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Largest Employers in Maryland

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The largest employers in Maryland may be a good place to search for a job. The following list includes a mix of private companies, universities, federal agencies and military installations that offer technical positions, engineering jobs, financial service jobs, jobs in health care and more.

Source: Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development, 2010.

Fort Meade
Industry: Military installation
Location: Fort Meade
Approx. Employees: 41,000
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University System of Maryland
Industry: Education
Location: Multiple locations
Approx. Employees: 35,800
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Johns Hopkins University
Industry: Education
Location: Baltimore
Approx. Employees: 27,000
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Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System
Industry: Hospitals/Health Services
Location: Baltimore
Approx. Employees: 20,000
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National Institutes of Health
Industry: Hospitals/Health Services
Location: Bethesda
Approx. Employees: 17,850
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Wal-Mart
Industry: Consumer goods
Location: Multiple locations
Approx. Employees: 17,700
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University of Maryland Medical System
Industry: Hospital/Health Services
Location: Baltimore
Approx. Employees: 15,000
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MedStar Health
Industry: Hospitals/Health Services
Location: Baltimore
Approx. Employees: 14,900
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Aberdeen Proving Ground
Industry: Military Installation
Location: Aberdeen
Approx. Employees: 14,000
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Giant Food
Industry: Groceries
Location: Multiple locations
Approx. Employees: 13,400
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U.S. Social Security Administration
Industry: Federal Agency
Location: Baltimore
Approx. Employees: 13,000
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Verizon
Industry: Communication Services
Location: Multiple locations
Approx. Employees: 11,250
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Patuxent River Naval Air Station
Industry: Military Installation
Location: Lexington Park
Approx. Employees: 10,965
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Northrop Grumman
Industry: Electronic Systems
Location: Multiple locations
Approx. Employees: 10,800
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Lockheed Martin
Industry: Aerospace and Electronics
Location: Multiple locations
Approx. Employees: 9,250
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Marriott International
Industry: Food and Lodging Services
Location: Multiple locations
Approx. Employees: 9,170
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Adventist Health Care
Industry: Hospital/Health Services
Location: Multiple locations
Approx. Employees: 8,570
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Andrews Air Force Base
Industry: Military Installation
Location: Andrews AFB
Approx. Employees: 8,050
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Constellation Energy Group
Industry: Energy Services
Location: Multiple locations
Approx. Employees: 7,500
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Safeway
Industry: Groceries
Location: Multiple locations
Approx. Employees: 7,500
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Lifebridge Health
Industry: Hospital/Health Services
Location: Baltimore
Approx. Employees: 6,965
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United Parcel Service
Industry: Package Delivery Services
Location: Multiple locations
Approx. Employees: 6,800
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See also, Largest Employers in the Washington, DC Area

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