Reviewing a Salary Structure

Complete the following:

Analyze the advantages and disadvantages of broadbanding as a compensation plan.
Conclude your essay by explaining your position on whether you think broadbanding can be successfully competitive in your current or previous work environment, and provide supporting reasons for your position. How might broadbanding help with being successfully competitive compared to alternative salary structure ranges that might be used?

Be sure to use proper APA (6th edition) style and formatting.
Competencies Measured

By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:

Competency 2: Evaluate the components and implementation of base-pay programs.
Analyze advantages of broadbanding as a salary structure in a compensation plan.
Analyze disadvantages of broadbanding as a salary structure in a compensation plan.
Explain whether or not broadbanding can be successfully competitive in a work environment.

U.S. Office of Personnel Management. (n.d.). Classifying general schedule positions. http://www.opm.gov/fedclass/html/gsclass.asp
U.S. Office of Personnel Management. (2019, October). Salaries and wages: Salary table 2019-GS. https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/2019/general-schedule/
This website provides an example of a salary structure in the public sector. Step 1 is the minimum and Step 10 is the maximum in each salary grade.
Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Human Resource Management. (n.d.). Employee compensation. http://www.dhrm.virginia.gov
This website provides an example of a salary structure in the public sector.
Gerhart, B., & Newman, J. M. (2020). Compensation (13th ed.). McGraw-Hill. Available in the courserocixom via the VitalSource Bookshelf link.