Top Employers

Top 20 Largest Employers in the City of Frederick

BusinessNumber of EmployeesIndustry Sector
Fort Detrick8776Military, Bioscience, Communications
Frederick County Public Schools6,088Public Education
Frederick Health Hospital 3,300 Comprehensive Health Care
Frederick County Government
2,342County Government 
Frederick National Laboratory / Leidos Biomedical Research
2,334Medical Research
Frederick Community College
1,2862-Year College
Wells Fargo
1,175Mortgage Loans and Service Center
City of Frederick Government880Municipal Government
AstraZeneca700Biotech Manufacturing
Stulz ATS
520Manufacturer of Precision Air Conditioner Equipment
Shepherd Pratt - Way Station 409Healthcare Services
Aldi Distribution Center & Retail
366Retail Supermarket/Distribution Center
YMCA of Frederick County
342Non-Profit, Full Service Fitness and Health Facility
Maryland School for the Deaf
School for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Students 
Fitzgerald Auto Mall Frederick
300Auto Sales
Homewood Retirement Community
298Retirement Community
Morgan Keller Construction
270General Contractor
Hood College
2474 Year College
R.W. Warner 
244Construction, Mechanical, Fabrication, Plumbing, HVAC
Dairy Maid Dairy
Manufacturing (food & beverage)

Please Note

  • This number includes Military, Civilian, and National Cancer Institute.
  • These are Full-Time Equivalent Positions that are in the City of Frederick as well as Frederick County.

* Last updated February 3, 2021. 

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