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Top Employers

Baltimore County is Maryland’s second-largest jurisdiction in terms of jobs and is home to more than 21,000 employer establishments. The County's economic diversity is reflected in the following table, which presents 2017 self-reported employment numbers for Baltimore County's largest manufacturing, research and development, federal government, healthcare, utilities, education and financial services firms.

Company

Employees

Business

Social Security Administration and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

14,235

Federal government

T. Rowe Price

4,200

  • 3,050 employees
  • 1,150 contract

Financial services

Greater Baltimore Medical Center

3,900

Hospital

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

3,612

University

Towson University

3,476

  • 2,259 full-time
  • 1,217 part-time

University

MedStar Franklin Square Hospital

2,829

Hospital

University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center   

2,250

Hospital

CareFirst, BlueChoice, Inc.

2,220

Healthcare

McCormick and Company, Inc.

2,132

Spices and food flavorings

Sheppard Pratt Health Systems

1,913

Hospital

Stanley Black & Decker Global Tools & Storage Headquarters

1,615

Power tools, small appliances

Northwest Hospital Center

1,600

Hospital

BD Life Science, Diagnostic Systems  

1,600

Microbiology, medical and diagnostic equipment

Lockheed Martin

1,519

Aerospace, defense and IT

Textron (formerly AAI)

1,500

Defense

GE Middle River Aircraft Systems

1,154

Aerospace and defense

United Parcel Service (UPS)

1,140

Freight and logistics

Stevenson University

1,094

University

Element Fleet Management (formerly PHH)  

1,000

Corporate vehicle-fleet management

Verizon—Maryland

978

Telecommunications (finance and billing)

Coty (formerly Procter & Gamble Beauty)

940

Cosmetic manufacturing

Bank of America  

841

Credit card center and financial services

Quest Diagnostics

768

Medical laboratories

Goucher College

700

University

Stella Maris

700

Healthcare

Whiting Turner

679

General building contractor

TESSCO Technologies

668

Communications equipment

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT)

600

Medical software

Automatic Data Processing (ADP)  

500

Business services

KCI Technologies

400

Engineering

Pharmaceutics International, Inc.

350

Pharmaceutical formulation

MarquipWard United

350

High-speed manufacturing equipment

U.S. Filter—Pall Corporation

285

Filtration devices

General Motors Baltimore Operations

274

Vehicle and hybrid transmissions

Source: Baltimore County Department of Economic and Workforce Development Fall 2017

 
Revised November 17, 2017         

 

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