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State of Maryland Employee Reviews about "room for advancement"

Updated Nov 1, 2020

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  • "Low pay and few chances to advance.(in 55 reviews)
  • "Low Salary for heavy critical work(in 38 reviews)
  • "The management was horrible.(in 19 reviews)
  • "existent as of late; very little training that is applicable to what you actually do, the training that is provided in(in 8 reviews)
  • "No pay raises for multiple years(in 7 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Correctional Education

    Nov 30, 2018 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great salary, good benefits, and state holidays.

    Cons

    Not much room for advancement.

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  2. 2.0
    Current Employee

    Good Starter Job

    Jul 20, 2020 - Program Coordinator in Leonardtown, MD
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Decent work-life balance, Good benefits

    Cons

    No room for advancement, Terrible pay, Terrible pay increase schedule - only eligible for 6% increase per grade increase, so if you start in a lower position and earn a degree or two your still confined to the lower pay grade/step.

    1 person found this review helpful
  3. 1.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Don’t do it

    Nov 1, 2020 - Family Investment Specialist II in St. Marys City, MD
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great coworkers, meeting different people, redundant, helping customers, self paced

    Cons

    Micromanagement, very low pay, No room for advancement unless management likes you

    1 person found this review helpful
  4. 3.0
    Former Employee

    Good benefits

    Aug 22, 2020 - Correctional Officer II 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good benefits and pay was decent.

    Cons

    No room for advancement, horrible working conditions.

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  5. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 8 years

    Great "foot in the door" opportunity

    Jun 23, 2015 - Medical Care Program Associate, Lead in Baltimore, MD
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Employment is stable with decent leave and health benefits. The wages are decent, though not very competitive. Many opportunities to help the community.

    Cons

    Budget cuts prevents room for advancement and wage increases, the use of "grandfathering" (whose been there the longest) promotions versus promoting best qualified candidate, most departments can be "cliqueish" (to include managers).

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    1 person found this review helpful
  6. 4.0
    Current Employee

    psychologist

    Dec 21, 2017 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    good benefits and job security

    Cons

    modest salary and lack of room for advancement

    1 person found this review helpful
  7. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 8 years

    Family investment

    Jul 17, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Close to home. Coworkers are great.

    Cons

    No room for advancement

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  8. 3.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Analyst

    Jul 8, 2017 - Analyst in Baltimore, MD
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Medical benefits; decent sick and annual leave

    Cons

    Not much room for advancement; non-competitive pay; limited opportunity to advance; standard red tape; poor oversite; weak and under experienced management

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  9. 3.0
    Former Employee

    State Jobs, Not As Desired As They Use To Be

    Sep 26, 2015 - Assistant Warehouse Manager in Jessup, MD
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Better than average health benefits.

    Cons

    No pay raises, no step increases, very little room for advancement.

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    1 person found this review helpful
  10. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Mediocre

    Mar 24, 2014 - Clerk Specialist in Baltimore, MD
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Fun diverse group of people to work with

    Cons

    Salary is minimal, no room for advancement

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