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IT classification & compensation restructure

The state is implementing a new information technology (IT) professional/technical classification and compensation structure. This means that all state agency and higher education classified IT positions, and some Washington Management Service IT positions, will be evaluated for allocation into the new structure. The new structure is planned to go into effect in July 2019. 

Current status

Read about status of the restructure as of April 2019, including the 12 job families and 6 levels of work in the new classification structure, and the preliminary compensation structure.  We expect to publish updates quarterly (January, April, July and October).

Frequently-asked questions

Responses to the most common questions we've received about the IT classification & compensation restructure.

Overview & timeline

Read about why we're developing a new structure, who's affected by it, how the structure was developed, and the timeline of the implementation.

Resources & training for HR staff and IT managers

IT job family descriptors and other documents from the class study for IT classifications.  

Publication Date
Thursday, April 25, 2019