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. The median salary at State of Maryland (MD) is $48K per year. For the most part, employee paychecks at State of Maryland (MD) fluctuate depending on where you live; your experience level and your job title also matter, but to a lesser degree. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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State of Maryland (MD) Median Salary by Job


Social Worker
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Compliance Auditor
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Clinical Laboratory Scientist
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Court Clerk
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Real Estate Appraiser/Assessor
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Administrative Officer
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  • Updated: 23 Jun 2017
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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($60K annually) can be spotted in Annapolis, Md.; Maryland, Md. ($54K), the company's headquarter city of Baltimore, Md. (around $51K), and Cumberland, Md. (approximately $50K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Westover, Md.; in fact, at $34K it is one of the worst-paid cities.

Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $56K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (34 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $39K annually.


Clinical Laboratory Scientists earn the highest median pay at $50K per year, followed by Real Estate Appraisers and Assessors (approximately $48K), Administrative Officers (about $48K), and Social Workers (around $43K). On the lower end are Court Clerks at $41K on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Licensed Graduate Social Workers receive bigger paychecks (approximately $53K annually) than those without credentials. Acquiring certification to be a First Aid Administrator is rewarded with median pay of $34K per year. State of Maryland (MD) workers who hold a Master of Public Administration (MPA) are also well compensated, earning around $65K on average.


When it comes to skills, Human Resources seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $64K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at State of Maryland (MD) is Microsoft Office, with about a seventh considering it a key competency. Three more common skills are Data Entry, Microsoft Excel, and Case Management.

Benefits and Perks

Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just 38 percent. The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 401(k) plan, a company pension plan, and a 403(b) plan. Most survey participants report having health insurance, and a strong majority of respondents report having dental coverage. Privileges also include life insurance and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for State of Maryland (MD)


63 %
37 %
$28,348 - $60,918
$30,500 - $65,111

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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