The strength of Frederick’s economy is due in large part to the diversity of industries. As the seat of county government, the City of Frederick and the surrounding area is home to 75% of Frederick County’s employment opportunities. From bioscience and advanced technology, to high-tech manufacturing and professional services, the city’s businesses are the backbone of Frederick County.
Frederick has long been a hub for manufacturing. Learn about the local industry and explore resources available to Frederick manufacturers.
Unique access to the world-leading research at Fort Detrick and the National Cancer Institute has placed Frederick on the global map for innovation in the life sciences. Learn about the local industry, and the unique resources available to Frederick's life sciences companies.
Considered one of the most vibrant locations within the Baltimore-Washington area, Frederick’s technology cluster has grown to include over 100 companies. Explore the local tech scene and resources available to Frederick companies here.
Tourism & Film
Last year, tourism in Frederick County was responsible for bringing over $400 million to our local economy and was estimated to have generated nearly 7,000 jobs. Explore the resources supporting this thriving local industry.