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Last Updated: 2019-11-21

Classification & Compensation

The Classification & Compensation division of Human Resources is charged with supporting and sustaining our workforce through the administration of the City of Richmond's classification, compensation, and performance management systems. Specifically, the division develops and maintains the City's classification system and pay plan, performs classification and organizational studies, conducts salary surveys, oversees the City's compliance with Federal, State, and local laws governing wages and hours of work, and prepares a variety of statistical reports utilized in all areas of the City's government.


The city of Richmond has over 500 job classifications in various departments throughout the city.

To view the job classifications, click on the Job Description link below.

To find a specific job classification, scroll through the job description pages or click on the first letter of the job classification from the alphabetical grouping at the top of the page. You may also type a specific job title in the search field to return a specific result.

Additional Resources

Job Class Specifications

Classifications & Assigned Ranges FY21

FY21 Compensation Plan (as of 9-10-2020) – Class Titles by Alpha
FY21 Compensation Plan (as of 9-10-2020) – Class Titles by Range
FY21 Compensation Plan (as of 9-10-2020) – Class Titles by Code
FY21 Compensation Plan (as of 9-10-2020) – Police & Fire Ranges
FY21 Compensation Plan (as of 9-10-2020) – General & BB Ranges
FY21 Compensation Plan (as of 9-10-2020) – Constitutionals & Others

Pay Ordinance/ Policy

Contact Information:

Human Resources
City of Richmond
900 E. Broad St., Suite 902
Richmond, VA
23219 USA
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