Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 72.61
Liaison Brandon Trelstad
Submission Date Dec. 20, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Oregon State University
PA-11: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.17 / 3.00 Tracey Yee
Classification and Compensation Manager
Office of Human Resources
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The local living wage (based on a family of four and expressed as an hourly wage):
16.69 US/Canadian $

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

Does the institution have employees of contractors that work on-site as part of regular and ongoing campus operations?:

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):

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?:
150 percent

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 :

The lowest paid regular, part-time employees who work at least 80 hours per month receive approximately $23.22 per hour in wages and pro-rated employer-paid insurance benefits. This does not include additional benefits such as pro-rated sick, vacation, or personal leave.

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:

1. Compensation Philosophy:

A clearly articulated summary that defines OSU’s strategy and guiding principles for how pay will be determined, managed, and communicated

The Philosophy includes a vision for the Program that describes our goals:
-OSU will be able to recruit and retain a diverse, high-quality workforce to fulfill the mission of the University.
-There will be a Job Family framework, reflecting the variety of positions and responsibilities among Professional Faculty that more clearly recognizes job value and defines career progression.
-The Program will provide competitive salary practices, through comparison to appropriate talent markets, that are fair, equitable and financially sustainable.
-OSU’s work environment will be improved through this Program by providing opportunities for all Professional Faculty to achieve career and work life goals.
-Over time, the Program will facilitate recognition and reward of productivity, work effectiveness, and contribution to the University’s goals, thereby encouraging life-long learning and development.

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)?:

A brief description of the institution’s commitment to a student living wage:

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

Local living wage data reflect June 2018 numbers.

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