Professional & Creative Services

SpecialMade Goods & Services

Targeted Sub-Sectors

  • Information & Communication Technology
  • Engineering
  • Cyber Security
  • Data Centers

Employment Data

Employed in Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector:
  • Frederick County: 779
  • Winchester MSA (VA Portion): 2,134
  • Winchester MSA: 2,196

Workforce

 Occupation
Computer Systems Analysts
Computer & Information Systems Managers
Computer Programmer
Computer & Information Research Scientists
Computer Support Specialists
 Current  Employment* 873   515   485   37   394  
 Entry** $22.54   $37.08   $20.60   $34.23   $15.48  
 Experienced** $44.48   $66.85   $43.51   $56.60   $28.25  
 Median** $36.15   $57.04   $35.67   $46.32   $22.83  

 Industry Turnover  Rate***

9.2%  
 Occupation
Customer Service Reps
Bill & Account Collectors
Business Operations Specialists
Financial Managers
Information & Record Clerks
 Current  Employment* 4,338  910   7,574   940   10,215  
 Entry** $12.69   $13.89   $20.74   $33.39   $11.55  
 Experienced** $19.39   $19.64   $38.37   $71.83   $17.58  
 Median** $17.38   $17.02   $30.18   $57.73   $15.51  

 Industry Turnover  Rate***

8.3%  
*JobsEQ Occupation Snapshot, employment as of 4Q2016 (Frederick County Workforce Draw Area of 45 miles)
**JobsEQ Occupation Wages, wage data from BLS as of 2015 (Winchester MSA (Winchester, Frederick County, Hampshire County, WV))
***JobsEQ Workforce Characteristics, 4 quarters ending 3Q2014 (Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Industry in the Winchester MSA)

Key Advantages

Infrastructure Availability

  • Competitive electricity rates
  • State-of-the-art utilities and telecommunications infrastructure
  • Construction costs nearly 14% lower than the national average

University Presence

  • Shenandoah University's Harry F. Byrd Jr. School of Business offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in business administration. The business school is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, a recognition held by only 655 business schools worldwide.
  • Lord Fairfax Community College in Frederick County offers two-year degrees in a variety of disciplines and reliable and trusted workforce training programs.

Already Operating Here

 Company

Focus

Employees

Parsons Brinkerhoff Group Engineering Services 50-99
Greenway Engineering Engineering Services 20-49
Invenio Marketing Solutions 

Marketing & Management Consulting

20-49
Jumpstart Consulting Marketing 20-49
Maintech Incorporated Computer Systems Design 20-49
SpecialMade Goods & Services Product Customization 20-49
Triad Engineering Engineering Services 20-49
Source: VEC Employment Data, Average Employment, 3Q2016

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