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Average Salary for State of Florida (FL) Employees

State of Florida (FL) generally pays its employees $41K per year. What you do at the company is the biggest factor affecting pay for State of Florida (FL) workers, followed by your city and your experience level. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

How This Employer Pays

State of Florida (FL) typically pays:
below market

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Employer: State of Florida (FL)
Average Salary Range by Job
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National Data (?
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[-]Correctional Officer (9)
$25,638 - $54,302  
[-]Correctional Officer (9)
Salary$25,646 - $56,799  
Bonus$27.19 - $3,668  
Total Pay$25,638 - $54,302  
[+]Administrative Assistant (4)
$20,919 - $41,726  
[+]Administrative Assistant (4)
Salary$20,658 - $36,127  
Total Pay$20,919 - $41,726  
[+]Maintenance Mechanic (3)
$23,420 - $48,594  
[+]Maintenance Mechanic (3)
Salary$27,268 - $57,348  
Bonus$49.80 - $1,857  
Total Pay$23,420 - $48,594  
[+]Financial Examiner (3)
$29,533 - $56,522  
[+]Financial Examiner (3)
Salary$30,991 - $55,900  
Total Pay$29,533 - $56,522  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 10 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 107
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Earning around $56K on average, Associate Professors receive the most money, followed by Licensed Mental Health Counselors ($49K), Financial Examiners (about $39K), and Maintenance Mechanics (approximately $37K). Administrative Assistants make $28K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($60K annually) can be spotted in West Palm Beach; Jacksonville (approximately $50K), Tallahassee ($49K), and Fort Lauderdale (about $41K) are the next top-paying cities. Tampa is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $37K.

Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $39K. Average pay is typically around $41K for those with five or more years experience. Broadly speaking, the largest slice of the State of Florida (FL) workforce (34 percent) has a tenure of 20 years or more and earns $50K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $61K for OSHA 30 hour Certificate Holder Holders, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Earning a Licensed Clinical Social Worker certification garners significant financial rewards of $52K annually. Those with a B.A. in Business & Marketing at State of Florida (FL) come out on top, and their salaries approach around $63K per year.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Microsoft SQL Server; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $79K. Microsoft Office is a popular skill in the State of Florida (FL) workforce; around a seventh of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Customer Service, Project Management, and Microsoft Excel are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

The company compensates for vacation days and sick leave, and more than half of workers receive these benefits. For the greater part of workers, benefits include health insurance, and a little more than half of workers get dental coverage, too. The list of perks also includes tuition reimbursement, life insurance, defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, and flexible hours.

Key Stats

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
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

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