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The education industry—comprising both public and private education—is a core economic driver in the County and is expected to experience growth through 2024.

Impact Overview


JobsAssociated Worker IncomeEmployers


43,083$2.6 billionOver 1,100


64,419$3.5 billionOver 2,800

County Education Industry

17 percent of Maryland's education jobs.
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    More than 11,000 education workers

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    More than 311 education employers

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    5 major colleges and 159 public schools

Employment Highlights

Baltimore County is home to six major colleges that are some of the County’s top employers:

  1. University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)—3,600 employees
  2. Towson University—3,400 employees
  3. Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC)—2,230 employees
  4. Stevenson University—1,000 employees
  5. Goucher College—700 employees
  6. Loyola University Maryland, Timonium Graduate Center

Learn More

For a detailed analysis of employment in the education industry, view the Job Connector Toolkit.

Revised January 25, 2019               


Department of Economic and Workforce Development