Salt Lake County

Compensation Analyst

Requisition ID 2023-33240
# of Openings
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date
6 days ago(1/24/2023 1:37 PM)
SLCO Department (Portal Searching)
Human Resources
Location : Location
Location : Address
Location : Postal Code
Position Type (Portal Searching)
Regular Full-Time (Merit)
Requisition Post Information* : Post End Date
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Job Description

Salt Lake County…A career with a purpose in the community you love!

Salt Lake County invites you to explore our exciting career opportunities. We seek highly enthusiastic individuals to enrich our County with your experience and talent. If you enjoy working in a team environment that is committed to changing the lives of its community, please keep reading.

What it is like to work here:

At Salt Lake County our culture is woven into all aspects of our work and our employees’ lives, from the way we treat each other to the way we support the community.  To promote and foster a fun and healthy work environment, we appreciate employees through great benefits, a healthy work life balance and room to grow and develop.

Surround yourself with:

Peers who are motivated to make a difference in the lives of those we serve. We serve Salt Lake County and envision a safe and beautiful place for all to live work and have fun. Salt Lake County is about connecting people and championing our community.  Community is more than a place….its our heart and service that bring us together.

We encourage a work life balance:

Working for Salt Lake County is more than just a paycheck.  A career with /Salt Lake County includes several benefits and perks.  We support our employees with 12 Holidays, up to 24 vacation days, 12 sick days and one personal day every year.  We work in a hybrid environment giving you flexibility to manage working from home and being in office.

Additional Benefits include:

  • Retirement options for hybrid pension/401(k) or 401(k) only with a 10% contribution

Medical coverage including a 100% county paid premium option-Dental and Vision coverage including coverage for adult designees

  • Health Savings account with a county contribution up to $1200/year, Flexible Spending Account
  • 100% county-paid Long-Term Disability and Short-Term Disability option
  • Professional Development
  • Plus: Onsite medical clinic, childcare and gym; hospital insurance, pet insurance auto and home insurance and discounts at County facilities.



This job provides professional level support in the design and administration of compensation practices, policies and programs including data preparation and analysis. Provides support and problem resolution to HR staff and agency administrators on compensation philosophy, programs, and practices.




Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Human Resources, Finance, Business, Communication, Statistics, Mathematics, or other closely related field, plus two (2) years of experience in the analysis, design and/or administration of compensation programs. Education may not be substituted for the required experience.


Due to the nature of this position, the successful applicant must pass a required pre-employment background check and subsequent mandatory background checks in accordance with current County Human Resources policy requirements.


PeopleSoft HCM experience is preferred. Payfactors or other compensation management system experience is preferred.




  • Participates in the evaluation of County compensation programs ensuring programs are effective, equitable and consistently utilized across the organization. Participates in compensation projects. Meets established project objectives and plans, seeks input from all relevant sources. Communicates project information and provides project status updates to stakeholders at all organizational levels.
  • Prepares analytics and modeling reports. Collects and analyzes data. Makes recommendations concerning compensation programs and business processes. Analyzes potential cost for current and proposed modifications to compensation programs. Manages current employee, potential employee, and market data in spreadsheets and databases. Generates and interprets compensation related reports from HR systems and compensation management systems.
  • Conducts market pricing activities, including analysis of market pay and analysis of internal/external compensation, market, and staffing trends. Conducts job evaluation activities including job audits, determining correct classifications, and creating, maintaining, and updating job descriptions. Ensures accurate FLSA exemption designation.
  • Provides compensation input and guidance to HR partners. Develops and facilitates compensation related presentations, meetings, and training programs. Conducts compensation related training to HR staff and customers.
  • Reviews, evaluates, interprets, and ensures compensation programs comply with laws, rules, and policy/procedures. Updates, documents, and trains employees on HR policies and procedures related to compensation.



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