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Home to manufacturers and tech companies, Allegany County fields a diverse set of industries. As a regional leader in healthcare and education we attract a wide talent pool of qualified workers that call Mountain Maryland home.

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Key Employment Sectors

Abundant employment opportunities in a variety of sectors is why many residents continue to call Allegany County home.

With a rich history as a manufacturing region, Allegany County was once home to legacy companies, such as Kelly-Springfield Tire and Pittsburgh Plate Glass. Today, manufacturing still plays a key role, from large multinationals, to smaller, specialty products. However, like many markets, our diverse economy is driven by an expansion in healthcare and education, as these anchor instructions drive employment growth and expertise.

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Healthcare

From nationally ranked care to comprehensive physical therapy, the county is home to both large and small employers in this key industry.

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Manufacturing

Our county's manufacturers leverage automation to modernize their lines. To support growth of this sector, Allegany County is training the next generation of factory techs.

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Education

Between a robust community college network, a strong public school system and a four-year state university, educators and academics are a vital employment sector in Allegany County.

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Hospitality and Outdoor Recreation

Specialty retail, dining and hospitality are economic drivers, as hundreds-of-thousands of visitors per year flock to Allegany County to take advantage of its unique trail system and state parks.

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Technology

A new generation of digital products are being developed in the region, in no small part to the steady access to talent that companies have at their disposal.

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Finance

Home to credit unions and banks, local financial professionals are able to build long-lasting careers and positively impact the economic future of Allegany County.

Workforce Development

Whether you are searching for professional certifications from Frostburg State University, or hoping to learn new technical skills that will put you at the forefront of automation through Western Maryland Works, Allegany County has multiple opportunities for professional advancement through education.

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Use our Job Board to find your next move, whether you are already a county resident or thinking about relocating.