CSSC Regional Workforce


Maryland ranks first in the nation in the percentage of professional and technical workers in the workforce. Here in the Chesapeake Science and Security Corridor, 200,000 professionals reside within a 60-minute commute of Aberdeen Proving Ground; 500,000 professionals reside within a 90-minute commute.

The Susquehanna Laborshed Map demonstrates the expansive reach to employees that job opportunities offer in the region, pulling from Maryland, Delaware, and Pennsylvania.

Educated Professionals

Maryland is a leader in the nation in the number of adults with bachelor degrees or higher. Maryland ranks first in the U.S. for PhD's in biological and agricultural sciences, and first in health sciences; Maryland is also a leading state in the biotechnology industry.

Median Income

Maryland households thrive on the second highest median income in the nation, and benefit as a leader in the nation in the participation of minorities in government, business, health, and law enforcement.
Susquehanna Laborshed Map

Lifelong Learning Opportunities

Throughout the CSSC region, which includes southern Pennsylvania and northeastern Delaware, a low unemployment rate coupled with a vast array of education opportunities and technical training tailored to fit employees' lifestyles makes lifelong learning an integrated aspect of quality living.

Reasonable commute times, reverse commutes from metropolitan areas, and a variety of transportation options, further enhance regional choices to live, work and play throughout the Chesapeake Science and Security Corridor.

Workforce Resources

A recent federal grant from Department of Labor will offer enhanced workforce skills training, and development of a BRAC icon on the Maryland Workforce Exchange website, highlighting civilian DoD and contractor job opportunities related to Base Realignment and Closure, offers an express portal to BRAC employment postings.

Whether you seek spousal employment information, former/retired military transitioning to civil service or private sector, contractor employment opportunities or public service jobs, CSSC has resources in place to assist you.