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Average Salary for State of Maryland (MD) Employees

Based in Baltimore, Md.,government player State of Maryland (MD) offers many employment opportunities, including Social Worker and Clinical Laboratory Scientist positions. State of Maryland (MD) pays its employees $52K per year on average. Your city is the biggest factor affecting pay for State of Maryland (MD) workers, followed by your job title and your experience level. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Employer: State of Maryland (MD)
Average Salary Range by Job
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[-]Licensed Social Worker (2)
$34,003 - $65,940  
[-]Licensed Social Worker (2)
Salary$34,583 - $64,972  
Total Pay$34,003 - $65,940  
[+]Social Worker (2)
$40,516 - $76,786  
[+]Social Worker (2)
Salary$40,605 - $76,657  
Total Pay$40,516 - $76,786  
[+]Programmer Analyst (2)
$43,352 - $94,948  
[+]Programmer Analyst (2)
Salary$43,372 - $86,434  
Total Pay$43,352 - $94,948  
[+]Office Manager (2)
$30,745 - $63,108  
[+]Office Manager (2)
Salary$31,232 - $62,044  
Total Pay$30,745 - $63,108  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 49

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $65K annually) can be spotted in Annapolis, Md.; Salisbury, Md. (approximately $58K), the company's headquarter city of Baltimore, Md. ($51K), and Hagerstown, Md. ($47K) are the next top-paying cities. Cumberland, Md. is near the bottom for pay at about $47K. Within the firm, employees working in Virginia take home the most — $70K per year on average.


Programmer Analysts earn the highest median pay at around $64K annually, followed by Clinical Laboratory Scientists ($62K), Social Workers ($55K), and Licensed Social Workers (approximately $51K). Earning only about $48K on average, Office Managers make less than most people in the company.

Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $45K per year on average. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make about $50K annually on average. The largest slice of the State of Maryland (MD) workforce (30 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $58K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Licensed Clinical Social Workers have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $70K annually. Becoming a Comptia A+ Service Technician can certainly pay off here; those folks make $68K on average. State of Maryland (MD) workers who hold a Bachelor's Degree are also well compensated, earning approximately $51K on average.


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 $68K per year. It's pretty common to find people here who know Microsoft Word; approximately one-tenth consider it a key competency. Three more common skills are Security Policies and Procedures, Data Analysis, and Legal Compliance.

Benefits and Perks

State of Maryland (MD) lets only 44 percent take paid vacation and only 36 percent take sick leave. The larger part of workers participate in a 401(k) program. For a large number of workers, benefits include health insurance, and a solid majority of workers get dental coverage, too. State of Maryland (MD) employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.

Key Stats for State of Maryland (MD)


62 %
38 %
$29,386 - $61,042
$47,500 - $70,818
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 15 votes.
$34,590 - $64,836
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