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: 866
  • Winchester MSA (VA Portion): 2,088
  • Winchester MSA: 2,150


Computer Systems Analysts
Computer & Information Systems Managers
Computer Programmer
Computer & Information Research Scientists
Computer Support Specialists
 Current  Employment* 934   558   370   56   1,399  
 Entry** $27.93   $39.95   $29.04   $37.74   $13.85  
 Experienced** $44.47   $70.48   $39.09   $61.92   $30.72  
 Mean** $38.94   $60.34   $35.72   $53.89   $25.10  

 Industry Turnover  Rate***


*QCEW 4Q2018 for the Frederick County Workforce Draw Area of 45 miles, employment by place of residence
**Wage data from BLS as of 2017 for the Winchester MSA - Winchester, Frederick County, Hampshire County,WV
***JobsEQ Workforce Characteristics, 4 quarters ending 2Q2016 (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




Parsons Brinkerhoff Group Engineering Services 50-99
Greenway Engineering Engineering Services 50-99
TRIAD Engineering Engineering Services 50-99
Maintech Incorporated Computer Systems Design 20-49
SpecialMade Goods & Services Product Customization 20-49
Source: VEC Employment Data, Employee Size Range, Updated: April 2019

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