Pay Plans and Labor Contracts


​The City of Salem offers a variety of positions which serve the citizens of our community through public safety, strong neighborhoods, vital infrastructure, and face-to-face contact with our community.

Pay plans

AFSCME - Pay Plan
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
7/1/20196/30/2020182 KBafscme-pay-plans.pdf
IAFF - Pay Plan
International Association of Fire Fighters
7/1/20186/30/2019367 KBiaff-pay-plans.pdf
PCEA - Pay Plan
911 Professional Communications Employees' Association
7/1/20196/30/202016 KBpcea-pay-plan.pdf
SCABU - Pay Plan
Salem City Attorney's Collective Bargaining Unit
1/1/20196/30/2020181 KBscabu-pay-plan.pdf
SHA - Pay Plan
Salem Housing Authority
10/1/20199/30/202034 KBsha-pay-plans.pdf
SPEU - Pay Plan
Salem Police Employees' Union
1/1/20206/30/202020 KBspeu-pay-plan.pdf
Unrepresented - 11 step
Unrepresented - 11 Step Pay Plan
7/1/20196/30/20201251 KBunrepresented-pay-plan-11-step-pay-plan.pdf
Unrepresented PTE Seasonal Pay Plan
7/1/20196/30/2019227 KBunrepresented-pte-seasonal-pay-plan.pdf

Labor contracts

The City of Salem has five collective bargaining units that are represented under labor contracts listed below. If you are unsure which union represents you, please contact us.

AFSCME7/1/20186/30/20217855 KBlabor-contract-afscme.pdf
IAFF7/1/20166/30/20192788 KBlabor-contract-iaff.pdf
PCEA7/1/20196/30/2022676 KBpcea-labor-contract.pdf
SCABU7/1/20176/30/2020757 KBlabor-contract-scabu.pdf
SPEU7/1/20176/30/20202171 KBlabor-contract-speu.pdf


The Human Resources Rules set forth the personnel rules which are anticipated in SRC 2.425. The rules provide the practices and procedures followed by Salem in the administration of its human resources program.

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Human Resources Department
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
555 Liberty ST SE RM 225
Salem OR 97301