Ohio’s largest single site employer had 27,585 employees in 2012, a drop of more than 2,100 from the prior year, according to Wright-Patterson economic analysis figures released Friday.
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At A Glance
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base released workforce and economic impact numbers Friday for 2012. Here’s a look at major employee category numbers for 2011 and 2012:
Total workforce: 29,737 (2011) 27,585 (2012)
Active duty airmen: 7,132 (2011) 5,558 (2012)
Air Force Reserve: 2,047 (2011) 2,076 (2012)
Civilian employees: 20,351 (2011) 19,676 (2012)
Total economic impact: $4.66 billion (2011) $4.37 billion (2012)
SOURCE: Wright-Patterson economic impact analysis reports for 2011 and 2012