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Laurel Jobs Overview

110,714
Job Openings
3.6%
Unemployment Rate
$66,790
Median Base Salary
26k
Population

Laurel has the 1187th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 4.4% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Laurel is part of the Washington DC metro area. Unemployment in the Washington DC area is 3%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Washington DC has the 6th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Laurel is above average at $66,790, and the median cost of a home in Laurel is $233,500, which is above the national average. 39% of workers in Laurel hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 85% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Laurel. 64% of Laurel workers drive to work alone, 17% take public transit, 12% carpool, and 5% walk. People in Laurel spend an average of 34 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.