What kind of jobs are there in Baltimore, MD?

Baltimore has a high number of universities and medical facilities, so it's not surprising that many residents find employment with institutions like the University of Maryland--Baltimore County, Baltimore VA Medical Center, Mercy Medical Center and Johns Hopkins University. Baltimore is home to two major bioscience parks – one in East Baltimore at Johns Hopkins and the other across town at the University of Maryland. 

Job Market Index

Index Score: 7.4 /10

How we calculate this.


Baltimore has a comparable job market to similarly sized metro areas.

Average Annual Salary


Baltimore
$57,740

USA
$51,960

Unemployment Rate 2019

3.6%
of people are without a job

0.1% lower than national average

Unemployment Rate Over Time

Data sourced from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Top Industries in Baltimore

Health Care and Social Assistance

Total Employment
214,500
Nursing Aide
Salary: $24.34k - $33.58k

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

Total Employment
127,400
Accountant
Salary: $55.07k - $92.91k

Accommodation and Food Services

Total Employment
111,900
Waiter and Waitress
Salary: $18.82k - $28.28k