Using the salary range associated with the position’s assigned Career Band/Level and Paygrade (CBL.PG), all new starting salaries will be evaluated based upon the candidate’s relevant knowledge, skills, and experience as this relates to the position’s requirements.
Factors for managers to consider when determining the pay rate for new hires include the following:
Starting rates for new hires meeting minimum job specifications should generally be made within the lower range of the established pay grade. When considering the pay of a new hire either through external recruitment or promotion, the background of the new individual should be compared to others in the unit to ensure that the new staff member is paid appropriately in comparison to incumbents. The table below provides guidelines for determining starting salaries and wage rates.
|1st Quartile||2nd Quartile||3rd Quartile||4th Quartile|
|Description of Minimum Requirements||Candidate is minimally qualified and less experienced. Candidate meets the minimum requirements of the position.||Candidate is fully qualified to perform all duties and responsibilities of the position.||Candidate is a highly experienced professional. Candidate possesses skills, competencies, and capabilities well beyond the minimum requirements.||Candidate has long-term experience. Candidate possesses well established skill sets and performance capabilities.|
For example, a job classified as career band technical 1 with a pay grade of 22 (T1.22) has the following hourly rate structure:
Based on the guidelines above: