Earning $62K annually on average, Attorneys receive the most money, followed by Police Captains ($58K), IT Business Analysts (around $49K), and Contracts Managers (about $42K). Forest Rangers make an average approximately $26K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at State of Florida (FL) for between five and 10 years earn $41K per year on average. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $39K annually. The largest fraction of State of Florida (FL) people (25 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and earn around $44K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($46K annually) can be spotted in Orlando, Fla.; Tallahassee, Fla. (approximately $46K), Jacksonville, Fla. (about $44K), and Fort Lauderdale, Fla. ($41K) are the next top-paying cities. At $37K, Tampa, Fla. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to about $61K per year for OSHA 30 hour Certificate Holder Holders, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. On average, salaries rise to $50K annually for accredited Certified Public Accountants. Regarding salaries and education, State of Florida (FL) pays those with an Associate's Degree the most — around $60K.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Operations Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $60K per year. Microsoft Office also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; close to a seventh of employees surveyed report using it at work. Customer Service, Microsoft Excel, and Oral / Verbal Communication are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
The company allows approximately one-half to take paid time off for illness, but only 44 percent get paid vacation days. Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; State of Florida (FL) sponsors various plans such as a company pension plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. Most employees can count on health insurance, and a little more than half of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Other privileges include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, flexible hours, and a defined benefit retirement plan.