Compensation Information

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.

Pay Structures

The State of South Dakota uses multiple pay structures to address occupational and market needs.

Career Band Pay Structures

Longevity Pay for State Employees

Reimbursement Forms

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

Reimbursment Form - Excel Reimbursment Form - PDF