Current salary information
Salary rates for faculty, academic staff and other unclassified positions are maintained by the UW-Madison Office of Human Resources (OHR) Academic Personnel Office, and are updated annually.
Below is a directory of frequently-used rate information; additional information can be found on the OHR Academic Personnel Office Policies, Procedures, Guidelines, and Handbooks for Unclassified Employees page:
Other research/outreach positions (Category A academic staff)
Includes research specialist, outreach specialist, lab manager, outreach program manager, research program manager and other positions without responsibilities similar to faculty.
Determining Category A salary rate is a two-step process:
1. Determine salary grade code for the position title/level.
Using the OHR Unclassified Title Guide, locate the position title of interest. Corresponding salary grade codes for each level within the title are displayed at right, as shown below. In this example, the salary grade code for an Associate Research Specialist is 1.
2. Determine salary range based on salary grade code.
Using the Office of Human Resources Category A Academic Staff Salary Ranges table, locate the salary grade code that you identified in the previous step, as shown below. Corresponding salary ranges for Annual (A) and Academic (C) appointments are shown at right. In this example, the annual appointment salary range for an associate research specialist (grade code 1) is $29,094-$41,190.