Watch this page! Information will be updated with the launch of Workday and the Integrated Service Center (ISC) on June 27, 2017.

As of June 19, 2017, the current UW payroll system (HEPPS; OPUS) and other legacy systems, including Employee Self Service (ESS) and OWLS, will no longer accept edits and will be converted to read-only in preparation for Workday go-live. Learn more about how you can get ready for Workday by visiting the HR/Payroll Modernization Program website.

Professional staff compensation

Professional Staff Overview

Professional staff are non-union, non-academic employees working at the University. Learn more about your position, excess compensation, and temporary pay increases.

Position and salary review

When a professional staff position’s duties and responsibilities expand or substantially change, the position may be reviewed to determine whether the position’s salary amount, job title and/or grade assignment should change.

Position review FAQ

Have questions regarding the University's professional staff compensation review process? This FAQ page addresses several concerns that employees have had in the past. See if your questions have been answered.

Temporary pay increases

All temporary salary increases for professional staff require approval from Compensation. Find out which forms are required and what the process is for this increase.

Excess compensation

If a professional staff employee temporarily takes on additional duties for their regular department, a temporary pay increase may be appropriate. Find out what might qualify for excess compensation and how you can gain approval for it.

Payroll titles and descriptors

Payroll title "descriptors" help identify and propose the payroll title to be assigned during recruitment, or when a professional staff position is reviewed for a change in payroll title. Each payroll title descriptor provides a general description of the work the series typically performs.

2015 Professional Staff Salary Survey

Milliman evaluated cash compensation for 56 benchmark jobs in the University's professional staff group. Base salary and total cash compensation data were collected via a custom survey [...]