Maryland Courts

Office of Classification & Salary Administration

The Office of Classification and Salary Administration’s mission is to promote fair and consistent application of the classification and salary practices for positions in the Maryland Judiciary:

  • Providing a pay system that allows the Judiciary to attract and retain competent employees;
  • Supporting the mission of the Judiciary and encouraging employees to consider their employment as a career rather than an interim job;
  • Establishing equitable pay standards to assure that employees with similar responsibilities are paid comparably;
  • Rewarding individual performance via step increases;
  • Providing a pay structure that reflects the relative worth of positions in the Judiciary;
  • Providing a system whereby salary budgets can be systematically planned, established, monitored, and controlled;
  • Assuring compliance with all relevant federal and state wage and salary laws and guidelines;