Salary Ranges and Pay Increases

Classified Employees

Compensation salary ranges for classified staff are updated by the Nevada department of personnel and are based upon periodic wage surveys in classified occupations.

Each job classification is assigned a class grade. Class grades correspond to compensation schedules that consist of 10 segments called steps. Compensation for classified staff is determined by grade and step.

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Classified Salary Schedules
Starting Salaries
Salary Increases


Classified Salary Schedules
There are two different compensation schedules for classified staff: employee/employer-paid and employer-paid. Which schedule applies to you depends upon which retirement plan you participate in. View your appropriate schedule below.

Starting Salaries
New classified employees are generally hired at step 1 of their range. Depending upon education and previous experience, it is possible to be hired at a higher step in the range.

Salary Increases
Pay increases for classified staff can result from:

Compensation will review the forms and may conduct either a desk audit or a phone audit to discuss the position questionnaire and the new job duties of the position.

If your position is reclassified at a higher grade, your placement in the new grade will follow the rules described above under “promotion.”

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