Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.16
Liaison Scott Doyle
Submission Date Oct. 25, 2022

STARS v2.2

Ithaca College
PA-12: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 3.00 Scott Doyle
Energy Management and Sustainability
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The local living wage (based on a family of four and expressed as an hourly wage):
25.86 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:

Previously IC employed an on-site contractor for dining, though that is no longer the case.

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:

Of our 166 non-benefit eligible, lowest paid employees, 155 earn a hourly wage of less than the MIT estimated family of four living wage for our area of $25.86/hour.

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:

All full-time employees earn at least living wage for an individual as determined by the Workers Center of Tompkins County. Health insurance and other benefits are also provided to Ithaca College employees.


Website URL where information about employee compensation is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

According to Ithaca College Human Resources, IC has 404 of our 1,352 active employees earning less than the family of 4 estimated hourly wage of $25.86/hour or 31% of our employee population. It should be noted that based on our local estimated individual living wage, only 38 employees or 2.8% are paid under that rate.

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