Carroll County, Maryland Department of Economic Development

DATA CENTER - Business Composition

Carroll County Business Composition - Annual Average 2015
sector # of Firms % of Total # of Employees % of Total Average Wage*
Total Employment 4,557 100.0% 56,765 100.0% 795
Public Employment 96 2.1% 8,205 14.5% 865
Federal Government 20 0.4% 287 0.5% 1,148
State Government 11 0.2% 1,296 2.3% 963
Local Government 65 1.4% 6,622 11.7% 834
           
Private Employment 4,461 97.9% 48,560 85.5% 783
Construction 827 18.1% 5,498 9.7% 983
Manufacturing 131 2.9% 3,792 6.7% 1,157
Natural Resources and Mining 50 1.1% 428 0.8% 682
Trade, Transportation & Utilities 881 19.3% 11,760 20.7% 652
Information 40 0.9% 326 0.6% 870
Financial Activities 333 7.3% 1,355 2.4% 1,236
Professional & Business Services 934 20.5% 6,614 11.7% 1,082
Education and Health Services 503 11.0% 9,792 17.3% 797
Leisure and Hospitality 340 7.5% 6,779 11.9% 288
Other Services / UNCLASSIFIED
420 9.2% 2,216 3.9% 622

Note: percentages may not total 100 due to rounding
* Average Weekly Wage Per Worker
Source: MD Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation
Last Updated: June 22, 2016




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