Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 57.55
Liaison Michelle Larkins
Submission Date Dec. 20, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Pacific University
IN-20: Pay Scale Equity

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Michelle Larkins
Director of the CSS
Center for a Sustainable Society
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The factor by which the total compensation of the highest compensated senior administrator exceeds that of the lowest compensated full-time employee (1:X):

Documentation supporting the institution’s reported pay scale ratio:
Documentation supporting the institution’s reported pay scale ratio:

Our pay grades and salary philosophy may be found at the following two sites:

As stated, in 2016, adjustments were made to bring individuals to 95% of the benchmark for their pay-band. The current minimum wage in OR is 12.00/hour, which is the starting wage for all student employees.



For the performance year, our ratio is 1:12.66. This is calculated by comparing the salary for our highest paid employee, our University President, and comparing it to our lowest paid employee, on campus who makes the minimum wage for the State of Oregon, which during the performance year was USD 12.00/hour. Attached is an email from our HR Director.

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

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