embodies the best of our nation. Worldwide, it is unmatched in terms of its innovation, technology development, business strength, and job creation. In 2016, the aerospace industry generated $872 billion in sales for the United States.

Aerospace is at the core of American economic strength and prosperity. In 2016, our industry supported 2.4 million American jobs. America’s aerospace workforce accounts for 13 percent of the nation’s manufacturing workforce.

Over $146 billion in exports produced by the aerospace industry reduced the US trade deficit by a record $90.3 billion. Our industry outperformed the national trade average, growing by 2.2 percent, even as all other US goods saw a 3.3-percent decrease in exports. Aerospace is the nation’s second-largest gross exporter.

Globally, American aerospace represents the gold standard for quality and reliability of products. The US government continues to see the potential in American new and emerging aerospace technologies, investing $84.7 billion, a 7.5 percent increase.

Do you…

  • Enjoy designing and looking at concepts?
  • Want to know how things work and how to make them work better?
  • Have a practical and logical mind and enjoy being hands on in your job?
Why work at AA TECH?

Why work at AA TECH?

  • Stability: our industry is strong and growing rapidly
  • Growth: We have regular opportunities for advancement and excellent education benefits
  • Involvement: We work together to make improvements to our products and our workplace
  • Mission: Our products are critical to the worldwide aerospace industry


  • VIP profit sharing
  • Medical plans featuring PPO and high-deductible plans with a company-funded HSA
  • Dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
  • 401(k) with 4% employer match and annual company contributions
  • Competitive salary
  • Education reimbursement
  • Employee recognition programs
  • Volunteer time off
  • 12 paid holidays, vacation, and additional paid time off
  • On-site fitness center
  • Yoga classes and other fitness/wellness activities
  • Ride-share solutions
  • Community service opportunities
  • Student debt repayment assistance

Interested in a career with AA TECH?