Diverse Economy

The economy of Easton, MD employs 7.92k people. The largest industries in Easton, MD are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,294 people), Retail Trade (932 people), and Educational Services (740 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($68,095), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($55,982), and Public Administration ($53,583).

Median household income in Easton, MD is $52,724. Males in Easton, MD have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $61,332. The income inequality in Easton, MD (measured using the Gini index) is 0.461, which is lower than the national average.

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From 2016 to 2017, employment in Easton, MD grew at a rate of 0.854%, from 7.85k employees to 7.92k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Easton, MD, are Sales & Related Occupations (952 people), Management Occupations (904 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (820 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Easton, MD.

Data from the Census Bureau ACS 5-year Estimate

Success Story

"Our pharmaceutical companies in Easton are really booming! There are also tremendous opportunities in various manufacturing sectors and the skilled trades are a profession that we are struggling to backfill, as people retire out of those positions or out of those professions."

—Mary Ellen Carter, owner Express Employment Professional

Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Easton, MD, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (952 people), Management Occupations (904) people, and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (820 people).

Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Easton, MD, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($82,888), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($76,389), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($76,389).

Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Easton, MD, has an unusually high number of residents working as Life, Physical, & Social Service Occupations (2.06 times higher than expected), Community & Social Service Occupations (1.85 times), and Healthcare Support Occupations (1.58 times).