Job evaluation and market pricing help you gather internal and external data on roles in your organisation and equivalent jobs in other employers or sectors. Effective interpretation of this data is key to ensuring fair and competitive pay. To ensure they reflect changes to jobs, work, and business needs, job evaluation and market pricing exercises need regular reviews.

This factsheet introduces the fundamentals of job evaluation and market pricing. It gives guidance on choosing the right type of evaluation (analytical or non-analytical) and provides examples of the sorts of factors job evaluation schemes often use. It highlights issues that organisations should consider when implementing their chosen job evaluation scheme and outlines the different approaches to market pricing. Also included is information on the various sources of pay data.

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