Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 70.57
Liaison Jessica Davis
Submission Date Dec. 14, 2020

STARS v2.2

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
PA-12: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.42 / 3.00 Jennifer Geary
Manager, Compensation
IU Human Resources
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The local living wage (based on a family of four and expressed as an hourly wage):
15.69 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:

IU contracts with seasonal landscape services in addition to occasional remediation or construction projects. We do not have salary data on these contractual firms.
Contractors are managed at the department level and through IU Purchasing

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:

Indiana University follows guidelines set forth by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The FLSA is an employee protection act that establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, equal pay, and recordkeeping laws based on an employee's classification. In addition, in order to meet the needs of the IU community in an economy that is increasing the standard of living, IU has increased the minimum wage for temporary employees to $10.15 per hour ($2.40 per hour higher than the state minimum wage) and $12.33 per hour for regular employees ($4.58 per hour higher than the state minimum wage).

Employees working 30 hours or more are considered full-time employees in accordance with the Affordable Care Act. As such, health and dental benefits are provided, with a wage no less than $12.33 per hour.

Employees working 29 hours or less are considered part-time employees in accordance with the Affordable Care Act. As such, health and dental benefits are not provided, with a wage no less than $10.15/hr.

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:

No formal commitment, but the university is working towards a minimum wage of $15.00 per hour for regular employees.

Website URL where information about employee compensation is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

Employee count does not include student employees, contractual employees, or visiting faculty with reciprocity agreements.

8,358 employees out of 9,433 earn at or above the living wage of $15.31/hour (data as of 4/1/2020)

The lowest-paid regular employee in FY2019 was at $12.33/hour.

Compensation Data sourced as of 04/01/20
Jennifer Geary, Manager Compensation

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