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The City of Portland, Oregon

Office of Management & Finance

Bureau of Human Resources

Knowledgeable | Helpful | Responsive

Phone: 503-823-3572

Benefits Line: 503-823-6031

111 SW Columbia St., Ste 550, Portland, OR 97201

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Classification and Compensation

  • Classification Requests The Classification and Compensation unit receives many classification requests annually

Classification and Compensation (“Class/Comp”) develops and manages the City’s classification and compensation plans and systems.


  • Conducts periodic large classification and compensation studies for employee groups

  • Publishes the compensation plans

  • Performs job audits of individual positions

  • Classifies new positions and creates new classifications

  • Establishes compensation and classification policies

  • Provides consultation to City bureaus