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

Job Classifications

View job classifications 

Annual Compensation Plans

View compensation pay plans 

Annual Compensation Reports

Report of annual market compensation and benefit survey results. 

Performance Management 

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

Leave & Time Off

The State offers a comprehensive leave program. 

Personal Services Contracts 

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


The major components compensation for FY14-15 are highlighted in the Annual Total Compensation Report and the FY14-15 Director's Letter.

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Employee Resources 

For more information, contact a member of the Compensation Team or email directly to