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Average Salary for State of Florida (FL) Employees

An average State of Florida (FL) employee can expect to make $41K per year. State of Florida (FL) paychecks are largely negotiated based on your role at the company, though your experience level and where you live are also considered. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Nearing the top of the pay scale are Licensed Mental Health Counselors, Contracts Managers, State Troopers, and Financial Examiners; while the first receives the highest median pay at $49K annually, the other salaries come in at about $42K, around $41K, and $40K, respectively. Earning only $26K on average, Forest Rangers make less than most people in the company.

Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach approximately $39K per year. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $41K annually. The greater proportion of employees (28 percent) report 20 years or more of experience and bring home median pay of around $47K per year.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $48K annually) can be spotted in Jacksonville, Fla.; Tallahassee, Fla. ($47K), Orlando, Fla. ($44K), and Miami, Fla. ($41K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $35K) is Bradenton, Fla.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than OSHA 30 hour Certificate Holder Holders, who make about $61K per year. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified Public Accountants with credentials; these people earn around $50K annually on average. The best paid folks at State of Florida (FL) have a B.A. in Business & Marketing, earning $63K per year.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Operations Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of approximately $60K annually. A relatively widespread skill at State of Florida (FL) is Microsoft Office; roughly a seventh of employees use it for work. Key skills also include Microsoft Excel, Customer Service, and Project Management.

Benefits and Perks

Though a little over a half of workers get paid time off for illness only half of workers receive paid vacation. Employees looking to save up for old age can choose from several options including a company pension plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. Almost all respondents report having health insurance, and a little more than half of workers report having dental coverage. Perks also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a defined benefit retirement plan, and flexible hours.

Key Stats for State of Florida (FL)


44 %
56 %
$24,420 - $53,513
$31,758 - $60,263
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
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