Academic Personnel

Salary Minimums

The University has established minimum full-time monthly rates of pay for faculty, librarians, and other academic personnel. These salary minimums apply to all titles, ranks, and tracks listed below regardless of funding source or length of appointment. Salary minimums also apply to persons appointed as acting, affiliate, clinical, temporary, and visiting in any of the applicable ranks and titles below. Note: these salary rates are minimums. In determining an appropriate salary, there are likely to be factors which justify a unit exceeding the salary minimums.

Salary minimums listed below went into effect September 16, 2019.

Academic personnel titles not appearing on the table below are either governed by a collective bargaining agreement or are not subject to a UW monthly base salary minimum. In rare circumstances when academic personnel are approved to work on an hourly basis, state and federal salary minimums shall apply.

Titles/Ranks/Tracks* Monthly Rate
Faculty 9 month 12 month
Professors (including WOT and Research) $7,165 $6,568
Associate Professors (including WOT and Research) $6,035 $5,532
Assistant Professors (including WOT and Research) $5,546 $5,085
Principal Lecturers $5,431 $4,978
Senior Lecturers, Senior Artists in Residence, and Professors of Practice $4,893 $4,485
Lecturers, Artists in Residence, Teaching Associates and Instructors $4,490 $4,115
Librarians Monthly Rate
Librarians $4,166
Academic Staff Monthly Rate
Visiting Scientists $4,115
Non-Union Extension Lecturers $3,600
Educators $3,712

* These salary minimums also apply to persons appointed as acting, affiliate, clinical, temporary, and visiting in applicable ranks and titles.

References:      UW Policy Directory, Faculty Code, Chapter 24-71 Section A.3