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 WEEKLY WAGE
1 Total Employment 4,520 100% 58,521 100% 982
2 Public Employment 93 2.1% 8,164 14.0% 1,137
3 Federal Gov't 11 0.4% 361 0.7% 1,245
4 State Gov't 62 0.2% 1,194 2.2% 1,156
5 Local Gov't 4,520 1.4% 6,204 11.4% 1,009
8 Private Employment 4,424 98% 46,477 85.7% 733
9 Natural Resources & Mining 41 0.9% 441 0.8% 1,149
10 Construction 817 18.1% 5,903 10.9% 1,298
11 Manufacturing 142 3.1% 3,910 7.2% 768
12 Trade, Transportation & Utilities 825 18.3% 11,452 21.1% 1,621

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