Salary structures serve as guidelines intended to provide a framework that ensures maintaining consistency and equity in pay. The structures embody the university’s philosophy of attracting, rewarding and retaining talent while balancing internal equity and external competitiveness. The salary structures, as applicable, are used to determine an employee’s pay rate.

Temple University “T” Salary Structure

The “T” salary structure serves as a guide in determining the pay rate for the majority of nonbargaining and some bargaining unit jobs at the university. The employee’s salary is determined using this chart, and combines other compensable factors such as benefits coverage. Learn more about the “T” salary structure.

1199C Salary Structures

These salary structures are solely applicable to jobs that are represented by the collective bargaining unit comprising the National Union of Hospital and Healthcare Employees, AFSCME, AFL-CIO and Its Affiliate District 1199C. Below is a breakdown of the various rates as they apply to the job categories.

Student Pay Guidelines

Student workers and work-study are students who are currently enrolled in Temple University and also work on campus. Both are also considered employees, but their priority responsibility is as a student. As such, for the purpose of employment, a student worker or work-study may still be subject to certain standards and expectations of employees. See the summarized difference between a student worker vs. work-study. To determine the appropriate and equitable rate of pay, this guide illustrates the pay rates based on the job type/responsibility.

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