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Average Salary for State of Maryland (MD) Employees

Baltimore, Maryland-based State of Maryland (MD) hires for positions ranging from Social Worker to Clinical Laboratory Scientist in the government industry. Employees at State of Maryland (MD) make $50K per year on average. Where you live influences pay for State of Maryland (MD) workers the most, followed by what you do at the company and your experience level. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

How This Employer Pays

State of Maryland (MD) typically pays:
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Employer: State of Maryland (MD)
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Programmer Analyst (2)
$38,545 - $103,877  
[-]Programmer Analyst (2)
Salary$43,006 - $89,762  
Total Pay$38,545 - $103,877  
[+]Social Worker (2)
$40,954 - $76,983  
[+]Social Worker (2)
Salary$39,672 - $77,531  
Total Pay$40,954 - $76,983  
[+]Clinical Laboratory Scientist (2)
$45,512 - $89,782  
[+]Clinical Laboratory Scientist (2)
Salary$45,850 - $88,883  
Total Pay$45,512 - $89,782  
[+]Licensed Social Worker (2)
$33,995 - $65,814  
[+]Licensed Social Worker (2)
Salary$34,343 - $64,106  
Total Pay$33,995 - $65,814  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 7 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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State of Maryland (MD) Details

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By state, State of Maryland (MD) employees make the most in Virginia, earning about $70K annually on average.


Bringing in the most money are Programmer Analysts — their earnings average $64K. Clinical Laboratory Scientists are a close second at approximately $62K along with Social Workers ($55K) and Licensed Social Workers (around $51K). Office Managers make $48K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.

Years of Experience

Average pay is typically about $44K for those with five or more years experience. For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach approximately $50K. For the most part, a representative employee at State of Maryland (MD) has been working for 20 years or more and makes $57K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Licensed Clinical Social Workers earn $70K, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Salaries typically rise to $62K annually for accredited American Society of Clinical Pathology Members. Regarding salaries and education, State of Maryland (MD) pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most — around $54K.


The best paying skill to have in this role appears to be People Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $77K. A garden variety skill at State of Maryland (MD) is Project Management; around an eighth of State of Maryland (MD)'s people use it regularly. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Microsoft Word, Customer Service, and Security Policies and Procedures.

Benefits and Perks

With an eye toward the future, State of Maryland (MD) offers several choices in retirement planning such as a 401(k) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. A little more than half of workers report receiving paid vacation days, but only 43 percent are paid for sick leave. Perks cover health insurance for the greater part of workers and dental coverage for a fair portion of workers. A few more workplace perks are life insurance, a defined benefit retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats

55 %
45 %
$28,765 - $52,102
$40,722 - $81,389
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
$32,652 - $69,185

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