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2012-13 Academic Salary Floors

The following chart lists the minimum bi-weekly based salaries that must be paid to academic appointees in the indicated classifications. Salaries floors are based on a 100-percent-time appointment and should be prorated accordingly for appointments less than 100 percent time.

Rank or Title/Floors* A-term
(12 month)
B-term
(9 month)
Professor (9401), Associate Professor (9402), and Assistant Professor (9403)
39,456
29,569
Instructor (9404), Academic Administrative (93xx) titles, Academic Professional (97xx) titles (except those listed below), and county-based Minnesota Extension Service (96xx) titles.
34,043
25,532
Research Associate (9406, 9702)
34,043
25,532
Research Fellow (9407, 9703)
31,884
23,911
Teaching Specialist (9754), and Senior Teaching Specialist (9771)
26,242
19,681
Research Specialist (9755)
26,242
19,681
Post-Doctoral Associate (9546)
33,274
24,955

* The Assistant Professor salary floor applies to Associate Professor and Professor. The Instructor salary floor applies to all Academic Administrative (93XX) and Professional (97XX) titles except Research Fellow, Teaching /Research Specialist, 96XX county - based Minnesota Extension Service titles and other titles as listed above.

Financial Job Family Classifications

Salaries ranges are based on a 100-percent-time appointment, bi-weekly based salaries, and should be prorated accordingly for appointments less than 100 percent time.

Financial Job Family Classifications Minimum Midpoint Maximum
Finance Manager - No New Entry (9344)
51,251
71,147
 91,042
Senior Finance Manager (9345)
59,342
89,034
118,726
Finance Director (9346)
78,422
111,405
148,387
Financial Analyst (9780)
49,712
74,547
 99,382
Accountant II - No New Entry (9782)
42,869
59,561
 76,253

Communications Job Family Classifications

Salaries ranges are based on a 100-percent-time appointment, bi-weekly based salaries, and should be prorated accordingly for appointments less than 100 percent time.

Communications Job Family Classifications Minimum Midpoint Maximum
Prin Editor/Writer (9783), Prin Audio/Visual Media Prod (9784), Prin Graphic/Multimedia Des (9785), Pub/Int Rel Comm Consultant (9786), Marketing/Brand Consultant (9788) )
42,494
63,752
 85,010
Pub/Int Rel Comm Sr Consultant (9787), Marketing/Brand Sr Consultant (9789), Communications Manager (9347)
55,245
82,868
110,490
Communications Dept Director (9348)
71,822
107,734
143,645
No New Entry Classifications: Editor/Writer (9781), Communications Specialist (9797), Audio/Visual Media Producer (9796), Graphic/Multimedia Designer (9790)
37,086
51,002
 64,917

Graduate & Professional Assistant Salary Ranges

Salaries ranges are based on a 100-percent-time appointment and should be prorated accordingly for appointments less than 100 percent time.

Classification A-term
(12 month)
B-term
(9 month)
Hourly Rates
  • Teaching Assistant (9511)
  • Graduate Instructor (9515)
  • Ph.D. Candidate Graduate Instructor (9517)
  • Adv. Masters TA (9518)
  • Ph.D. Cand. w/24 TA (9519)
  • Research Assistant (9521)
  • Graduate Research Project Assistant (9526)
  • Ph.D. Cand. Grad. Research Proj. Asst. (9527)
  • Adv. Masters RA (9528)
  • Ph.D. Cand. w/24 RA (9529)
  • Administrative Fellow (9531)
  • Adv. Masters AF (9532)
  • Ph.D. Cand. w/ 24 AF (9533)
  • Professional Program Asst. (9535)
  • Dental Fellow (9553)
  • Summer Term TA w/o Tuition Benefits (9571)
  • Summer Term RA w/o Tuition Benefits (9572)
  • Summer Term AF (9573)
35,527 - 55,351
26,644 - 41,514
17.08 - 26.61
  • Summer Ses. TA w/ Tuition Benefits (9574)
  • Summer Ses. TA w/o Tuition Benefits (9575)
Suggested hourly rate: 35.02- 41.11

Undergraduate Research and Teaching Assistants

Rank or Title Suggested Hourly Rates
Undergraduate Research Assistant I (9522) 9.14, 9.63, 10.86
Undergraduate Research Assistant II (9523) 10.25, 10.74, 11.29, 11.87, 13.21
Undergraduate Teaching Assistant I (9512) 9.14, 9.63, 10.86
Undergraduate Teaching Assistant II (9513) 10.25, 10.74, 11.29, 11.87, 13.21