Classification & Compensation

Compensation Information

Choose from these links to find more information about compensation with the State of South Dakota.

Class Code Master
View the class code master to find pay information for all job classes.

Salary Structures
State of South Dakota salary structures and the longevity pay chart.

Travel Reimbursement Rates
Meal, lodging, and mileage per diem rates available for State of South Dakota employees.

Travel Payment Detail
Reimbursment form for meals, lodging, and mileage. Available as an Excel document or as a PDF.


South Dakota Statement of Compensation Philosophy

“The State of South Dakota compensation philosophy is a formal statement regarding the state’s position about employee compensation. It essentially explains the “why” behind employee pay and creates a framework for consistency.”