Average Salary for State of Maryland (MD) Employees

Headquartered in Baltimore, Md., State of Maryland (MD) offers a range of employment opportunities in the government, from Social Worker to Clinical Laboratory Scientist. The average State of Maryland (MD) employee earns $55K annually. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for State of Maryland (MD) workers, followed by your role at the company and how long you've been working. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($67K per year) can be spotted in Cumberland, Md.; Annapolis, Md. ($58K), Salisbury, Md. ($58K), and the company's headquarter city of Baltimore, Md. (around $54K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at approximately $47K) is Hagerstown, Md. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Virginia, where the average salary is about $70K annually.


Programmer Analysts earn the highest median pay at $64K per year, followed by Clinical Laboratory Scientists ($62K), Licensed Social Workers (around $51K), and Social Workers ($50K).

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at State of Maryland (MD) for between five and 10 years earn about $58K annually on average. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make approximately $50K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (41 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make about $58K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Licensed Clinical Social Workers, who make $70K per year. On average, salaries rise to $68K annually for accredited Comptia A+ Service Technicians. State of Maryland (MD) compensates Bachelor's Degree-holders the most at $52K per year.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Network Management / Administration among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of around $69K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Case Management; one in ten deem it necessary for work. Three more common skills are Legal Compliance, Psychiatric, and Microsoft Word.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at State of Maryland (MD); the company rewards only 42 percent with paid vacation time and only one in three employees with sick leave. The larger part of employees take advantage of the 401(k) plan that State of Maryland (MD) sponsors. State of Maryland (MD) provides health insurance to the vast majority of employees, and most survey participants do receive dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, a casual working environment, defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for State of Maryland (MD)


64 %
36 %
$28,902 - $62,612
$46,369 - $70,789
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 14 votes.
$34,009 - $65,694

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