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Wage Scale and Level Definitions

Student Wage Scale

2021 Student Wage Scale

(effective January 1st 2021)

 

1st Year  Base

2nd Year

3rd Year

4th Year

General

Level A

 

$11.75

 

$11.87

 

$11.98

 

$12.10

Skilled

Level B

 

$12.10

 

$12.22

 

$12.34

 

$12.47

Specialist

Level C

 

$12.47

 

$12.59

 

$12.71

 

$12.84

*Wage Increases for returning student employees were not approved for AY 20-21; due to this, no student employees will receive an increase in AY20-21.

*Students who began their work anytime during or after September 2019 will continue to be paid at the base rate reflected above.

*Students who began their position prior to September 2019 may have received a wage increase in subsequent years based on approval. 

 

The wage scale is set by the following criteria (see Wage Level Definitions for further details):

  • Level of skills required, including special skills
  • Level of experience/training required
  • Level of independent work, confidentiality and peer supervision
  • Level of mental activity
  • Level of accountability

Any position that clearly requires a higher pay rate outside of the set levels because of experience and levels of technical expertise required will be managed through Student Employment on a case-by-case basis.

Temporary Pay Card Wages

Hourly rate can not be less than the Level A base rate

Van Drivers- Level B on the Student Wage Scale

Crowd Managers- Level C on the Student Wage Scale

Photographer- Determined by the supervisor using the Student Wage Scale

Videographer- Determined by the supervisor using the Student Wage Scale

DJ/Musicians- $25 per hour (per musician)

Level Definitions 

Level A (General)

Includes all entry-level student jobs that do not require previous training or special skills other than basic computer skills. Requires minimum and finite on-the-job training. Does not require supervision of others. Requires some independence, but also some supervision. 

Examples include: Office Assistants, Monitors, Note Takers, Mail Clerks, Library Circulation Desk Assistants, Retail Clerks, Computer Consultants, Receptionists, Athletics Game Staff, Dining Waitstaff, and Dishwashers

Level B (Skilled)

Includes positions that require a higher level of responsibility and independence. Requires some previous training or experience. Positions offer extensive on-the-job training or require certification. Students may be responsible for an aspect of a program, and/or supervising other students. 

Examples include: Intramural Commissioners, Museum Interns, Box Office Supervisors, Ski & Snowboard Instructors, Lifeguards, Advanced Computer Consultants, Research Assistants, Tutors, Peer Tutors, Van Drivers, Cooks, and Graders

Level C (Specialist)

Includes positions that may require special supervisory skills or an advanced level of academic achievement or other qualifications.  Position might be responsible for the success of an entire program. Requires extensive previous experience, highly specialized skills or ongoing training. Job duties may include hiring, training, scheduling and supervising other students. 

Examples include: Lead Computer Consultants, Student Staff Coordinators, Media Specialists, Peer Career Advisors, Senior Admissions Fellows, Phonathon Managers, GIS Specialists, Certified Crowd Managers, and EMT's

Any position that clearly requires a higher pay rate outside of the set levels because of experience and levels of technical expertise required will be managed through Student Employment on a case-by-case basis.