Skilled Workforce

Smart People, Smart Choice

Frederick County is home to one of the most highly educated and talented workforces that provides companies with unparalleled human resource capabilities. 41.7% of the Frederick County’s population age 25 years+ has a bachelor’s degree or higher. 

Frederick County’s 7,700+ businesses employ more than 102,000 people. There’s a dedicated labor force of more than 136,000 people in Frederick County and employers can also draw from a workforce of nearly three million people in neighboring counties.

Post-COVID job gowth in Frederick County is outpacing both the Baltimore and Washington metropolitan areas, as well as the State. Between 2025 and 2050, it is estimated that Frederick County will experience a job growth rate of 23%, which is significantly higher than the State’s emloyment forecast of 13%.The extremely high level of diversified businesses in Frederick County makes the employment landscape unique. From entry-level jobs to skilled managerial staff, Frederick County’s workforce is competitive. The County’s robust economy is an attractive location for businesses and job seekers alike.

Looking for talented workers? There is a variety of no cost business services and job seeker resources from our partners at Frederick County Workforce Services.