Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.35
Liaison Juliana Goodlaw-Morris
Submission Date Feb. 6, 2024

STARS v2.2

California State University, San Marcos
PA-12: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.50 / 3.00 Marianne Wall
Sr. Human Resources Advisor
Human Resources
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The local living wage (based on a family of four and expressed as an hourly wage):
34.79 US/Canadian $

Percentage of employees that receive a living wage (benefits excluded):

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

A list or brief description of significant on-site contractors:

Elite Show Services
Mission Linen Supply
Clean Harbors Environmental Services
California Boiler
San Diego Refrigeration
Good Earth Plant and Flower Company
Seven Interpreting
Sectran Security
Aldrich CPA’s and Advisors LLP

Percentage of employees of on-site contractors known to receive a living wage or be covered by collective bargaining agreements (i.e., union contracts):

Total compensation provided to the institution’s lowest paid regular, part-time or full-time employee or pay grade meets or exceeds what percentage of the living wage?:
150 percent

A brief description of the minimum total compensation provided to the institution’s lowest paid employee or pay grade:

The total compensation for the lowest paid employee includes: gross salary, employer paid retirement, social security, medicare, health, dental, vision, life insurance, and value of paid time off (vacation, sick leave, holidays and personal holiday).

See attached sample total compensation calculation based on an employee making the minimum CSU salary for a benefits-eligible employee of $17.31/hour. This is just a sample as actual amounts will vary based on health and dental plan selections and retirement plan eligibility, etc.

Has the institution made a formal commitment to pay a living wage?:

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

Website URL where information about employee compensation is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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