Top Employers

Top 20 Largest Employers in the City of Frederick

BusinessNumber of EmployeesIndustry Sector
Fort Detrick8776Military, Bioscience, Communications
Frederick County Public Schools6,585Public Education
Frederick Health Hospital 3,275Comprehensive Health Care
Frederick County Government
2,396County Government 
Frederick National Laboratory / Leidos Biomedical Research
2,341Medical Research
Frederick Community College
1,2512-Year College
City of Frederick Government
880Municipal Government
700Biotech Manufacturing
Aldi Distribution Center & Retail
479Retail Supermarket/Distribution Center
YMCA of Frederick County
445Healthcare Services
Stulz ATS
430Manufacturer of Precision Air Conditioner Equipment
Shepherd Pratt - Way Station
412Non-Profit, Full Service Fitness and Health Facility
Maryland School for the Deaf
320School for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Students
Fitzgerald Auto Mall Frederick
300 Auto Sales
R.W. Warner 
300Construction, Mechanical, Fabrication, Plumbing, HVAC
Morgan Keller Construction
281General Contractor
Homewood Retirement Community
275Retirement Community
Hood College
2504 Year College
Dairy Maid Dairy
210Manufacturing (food & beverage)
FoodPRO160Food Service Distributor

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 July 12, 2022. 

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