Average Salary for State of Florida (FL) Employees

State of Florida (FL) pays its employees $41K annually on average. Your role at the company plays the largest role in compensation at State of Florida (FL), but geography and how long you've been working affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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State of Florida (FL) typically pays:
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Employer: State of Florida (FL)
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Correctional Officer (9)
$25,700 - $54,002  
[-]Correctional Officer (9)
Salary$26,083 - $57,111  
Bonus$18.00 - $3,351  
Total Pay$25,700 - $54,002  
[+]Administrative Assistant (4)
$21,093 - $41,511  
[+]Administrative Assistant (4)
Salary$21,009 - $38,424  
Total Pay$21,093 - $41,511  
[+]Financial Examiner (4)
$29,609 - $55,244  
[+]Financial Examiner (4)
Salary$31,328 - $56,189  
Total Pay$29,609 - $55,244  
[+]Maintenance Mechanic (3)
$23,389 - $48,578  
[+]Maintenance Mechanic (3)
Salary$26,840 - $57,602  
Bonus$39.42 - $1,782  
Total Pay$23,389 - $48,578  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 10 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 114
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About This Company

State of Florida

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Associate Professors are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $56K; Licensed Mental Health Counselors are next on the list, bringing in close to $49K, followed by Financial Examiners earning $39K and Maintenance Mechanics making approximately $37K. Financial compensation for Administrative Assistants is rather low — only about $28K — relative to the rest of the company.


Median pay is highest in West Palm Beach (around $60K per year), followed by Jacksonville (about $50K), Tallahassee (approximately $49K), and Fort Lauderdale ($41K). On the lower end is Tampa at $37K.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay generally amounts to $41K. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $39K. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (34 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and make $50K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $61K for OSHA 30 hour Certificate Holder Holders, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Becoming a Licensed Clinical Social Worker can certainly pay off here; those folks make approximately $52K. The highest-paying degree here is a B.A. in Business & Marketing; State of Florida (FL) awards around $63K to these degree-holders.


When it comes to skills, Microsoft SQL Server seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of about $79K. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Microsoft Office; nearly one in seven deem it necessary for work. Many workers are also familiar with Customer Service, Project Management, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

Slightly more than half of workers — the majority — enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. For a strong majority of workers, benefits include health insurance, and a little more than half of workers get dental coverage, too. State of Florida (FL) folks also make good use of tuition reimbursement, life insurance, defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, and flexible hours.

Key Stats for State of Florida (FL)


45 %
55 %
$24,065 - $50,713
$32,854 - $60,838
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 31 votes.

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