L&S Standard Rates for Short-term Staff and Student Assistants

This documents lists minimum base rates for short-term instructional and student assistant appointments and in the College of Letters and Science.

Short-term Staff (Academic Staff titles only)

Rates are effective in the fall semester (e.g., summer appointments in 2021 will follow the 2020-21 rates).

2020-21 C-Basis Rate
Associate Lecturer$42,124
Lecturer (no prefix)$49,440
Senior Lecturer$54,385
Assistant Faculty Associate$43,127
Associate Faculty Associate$49,658
Faculty Associate$54,623
Faculty Assistant$40,140
Professor Emeritus$54,385

Student Assistants

The following are College-specific rates. For campus minima and other student assistant titles, refer to campus OHR or the Grad School's website.

SA Title2020-21 C-Basis Rates
Teaching Assistant$41,000 or $45,100
Lecturer (SA)$45,000 or $49,500
Undergraduate Assistant$40,140

Calculating Gross Salary

Calculations for C-Basis (9-month) salaries:

1) Semester-length course: Base rate / 2 * appointment percentage.

2) Academic year salary: Base rate * appointment percentage.

3) Other: If the appointment is not based on a semester or academic year, use the "FLOAT" tool to calculate the instructor's salary.

Contacts for L&S Administration

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