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Classification and Compensation

What is Classification?

Classification refers to a system that defines the duties, responsibilities, and authority level of a job and the knowledge and experience required to perform those duties. For a comprehensive list of job classifications, visit our Career Catalog.

What is Compensation?

Compensation is the monetary value of the work that an employee performs.

Our Classification and Compensation System

Classification and compensation work together to create a system that provides consistent, fair, and equitable compensation for employees. The State of Mississippi’s classification and compensation system policies are outlined in the Variable Compensation Plan.

Agencies under MSPB purview are assigned analysts who work with agencies to ensure they are in compliance with the Variable Compensation Plan.