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Earn Type informational pages are provided as a historical reference tool for eligibility and rate information.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


Temporary Supplement

Temporary Salary Supplements are an alternative pay mechanism available to compensate faculty for exceptional overload.

See ADS for other administrative compensation.

In exceptional circumstances, TPS may be paid if allowable under research grants and contracts.



No limitations within designated employment types.

Approved lump sum added to gross


Department - OPUS with prior approval of Dean and Provost