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Top 5 Employers in Maryland: Which Companies Have the Most Jobs?

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Job opportunities in Maryland are plentiful, particularly if you are looking to work in the industries of information technology, aerospace and defense, or life sciences. Maryland features a mix of federal agencies, private companies, military installations, and universities offering jobs in technology, engineering, and health care. You can also find retail jobs. The top five employers in Maryland include:

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Fort Meade

Fort Meade is a military organization employing approximately 56,000 people. The installation supports service members, Department of Defense civilian employees, and military retirees. Fort Meade is Maryland’s largest employer and the third largest workforce of any Army Installation in the country.

University System of Maryland

The education industry employs tens of thousands of people in Maryland. Johns Hopkins Health System employs about 16,000 employees and another 22,000 employees as school staff and university physicians. Johns Hopkins Hospital hires more than 1,500 people annually to fill positions in common hospital jobs and secretarial positions.

Giant Food Inc.

Giant Food Inc. is a member of the international Royal Ahold grocery chain serving the Baltimore/Washington area. The company employs 27,000 people in the grocery stores. Management positions, warehouse and distribution systems, and support office positions are common career paths within Giant Food.

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Black & Decker Corporation

Black & Decker is one of the country’s largest makers of small home appliances and power tools. The organization created the first power drill in 1915. As an employer, Black & Decker employs more than 22,000 and is headquartered in Towson, Maryland.

MedStar Health

MedStar Health is a nonprofit organization, providing health care and hospital services in both Baltimore and Washington, DC. The organization provides more than $263 million per year in community benefits and charity care. The MedStar Health system includes Union Memorial Hospital and the Good Samaritan Hospital. They employ more than 30,000 people: 25,000 associates and 5,000 physicians. The Washington Business Journal and the Baltimore Business Journal have recognized them among the “Best Places to Work.”

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Job opportunities in Maryland are plentiful, particularly if you are looking to work in the industries of information technology, aerospace and defense, or life sciences. Here's a list of the top five employers in the state.
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