Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 70.16
Liaison Kylee Singh
Submission Date Sept. 19, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

California Polytechnic State University
PA-11: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.98 / 3.00 Margie Coolidge
Administrator
Human Resources
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The local living wage (based on a family of four and expressed as an hourly wage):
18.73 US/Canadian $

Percentage of all employees (regular full-time, regular part-time, and temporary workers) that receive a living wage (benefits excluded):
97.67

Does the institution have employees of contractors that work on-site as part of regular and ongoing campus operations?:
Yes

Percentage of employees of contractors that work on-site as part of regular and ongoing campus operations that the institution has verified as receiving a living wage (benefits excluded) (0-100; enter ‘0’ if unknown):
0

The total compensation provided to the institution’s lowest paid regular (i.e., permanent) employee or pay grade meets or exceeds what percentage of the living wage?:
100 percent

A brief description of the minimum total compensation provided to the institution’s lowest paid employee or pay grade, including any in-kind benefits included as part of the total compensation figure :

Benefits include:  Health, Dental, Vision, Retirement, OASDI, Medicare, Life and Long Term Disability.

Lowest Annual Salary with Benefits: $42839
Percent above Living Wage: 9.95%


Has the institution made a formal commitment to pay a living wage?:
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A copy or brief description of the institution’s written policy stating its commitment to a living wage:

We are one of 23 campuses in a system wide entity. Most of our employees (except Management Personnel Plan and non-represented employees) are covered under a collective bargaining agreement which ensures sustainable wages. The salary schedule is set by the CSU Chancellor’s Office in negotiation with the unions and applied to all 23 campuses


Has the institution made a formal commitment to provide a living wage to its student employees and/or graduate teaching/research assistants (e.g. by adopting a student bill-of-rights)?:
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A brief description of the institution’s commitment to a student living wage:

A campus climate in which everyone thrives is a campus community that demonstrates an appreciation for both the importance of having a diverse faculty, staff, administrators, and student body, as well as an inclusive climate.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:

The local living wage (based on a family of four and expressed as an hourly wage) – Extracted from Dr Amy K Glasmeier of MIT for 2018 Data (most recent)
SLO County: $18.73/Hourly; $3247/Monthly; $38,964/Annual
Percentage of all employees (regular full-time, regular part-time, and temporary workers) that receive a living wage (benefits excluded) (0-100)
Total Number of EEs: 2750
Number of EEs below Living Wage: 64
Percent below: 2.33%
The total compensation (wages + benefits) provided to the institution’s lowest paid regular employee or pay grade meets or exceeds what percentage of the living wage?
Lowest Annual Salary with Benefits: $42839
Percent above Living Wage: 9.95%
The 9.95% would translate to a multiplier of 1.0995 or 109.95%.

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