Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 69.06
Liaison Margaret Bounds
Submission Date June 18, 2021

STARS v2.2

Connecticut College
PA-12: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
0.18 / 3.00 Cheryl Miller
Assistant VP of Human Resources and Professional Development
Finance and Administration
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The local living wage (based on a family of four and expressed as an hourly wage):
17.78 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:

Campus bookstore run by Follett with four employees.

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:

In addition to their hourly rate, the lowest paid employees receive a 5% College contribution to their retirement plan, ability to enroll in College sponsored, highly subsidized medical and dental plans (employee premium contributions for the College's medical and dental insurance are based on employee's annual wage with lower paid employees contributing significantly less than higher paid employees), access to up to three courses at the College, up to $1,000 in tuition reimbursement for courses they take elsewhere, dependent tuition benefit up to 25% of Connecticut College's tuition after 7 years of service, access to the library and athletic complex (pool, ice rink, fitness center, squash courts, field house, outdoor track), Employee Assistance Program, cell phone discounts through select carriers, paid time off (holidays, sick leave, vacation), short term disability, long term disability, life insurance, and a flexible spending account.

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 percentage of employees receiving a local living wage was calculated based on the payroll on 10/21/2020 including all regular full-time, regular part-time, and temporary/adjunct employees. Of 848 employees included in the report, 683 had wages exceeding the local living wage.

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