County Industry Series - Howard County - Maryland's Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) (Employment and Payrolls) - Office of Workforce Information and Performance (OWIP)
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Howard County - County Industry Series - Maryland's Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) - OWIP

CALENDAR YEAR 2016
Industry Average
Number
of
Reporting
 Units
Annual
Average
Employment
Total Wages Average
Weekly
Wage
Per
Worker
         
Howard County        
         
TOTAL EMPLOYMENT 10,073 167,909  $10,882,421,051 $1,246
         
GOVERNMENT SECTOR -- TOTAL 137 16,856 965,650,765 1,102
Federal Government 26 637 50,313,347 1,519
State Government 14 1,790 98,272,536 1,056
Local Government 97 14,429 817,064,882 1,089
         
PRIVATE SECTOR TOTAL -- ALL INDUSTRIES 9,936 151,053 9,916,770,286 1,263
         
GOODS-PRODUCING 1,121 19,573 1,378,189,588 1,354
 Natural Resources and Mining
26 315 13,130,056 802
 Construction
881 11,445 780,082,910 1,311
 Manufacturing
214 7,813 584,976,622 1,440
SERVICE PROVIDING 8,814 131,480 8,538,580,698 1,249
 Trade, Transportation, and Utilities
1,821 34,954 1,972,686,009 1,085
 Information
151 3,270 303,927,692 1,787
 Financial Activities
971 9,832 848,773,182 1,660
 Professional and Business Services
2,974 45,558 4,056,619,602 1,712
 Education and Health Services
1,256 18,179 867,714,751 918
 Leisure and Hospitality
757 15,256 318,096,645 401
 Other Services
884 4,431 170,762,817 741