Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 65.92
Liaison Christie-Joy Hartman
Submission Date Dec. 21, 2018
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STARS v2.1

James Madison University
PA-11: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.12 / 3.00 Richard Larson
AVP for HR, Training and Performance
Human Resources
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

The local living wage (based on a family of four and expressed as an hourly wage):
15.89 US/Canadian $

Percentage of all employees (regular full-time, regular part-time, and temporary workers) that receive a living wage (benefits excluded):
79

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):
3

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 :

Lowest paid Full-time employees: The current base university rate (BUR) is $23,575 or 11.31/hour which was determined based on MIT's living wage rate for 1 adult. With in-kind benefits provided the total annual amount is $43,911 or $21.11 per hour.

Lowest paid Part-time employees: The lowest rate for part-time (wage) employees is $7.25 per hour.


Has the institution made a formal commitment to pay a living wage?:
Yes

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

The current base university rate (BUR) is $23,575 or 11.31/hour which was determined based on MIT's living wage rate for 1 adult. This is for full-time employees only.


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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-Living wage per AASHE = $15.89 per hour X 2080 hours = $33,051.20

-919 full-time classified employees earn at least $33,051.20 out of 1322 total full-time employees.

-377 wage employees earn at least $15.89/hr out of 742 total wage employees
563 AP Faculty earn at least $33,051.20 out of 576 total AP Faculty.

-1103 Instruction Faculty earn at least $33,051.20 out of 1103 Instructional Faculty

-Grand totals:
2962 employees out of 3743 employees, or 79%, earn at least $33,051.20

The analysis was conducted in 2018.

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution or simply email your inquiry to stars@aashe.org.