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500.000 Compensation

The content of this page applies to UEA employees on the University of Minnesota, Duluth campus.


500.100 Aggregate Salary Base.

The Aggregate Salary Base used to calculate available dollars for salary adjustments shall consist of the sum of the previous fiscal year's actual base salary of eligible Members. Eligibility for the following provisions shall be limited to those Members who also were Members during the previous academic year.

500.110 One Semester Eligibility.

Members who were Members for only one semester of the previous academic year shall receive only the across-the-board salary increases described in section 501.000

500.150 Promotions.

Standard increases for promotion and/or tenure will be awarded in accordance with the University of Minnesota Academic Salary Memo as amended from time to time.

500.200 Merit.

Effective beginning each fiscal year of the contract, the Employer may increase any Member's salary for purposes of merit recognition provided that such Member was a Member during the previous academic year. The Employer shall increase such Members' individual salaries by an amount sufficient to fully use the funds specified for the purpose of Merit Adjustment in Sections 501.260. Determination of Merit for the adjustment for FY 2013 shall consider an annualized average for the evaluation period consisting of calendar years 2010 and 2011. Determination of Merit for the adjustment for FY 2014 shall consider an annualized average for the evaluation period consisting of calendar years 2010, 2011, and 2012. 

501.000 Salary Adjustments FY 2013, FY 2014.

501.250 Salary Adjustments FY  2013, 2014.

Effective the first pay period for the applicable fiscal year, the Employer shall increase the aggregate salary base for eligible Members by no less than 2.5% to be distributed as detailed in 501.260 plus an amount equal to the total costs of promotional adjustments under 500.150.

501.260 Distribution FY 2013, 2014.

The base salary adjustment will be distributed as follows:

1. One half of the percentage described in 501.250 for Merit Adjustment.

2. One fourth of the percentage described in 501.250 shall be used by the Employer to increase each eligible Member’s previous year’s salary base by an equal percentage.

3.  One fourth of the percentage described in 501.250 shall be used by the Employer to increase each eligible Member’s previous year’s base salary by an equal dollar amount,      prorated by percent time appointment.

501.500 Floor Adjustment.

Following the determination of all previously described adjustments, the Employer annually will ensure that each Member's 9 month appointment base salary in their second contract or after their third year of service, and in all subsequent years, exceeds the following values: Instructor (9404) $27,500; Assistant Professor (9403) $30,000; Associate Professor (9402) $35,000; and Full Professor (9401) $40,000.