The labor force in Maryland was 3,294,145 in July 2017, up from 3,257,927 in June 2017, and up from 3,219,317 one year ago in July 2016. Employment was 3,155,259 in July 2017, up from 3,120,763 in June 2017, and up from 3,076,364 one year ago in July 2016.