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 Chief Financial Officer positions. State of Maryland (MD) pays its employees $56K annually on average. State of Maryland (MD) paychecks are largely negotiated based on your role at the company, though geography and how long you've been working are also considered. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Bringing in the most money are Chief Financial Officers — their earnings average about $113K per year. Real Estate Appraisers and Assessors are a close second at $48K along with Administrative Officers (around $48K) and Social Workers (approximately $43K).


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($69K annually) can be spotted in Maryland, Md.; Cumberland, Md. ($67K), Salisbury, Md. (around $58K), and Annapolis, Md. ($58K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Westover, Md. at about $34K.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $60K per year. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make approximately $39K annually on average. The largest fraction of State of Maryland (MD) people (38 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $60K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Registered Nurse certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $65K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Becoming a Licensed Clinical Social Worker-Certified can certainly pay off here; those folks make $58K on average. State of Maryland (MD) compensates B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA)-holders the most at $60K per year.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Accounting; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $74K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at State of Maryland (MD) is Microsoft Office, with nearly one in seven considering it a key competency. Microsoft Excel, Case Management, and Office Administration were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to employee benefits, State of Maryland (MD) has room for improvement — only 37 percent are paid for vacation and sick time. State of Maryland (MD) workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. A large number of survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for a fair number of survey participants also include dental insurance. Some other perks are a casual working environment, life insurance, and defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.

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Key Stats for State of Maryland (MD)


66 %
34 %
$28,448 - $61,352
$25,532 - $88,548
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
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