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2013-14 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)
40,245
30,160
Instructor (9404), Academic Administrative (93xx) titles, Academic Professional (97xx) titles (except those listed below), and county-based Minnesota Extension Service (96xx) titles.
34,724
26,043
Research Associate (9406, 9702)
34,724
26,043
Research Fellow (9407, 9703)
32,522
24,389
Teaching Specialist (9754), and Senior Teaching Specialist (9771)
26,767
20,075
Research Specialist (9755)
26,767
20,075
Post-Doctoral Associate (9546)
33,939
25,454

* 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)
52,276
72,570
 92,863
Senior Finance Manager (9345)
60,529
90,815
121,101
Finance Director (9346)
79,990
113,633
151,355
Financial Analyst (9780)
50,706
76,038
 101,370
Accountant II - No New Entry (9782)
43,726
60,752
 77,778

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) )
43,347
65,031
 86,715
Pub/Int Rel Comm Sr Consultant (9787), Marketing/Brand Sr Consultant (9789), Communications Manager (9347)
56,347
84,521
112,694
Communications Dept Director (9348)
73,258
109,887
146,515
No New Entry Classifications: Editor/Writer (9781), Communications Specialist (9797), Audio/Visual Media Producer (9796), Graphic/Multimedia Designer (9790)
37,835
52,021
 66,206

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)
36,238 - 56,458
27,177 - 42,344
17.42 - 27.14
  • Summer Ses. TA w/ Tuition Benefits (9574)
  • Summer Ses. TA w/o Tuition Benefits (9575)
Suggested hourly rate: 35.72- 41.93

Undergraduate Research and Teaching Assistants

Rank or Title Suggested Hourly Rates
Undergraduate Research Assistant I (9522) 9.32, 9.83, 11.08
Undergraduate Research Assistant II (9523) 10.46, 10.96, 11.52, 12.11, 13.47
Undergraduate Teaching Assistant I (9512) 9.32, 9.82, 11.08
Undergraduate Teaching Assistant II (9513) 10.46, 10.96, 11.52, 12.11, 13.47