Compensation Program Design

Design ImageUMMS has designed a compensation program that is both internally equitable and externally competitive with the goal of attracting and retaining a high quality, diverse workforce. UMMS views pay as part of a total compensation package, which includes base salary, benefits and health & wellness programs. For employees represented by a union at UMMS, pay practices are established by the collective bargaining process.

The grade is determined by comparing our positions against similar positions in the market and placing our positions in the salary range that most resembles the market. This provides a consistent framework by placing positions that require different work that is similar in level of difficulty in a salary range. The salary range attached to the grade allow for individual differences in salaries based on performance, skills, abilities, education and experience. The compensation team continually evaluates salaries to ensure they remain competitive and equitable.