System Maintenance Studies
Our Compensation Team conducts periodic system maintenance studies (SMS), structured reviews of part or all of the state's job evaluation system, to ensure that job classes are grouped and paid appropriately, and to determine whether a class structure is current and adequate, whether established salary grades and relationships are appropriate, and whether specific classes should be revised, abolished or created. Studies may involve pay grades, one class series or several class series. System maintenance studies may also involve an entire occupational group or the entire job evaluation system.
The guide to the SMS process helps to further understand the system maintenance process. The Compensation Team also publishes an SMS Schedule to help keep state human resource professionals and employees informed about current studies.
For more information about system maintenance studies, contact the Compensation Team.
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