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. 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.

Units who anticipate hiring personnel prior to the new salary minimum effective date are encouraged to consider pre-emptively aligning with the minimums below in order to avoid having to adjust salaries on September 16, 2021.

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 (tenured, tenure track, WOT, research, and teaching) $7,452 $6,831
Associate Professors (tenured, tenure track, WOT, research, and teaching) $6,276 $5,753
Assistant Professors (tenured, tenure track, WOT, research, and teaching) $5,768 $5,287
Senior Artists in Residence, and Professors of Practice $5,089 $4,665
Lecturers, Artists in Residence, Teaching Associates, and Instructors $4,670 $4,281
Librarians Monthly Rate
Librarians $4,166
Academic Staff Monthly Rate
Visiting Scientists $4,320
Non-Union Extension Lecturers $3,745
Educators $3,786

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

Salary minimums September 16, 2019-September 15, 2021

References:  UW Faculty Code Section 24-71 A.3