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Earn Type informational pages are provided as a historical reference tool for eligibility and rate information.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

(Social Security taxes are deducted)

For a UW Graduate Student appointed to GSA position, when student is not taking enough credits to be exempt from Social Security.

Payments are subject to Social Security takes when credits are less than 5.

(See GSA if credits are equal to or greater than 5.)

Graduate Student

No limitations within designated employment types.

Salary x %


Department - OPUS

UW payroll computer system automatically changes GSO to GSA when the credits taken are equal to or greater than the limit.