Job Grading

What is job grading?

As the name suggests, Job Grading is a method for evaluating a job's worth or value compared to another, regardless of the individual's qualifications or previous experience who holds the position at any given time.

What does a grade mean on a job description?

The GS pay scale determines a position's 'grade,' or pay level. Pay increases linearly with grade level. However, besides the GS payscale and special rates, there are other pay scales to consider.

What are the advantages of job grading?

Using a grading system on a job makes it possible to make sensible and consistent judgments transparently. The higher the scrutiny around each position while setting each grade, the more accurate the ratings will be, which will improve employee happiness.