When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($67K annually) can be spotted in Cumberland, Md.; Annapolis, Md. (about $58K), Salisbury, Md. ($58K), and the company's headquarter city of Baltimore, Md. (around $54K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (approximately $47K) in Hagerstown, Md., one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Virginia, where the average salary is $70K per year.
Programmer Analysts are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing about $64K annually on average; Clinical Laboratory Scientists are next on the list, bringing in close to $62K, followed by Licensed Social Workers earning $51K and Social Workers making $50K.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $50K per year on average. Average pay is around $58K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (41 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make about $58K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Licensed Clinical Social Workers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $70K annually. Becoming a Comptia A+ Service Technician can certainly pay off here; those folks make approximately $68K on average. At State of Maryland (MD), employees who hold a Bachelor's Degree receive the highest salaries at around $52K.
Employees who count Network Management / Administration among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $69K per year. Case Management is a popular skill in the State of Maryland (MD) workforce; approximately one in ten of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Legal Compliance, Psychiatric, and Microsoft Word are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about 42 percent receiving paid vacation and nearly one in three workers receiving sick leave. A majority of employees save for retirement through State of Maryland (MD)'s 401(k) plan. State of Maryland (MD) provides health insurance to almost all workers, and a large number of employees do receive dental coverage. Privileges also include life insurance, a casual working environment, defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, and tuition reimbursement.