Research Pay Structure

Revised January 1, 2014

Revised January 1, 2014      
Salary Grade Job Title Minimum Mid-Point Maximum
RS S07 Research Scientist $50,000 or level determined by sponsor NA NA
RS S06 Research Engineer $44,000 or level determined by sponsor NA NA
RS S05
RS H06
Postdoctoral Researcher
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
$37,368 or level determined by sponsor NA NA
RS S04
RS H07
Research Associate 2
*Research Associate 2 (Hourly)
$44,000
$21.15
$61,912
$29.77
$79,825
$38.38
RS S03
RS H06
Research Associate 1
*Research Associate 1 (Hourly)
$35,000
$16.83
$48,889
$23.51
$62,778
$30.18
RS S02
RS H05
Research Assistant 2
*Research Assistant 2 (Hourly)
$31,000
$14.90
$42,936
$20.64
$54,873
$26.38
RS S01
RS H04
Research Assistant 1
*Research Assistant 1 (Hourly)
$27,000
$12.98
$36,984
$17.78
$46,968
$22.58
RS H03 Research Laboratory Technician (Hourly) $12.36/hr $16.22/hr $20.08/hr
RS H02 Research Technician (Hourly) $10.81/hr $14.16/hr $17.51/hr
RS H01 Research Apprentice/Aid (Hourly) $8.10/hr $10.63/hr $13.15/hr

Note: The annual values listed represent salaries for full-time (100%) 12-month positions. *Any employee earning less than $23,660 on an annual basis ($455 on a weekly basis) will be classified as an hourly employee under the regulations of the Fair Labor Salary Act (FLSA).