Average Salary for State of Maryland (MD) Employees

Baltimore, Md.-based State of Maryland (MD) hires for positions ranging from Social Worker to RN Charge Nurse in the government. The median income for State of Maryland (MD) employees is $49K per year. Your city is the biggest factor affecting pay for State of Maryland (MD) workers, followed by your experience level and your role at the company. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($67K annually) can be spotted in Cumberland, Md.; Maryland, Md. (approximately $54K), the company's headquarter city of Baltimore, Md. ($54K), and Annapolis, Md. (about $52K) are the next top-paying cities. Westover, Md. is near the bottom for pay at around $34K.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $58K per year. Overall, the greater share of State of Maryland (MD) folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $39K annually.


RN Charge Nurses are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $62K per year; Clinical Laboratory Scientists, Real Estate Appraisers and Assessors, and Administrative Officers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $48K, approximately $48K, and around $48K, respectively. Earning only about $41K on average, Court Clerks make less than most people in the company.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $58K annually for Registered Nurses; non-accredited workers make much less. Earning a Licensed Graduate Social Worker certification garners significant financial rewards of about $53K per year on average. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Public Administration (MPA); State of Maryland (MD) awards $65K to these degree-holders.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Regulatory Compliance; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $60K annually. A relatively widespread skill at State of Maryland (MD) is Microsoft Office; around one in seven of employees use it for work. Some other standard skills here are Data Entry, Microsoft Excel, and Case Management.

Benefits and Perks

The company pays out both vacation time and sick leave for only 42 percent. Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 401(k) plan, a company pension plan, and a 403(b) plan. Most workers receive health insurance, and a fair number of workers get dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for State of Maryland (MD)


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31 %
$28,550 - $61,287
$25,342 - $72,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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