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Academic Student Employee Hourly Pay Rates

Academic student positions are covered by the contract between the UW and the United Auto Workers (UAW). For all other student employment positions, UW Compensation establishes compensation requirements in accordance with University policy and as described on UW HR's Student Employees web page. Student employees must be paid at least the Washington State minimum wage.

The following pay rates apply to hourly academic student employee positions within the Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISE). The College of Engineering and other departments may employ students with different job titles and at different pay rates.

Last update: May 2020

Title/Pay Classification Occupation Code Minimum Hourly Rate Job Duties Standard Qualifications
Reader/Grader 10886

Undergraduate and/or graduate student rate: minimum. See Washington state labor ordinance

Non-teaching/research academic assistance Undergraduate or graduate student
Tutor 10887 Undergraduate and/or graduate student rate: minimum. See Washington state labor ordinance Tutoring Undergraduate or graduate student
Teaching Assistant 10868

Undergraduate student rate: minimum. See Washington state labor ordinance

Graduate: paid via Grad schools schedule. See the UW Graduate School’s TA/RA Salaries

Assist in teaching Undergraduate or graduate student
Research Assistant 10869

Undergraduate student rate: minimum. See Washington state labor ordinance

Graduate: paid via Grad schools schedule. See the UW Graduate School’s TA/RA Salaries

Assist in research Undergraduate or graduate student
Summer only Graduate Research Student Assistant 10854 Premaster: $32.56/hr

Intermediate: $35.00/hr

Candidate: $37.61/hr
   

For undergraduate and graduate positions not listed, please see the College of Engineering.