May 14, 2013
Thirteen Maryland correctional officers indicted last month in a corruption case that has outraged legislators and the public were getting paid between $28,000 and $47,000 in 2012, according to salary figures from the comptroller’s office. “The vast majority are doing [the job] at the current salary level,” said one union representative. “I don’t think offering someone more money makes them more honest.” [...more]
Maryland Reporter’s third annual report on state salaries found that 5,663 state employees pulled in $100,000 or greater in 2012 --about 6% of total state employees. Three out of four of these six-figure salaries are earned by people working for state colleges and universities -- more than 10% of the full-time employees -- led by three million-dollar coaches. [...more]
March 11, 2012
Last year, 5,522 state employees brought home paychecks that added up to $100,000 or more, according to salary figures from the Comptroller’s office. That’s about 6% of most full-time workers employed by the state and 383 more than in 2010. [...more]
While thousands of state employees earn six figures, about a third of the salaried full-time employees working for state government (28,391) are paid $40,000 or less, according to information on salaries from the Comptroller’s Office. [...more]
March 8, 2012
The Senate passed a pay hike of up to $14,500 annually for Maryland’s 284 judges Wednesday, citing an imperative to hire and keep talented legal minds on the bench. [...more]
February 9, 2012
A proposal to raise judges’ salaries by $29,000 got a cool response from members of the House Appropriations Committee, who must vote on it or let the raises take effect automatically in 50 days. [...more]
September 8, 2011
Agreeing with judges themselves and the Maryland Bar Association, the Judicial Compensation Commission vowed to recommend that the General Assembly give the state’s judges a raise. “We cannot continue to let our judiciary fall behind,” said commission member Annette Funn.
March 17, 2011
UPDATE: See the top earners here.
Out of 148,362 people who were paid any sort of salary by the state of Maryland in fiscal 2010, about 3% of them made six-figure salaries. According to a list from the Comptroller’s Office, 5,139 government employees were paid more than $100,000 in the last fiscal year. Almost two-thirds of them – or 3,310 – worked for the University of Maryland.