Private sector jobs in Baltimore dropped 25% in 2020, wiping out hiring gains made during 2019, the city’s economic development arm revealed on Thursday. There were just 6,200 new jobs created in the city last fiscal year amid Covid-19. That is a stark contrast to the 31,900 new jobs during the same period in 2019, a report from the Baltimore Development Corp. showed. The report provided a micro-level snapshot of the local hiring landscape amid the pandemic.
Baltimore hit with 25% loss in private sector jobs due to Covid-19, report shows
February 19, 2021