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
7/1/20176/30/201888 KBafscme-pay-plans.pdf
IAFF - Pay Plan
International Association of Fire Fighters
7/1/20176/30/201866 KBiaff-pay-plans.pdf
PCEA - Pay Plan
911 Professional Communications Employees' Association
7/1/20176/30/201816 KBpcea-pay-plan.pdf
SCABU - Pay Plan
Salem City Attorney's Collective Bargaining Unit
7/1/20176/30/2020201 KBscabu-pay-plan.pdf
SHA - Pay Plan
Salem Housing Authority
10/1/20166/30/201731 KBsha-pay-plans.pdf
SPEU - Pay Plan
Salem Police Employees' Union
1/1/20186/30/201831 KBspeu-pay-plan.pdf
Unrepresented - 11 step
Unrepresented - 11 Step Pay Plan
7/1/20176/30/2018118 KBunrepresented-pay-plan-11-step-pay-plan.pdf
Unrepresented - 6 step
Unrepresented - 6 Step Pay Plan
7/1/20176/30/2018131 KBunrepresented-pay-plan-6-step-pay-plan.pdf
Unrepresented PTE Seasonal Pay Plan
Unrepresented PTE Seasonal Pay Plan
7/1/20176/30/201838 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.

Bargaining Unit
AFSCMEAmerican Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees7/1/20156/30/20183614 KBlabor-contract-afscme.pdf
IAFFInternational Association of Fire Fighters7/1/20166/30/20192783 KBiaff-2016-2019-contract-august-2017.pdf
PCEA911 Professional Communications Employees' Association7/1/20166/30/2019747 KBpcea-labor-contract.pdf
SCABUSalem City Attorney's Collective Bargaining Unit7/1/20176/30/2020757 KBlabor-contract-scabu.pdf
SPEUSalem Police Employees' Union7/1/20176/30/20202171 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.

All employees are governed by the Human Resources Rules.

Civil Service Rules apply to Fire personnel.

Human Resources Rules636 KBhuman-resources-rules.pdf
Civil Service Rules - Fire 152 KBlabor-contract-fire-department-civil-service-rules-2013.pdf

Find out more about a specific job classification.

Job classifications

Contact us

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