EMPLOYMENT


In Maryland, State agencies concerned with employment include the Division of Employment and Training, and the Division of Labor and Industry. Both of these agencies are part of the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation.

Information about employment within State government agencies is available from the Office of Human Resources of the Department of Budget and Management.

EMPLOYMENT, 1996
Total Employed in Maryland 2,175,133
In Nonmanufacturing Industry (private sector) (73.2%) 1,766,959
services 677,338
trade 530,226
trade (wholesale) 107,961
trade (retail) 422,265
construction 130,987
finance, insurance, real estate 128,792
transportation, communications, public utilities 102,162
agriculture 19,736
unclassifiable industries 2,353
mining 1,137
In Government (18.8%) 408,174
local 189,783
state 90,735
federal 127,656
In Manufacturing (8.0%) 174,228
Total Civilian Labor Force (Marylanders) 2,786,000
Employed in & out of state (95.1%) 2,650,000
Unemployed (4.9%) 136,000

Source: Department of Labor, Licensing, & Regulation

Maryland at a Glance


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