Federal Jobs in Maryland
Biologists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The agency is the largest federal employer in Maryland.
Southern Maryland borders Washington, DC, and as a result the state has the fourth highest number of federal workers behind California, Texas, and neighboring Virginia. Maryland’s largest federal agency is the National Institutes of Health which employs 17,000 employees at its headquarters in Bethesda. The Food and Drug Administration and the Naval Air Systems Command are also major federal employers in the state.
Population: 5.6 million
Federal Workforce: 111,391
Largest Federal Departments / Agencies (number of employees in parentheses): Department of Health and Human Services (32,275), Department of Defense (30,449), Social Security Administration (11,978), Department of Commerce (10,328), and the Department of the Treasury (4,745).
As of March 1st, 2009 there are 495 Government and Policy jobs in Maryland listed on GovCentral’s job search engine (powered by USAJobs.) Check them out here.
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