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Maryland Per Diem Rates for 2019

There are nine areas in Maryland for which location-specific per diem rates are specified by the federal government. For travel to areas within Maryland that do not have specified per diem rates, the general per diem rates are used.

The per diem rates shown here are effective October 2018. For a full schedule of per diem rates by month and year for these areas, click on any of the Maryland destination names below.

General Maryland Per Diems:


per night lodging


per day meals
Destination County Meal Rate Lodging Rate
Aberdeen / Bel Air / Belcamp Harford County $61.00 $107.00
Annapolis Anne Arundel County $66.00 $134.00
Baltimore City Baltimore City County $71.00 $157.00
Baltimore County Baltimore County $61.00 $102.00
Cambridge / St. Michaels Dorchester / Talbot County $61.00 $118.00
Centreville Queen Anne County $71.00 $118.00
Columbia Howard County $66.00 $106.00
Frederick Frederick County $61.00 $100.00
Ocean City Worcester County $66.00 $106.00
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Per-diems for other cities in Maryland:

If you are traveling to a city in Maryland that does not have a specific per diem rate the standard per-diem rates of $94.00 per night for lodging and $55.00 per day for meals and incidentals apply.

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