Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 55.77
Liaison Susan Kaspari
Submission Date July 16, 2022

STARS v2.2

Central Washington University
PA-12: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.10 / 3.00 Staci Sleigh-Layman
Executive Director
Human Resources
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The local living wage (based on a family of four and expressed as an hourly wage):
21.85 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:

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?:
None of the above (i.e. the lowest paid regular employee or pay grade earns less than the living wage)

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

CWU’s lowest paid permanent employee earns $14.72 per hour. At CWU, the benefits listed in the section below equals 30% of the employee’s total compensation. The hourly benefit rate for $14.72 per hour is $4.416. The benefit rate of $4.416 is then added to $14.72 for a total compensation rate of $19.136, which is below the local living wage of $21.85 (97.42% of the living wage).
The university’s civil service employees (those making $14.72/hour) are governed by Washington State classification and compensation rules and regulations, available here: https://ofm.wa.gov/state-human-resources/compensation-job-classes

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:

The university supports the employment of current students, recognizing the reciprocal benefits of their work. Employment of students provides them the opportunity to gain valuable work experiences and assists them with the financing of their education. Student employees are a valuable source of labor and spirit for the university. From CWUP 2-30-200 Recruitment, Retention, and Hiring.

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