Compensation Analyst

Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools
Job Description

Compensation Analyst I/II


The Compensation Analyst position provides professional level support in the administration, development, and communication of district-wide compensation programs. Provides compensation expertise regarding job evaluation, market pricing and benchmarking, compensation analysis, salary administration, and implementation of compensation programs, practices, and policies. The Compensation Analyst I position is an entry level professional position with lower level of responsibility and decision making while the Compensation Analyst II position is more experienced with expertise in one or more areas, and higher level of decision making and responsibility.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Consults, advises, and makes recommendations regarding compensation decisions, including establishing pay rates for new hire, promotion, demotion, and other transfer pay actions.
  • Assist in the design and implementation of pay plans, including determining appropriate pay grades for new or revised jobs on the basis of market analysis and internal equity.
  • Performs job evaluation studies and job analysis as required; collaborates with management staff on the creation or modification of job descriptions; develops job descriptions based on job audits and discussions with management; determines pay classification and FLSA status; and writes, revises, and maintains updated job descriptions.
  • Assists with development, and administers and communicates compensation program initiatives, including classification reviews, strategies, policies and practices, salary structures, and short and long-term programs.
  • Participates in the annual salary increase process, prepares related cost analyses for instructional and/or non- instructional positions, and calculates and processes increases for staff.
  • Assists with management and administration of district compensation plans, including base pay, bonus programs, and additional compensation processes payments as necessary.
  • Prepares a variety of communication materials to enhance transparency and understanding of compensation plans and policies, including website content.
  • Audits salary amounts to ensure accuracy and adherence to NCDPI policies; identifies discrepancies, investigates errors or issues, and implements solutions.
  • Performs market research and responds to market surveys as necessary; analyzes market data to determine CMS’s overall competitive compensation position; makes recommendations on adjustments to market rate for salaries.
  • Researches, audits, and administers longevity payments for all eligible employees.

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution
  • Experience in compensation

Salary will be commensurate with experience.

To apply, go to the CMS website, click on Careers, then click on the Non-Instructional Support Services job type and find the Analyst, Compensation job. Fill out the online application, then do a job search and apply to the position. Here is the link to our Careers site: