Compensation Analyst - TriMet

03 Aug 2022 9:31 AM | Julie Ralston

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The Compensation Analyst provides specialized compensation analysis and program development assistance and administration for the Compensation Department. They assist in developing, assessing, implementing, and administering compensation programs and practices, including the annual salary program, pay equity, and performance management.  

This position is primarily remote, with occasional in-person obligations.

Essential Functions

1. Conducts ad-hoc, division and agency-wide job evaluation efforts by compiling and analyzing market data to recommend the appropriate job title, salary level, comparable character, and FLSA status. Partners with managers to ensure orqanizational design effectiveness and agency business plans. Ensures results comply with state and federal law and collective bargaining agreements.

2. Administers the job description database, ensuring accurate and timely job description updates. Trains managers on how to use database.   

3. Manages the salary survey database and participates in published and ad-hoc agency salary surveys. Responds to peer agencies for job description and compensation requests. 

4. Assists in developing and/or revising compensation policies, standards, procedures, and programs as directed.  

5. Administers the annual merit process, Predicted Compensation Model (PCM), and related performance evaluation programs.

6. Develops and documents procedures to streamline processes and use of HRIS and other tools.  

7. Updates salary structures, merit increase budgets and geographic differentials to be in compliance with state and federal law, market practices, and collective bargaining agreements.

8. Provides compensation policy interpretation, analysis, guidance and technical advice for resolution of issues involving compensation policies and programs.

Position Requirements

A Bachelor's Degree is required.

A Bachelor's in Human Resources, Business Administration, Finance or a related field is preferred.

A minimum of two (2) years total credited experience.* 

Two (2) years of experience in Compensation program administration are required. 

Two (2) years of experience in organizations comprised of union and non-union employees are preferred.

Registration as a Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) is preferred.

Or any equivalent combination of experience and training.

*The amount of credit a candidate receives for prior years of experience is based on the relevancy of that experience to the required or preferred prerequisites of the job description. Experience is prorated based on hours worked. LRHR assigns and validates the "credited experience".


Grade 13, Exempt, Non-Union, Full-Time

Salary Range
Minimum: $69,520.00
Maximum: $104,280.00


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