Bringing in the most money are Police Captains — their earnings average approximately $58K annually. Contracts Managers are a close second at around $42K along with State Troopers ($41K) and Financial Examiners (about $40K). Forest Rangers at State of Florida (FL) do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($26K on average) at the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($52K per year) can be spotted in Orlando, Fla.; Tallahassee, Fla. ($45K), Jacksonville, Fla. ($44K), and Miami, Fla. (around $42K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $37K) is Tampa, Fla.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make approximately $39K annually on average. The greater proportion of employees (27 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home median pay of about $40K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
OSHA 30 hour Certificate Holder Holders receive bigger paychecks ($61K annually) than those without credentials. On average, salaries rise to $50K per year for accredited Certified Public Accountants. At State of Florida (FL), employees who hold an Associate's Degree receive the highest salaries at about $60K.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Operations Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of around $60K annually. A common skill in State of Florida (FL)'s work force is Microsoft Office; nearly one in six of survey participants report using it on the job. Some other standard skills here are Customer Service, Microsoft Excel, and Project Management.
Benefits and Perks
Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a company pension plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. As for time away from work, State of Florida (FL) does compensate slightly more than half of workers for sick days, but only 44 percent can take paid time off for vacation. Nearly all employees have health insurance, and benefits for over one-half of workers also include dental insurance. Perks also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and a defined benefit retirement plan.