Labor Statistics

Cecil County


More than 20,000 employees are available today for employment with Cecil County businesses.

Labor Availability


Civilian Labor Force

Total Civilian Labor Force
47,447
Employment 45,409
Unemployment 2,038
Unemployment Rate
4.3%

Commuting Statistics

Residents commuting to work outside Cecil County
23,609 56.1%

Employment in Selected Occupations

Civilian Labor Force

Management, Professional and Related
12,081 26.1%
Service 5,695 13.3%
Sales and Office
11,340 26.4%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving
7,404
17.2%

Wage Rates in Selected Occupations

Occupation $Entry $Exp. $Median
Accountants 16.75 30.75 24.75
Bookkeeping / Accounting Clerks
8.75 17.50 14.25
Computer Systems Analyst
25.25 37.50 33.00
Customer Service Representatives
9.25 15.50 12.50
Electrical Engineers
23.25 38.25 31.50
Electrical Engineering Technicians
22.00 31.50 28.50
Freight, Stock and Material Movers, Hand
8.25 13.75 11.25
Industrial Truck Operators
12.00 16.25 14.25
Machinists 14.50 21.00 18.50
Maintenance Workers, Machinery
10.25 13.75 11.50
Network Administrators
19.75 33.75 27.25
Packaging and Filing Machine Operators
7.75 12.75 10.25
Packers and Packagers, Hand
6.30 10.30 8.40
Secretaries 10.50 16.25 13.75
Shipping, Receiving Clerks
8.50 15.50 13.00
Tool and Die Makers
15.00 23.75 21.00
Wages are an estimate of what workers might expect to receive in Cecil County. Wages may vary by industry, employer and locality. Source: Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, Office of Labor Market Analysis and Information; Maryland Office of Planning in conjunction with U.S. Bureau of the Census; Cecil County Economic Development.