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Earn Type informational pages are provided as a historical reference tool for eligibility and rate information.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

(Social Security taxes deducted)

To establish pay rate for temporary UW student appointment.

Subject to Social Security taxes when credits taken are less than 6. (Use TSA if credits are equal to or greater than 6.)

Undergraduate Students

  • 874 Student Assistant E
  • 0890 ASUW/Appointee

Use limited to these job class codes.

Hours x hourly rate


Department - OPUS

UW payroll computer system automatically changes TSO to TSA when credits taken are equal to or greater than the limit.