Work in Maryland

Work Where You Want

With a low unemployment rate and a diverse business community, Maryland offers an abundance of career opportunities. Play a role in homeland security and defense at Maryland’s military installations.  Develop innovative aerospace and electronic systems at BAE Systems and Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems.  Create cutting-edge computer games and modeling simulations at computer gaming trend-setters like Firaxis and Big Huge Games. Or find your niche in Fortune 1000 companies like Lockheed Martin, W.R. Grace, T. Rowe Price, and McCormick & Company.

Maryland is home to corporate headquarters for ARINC, Celera Genomics, Discovery Communications, Ritz-Carlton, RTKL Associates, and Under Armour, among others; award-winning small businesses like ImpactHR and Accent Apparel Company, Inc.; and entrepreneurial start-ups in Maryland’s business incubators. Wherever your career interests lie, there’s a place for you in Maryland!


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Maryland enjoys one of the most vibrant business environments in the U.S. The State has traditional strength in transportation and trade, manufacturing, shipping, financial services, and government contracting. In fact, 70 of the top 100 federal contractors operate in Maryland. And Maryland is at the forefront of the new  innovation economy, with a growing presence as a technology center and a leader in homeland security and defense. 

Maryland’s military installations support the U.S. armed forces in every way – from training recruits, to researching and developing the latest in weapons and protective gear for the warfighter, to caring for the wounded, to handling the personal effects of those who gave their lives for our country.  Maryland’s highly skilled civilian labor force of 3.0 million is typically ranked among the best in the nation.

Military installations and defense contractors supporting the missions of the nation’s armed forces. Fortune 1000 companies and corporate headquarters in industries ranging from financial services to athletic apparel. Innovative small businesses filling unique niches in the state’s economy. And cutting-edge start-ups forging paths in technology, bioscience and more. These career options – and more – await you in Maryland!