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Earnings Type & Description


Earn Type informational pages are provided as a historical reference tool for eligibility and rate information. If you have questions on how pay is processed in Workday, please contact the Integrated Service Center (ISC) or call 206-543-8000

Earnings Type When Is It Used? Employment Type(s)/Limitations How Calculated / FTE / How Initiated


Annual Leave Payoff

(PERS I only)

Payment for unused vacation leave at the time of an employee's separation from the UW.

This is used only for employees in the PERS 1 retirement plan, and applies to up to 240 hours of vacation earned but not used within the 24 months immediately preceding separation.


Professional Staff

Classified Non-Union

Contract Classified

Hall Health Physicians


No limitations within above designated employment types.

Academic Staff

  • 0417 Educator 3
  • 0418 Educator 2
  • 0419 Educator 1

Use limited to these job class codes only.

Eligible vacation hours x 0.0063 x full-time monthly salary

PERS I retirement reductions will apply to payment


Upper Campus & Health Sciences:

  • Department - UW form #1349 (Separation Payment Authorization


  • Human Resources Employee Relations Office - UW form #1349 (Separation Payment Authorization)