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Average Salary for State of Maryland (MD) Employees

Operating out of Baltimore, Md., government company State of Maryland (MD) employs talent in positions ranging from Social Worker to Clinical Laboratory Scientist. A salary of $52K per year is the median rate at State of Maryland (MD). State of Maryland (MD) paychecks are largely negotiated based on what you do at the company, though where you live and your experience level are also considered. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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The highest average salaries go to Programmer Analysts, who bring in close to around $64K annually, though Clinical Laboratory Scientists are not far behind at $62K along with Social Workers ($55K) and Licensed Social Workers (about $51K). Among the lower-paid positions at State of Maryland (MD) are Office Managers — the median salary for this role approaches approximately $48K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($62K per year) can be spotted in Annapolis, Md.; Salisbury, Md. ($58K), the company's headquarter city of Baltimore, Md. (about $51K), and Hagerstown, Md. (around $47K) are the next top-paying cities. Cumberland, Md. ranks low on the pay scale — at $47K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. The highest pay by state can be found in Virginia, where salaries average out at $70K annually.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $50K per year. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $52K annually on average. Overall, the greater share of State of Maryland (MD) folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average approximately $57K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Licensed Clinical Social Workers earn $70K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Comptia A+ Service Technicians with credentials; these people earn $68K per year on average. It pays to have a Bachelor's Degree at State of Maryland (MD) — these employees make the most at $51K annually.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Network Management / Administration; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of around $68K per year. Microsoft Word is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; roughly one in ten of State of Maryland (MD)'s people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with 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 respondents save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. A large number of employees have health insurance, and benefits for a fair number of respondents also include dental insurance. 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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