When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $64K annually) can be spotted in Annapolis, Md.; Maryland, Md. ($54K), the company's headquarter city of Baltimore, Md. ($50K), and Hagerstown, Md. (approximately $44K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Cumberland, Md. — at around $32K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country.
Years of Experience
Average pay is $50K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. The greater proportion of employees (33 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of around $40K annually.
Clinical Laboratory Scientists represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $50K per year — though Real Estate Appraisers and Assessors, Administrative Officers, and Compliance Auditors also do fairly well at $48K, about $48K, and $47K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at State of Maryland (MD) are Court Clerks — the median salary for this role approaches $41K.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to about $34K annually for First Aid Administrators, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Those with a Master of Social Work (MSW) at State of Maryland (MD) come out on top, and their salaries approach $69K per year.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Regulatory Compliance; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of approximately $53K annually. A relatively widespread skill at State of Maryland (MD) is Microsoft Excel; just under one-fifth of employees use it for work. Many workers are also familiar with Customer Service, Microsoft Office, and Data Entry.
Benefits and Perks
A lucky few (two in five workers) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. It's easy to build up retirement reserves here with programs such as a 401(k) plan, a company pension plan, and a 403(b) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for most employees, and most workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Advantages of working here also include a casual working environment and defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.