The City of Frederick boasts one of the most highly-educated and talented work-forces in the World. Home to three higher education institutions, nearly 40% of Frederick's workforce holds a bachelor's degree or higher. At the State-level, Maryland was ranked as number 1 in percentage of employed PhDs and Engineers.
The 3,500+ businesses located within the City of Frederick currently employ over 49,000 people. A talent pool of approximately 90,000 workers live within a 15 minute drive of the City. Employers are also able to draw from a workforce of nearly three million people in neighboring counties.
The City of Frederick’s Department of Economic Development is committed to making Frederick the best place to do business. From start-up to international expansion, we’re here to find answers, make connections, and create solutions.