Programmer Analysts are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $64K per year on average; Clinical Laboratory Scientists are next on the list, bringing in close to $62K, followed by Social Workers earning around $55K and Licensed Social Workers making approximately $51K. Office Managers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $48K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $62K annually) can be spotted in Annapolis, Md.; Salisbury, Md. (around $58K), the company's headquarter city of Baltimore, Md. ($51K), and Hagerstown, Md. ($47K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $47K) is Cumberland, Md. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Virginia, where the average State of Maryland (MD) employee makes about $70K per year.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make approximately $52K annually on average. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make around $50K per year on average. The largest fraction of State of Maryland (MD) people (33 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn approximately $57K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $70K per year for Licensed Clinical Social Workers; non-accredited workers make much less. Comptia A+ Service Technicians also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $68K annually. State of Maryland (MD) compensates Bachelor's Degree-holders the most at $51K per year.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Network Management / Administration; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $68K annually. Microsoft Word is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; approximately one-tenth of State of Maryland (MD)'s people use it regularly. Other top skills include Security Policies and Procedures, Data Analysis, and Legal Compliance.
Benefits and Perks
44 percent receive paid vacation, and only 36 percent get sick leave. State of Maryland (MD) sponsors a 401(k) program, and a majority of survey participants use this option to save for their retirement. For most respondents, benefits include health insurance, and a solid majority of workers get dental coverage, too. Advantages of working here also include life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.