All positions covered under collective bargaining unit contracts and Police Sergeants covered by PPSM.
- The salary of an employee must be on one of the predefined steps.
- A Step Structure may range from 1 to 25 or more steps of pay, and may or may not include half-steps.
- Salaries for the majority of staff employees are stated in monthly rates.
- With a range adjustment, each step is increased by a specific percentage and each employee on a step automatically receives the new rate for that step.