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Below you will find companies and jobs for felons in Maryland. Please note that every company listed is a felon friendly employer but exact policies vary per position and/or location. We are always working on expand our list of companies that hire felons. If you have any leads for us please notify our organization, Help for Felons.

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List of Jobs for Felons In Maryland

Please remember that we have many other pages of felon friendly job resources in addition to this page. Here are just a few:

Felony Expungement – In a number of states it is possible to have your felony conviction either expunged or sealed. Imagine having your record swiped clean! Learn more here.

General Labor Jobs


LAMBERT’S CABLE SPLICING – When you apply for this job, you will be asked to answer questions regarding your criminal background. Answering “Yes” to the criminal background questions will not automatically bar you from employment. A criminal background check will be conducted following any conditional offer of employment.

Staffing Agency Jobs


Adecco – Mutiple Locations in Maryland – Staffing agency with numerous job listings.

Office Jobs


Symbiont, Inc – Symbiont, Inc. provides IT Staffing, Consulting and Project Solutions to the federal government, state governments, non-profit organizations, corporations and systems integrators. Must be able to pass a comprehensive 10 year background check.

Hoertz Allstate Insurance Agency – Cockeysville, MD – Insurance Sales Agent – P&C License Required – Adhering to strict FCC rules, please don’t apply if you have any felony related to theft, violence, drugs within the past seven years or ANY past convictions concerning violation of the FCC rules.

Sheppard Insurance Services – Pasadena, MD – Adhering to strict FCC rules, please don’t apply if you have any felony related to theft, violence, drugs within the past seven years or ANY past convictions concerning violation of the FCC rules.

JP Morgan Chase – Home Lending Advisor Assistant – Chevy Chase, MD – Note that any felony conviction within the last seven years will disqualify you from consideration for this position. Your continued employment in this position would be contingent upon compliance with Truth in Lending Act/Dodd Frank Loan Originator requirements.

Transportation Jobs


See our List of Trucking Companies that Hire Felons. You may also be interested in our page “Can a Felon Become a Truck Driver.”

Other Types of Jobs


 Exelon – Salisbury, MD – Must successfully pass a Criminal History Background Check which consists of a 7-year criminal records check for felony convictions, if applicable. Associate’s degree in electrical field or equivalent experience satisfactory to the Company, such as two years of post-secondary education with AC and DC circuit courses.

LAMBERT’S CABLE SPLICING – When you apply for this job, you will be asked to answer questions regarding your criminal background. Answering “Yes” to the criminal background questions will not automatically bar you from employment. A criminal background check will be conducted following any conditional offer of employment.

Background Check Limits in Maryland

It is important to understand that some states have laws regarding how far back a criminal background check can go. Maryland does limit how far back an employer can do a background check depending on salary. This is great new for felons seeking jobs in Maryland. Here are the laws in all US states.

Twelve states do not allow any felony conviction information older than seven years to be reported.

  • California
  • Colorado*
  • Kansas*
  • Maryland*
  • Massachusetts
  • Montana
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire*
  • New York *
  • Texas *
  • Washington*

(* exceptions based on pay/salary)

Some states will not report court cases where you were found NOT guilty: Hawaii, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Alaska, California, New York and Michigan.

These states will report unlimited numbers of years back of felony convictions and also report NOT guilty verdicts: Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, DC, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Maine, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

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Legit Online Jobs

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Freelance Jobs

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