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Earn Type informational pages are provided as a historical reference tool for eligibility and rate information.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


Student Incentive Award w/o OASI

(No Social Security taxes deducted)

Incentive award paid to UW undergraduate student based on performance as developed by the department.

Wages are exempt from Social Security taxes when credits are equal to or greater than 6.

Undergraduate Student

No limitations within designated employment type.

Eligible hours x $5 per hour


Department - PTR

UW computer payroll system automatically changes SIA to SIO when credits taken are below the limit.