Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.59
Liaison Susan Dorward
Submission Date Aug. 4, 2022

STARS v2.2

Raritan Valley Community College
PA-12: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 3.00 Cheryl Wallace
Executive Director of HR
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The local living wage (based on a family of four and expressed as an hourly wage):
30.18 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:

Contractors on site are our security guards, food services and bookstore vendors.

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:

The college's lowest paid part time hourly pay is $13.00. The lowest regular full time employee pay grade is $25.00.

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:

The college has made a commitment to pay a living wage for at least one adult, which is 18.00. The college is committed to paying employees part time and full time market rate for positions worked. The college completed a salary study in 2021 to make sure all full time positions were aligned with the market value of the position for base salary. Including benefits, employees are provided a reduced health cost contribution in comparison to other NJ Community Colleges. We are at tier 3 or premium rates while others are at tier 4.

Website URL where information about employee compensation is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

All data was provided by Cheryl Wallace in HR.

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