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 4,606 100% 58,521 100% 860
2 Public Employment 93 2.0% 8,164 14.0% 948
3 Federal Gov't 20 0.4% 345 0.6% 1,221
4 State Gov't 11 0.2% 1,255 2.1% 1,052
5 Local Gov't 62 1.3% 6,564 11.2% 913
8 Private Employment 4,513 98% 50,356 86.0% 846
9 Natural Resources & Mining 48 1.0% 521 0.9% 716
10 Construction 836 18.2% 6,071 10.4% 1,121
11 Manufacturing 138 3.0% 3,939 6.7% 1,239
12 Trade, Transportation & Utilities 845 18.3% 11,955 20.5% 707

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