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Baltimore’s high concentration of government agencies also means an above-average demand for cybersecurity services. More than 10,000 cybersecurity contractors are located in Maryland, and the state has more job openings in
the field than any other area of the U.S. Altogether, Maryland is home to more than 200,000 cybersecurity professionals, with more than 75,000 in Greater Baltimore/Central Maryland, and the industry still continues to grow.
> Maryland has the third-highest cybersecurity job density of any state.
> Salaries for cybersecurity jobs in the Baltimore area start in the six figures.
> By 2024, nearly 114,000 Marylanders will work in
Source: Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore; Baltimore Business Journal; Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation
Professional, Scientific
& Technical Services
A great business climate, superior educational infrastructure and comprehensive entrepreneurial support have nurtured Greater Baltimore’s Professional, Scientific & Technical Services (PST) sector.
Greater Baltimore’s particular strength lies in three important PST subsectors: engineering and architecture, computer systems design, and scientific research and development. For example, 28 out of every 1,000 Greater Baltimore jobs are in computer systems design.
> 121,000 people are employed in the PST industry in Greater Baltimore.
> Nearly one out of every 10 jobs in Greater Baltimore is in the PST sector.
> Among the 25 largest metro areas, Baltimore ranks seventh in PST employment density.
Source: Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore
Financial Services
Located strategically between New York and Washington, D.C., Baltimore has long been a convenient location for financial services providers. Major firms with a Baltimore presence include T. Rowe Price, Legg Mason, Morgan Stanley and PNC Bank. In Baltimore City alone, more than 16,000 individuals are employed in the financial services sector, and Baltimore is ranked eighth in the country in terms of the density of financial analysts and advisors.
> Employment in the financial services sector in Greater Baltimore has increased 16 percent over the past 10 years.
> More than $55 million has been invested in Greater Baltimore’s growing fintech industry.
> Greater Baltimore’s largest investment advisor, T. Rowe Price, had $763 million in assets under management in 2015.
Source: Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore
Baltimore is renowned for its successful sports franchises
and remarkable stadium experiences. Fans flock to
Major League Baseball’s Orioles, the NFL Ravens, indoor soccer’s Baltimore Blast and arena football team Baltimore Brigade. Pimlico Racecourse, in the north of the city, has hosted the Preakness Stakes — part of horse racing’s Triple Crown — since the 1800s. A stadium complex housing Oriole Park at Camden Yards and M&T Bank Stadium is easily accessible from I-95 and I-395 and is a quick walk from the Baltimore Convention Center and
the Inner Harbor. M&T Bank Stadium is also used for events such as concerts, collegiate lacrosse championships, the Army-Navy football game and international soccer matches.
> A record crowd of 140,327 people attended the 142nd Preakness Stakes in 2017.
> Review Trackers named Oriole Park at Camden Yards the best MLB stadium in 2017.
> Baltimore Ravens home games attracted more than 560,000 attendees during the 2016 season.
Sources:,, ESPN
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