Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1966 NO. 74 >

The state personnel board is required to make a biennial survey of classified positions for the purpose of determining the prevailing rates of pay in (1) Washington state private industries, and (2) other governmental units (within the state of Washington, other states and the federal government) for positions of a similar nature.  The board's survey is not limited to any one particular form of private industry or any one particular governmental unit.