General wage adjustment

State HR - Comp & Class

Contact information

Raad Building
128 10th Ave SW, PO Box 47500
Olympia, WA 98504-7500

What is a general wage adjustment? 

A general wage adjustment is a pay adjustment given to state employees.

Who is eligible?

The state Legislature ultimately determines which state employers are eligible to receive the General Wage Adjustment. 

How is the general wage adjustment funded?

It is authorized and funded by the Legislature. The amount may vary, based on your union representation, what was bargained on your behalf, and budget.

When do state employees receive the general wage adjustment?

The Legislature authorizes the effective date of the general wage adjustment.