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 - First Quarter 2015 - County Industry Series - Maryland's Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) - Workforce Information & Performance

Industry FIRST QUARTER 2015
  Number
of
Reporting
Units
Monthly Employment Quarterly
 Average
Employment
Total Wages Average
Weekly
Wage
Per
Worker


First
Second Third
Howard County              
TOTAL EMPLOYMENT 9,769   159,988   158,892   159,712 159,531  $2,567,967,537 $1,238
GOVERNMENT SECTOR - TOTAL 137 17,060 17,175 17,383 17,206 243,569,437 1,089
Federal Government 27 618 625 623 622 13,540,184 1,675
State Government 14 1,842 1,845 1,844 1,844 23,085,924 963
Local Government 96 14,600 14,705 14,916 14,740 206,943,329 1,080
PRIVATE SECTOR - TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES 9,632 142,928 141,717 142,329 142,325 2,324,398,100 1,256
GOODS-PRODUCING 1,115 17,802 17,695 17,857 17,785 313,700,009 1,357
  Natural Resources and Mining
23 258 251 285 265 2,267,567 658
  Construction
866 9,970 9,870 10,003 9,948 156,572,230 1,211
  Manufacturing
226 7,574 7,574 7,569 7,572 154,860,212 1,573
SERVICE PROVIDING 8,515 125,126 124,022 124,472 124,540 2,010,698,091 1,242
  Trade, Transportation, and Utilities
1,802 33,085 32,794 32,816 32,898 454,633,489 1,063
  Information
158 3,309 3,310 3,311 3,310 91,154,768 2,118
  Financial Activities
929 9,326 9,316 9,299 9,314 229,577,362 1,896
  Professional and Business Services
2,847 42,442 41,812 42,049 42,101 907,141,379 1,657
  Education and Health Services
1,195 18,108 18,178 18,305 18,197 219,805,298 929
  Leisure and Hospitality
730 14,347 14,131 14,245 14,241 68,585,112 370
  Other Services
854 4,509 4,481 4,447 4,479 39,800,683 684