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

Industry THIRD 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 9,925   166,331   167,163   165,972 166,489  $2,556,519,592 $1,181
GOVERNMENT SECTOR - TOTAL 136 15,727 16,541 17,362 16,543 247,781,767 1,152
Federal Government 26 619 613 624 619 13,070,229 1,624
State Government 14 1,848 1,851 1,865 1,855 26,815,123 1,112
Local Government 96 13,260 14,077 14,873 14,070 207,896,415 1,137
PRIVATE SECTOR - TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES 9,789 150,604 150,622 148,610 149,945 2,308,737,825 1,184
GOODS-PRODUCING 1,118 18,484 18,591 18,431 18,502 299,500,794 1,245
  Natural Resources and Mining
24 324 355 331 337 2,908,645 664
  Construction
873 10,441 10,474 10,360 10,425 165,835,975 1,224
  Manufacturing
221 7,719 7,762 7,740 7,740 130,756,174 1,300
SERVICE PROVIDING 8,669 132,120 132,031 130,179 131,443 2,009,237,031 1,176
  Trade, Transportation, and Utilities
1,804 34,177 33,932 33,904 34,004 470,801,907 1,065
  Information
154 3,335 3,308 3,251 3,298 71,443,759 1,666
  Financial Activities
930 9,440 9,503 9,442 9,462 180,444,363 1,467
  Professional and Business Services
2,949 45,797 45,965 45,529 45,764 941,833,769 1,583
  Education and Health Services
1,222 18,529 18,479 18,396 18,468 223,006,238 929
  Leisure and Hospitality
742 16,227 16,249 15,176 15,884 79,834,463 387
  Other Services
868 4,615 4,595 4,481 4,564 41,872,532 706