By the year 2020, it is expected that there will be a nursing shortage will have grown to 34% in Maryland. The top three cities in Maryland, known as The Old Line State, have median salaries for Registered Nurses as follows: Baltimore/Columbia $68,858, Germantown $72,446, and Silver Spring $72,446.

Four of the top employers in Maryland are hospitals or medical centers. University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore is 7th with 5,000 employees, Greater Baltimore Medical Center is 19th with 3,500 employees, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center is 20th with 3,499 employees and Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury is 23rd with 3,001 employees.



Three Largest Cities in Maryland

Maryland Facts & Figures

  • 2012 Unemployment Rate: 6.7%
  • Unemployment Rank: 16 of 50
  • 2011 Per Capita Income: $51, 038
  • Per Capita Income Rank: 4 of 50
  • 2011 Cost of Living Index: 123.4
  • Cost of Living Rank: 43 of 50

Ten Largest Hospitals in Maryland

  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • VA Maryland Health Care System
  • University Of Maryland Medical Center
  • Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
  • Va Maryland Health Care System
  • St Agnes Healthcare
  • Sinai Hospital Of Baltimore
  • Holy Cross Health
  • Deaton Specialty Hospital & Home
  • Anne Arundel Medical Center

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