Professional Career Opportunities Exam - Job Titles

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The Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) exam fills the following titles:
Title Salary Grade Salary Type of Title
Starting Job Rate*
Accountant Trainee 1 14 42,833 67,827 Select
Administrative Analyst Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Generalist
Administrative Assistant Trainee 1 13 41,357 64,409 Generalist
Affirmative Careers Program Specialist Trainee 1 13 41,357 64,409 Generalist
Auditor Trainee 1 14 42,833 67,827 Select
Bacteriologist (Marine) 14 42,833 54,678 Select
Biologist Trainee 1 (Aquatic) 13 40,507 67,827 Select
Biologist Trainee 1 (Ecology) 13 40,507 67,827 Select
Biologist Trainee 1 (Marine) 13 40,507 67,827 Select
Biologist Trainee 1 (Wildlife) 13 40,507 67,827 Select
Biostatistician Trainee 13 40,507 54,678 Select
Budget Examiner Trainee 1 13 41,357 64,409 Generalist
Budgeting Analyst Trainee 1 13 41,357 64,409 Generalist
Business Services Center Analyst Trainee 1 13 41,357 64,409 Generalist
Business Systems Analyst 1 18 53,339 67,827 Select
Business Systems Analyst 1 (Health) 18 53,339 67,827 Select
Business Systems Analyst Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Generalist
Capital Program Analyst Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Generalist
Child Support Specialist Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Generalist
Children & Family Services Specialist 1 18 53,339 67,827 Select
Children & Family Services Specialist 1 Minority Group 18 53,339 67,827 Select
Children and Family Services Specialist Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Generalist
Claims Services Representative Disability Benefits Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Generalist
Claims Services Representative Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Generalist
Classification & Pay Analyst Trainee 1 Generalist
Climate Policy Analyst 1 18 53,339 67,827 Select
Coastal Resources Specialist 1 18 53,339 67,827 Select
Community Correction Representative 1 18 53,339 67.827 Select
Contract Management Specialist Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Generalist
Criminal Justice Program Representative (Administration) Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Select
Criminal Justice Program Representative Trainee 1 13 40,507 67.827 Generalist
DHSES Program Administrator Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Generalist
Economic Development Program Specialist (Agriculture) Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Generalist
Economic Development Program Specialist 1 (Agriculture) 18 53,339 67,827 Select
Economic Development Program Specialist Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Generalist
Economist Trainee 1 (Labor Research) 13 40,507 67,827 Select
Education Credentials Specialist 1 18 53,339 67,827 Select
Education Credentials Specialist Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Generalist
Education Finance Specialist 1 18 53,339 67,827 Select
Education Finance Specialist Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Generalist
Education Trainee 1 11 36,246 54,678 Generalist
Employee Benefits Representative Trainee 1 13 Generalist
Employment Specialist for Individuals with Disabilities 1 21 62,242 78,922 Select
Engineering Materials Analyst Trainee 13 40,507 54,678 Select
Environmental Analyst Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Select
Environmental Chemist Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Select
Environmental Program Specialist Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Select
Environmental Specialist 1 18 53,339 67,827 Select
Environmental Specialist Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Select
Financial Analyst 1 18 53,339 67,827 Select
Financial Analyst 1 (Workers Compensation) 18 53,339 67,827 Select
Food Laboratory Specialist Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Select
Forest Appraiser Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Select
Forester Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Select
Grants Administrator Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Generalist
Health Care Fiscal Analyst Trainee 1 14 42,833 67,827 Select
Health Care Management Systems Analyst Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Select
Health Facility Management Assistant 18 51,905 64,409 Select
Health Program Administrator Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Generalist
Higher Education Services Program Analyst Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Generalist
Highway Safety Program Analyst Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Generalist
Homeless Services Representative Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Generalist
Housing & Community Renewal Specialist Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Generalist
Housing & Community Renewal Specialist Trainee 1 (Spanish Language) 13 40,507 67,827 Select
Housing Specialist Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Generalist
Human Resources Specialist 1 (Testing Engineering) 18 51,905 64,409 Select
Human Resources Specialist Trainee 1 13 41,357 64,409 Generalist
Human Resources Specialist Trainee 1 (Attendance & Leave) 13 41,357 64,409 Generalist
Human Resources Specialist Trainee 1 (Benefits) 13 41,357 64,409 Generalist
Human Resources Specialist Trainee 1 (Classification & Compensation) 13 41,357 64,409 Generalist
Human Resources Specialist Trainee 1 (Municipal Assistance) 13 41,357 64,409 Generalist
Human Resources Specialist Trainee 1 (Spanish Language) 13 41,357 64,409 Select
Human Resources Specialist Trainee 1 Staffing 13 41,357 64,409 Generalist
Human Resources Specialist Trainee 1 Testing 13 41,357 64,409 Generalist
Industrial Hygienist Trainee 1 14 42,833 74,986 Select
Internal Auditor Trainee 1 14 43,814 64,409 Select
Jobs Program Specialist 16 47,796 60,834 Select
Jobs Program Specialist (Spanish Language) 16 47,796 60,834 Select
Jobs Program Specialist Trainee 1 13 40,507 60,834 Generalist
Jobs Program Specialist Trainee 1 (Spanish Language) 13 40,507 60,834 Select
Laboratory Specialist 1 18 53,339 67,827 Select
Laboratory Specialist Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Select
License Examination Specialist Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Generalist
Management Specialist Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Generalist
Management Specialist Trainee 1 (Children & Family Services) 13 40,507 67,827 Generalist
Management Specialist Trainee 1 (Spanish Language) 13 40,507 67,827 Select
Mental Health Program Specialist Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Select
Mined Land Reclamation Specialist 1 18 53,339 67,827 Select
Mined Land Reclamation Specialist Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Select
Municipal Personnel Consultant Trainee 1 Generalist
Natural Resources Planner 14 42,833 54,678 Select
Payroll Analyst Trainee 1 13 41,357 64,409 Generalist
Personnel Examiner Trainee 1 Generalist
Policy Analyst 1 Public Authority 18 53,339 67,827 Select
Policy Analyst Public Authority Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Select
Policyholder Services Representative Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Generalist
Property Manager Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Generalist
Public Health Field Services Representative Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Generalist
Public Health Specialist 1 (Environment) 14 42,833 54,678 Select
Public Health Specialist 2 (Environment) 18 53,339 67,827 Select
Public Health Specialist Trainee 1 Environment 13 42,143 70,566 Select
Radiological Health Specialist Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Select
Real Estate Specialist Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Generalist
Real Property Analyst Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Generalist
Resources & Reimbursement Agent Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Generalist
Resources & Reimbursement Program Development Specialist 1 18 53,339 67,827 Select
Resources & Reimbursement Program Development Specialist Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Generalist
Retirement Systems Information Representative Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Generalist
Senior Accountant 18 53,339 67,827 Select
Senior Auditor 18 53,339 67,827 Select
Senior Editor of Audit Reports 21 62,242 78,922 Select
Senior Internal Auditor 18 51,905 64,409 Select
Senior Municipal Financial Analyst 18 53,339 67,827 Select
Senior Natural Resources Planner 18 53,339 67,827 Select
Senior Personnel Examiner (Engineering) 18 Select
Senior Utility Financial Analyst 18 53,339 67,827 Select
Staffing Services Representative Trainee 1 13 Generalist
Staffing Services Representative Trainee 1 (Attendance & Leave) 13 Generalist
Statistician Trainee 13 40,507 54,678 Select
Temporary Assistance Specialist (Refugee and Immigrant Services) Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Generalist
Temporary Assistance Specialist 1 18 53,339 67,827 Select
Temporary Assistance Specialist Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Generalist
Training Specialist 1 (Addictions) 18 53,339 67,827 Select
Training Specialist 1 (Mental Hygiene) 18 53,339 67,827 Select
Training Specialist Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Generalist
Transportation Analyst 18 53,339 67,827 Select
Transportation Analyst Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Select
Underwriter Disability Benefits Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Generalist
Underwriter Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Generalist
Utility Analyst (Cyber Security) Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Generalist
Utility Analyst (Environmental) Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Generalist
Utility Analyst (Telecommunications) Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Generalist
Utility Analyst 1 18 53,339 67,827 Select
Utility Analyst 1 (Cyber Security) 18 53,339 67,827 Select
Utility Analyst 1 (Environmental) 18 53,339 67,827 Select
Utility Analyst 1 (Telecommunications) 18 53,339 67,827 Select
Utility Analyst Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Generalist
Utility Financial Analyst Trainee 1 14 42,833 67,827 Select
Workforce Programs Specialist 1 18 53,339 67,827 Select
Workforce Programs Specialist 1 (Youth Systems) 18 53,339 67,827 Select
Workforce Programs Specialist Trainee 1 13 40,507 67,827 Generalist

* The Job Rate is the top salary of the journey level title. For trainee titles the amount shown is the Job Rate of the journey level title. For example, the starting salary for an Accountant Trainee 1, G-14, currently is $42,833. After successful completion of the first year of employment, you would advance to Accountant Trainee 2, G-14 (currently $47,796). After successful completion of the second year of employment, you would advance to Senior Accountant, G-18 (currently $53,339). Generally, successful employees progress through the salary schedule until they reach the job rate (currently $67,827 for Senior Accountant).