Environmental Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at about $65K per year — though Attorneys, Senior Corrections Officers, and Licensed Practical Nurses also do fairly well at around $62K, approximately $36K, and $35K, respectively. Administrative Assistants make an average $31K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($51K annually) can be spotted in Jacksonville, Fla.; Orlando, Fla. (about $48K), Tallahassee, Fla. ($46K), and Miami, Fla. (around $43K) are the next top-paying cities. Pensacola, Fla. is near the bottom for pay at $35K.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach approximately $36K per year. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $41K annually on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of State of Florida (FL) employees (32 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn around $41K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to approximately $106K annually for American Bar Association Certifieds, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Earning a Certified Fraud Examiner certification garners significant financial rewards of $61K per year on average. The highest-paying degree here is a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD); State of Florida (FL) awards about $62K to these degree-holders.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Data Analysis; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $51K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Microsoft Office; one-eighth consider it a key competency. Many workers usually know Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Customer Service as well.
Benefits and Perks
A lucky few (two in five employees) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. Workers who save for retirement get lots of help because the company offers a number of savings programs including a 401(k) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for most employees, and a majority of employees report receiving dental coverage as well. Privileges also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and a defined benefit retirement plan.