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

Industry FOURTH 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 9,978   166,985   167,423   167,173 167,194  $2,876,252,144 $1,323
GOVERNMENT SECTOR - TOTAL 136 17,430 17,548 17,555 17,511 255,944,632 1,124
Federal Government 26 603 639 675 639 12,796,750 1,540
State Government 14 1,839 1,821 1,821 1,827 26,093,062 1,099
Local Government 96 14,988 15,088 15,059 15,045 217,054,820 1,110
PRIVATE SECTOR - TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES 9,842 149,555 149,875 149,618 149,683 2,620,307,512 1,347
GOODS-PRODUCING 1,112 18,551 18,347 18,324 18,407 336,386,687 1,406
  Natural Resources and Mining
23 321 255 241 272 3,299,423 933
  Construction
873 10,424 10,319 10,267 10,337 190,441,951 1,417
  Manufacturing
216 7,806 7,773 7,816 7,798 142,645,313 1,407
SERVICE PROVIDING 8,730 131,004 131,528 131,294 131,275 2,283,920,825 1,338
  Trade, Transportation, and Utilities
1,816 34,256 34,964 35,456 34,892 527,659,038 1,163
  Information
156 3,436 3,479 3,410 3,442 86,745,355 1,939
  Financial Activities
944 9,511 9,534 9,635 9,560 204,880,057 1,649
  Professional and Business Services
2,973 45,505 45,351 44,811 45,222 1,097,082,329 1,866
  Education and Health Services
1,231 18,690 18,851 18,728 18,756 242,078,394 993
  Leisure and Hospitality
754 15,163 14,891 14,838 14,964 80,395,022 413
  Other Services
856 4,443 4,458 4,416 4,439 45,080,630 781