Maryland adds 3,600 private sector jobs, unemployment rate increases in February

BALTIMORE, MD—The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday released state jobs and unemployment data. According to the preliminary survey data, Maryland added 3,600 private-sector jobs and the unemployment rate increased to 2.4% in February, the fourth-lowest rate in the nation. Sectors that created jobs include: Private Education and Health Services (2,000); Leisure and Hospitality (1,400); Mining, […]

Maryland’s unemployment rate increases, remains among lowest in nation

BALTIMORE, MD—The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics on Monday released state jobs and unemployment data. According to the preliminary survey data, Maryland’s total jobs increased by 6,800 and the unemployment rate rose from a revised 2.2% in December to 2.3% in January. The state’s unemployment rate is currently the third best in the nation, according to the […]

Total jobs decrease in Maryland, unemployment rate increases in December

BALTIMORE, MD—The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics on Tuesday released state jobs and unemployment data. According to the preliminary survey data, Maryland’s total jobs decreased by 3,000 and the unemployment rate increased to 1.9% in December. Sectors that created jobs include: Professional and Business Services (900); Other Services (800); Public sector (300); and Information (100). Sectors that […]

Maryland’s unemployment rate increased in November, total jobs decreased

BALTIMORE, MD—The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday released state jobs and unemployment data. According to the preliminary survey data, Maryland’s total jobs decreased by 4,800 and the unemployment rate increased to 1.8% in November. Sectors that created jobs include: Financial Activities (800); Information (500); Mining, Logging, and Construction (500); and the Public sector (400). Sectors […]

Maryland ranked among 2023’s top 10 states for jobs, WalletHub report

BALTIMORE, MD—The U.S. job market remains strong overall, with the highest labor participation rate since before the pandemic and an unemployment rate of just 3.9%. Some states offer better employment opportunities than others, though. Washington is the best state for jobs this year, according to a new report by the personal-finance website WalletHub, followed by Virginia, Utah, Vermont, and Florida. […]

Maryland unemployment rate rises in October, still lowest in nation

BALTIMORE, MD—The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday released state jobs and unemployment data. According to the preliminary survey data, Maryland’s total jobs decreased by 11,100 and the unemployment rate increased to 1.7% in October. Maryland’s unemployment rate continues to be the lowest in the nation. Sectors that created jobs include: Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (1,500) […]

Maryland gains 11,200 jobs in September, unemployment rate falls

BALTIMORE, MD—The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released state jobs and unemployment data on Friday. According to the preliminary survey data, Maryland gained 11,200 jobs in September, the largest job growth since July 2022. The unemployment rate decreased to 1.6%. This is the eighth consecutive month of record-setting low unemployment for Maryland. “September marks the second […]

Maryland gains 12,400 jobs in August, unemployment rate falls

BALTIMORE, MD—The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics on Tuesday released state jobs and unemployment data. According to the preliminary survey data, Maryland gained 12,400 jobs in August, the largest job growth since July 2022. The unemployment rate decreased to 1.7%. This is the seventh consecutive month of record-setting low unemployment for Maryland. The Professional and Business Services […]