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Earn Type informational pages are provided as a historical reference tool for eligibility and rate information.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

(No Social Security taxes deducted)

To establish pay rate for temporary UW student appointment.

Exempt from Social Security taxes when credits taken are equal to or greater than 6. (Use TSO if credits fall below 6.)

Undergraduate Students

0874 Student Assistant E 0890 ASUW/Appointee

Use limited to these job class codes only.

Hours x hourly rate


Department - OPUS

UW payroll computer system automatically changes TSA to TSO when credits taken are below the limit.