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King County is committed to providing an equitable, competitive, and fiscally responsible compensation and classification program that will attract, retain, develop, and reward staff. Compensation and Classification Services (CCS) is responsible for administering and continuously enhancing the compensation and classification program and also serves as a consultative resource for King County departments and offices on job design and compensation strategies.

King County’s compensation and classification program is based on principles of equity and social justice. Compensation and classification decisions are exercised in a transparent manner and align to King County's commitment to equal employment opportunity.

Contact Information

Department/Office

Compensation Consultants   Reclassifications, Classifications, Salary Surveys, and General Information

Sr. Compensation Consultants Market Analyses, Re-organizations, and Enterprise-wide Projects

 Adult and Juvenile Detention Molly Jensen
molly.jensen@kingcounty.gov
206-477-1383
Jason Cossette
jason.cossette@kingcounty.gov
206-477-3157
 Assessor Molly Jensen
molly.jensen@kingcounty.gov
206-477-1383
Jason Cossette
jason.cossette@kingcounty.gov
206-477-3157
 Community and Human Services Kristy Hampton
kristy.hampton@kingcounty.gov
206-477-0158
Tara McCormick
tmccormick@kingcounty.gov
206-263-3021
 Council

Kristy Hampton
kristy.hampton@kingcounty.gov
206-477-0158

Jason Cossette
jason.cossette@kingcounty.gov
206-477-3157
 District Court Molly Jensen
molly.jensen@kingcounty.gov
206-477-1383
Jason Cossette
jason.cossette@kingcounty.gov
206-477-3157
 Elections Kristy Hampton
kristy.hampton@kingcounty.gov
206-477-0158
Tara McCormick
tmccormick@kingcounty.gov
206-263-3021
 Executive (Office of the) Kristy Hampton
kristy.hampton@kingcounty.gov
206-477-0158
Jason Cossette
jason.cossette@kingcounty.gov
206-477-3157
 Executive Services (Department of) Kristy Hampton
kristy.hampton@kingcounty.gov
206-477-0158
Tara McCormick
tmccormick@kingcounty.gov
206-263-3021
 Human Resources  Kristy Hampton
kristy.hampton@kingcounty.gov
206-477-015
 Tara McCormick
tmccormick@kingcounty.gov
206-263-3021
 Information Technology Molly Jensen
molly.jensen@kingcounty.gov
206-477-1383
Jason Cossette
jason.cossette@kingcounty.gov
206-477-3157
 Judicial Administration Molly Jensen
molly.jensen@kingcounty.gov
206-477-1383
Jason Cossette
jason.cossette@kingcounty.gov
206-477-3157
 Local Services Molly Jensen
molly.jensen@kingcounty.gov
206-477-1383 
Tara McCormick
tmccormick@kingcounty.gov
206-263-3021 
Metro Transit Molly Jensen
molly.jensen@kingcounty.gov
206-477-1383  
 Tara McCormick
tmccormick@kingcounty.gov
206-263-3021 
 Natural Resources and Parks Kristy Hampton
kristy.hampton@kingcounty.gov
206-477-0158
Jason Cossette
jason.cossette@kingcounty.gov
206-477-3157
Prosecuting Attorney Kristy Hampton
kristy.hampton@kingcounty.gov
206-477-0158
Jason Cossette
jason.cossette@kingcounty.gov
206-477-3157
 Public Defense Kristy Hampton
kristy.hampton@kingcounty.gov
206-477-0158
Jason Cossette
jason.cossette@kingcounty.gov
206-477-3157
 Public Health Kristy Hampton
kristy.hampton@kingcounty.gov
206-477-0158
Tara McCormick
tmccormick@kingcounty.gov
206-263-3021
 Sheriff Molly Jensen
molly.jensen@kingcounty.gov
206-477-1383
Jason Cossette
jason.cossette@kingcounty.gov
206-477-3157
 Superior Court Molly Jensen
molly.jensen@kingcounty.gov
206-477-1383
Jason Cossette
jason.cossette@kingcounty.gov
206-477-3157
   

For general inquiries, please contact the Department of Human Resources/Compensation & Classification Services via email at ClassComp@kingcounty.gov or via telephone at 206-477-3269. 

Manager, Compensation and Classification

Meredith Merriman | meredith.merriman@kingcounty.gov | 206-477-3292

 

Kristy Hampton
classcomp@kingcounty.gov
206-477-0518
Kristy Hampton
classcomp@kingcounty.gov
206-477-0518