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.