Manufacturing is a vital industry for Frederick County. Our County is committed to providing the resources needed to assist in the development and growth of our manufacturing companies and to continue Maryland's 150 year-old manufacturing tradition.
Frederick County's Manufacturing Economic Impact
Manufacturing represents approximately 5% of the private sector employment for Frederick County. There are a total of 169 manufacturing establishments employing 4,612 people. The average annual wage per manufacturing worker is $55,120 (23% greater than the annual wage per worker in the private sector).
Source: Maryland Dept. of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, Q2-2012
Frederick County Manufacturing Advantages
Select Frederick County Manufacturers
The Frederick County Manufacturers Roundtable is a membership comprised of various manufacturing companies who meet monthly to discuss the opportunities that exist for local manufacturers and discuss issues to improve the competitiveness of the manufacturing industry in Frederick County.
The State of Maryland offers a competitive environment for manufacturers. There are approximately 3,912 manufacturing companies employing 115,086 people. The State of Maryland's Department of Economic Development works closely with the Frederick County Business Development and Retention Division to provide financial assistance, training, site selection and educational and networking opportunities for our manufacturing companies.
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