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How often do raises occur at State of Maryland?


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Rarely. Don't work for the state if you want $$. It is a mission oriented vocation. Also, whenever the State of Maryland budget needs balancing expect to lose money, positions, be laid off, or, if retired, lose benefits promised during employment.


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Maybe every few years

Answered - Correctional Suppy Officer (Current Employee) - Jessup, MD

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Never for contract employees.

Answered - Contractual Correctional Supply Officer (Former Employee) - Hagerstown, MD

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1 increase in 4 years

Answered - Deputy II/ Estate Administrator (Current Employee) - Maryland

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Not that often, but if you work hard and show that you are putting forth effort there are promotions available.

Answered - Kitchen Staff (Former Employee) - La Plata, MD

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Hardly ever

Answered - Employee (Current Employee) - Cumberland, MD

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Slim to none

Answered - Office of Governor Ehrlich Executive Services Unit (Former Employee) - Annapolis, MD

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Yearly. Also when promotions come around, which is also yearly

Answered - Correctional Officer (Current Employee) - Maryland

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Once every 3 to 4 years

Answered - Correctional Officer II (Current Employee) - Jessup, MD

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Supposed to be every year. Haven't had one in at least 10 years.

Answered - Correctional Officer II (Former Employee) - Hagerstown, MD. Cumberland, MD

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