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State of Maryland Reviews

Updated November 16, 2017
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State of Maryland Governor Lawrence J. Hogan
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  • low pay and terrible working conditions (in 13 reviews)

  • Salary is minimal, no room for advancement (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Database Administrator"

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    Current Employee - Database Administrator in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Database Administrator in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at State of Maryland full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Can work from home once a week.

    Cons

    Maryland state employee salary is low.


  2. "State Investigator"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at State of Maryland full-time

    Pros

    Steady job with longevity available

    Cons

    No real room for advancement in areas I'm interested in.

  3. "State Legislature"

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    Current Employee - Legislative Aide in Annapolis, MD
    Current Employee - Legislative Aide in Annapolis, MD
    Recommends

    I have been working at State of Maryland part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very interesting, fast-paced work. Busy only 100 days per year. Excellent benefits.

    Cons

    Low pay. Work as an at-will employee can be fired at any time.


  4. "Great Benefits"

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    Current Employee - Office Services Clerk in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Office Services Clerk in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at State of Maryland full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great Benefits and lots of holidays

    Cons

    They have a freeze on raises

    Advice to Management

    50/50


  5. "Good Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at State of Maryland full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Receive more paid holiday then most private companies. Great Insurance

    Cons

    Pay is lower than what most people are receiving in the private sector

    Advice to Management

    Increase Pay


  6. "Clinical Supervisor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at State of Maryland full-time

    Pros

    Good pension and time off

    Cons

    Pay is not the best and there are a lot of bureaucratic problems.


  7. "Budget Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Budget Analyst in Annapolis, MD
    Former Employee - Budget Analyst in Annapolis, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at State of Maryland full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Insight into how government runs. Time off accrued for overtime.

    Cons

    Relatively low pay. Busy season requires work on holidays and weekends.

  8. "Decent, stable job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at State of Maryland full-time

    Pros

    Government benefits and full holidays off

    Cons

    not a lot of promotion, some co-workers who are not go getters

    Advice to Management

    None


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Very enjoyable"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at State of Maryland full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great work environment , attention to detail, very helpful to new workers, beneficial in decision of management to get the job done.

    Cons

    Didn't like working 3rd shift. Better training for new hire. Explaining the understanding the union contract for new hire as well as management.

    Advice to Management

    Allow more opinions to grow per union employees


  10. "Parole and Probation Agent"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at State of Maryland full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    benefits , leave, work towards retirement

    Cons

    Lack of clerical help in the office and a considerable amount of travel.

    Advice to Management

    Looks for ways to reduce travel and hire clerical employees for the offices.


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