JOBS

A study from business.org found that Baltimore tech sector employees collect a salary that’s $19,000 higher than the state average of $78,945 for other occupations. Maryland is one of only ten cities where those in the technology industry garner between $90,000 and $100,000 a year. Read more at the Baltimore Business Journal.

 

ECOMMERCE

Amazon announced that Baltimore will be among the U.S. cities in which Prime members can order groceries from Whole Foods and have them delivered for free. This gives the grocery chain an edge over other delivery services that charge a $5-$10 fee similar services. Read more at Technical.ly Baltimore.

 

HOUSING

According to listing service Bright MLS, D.C. metro home prices reached the highest level in a decade. The median price for a house is $465,000, up 1.1 percent from last May and sales volumes reached above $3.2 billion, up 4.8 percent from last year. Read more at Washington’s Top News.