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.
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
"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