All staff positions at Georgia Tech are a part of the Job Classification and Compensation System (JCCS). All positions include a structure, title, pay range and tier, and pay grade.
- Job structures: Grouping of job grades with similar characteristics.
- Titles: Should reflect the purpose and level of the role.
Working titles are sometimes necessary for outward facing roles. Working titles are permissible on the business card, letterhead, etc. provided they do not misrepresent the work the employee does. Any working title that is used must be approved by the Vice Provost, Vice President, Dean, or higher in the unit you are in.
- Ranges & Tiers: Reflect the minimum and maximum pay.
- Pay Grades: Ways to group jobs with similar external market value.
- Job Descriptions: Provide the purpose for the job’s existence, an example of the level of work found in the role, qualifications, skills required, etc. Detailed, individualized job expectations and tasks, are set at the manager level and are a part of the goal setting process.
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Salary Structures FAQs
What is a Salary Structure?
A salary structure is the structure of salary grades and ranges within an organization. Georgia Tech uses five staff structures; Administrative, Crafts & Skilled Trades, Development, Information Technology, and Science & Research Support.
Why would ranges move?
Georgia Tech Human Resources (GTHR) reviews external market competitiveness of our salary ranges. As the general economy changes, ranges are adjusted to stay competitive in our labor market.
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