City approves contract for salary study

A McCordsville company specializing in employee compensation is beginning a five-month study evaluating the city’s salaries and pay scale.

Columbus Board of Works members on Tuesday approved contracts with Total Rewards Solutions to pay $33,250 for a study of employee pay from the general fund and $12,675 for a study of city public safety employees pay.

The city’s parks board and utilities board will consider contracts for the study of their employee pay scales, with parks spending $11,325 and utilities spending $15,225 for the consultants’ work, said Jackson Sargent, city human resources department assistant director.

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Julie McClure is assistant managing editor of The Republic. She can be reached at or (812) 379-5631.