Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 51.50
Liaison Elaine Durr
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Elon University
PA-11: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.38 / 3.00 John Lew
Executive Director
Human Resources
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The local living wage (based on a family of four and expressed as an hourly wage):
15.10 US/Canadian $

Percentage of all employees (regular full-time, regular part-time, and temporary workers) that receive a living wage (benefits excluded):
87.65

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?:
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, including any in-kind benefits included as part of the total compensation figure :

In FY 2017-18, Elon University started a three year plan to establish an entry level hourly rate of $15 for all permanent hourly paid positions. For FY 2017-18, all permanent hourly positions have a minimum hourly rate of $13.00. All salary positions are at or above this rate. With benefits included, this results in a minimum total compensation for full-time employees of $17.86/hour, and the minimum total compensation for part-time employees is $13.99/hour. The benefits included are health insurance, retirement plan, vision care, life insurance, long-term disability and leave program. Part-time employees are not eligible for all of the benefits available to full-time employees.


Has the institution made a formal commitment to pay a living wage?:
No

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

Elon University has made a commitment to establish an entry level hourly rate of $15 for all permanent hourly paid positions. This is a three year plan that will be complete in FY 2019-2020.


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)?:
No

A brief description of the institution’s commitment to a student living wage:
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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