Robins has $3.54 billion economic impact on Georgia

Roland Leach

Media Operations – Robins Public Affairs Office Robins AFB, GA 31098

June 17, 2021

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ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. – Robins Air Force Base contributes $3.54 billion to the Georgia economy, according to a new base report.

Robins publicized its fiscal 2020 economic impact statement, which provides general information about the economic impact the installation has on the state. The economic impact report is located on Robins AFB’s website. The report is also distributed to federal, state and local officials.

The fiscal 2020 statement sizes Robins’ workforce at 23,405 – a figure that is made up of 14,912 appropriated fund civilians, 5,682 military members and 2,811 other employees.

 

The statement also notes Robins paid out $1.7 billion in salaries. The largest portion of that money – $1. 25 billion – went to civilians working on base, while military members accounted for $430 million. Non-federal civilians and contract employees accounted for just over $14.8 million.

 

Additionally, the base awarded $6.2 billion in contracts during fiscal 2020. Of that amount, the base awarded $570 million to Georgia firms, with the lion’s share – $265 million – going to firms in Cobb County.

 

The top five contractors in terms of contracts awarded were Boeing, Northrup Grumman, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon and General Atomics.

 

You can view the complete report at:

 

2020 Robins Air Force Base Economic Impact Statement