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



Unemployment Rate 2019

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
Nursing Aide
Salary: $24.34k - $33.58k

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

Total Employment
Salary: $55.07k - $92.91k

Accommodation and Food Services

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