Carnegie Mellon University


HR's Compensation staff members administer the university's compensation policies and principles to ensure equitable and competitive pay practices across the university.

Services Offered

  • We assist with job evaluation, career path development, pay practice and compliance.
  • We perform analysis and provide benchmark information to client departments to assist with their strategic salary planning, new hire or promotional pay decisions and organizational structure.
  • We ensure that staff roles are classified appropriately and are in compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act and other federal and state regulations.
  • We advise and provide recommendations to departments regarding employee compensation.

How Can HR Compensation Help You?

We consult with members of the Office of Human Resources, departments and key stakeholders in facilitating and understanding the university’s compensation philosophy, strategy and guidelines.

As such, we evaluate and analyze positions, assist in the understanding of benchmark references, and confirm proper alignment with the correct job families and career ladders while ensuring compliance with all federal, state and local regulations.