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Howard County - County Industry Series - Maryland's Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) - OWIP

CALENDAR YEAR 2021
Industry Average
Number
of
Reporting
 Units
Annual
Average
Employment
Total Wages Average
Weekly
Wage
Per
Worker
         
Howard County        
         
TOTAL EMPLOYMENT 10,230 166,700  $13,496,385,623 $1,557
         
GOVERNMENT SECTOR -- TOTAL 136 16,250 1,135,029,503 1,343
Federal Government 25 705 61,847,955 1,687
State Government 13 1,769 128,504,775 1,397
Local Government 98 13,776 944,676,773 1,319
         
PRIVATE SECTOR TOTAL -- ALL INDUSTRIES 10,093 150,449 12,361,356,120 1,580
         
GOODS-PRODUCING 1,096 19,623 1,646,493,452 1,614
 Natural Resources and Mining
24 317 16,253,188 984
 Construction
831 10,650 878,270,771 1,586
 Manufacturing
240 8,655 751,969,493 1,671
SERVICE PROVIDING 8,969 130,782 10,712,658,109 1,575
 Trade, Transportation, and Utilities
1,673 32,360 2,220,367,931 1,319
 Information
175 3,278 539,681,397 3,166
 Financial Activities
974 9,108 957,005,570 2,020
 Professional and Business Services
3,078 50,429 5,396,102,433 2,058
 Education and Health Services
1,374 18,783 1,059,446,500 1,085
 Leisure and Hospitality
758 12,624 334,403,227 509
 Other Services
935 4,198 205,651,051 942
UNCLASSIFIED 28 44 2,204,559 951