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Earn Type informational pages are provided as a historical reference tool for eligibility and rate information.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


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Permanent 3rd Shift Differential

Registered Nurse Permanent Night Shift Differential.

Premium pay for work time in which majority of time falls between 11pm and 7am when employee is permanently assigned to a qualifying shift. Employee receives shift premium for all paid work and paid leave time used unless temporary assignment to non-qualifying shift is greater than 5 consecutive working days.

Once a shift has been identified as eligible, the shift differential applies to all hours of a qualifying shift.

Contract Classified


  • 8903 Registered Nurse 2
  • 8904 Registered Nurse 3
  • 8908 Registered Nurse 2
  • 8909 Registered Nurse 3
  • 8933 Health Care Specialist
  • 8934 Health Care Specialist Lead
  • 8935 Health Care Specialist – In-patient or Emergency Department
  • 8936 Health Care Specialist Lead – In-patient or Emergency Department

Use limited to these job class codes only.

Eligible hours x $4.00/hour


Department - OPUS for permanent assignment

ETR/PTR - If not permanently assigned to second shift, use earnings type SD8.