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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Earn Type informational pages are provided as a historical reference tool for eligibility and rate information.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


Excess Compensation Hourly

Used for payment to faculty, academic personnel, and auxiliary faculty who do not draw a regular salary from the UW. May perform a specific service which warrants compensation on an occasional basis, such as a workshop or special lecture.

For retiree faculty, use TCH.


Academic Personnel

No limitations within designated employment types.

Flat fixed amount


Department completes OPUS entry and pastes approvals in notes section.