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Salary Administration Overview

The salary administration process refers to all components of Rensselaer's formal pay program. Staff compensation is impacted by the following:

  • Career Ladders
  • Salary Ranges
  • External Labor Market Analysis and Internal Equity
  • Pay Adjustments
    • Performance-Based
    • Promotion
    • Reclassification
    • Equity Adjustment
    • Special/Premium Pay

Each of these components is discussed in detail in the other sections of this document.

Salary Administration Process and Timing

Timing Step
March Budget Approval
Ongoing Annual HR Review
Career Ladder Revisions
External Market and Internal Equity Review
Annual Salary Range Adjustments
Annual Performance Reviews
July 1st Performance-Based adjustments (i.e., Merit Increases)
As needed Other Pay Adjustments
 
Last modified: July 13, 2007
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