Aerospace Industry Continues Employment Rebound
November 11, 2004
Job growth continued in the aerospace sector during the third quarter of the year, with statistics gathered by the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) showing an ongoing rebound after hitting a 50-year employment low. Since June, aerospace companies have added 7,500 new jobs, bringing employment in the industry to 587,600 nationwide. This increase builds on a jump of 8,500 jobs in the second quarter of the year, and indicators are strong fro the trend to continue, AIA officials said. The employment numbers are available at the AIA website at http://www.aia-aerospace.org.