The State of Colorado's compensation philosophy is to provide competitive compensation in order to recruit, retain, and motivate a qualified workforce. 

Job Classifications

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Annual Compensation Plans and Reports 

View compensation pay plans and reports of annual market compensation and benefit survey results.

Performance Management 

Review of sound performance management, merit pay, and dispute resolution.

Leave & Time Off

The State offers a comprehensive leave program.

Personal Services Contracts 

The State's Compensation Unit provides guidance on the statutes and procedures that govern the process for review and approval of personal services contracts.

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Employee Resources ​

For more information, email the Compensation Unit directly at