Salary

Base Pay

All state employees earn a base salary which is the salary range associated with their job classification. Employees may be eligible to receive higher pay through one or more of the following actions:

  • Legislative approved general wage adjustment or other allocation of funds intended for salary adjustments. 
  • Progression step increase up to the range maximum. 
  • Promotions.
  • Job re-evaluation leading to a higher pay range.
  • Reallocation to a higher level of work within the same job category.   

Other Pay Types

Some employees earn additional pay above their base pay. These pay practices include:

Agencies and higher education institutions can request Performance Management Confirmation approval to use one or more of the performance-based tools.

Please Note: Rules and practices may vary between represented and non-represented employees. Check the applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement, or talk to the agency’s or institution’s Human Resource staff.