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Earn Type informational pages are provided as a historical reference tool for eligibility and rate information.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

(Social Security taxes deducted)

Premium paid for work in excess of 40 hours in a 7 day work week for UW student employees.

Wages are subject to Social Security taxes:

  • For Undergraduates when credits taken are below 6.
  • For Graduates when credits taken are below 5.
  • For thesis/dissertation students (700-800 course) when credits taken are below 2.

(See SHO if credits taken are equal to or greater than these limits.)

Undergraduate Student

Graduate Student

No limitations within designated employment types.

Eligible hours x hourly rate x 1.5


Department - PTR

UW computer payroll system automatically changes SOO to SHO when credits are equal to or greater than the limit.