Salary & Compensation

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The objective of the Roanoke-Chowan Community College compensation program is to establish salary rates comparable to the market and assist campus supervisors with salary decisions that help recruit, retain, and motivate highly qualified employees.
This section provides resources to help employees learn more about Compensation and the services we provide.

Starting Salaries / New Hire Salaries
Establishing a starting salary for a new employee or deciding to give a promotional increase requires careful consideration. In both cases, you should determine how the employee’s prior experience, knowledge, and skills compare with other employees already performing the same job.

Before establishing the starting salary of a new employee, consider each of the following factors:

  • Recruiting difficulty (size of qualified applicant pool, length of recruitment, etc.)
  • Comparable internal salaries
  • Employee’s knowledge, skills, and experience compared to others performing similar work
  • Budget