Earning about $58K per year on average, Police Captains receive the most money, followed by Contracts Managers ($42K), State Troopers (approximately $41K), and Financial Examiners (around $40K). On the lower end are Forest Rangers at $26K on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($52K annually) can be spotted in Orlando, Fla.; Tallahassee, Fla. (approximately $45K), Jacksonville, Fla. ($44K), and Miami, Fla. (around $42K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Tampa, Fla.; in fact, at $37K it is one of the worst-paid cities.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $39K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of State of Florida (FL) employees (27 percent) have five to nine years of experience and earn about $40K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
OSHA 30 hour Certificate Holder Holders are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $61K per year. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified Public Accountants with credentials; these people earn around $50K annually on average. The highest-paying degree here is an Associate's Degree; State of Florida (FL) awards $60K to these degree-holders.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Operations Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $60K per year. Microsoft Office also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; roughly a sixth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Customer Service, Microsoft Excel, and Project Management are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Paid sick days are a given for more than half of workers, but State of Florida (FL) rewards only about 44 percent with paid vacation. Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a company pension plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. State of Florida (FL) provides health insurance to nearly all employees, and slightly more than half of workers do receive dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at State of Florida (FL) are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and a defined benefit retirement plan.