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Professional and Business Services

The Professional and Business Services industry is made up of corporate headquarters, non-information technology professional services and office services. With developments such as Hunt Valley and Owings Mills, Baltimore County has traditionally served as a major location for corporate headquarters and corporate branch office operations, and has a strong base of business and professional services companies.

Impact Overview


JobsAssociated Worker IncomeEmployers


213,933$15 billionOver 15,000


442,057$33 billionOver 41,000

County Professional and Business Services Industry

With over 4,500 Professional and Business Services employers, the County employs more than 13 percent of the state’s workers in this industry and is projected to experience growth through 2024.

13 percent of Maryland's professional and business services jobs.
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    More than 60,392 workers

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    More than 4,500 employers

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    Generates $3.6 billion worker income

Employment Highlights

The following are major employers in the County's professional and business industry:

  • PSA Financial—An independent risk management firm that employs 160 workers at its Hunt Valley location.
  • Automatic Data Processing (ADP)—A global business outsourcing provide that employs over 350 people at its Owings Mills location.
  • Toyota Financial Services—The automotive finance brand for Toyota in the U.S. that employs 500 workers at its Owings Mills location.
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield—The largest health care insurer in the Mid-Atlantic region that employs over 2,200 people at its Owings Mills location.
  • Element Fleet Management—A global fleet management solutions company that employs nearly 1,000 people at its Sparks location.

Learn More

For a detailed analysis of employment in the professional and business industry, view the Job Connector Toolkit.

Revised January 25, 2019               


Department of Economic and Workforce Development