Business Composition
& Key Industries

CARROLL COUNTY BUSINESS COMPOSITION & KEY INDUSTRIES

Annual Average 2018

Carroll’s business composition incudes growing Professional and Business Services firms; Trade, Transportation and Utility companies; Construction; and Education and Health Services.  Additionally, over the last two years manufacturing employment has increased through plant relocations and expansions.

3792

Manufacturing Jobs

85.6%
Private Sector Employment
50065

Total Private Sector Jobs

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wdt_ID SECTOR # OF FIRMS % OF TOTAL # OF EMPLOYEES % OF TOTAL AVERAGE WAGE
1 Total Employment 4,578 100% 58,224 100% 843
2 Public Employment 92 2.0% 8,158 14.0% 917
3 Federal Gov't 19 0.4% 337 0.6% 1223
4 State Gov't 11 0.2% 1,266 2.2% 989
5 Local Gov't 62 1.4% 6,553 11.3% 888
8 Private Employment 4,486 98% 50,065 86.0% 830
9 Natural Resources & Mining 47 1.0% 471 0.8% 658
10 Construction 816 17.8% 5,797 10.0% 1,075
11 Manufacturing 135 2.9% 3,792 6.5% 1,229
12 Trade, Transportation & Utilities 883 19.3% 12,414 21.3% 685

Source: MD Dept. of Labor, Licensing and Regulation.
Last updated: July 03, 2019