State of Maryland Reviews

Updated May 26, 2022

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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Good

    Apr 21, 2022 - Court Administrator in Annapolis, MD
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Good salary and benefits provided by the State.

    Cons

    Too much bureaucracy and red tape.

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  2. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 8 years

    Good, Stable Work

    May 24, 2022 - Accountant Supervisor in Annapolis, MD
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great benefits, decent salary, flexibility, stability

    Cons

    Salary is lower than other industries, limited advancement opportunities, monotonous work

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  3. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Great for Work/Life Balance

    May 26, 2022 - Procurement Director in Baltimore, MD
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Consistent hours; little overtime required; paid, professional training.

    Cons

    No performance-based salary increases nor guaranteed COLA.

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  4. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Great place to work

    May 24, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    The State of Maryland have excellent benefits!

    Cons

    I wish we could telework full time

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  5. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Good

    May 23, 2022 - Law Clerk in Baltimore, MD
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Nice place to work. People are nice.

    Cons

    Pay could be better. Overall it’s fine.

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  6. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 8 years

    They offer great benefits

    May 12, 2022 - Administrator 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great benefits, good pay, and telework option

    Cons

    Poor leadership that doesn't support staff.

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  7. 3.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    ok

    May 16, 2022 - Social Worker I 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Benefits are good. Training is paid and online.

    Cons

    Management is not supportive, places you in risky situation. COVID protocols are not adhered to at all. There is a lot of older staff set in their ways. Management lets them do whatever they want at the expense of new hires. High turnover.

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  8. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Good place to work

    May 5, 2022 - Operations Manager 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great work environment opportunity to grow

    Cons

    Hiring process is quite lengthy

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  9. 1.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Title doesn't matter

    May 13, 2022 - Administrative Specialist II in Baltimore, MD
    Recommend
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    Pros

    My particular office was small, so office settings were intimate.

    Cons

    Low pay. Micromanagement and unqualified supervisors who would retaliate if they feel like you didn't fall in line, even when they were violating your rights. Unfair treatment. Huge cockroaches. Archaic workspace and equipment.

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  10. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Good benefits, not enough opportunities for growth/raises

    Apr 22, 2022 - Licensed Clinical Social Worker 
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    Pros

    said it in the title

    Cons

    see what i said above

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State of Maryland Reviews FAQs

State of Maryland has an overall rating of 3.5 out of 5, based on over 554 reviews left anonymously by employees. 68% of employees would recommend working at State of Maryland to a friend and 59% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -5% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, State of Maryland employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.7 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at State of Maryland. This rating has improved by 2% over the last 12 months.

68% of State of Maryland employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated State of Maryland 3.7 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.2 for culture and values and 3.3 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at State of Maryland to be work life balance, coworkers, benefits and the cons to be culture, management, career development.

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