Intel's Impact on the U.S. Economy

Key Points

  • Intel's total impact in 2019 included 721,300 jobs

  • Intel directly contributed $25.9 billion to US GDP in 2019

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Intel, the world’s largest semiconductor manufacturer, has a widespread economic impact throughout all sectors of the US economy through its operational spending, capital investments, and distribution channels. Intel not only employs tens of thousands of US workers; its spending in the US also fuels hundreds of thousands of jobs in the United States. Intel is ranked the sixth largest in terms of R&D spending among US publicly traded companies. In addition, Intel’s products and services support overall US economic productivity.