Maryland Employment Analysis

( Data Date : August 2017 )

Maryland Employment Data

Located in the Mid-Atlantic region of the U.S., Maryland is one of the smallest states in terms of area, but one of the most densely populated, along with the highest median household income. Skilled occupations related to health care and technology fields are highly demanded by employers. From 2012 to 2022 it is projected that total employment will increase by 6.1 percent, with the largest growth projected to occur in professional, scientific, and technical services. (Source: Office of Workforce Information and Performance, State of Maryland)


State/Metropolitan Employment Data:

Maryland Unemployment Rate Trends (% change)

  • Compared to national rates, maryland unemployment rate in August 2017 was lower by 0.4% than the U.S. rate of 4.4%.

  • Employment information is based on data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

    Graphs and charts are based on monthly data from 2000 to present (BLS reports monthly data a month to six weeks after the close of each month).

    The data MuniNet Guide uses and presents is seasonally adjusted.