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Earn Type informational pages are provided as a historical reference tool for eligibility and rate information.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


Grad Student Appointment w/o Benefits

(No Social Security taxes deducted)

Monthly payment to a UW Graduate Student when the appointment is less than 50%. (Not eligible for Graduate School Insurance benefits.)

Payments are exempt from Social Security taxes when credits taken are equal to or greater than 5. (See GOB if less than 5 credits.)

Graduate Student

No limitations within designated employment types.

Salary x %


Department - OPUS

UW payroll computer system automatically changes GNB to GOB when credits taken are below the limit.