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Earn Type informational pages are provided as a historical reference tool for eligibility and rate information.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


Language Differential

Premium payment above the base salary when duties of the position require regular use of competent skills in more than one language, and/or sign language (AMESLAN), and/or Braille.

This is calculated on base pay only and does not include premium payments.

Classified Non-Union

Contract Classified

No limitations within designated employment types.

Eligible hours x hourly rate equivalent to full time monthly salary x 5%


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