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Earn Type informational pages are provided as a historical reference tool for eligibility and rate information.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

Classified Non-Union

3rd Shift Differential

Premium paid to Registered Nurses for time worked in which the majority of hours fall between 11pm and 7am.

Applies to all hours of qualifying shift for salaried employees, and to only those hours actually worked between 11pm and 7am for hourly employees.

Employees receive shift premium for all work and paid leave time used unless temporary assignment to non-qualifying shift is greater than 5 consecutive working days.

(For Registered Nurse permanent shift, see PS3.)

Classified Non-Union


  • 6210 Registered Nurse 1-Research
  • 6211 Registered Nurse 2-Research
  • 6222 Health Care Specialist
  • 6223 Health Care Specialist Lead
  • 6230 Registered Nurse 2
  • 6231 Registered Nurse 3

Use limited to these job class codes.

Eligible hours x $3.75 per hour


Department - ETR/PTR