124.152 Salary schedules.

(A)

(1) Except as provided in divisions (A)(2) and (3) of this section, each exempt employee shall be paid a salary or wage in accordance with schedule E-1 or schedule E-2 of division (B) of this section.

(2) Each exempt employee who holds a position in the unclassified civil service pursuant to division (A)(26) or (30) of section 124.11 of the Revised Code may be paid a salary or wage in accordance with schedule E-1, schedule E-1 for step eight only, or schedule E-2 of division (B) or (C) of this section, as applicable.

(3)

(a) Except as provided in division (A)(3)(b), (c), or (e) of this section, each exempt employee who was paid a salary or wage at step 7 in the employee's pay range on June 28, 2003, in accordance with the applicable schedule E-1 of former section 124.152 of the Revised Code and who continued to be so paid on June 29, 2003, shall be paid a salary or wage in the corresponding pay range in schedule E-1 for step eight only of division (C) of this section for as long as the employee remains in the position the employee held as of July 1, 2003. Such an employee is not eligible to be paid a salary or wage at step 7 in schedule E-1 for as long as the employee remains in the position the employee held as of July 1, 2003.

(b) If an exempt employee who is being paid a salary or wage in accordance with schedule E-1 for step eight only of division (C) of this section moves to another position, the employee shall not receive a salary or wage for that position or any other position in the future in accordance with that schedule.

(c) Each exempt employee who is being paid a salary or wage in pay range 12 through 16 of schedule E-1 for step eight only of division (C) of this section shall be paid a salary or wage in the corresponding pay range in schedule E-1 of division (B) of this section as follows:

(i) If the employee has maintained satisfactory performance in accordance with the criteria established by the employee's appointing authority within the twelve-month period immediately before July 1, 2016, at step 8 beginning on the first day of the pay period that includes July 1, 2016;

(ii) If the employee has not maintained satisfactory performance in accordance with the criteria established by the employee's appointing authority within the twelve-month period immediately before July 1, 2016, but attains satisfactory performance in accordance with the criteria before July 1, 2017, at step 8 beginning on the first day of the pay period that follows the date the employee attains satisfactory performance;

(iii) If the employee does not attain satisfactory performance in accordance with the criteria established by the employee's appointing authority before July 1, 2017, at the employee's base rate of pay as of the pay period immediately before the pay period that includes July 1, 2017, beginning on the first day of the pay period that includes July 1, 2017.

(d) If an employee described in division (A)(3)(c)(iii) of this section attains satisfactory performance in accordance with the criteria established by the employee's appointing authority, the employee shall be paid a salary or wage at step 8 in the corresponding pay range in schedule E-1 of division (B) of this section beginning on the first day of the pay period that follows the date the employee attains satisfactory performance.

(e) Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, each exempt employee who is being paid a salary or wage in range 17 or 18 of schedule E-1 for step eight only of division (C) of this section on the first day of the pay period that includes July 1, 2016, shall not receive an increase in salary or wage until the maximum rate of pay for step 6 of the employee's corresponding pay range in schedule E-1 of division (B) of this section exceeds the employee's base rate of pay as of July 1, 2016.

(f) An employee who becomes eligible to receive an increase in salary or wage under division (A)(3)(e) of this section shall be paid a salary or wage in step 6 of the employee's corresponding pay range in schedule E-1 of division (B) of this section.

(B)

(1) Beginning on the first day of the pay period that includes July 1, 2015, each exempt employee who must be paid in accordance with schedule E-1 or schedule E-2 of this section shall be paid a salary or wage in accordance with the following schedule of rates:

Schedule E-1

        

Pay Ranges and Step Values

              
     

Step 1

Step 2

Step 3

Step 4

Step 5

Step 6

Step 7

Range

                       

1

Hourly

10.32

10.78

11.24

11.73

        
  

Annually

21466

22422

23379

24398

        

2

Hourly

12.52

13.05

13.61

14.21

        
  

Annually

26042

27144

28309

29557

        

3

Hourly

13.11

13.70

14.31

14.93

        
  

Annually

27269

28496

29765

31054

        

4

Hourly

13.77

14.38

15.07

15.74

        
  

Annually

28642

29910

31346

32739

        

5

Hourly

14.44

15.10

15.74

16.43

        
  

Annually

30035

31408

32739

34174

        

6

Hourly

15.22

15.85

16.55

17.23

        
  

Annually

31658

32968

34424

35838

        

7

Hourly

16.16

16.76

17.45

18.06

18.76

     
  

Annually

33613

34861

36296

37565

39021

     

8

Hourly

17.08

17.84

18.60

19.44

20.37

     
  

Annually

35526

37107

38688

40435

42370

     

9

Hourly

18.22

19.17

20.11

21.12

22.19

     
  

Annually

37898

39874

41829

43930

46155

     

10

Hourly

19.67

20.74

21.85

23.11

24.35

     
  

Annually

40914

43139

45448

48069

50648

     

11

Hourly

21.41

22.66

23.97

25.33

26.76

     
  

Annually

44533

47133

49858

52686

55661

     

12

Hourly

23.62

24.95

26.29

27.75

29.29

30.88

33.66

  

Annually

49130

51896

54683

57720

60923

64230

70013

13

Hourly

26.04

27.47

28.98

30.52

32.24

33.99

37.04

  

Annually

54163

57138

60278

63482

67059

70699

77043

14

Hourly

28.63

30.25

31.88

33.62

35.52

37.50

40.88

  

Annually

59550

62920

66310

69930

73882

78000

85030

15

Hourly

31.45

33.22

35.10

37.02

39.08

41.23

44.94

  

Annually

65416

69098

73008

77002

81286

85758

93475

16

Hourly

34.68

36.60

38.61

40.78

43.03

45.49

49.58

  

Annually

72134

76128

80309

84822

89502

94619

103126

17

Hourly

38.21

40.32

42.58

44.93

47.43

50.08

  
  

Annually

79477

83866

88566

93454

98654

104166

  

18

Hourly

42.11

44.44

46.95

49.52

52.26

55.19

  
  

Annually

87589

92435

97656

103002

108701

114795

  

An employee who is being paid a salary or wage at step 6 on July 1, 2015, is eligible to move to step 7 beginning on the first day of the pay period that immediately follows July 1, 2015, if the employee has maintained satisfactory performance in accordance with the criteria established by the employee's appointing authority and the employee has not advanced a step within the twelve-month period immediately preceding the advancement to step 7.

Schedule E-2

Range

  

Minimum

Maximum

41

Hourly

16.23

41.62

  

Annually

33758

86570

42

Hourly

17.89

45.96

  

Annually

37211

95597

43

Hourly

19.70

50.62

  

Annually

40976

105290

44

Hourly

21.73

55.30

  

Annually

45198

115024

45

Hourly

24.01

60.38

  

Annually

49941

137248

46

Hourly

26.43

65.98

  

Annually

54974

137238

47

Hourly

29.14

72.01

  

Annually

60611

149781

48

Hourly

32.14

78.58

  

Annually

66851

163446

49

Hourly

35.44

84.84

  

Annually

73715

176467

(2) Beginning on the first day of the pay period that includes July 1, 2016, each exempt employee who must be paid in accordance with schedule E-1 or schedule E-2 of this section shall be paid a salary or wage in accordance with the following schedule of rates:

Schedule E-1

        

Pay Ranges and Step Values

                 
     

Step 1

Step 2

Step 3

Step 4

Step 5

Step 6

Step 7

Step 8

Range

                          

1

Hourly

10.58

11.05

11.52

12.02

           
  

Annually

22006

22984

23962

25002

           

2

Hourly

12.83

13.38

13.95

14.57

           
  

Annually

26686

27830

29016

30306

           

3

Hourly

13.44

14.04

14.67

15.30

           
  

Annually

27955

29203

30514

31824

           

4

Hourly

14.11

14.74

15.45

16.13

           
  

Annually

29349

30659

32136

33550

           

5

Hourly

14.80

15.48

16.13

16.84

           
  

Annually

30784

32198

33550

35027

           

6

Hourly

15.60

16.25

16.96

17.66

           
  

Annually

32448

33800

35277

36733

           

7

Hourly

16.56

17.18

17.89

18.51

19.23

        
  

Annually

34445

35734

37211

38501

39998

        

8

Hourly

17.51

18.29

19.07

19.93

20.88

        
  

Annually

36421

38043

39666

41454

43430

        

9

Hourly

18.68

19.65

20.61

21.65

22.74

        
  

Annually

38854

40872

42869

45032

47299

        

10

Hourly

20.16

21.26

22.40

23.69

24.96

        
  

Annually

41933

44221

46592

49275

51917

        

11

Hourly

21.95

23.23

24.57

25.96

27.43

        
  

Annually

45656

48318

51106

53997

57054

        

12

Hourly

24.21

25.57

26.95

28.44

30.02

31.65

32.95

34.50

  

Annually

50357

53186

56056

59155

62442

65832

68536

71760

13

Hourly

26.69

28.16

29.70

31.28

33.05

34.84

36.26

37.97

  

Annually

55515

58573

61776

65062

68744

72467

75421

78978

14

Hourly

29.35

31.01

32.68

34.46

36.41

38.44

40.01

41.90

  

Annually

61048

64501

67974

71677

75733

79955

83221

87152

15

Hourly

32.24

34.05

35.98

37.95

40.06

42.26

43.99

46.06

  

Annually

67059

70824

74838

78936

83325

87901

91499

95805

16

Hourly

35.55

37.52

39.58

41.80

44.11

46.63

48.53

50.82

  

Annually

73944

78042

82326

86944

91749

96990

100942

105706

17

Hourly

39.17

41.33

43.64

46.05

48.62

51.33

     
  

Annually

81474

85966

90771

95784

101130

106766

     

18

Hourly

43.16

45.55

48.12

50.76

53.57

56.57

     
  

Annually

89773

94744

100090

105581

111426

117666

     

Schedule E-2

Range

  

Minimum

Maximum

41

Hourly

16.23

42.66

  

Annually

33758

88733

42

Hourly

17.89

47.11

  

Annually

37211

97989

43

Hourly

19.70

51.89

  

Annually

40976

107931

44

Hourly

21.73

56.68

  

Annually

45198

117894

45

Hourly

24.01

61.89

  

Annually

49941

128731

46

Hourly

26.43

67.63

  

Annually

54974

140670

47

Hourly

29.14

73.81

  

Annually

60611

153525

48

Hourly

32.14

80.54

  

Annually

66851

167523

49

Hourly

35.44

86.96

  

Annually

73715

180877

(3) Beginning on the first day of the pay period that includes July 1, 2017, each exempt employee who must be paid in accordance with schedule E-1 or schedule E-2 of this section shall be paid a salary or wage in accordance with the following schedule of rates:

Schedule E-1

        

Pay Ranges and Step Values

                 
     

Step 1

Step 2

Step 3

Step 4

Step 5

Step 6

Step 7

Step 8

Range

                          

1

Hourly

10.84

11.33

11.81

12.32

           
  

Annually

22547

23566

24565

25626

           

2

Hourly

13.15

13.71

14.30

14.93

           
  

Annually

27352

28517

29744

31054

           

3

Hourly

13.78

14.39

15.04

15.68

           
  

Annually

28662

29931

31283

32614

           

4

Hourly

14.46

15.11

15.84

16.53

           
  

Annually

30077

31429

32947

34382

           

5

Hourly

15.17

15.87

16.53

17.26

           
  

Annually

31554

33010

34382

35901

           

6

Hourly

15.99

16.66

17.38

18.10

           
  

Annually

33259

34653

36150

37648

           

7

Hourly

16.97

17.61

18.34

18.97

19.71

        
  

Annually

35298

36629

38147

39458

40997

        

8

Hourly

17.95

18.75

19.55

20.43

21.40

        
  

Annually

37336

39000

40664

42494

44512

        

9

Hourly

19.15

20.14

21.13

22.19

23.31

        
  

Annually

39832

41891

43950

46155

48485

        

10

Hourly

20.66

21.79

22.96

24.28

25.58

        
  

Annually

42973

45323

47757

50502

53206

        

11

Hourly

22.50

23.81

25.18

26.61

28.12

        
  

Annually

46800

49525

52374

55349

58490

        

12

Hourly

24.82

26.21

27.62

29.15

30.77

32.44

33.77

35.36

  

Annually

51626

54517

57450

60632

64002

67475

70242

73549

13

Hourly

27.36

28.86

30.44

32.06

33.88

35.71

37.17

38.92

  

Annually

56909

60029

63315

66685

70470

74277

77314

80954

14

Hourly

30.08

31.79

33.50

35.32

37.32

39.40

41.02

42.95

  

Annually

62566

66123

69680

73466

77626

81952

85322

89336

15

Hourly

33.05

34.90

36.88

38.90

41.06

43.32

45.09

47.21

  

Annually

68744

72592

76710

80912

85405

90106

93787

98197

16

Hourly

36.44

38.46

40.57

42.85

45.21

47.80

49.75

52.09

  

Annually

75795

79997

84386

89128

94037

99424

103480

108347

17

Hourly

40.15

42.36

44.73

47.20

49.84

52.61

     
  

Annually

83512

88109

93038

98176

103667

109429

     

18

Hourly

44.24

46.69

49.32

52.03

54.91

57.98

     
  

Annually

92019

97115

102586

108222

114213

120598

     

Schedule E-2

Range

  

Minimum

Maximum

41

Hourly

16.23

43.73

  

Annually

33758

90958

42

Hourly

17.89

48.29

  

Annually

37211

100443

43

Hourly

19.70

53.19

  

Annually

40976

110635

44

Hourly

21.73

58.10

  

Annually

45198

120848

45

Hourly

24.01

63.44

  

Annually

49941

131955

46

Hourly

26.43

69.32

  

Annually

54974

144186

47

Hourly

29.14

75.66

  

Annually

60611

157373

48

Hourly

32.14

82.55

  

Annually

66851

171704

49

Hourly

35.44

89.13

  

Annually

73715

185390

(C)

(1) Beginning on the first day of the pay period that includes July 1, 2015, each exempt employee who must be paid in accordance with salary schedule E-1 for step eight only shall be paid a salary or wage in accordance with the following schedule of rates:

Schedule E-1 for Step Eight Only

  

Pay Ranges and Step Values

  

Range

     

12

Hourly

32.60

  

Annually

67808

13

Hourly

35.85

  

Annually

74568

14

Hourly

39.53

  

Annually

82222

15

Hourly

43.50

  

Annually

90480

16

Hourly

47.98

  

Annually

99798

17

Hourly

52.84

  

Annually

109907

18

Hourly

58.22

  

Annually

121098

(2) Beginning on the first day of the pay period that includes July 1, 2016, each exempt employee who must be paid in accordance with schedule E-1 for step eight only shall be paid a salary or wage in accordance with the following schedule of rates:

Schedule E-1 for Step Eight Only

  

Pay Ranges and Step Values

  

Range

     

12

Hourly

33.42

  

Annually

69514

13

Hourly

36.75

  

Annually

76440

14

Hourly

40.52

  

Annually

84282

15

Hourly

44.59

  

Annually

92747

16

Hourly

49.18

  

Annually

102294

17

Hourly

54.16

  

Annually

112653

18

Hourly

59.68

  

Annually

124134

  

  

     

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

(D) As used in this section :

(1) "Exempt employee" means a permanent full-time or permanent part-time employee paid directly by warrant of the director of budget and management whose position is included in the job classification plan established under division (A) of section 124.14 of the Revised Code but who is not considered a public employee for the purposes of Chapter 4117. of the Revised Code. "Exempt employee" also includes a permanent full-time or permanent part-time employee of the secretary of state, auditor of state, treasurer of state, or attorney general who has not been placed in an appropriate bargaining unit by the state employment relations board.

(2) "Base rate of pay" means the rate of pay established under schedule E-l or schedule E-l for step eight only of this section, plus the supplement provided under division (E) of section 124.181 of the Revised Code, plus any supplements enacted into law that are added to schedule E-l or schedule E-l for step eight only of this section.

Amended by 131st General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 390, §101.01, eff. 9/28/2016.

Amended by 131st General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 64, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2015.

Amended by 128th General AssemblyFile No.9, HB 1, §101.01, eff. 7/17/2009.

Effective Date: 06-29-2004; 03-30-2006; 2007 HB119 06-30-2007

Note: The amendment to this section by 129th General AssemblyFile No.10, SB 5, §1 was rejected by voters in the November, 2011 election.