Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 34.71
Liaison Kristina Bryan
Submission Date March 2, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Saint Louis University
PA-11: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.45 / 3.00 Kristy Runge
HRIS Manager
Human Resources Information Systems
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The local living wage (based on a family of four and expressed as an hourly wage):
15.20 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?:
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 :

The lowest total compensation for FT Staff is $14.88 and the fringe benefit rate is 33.25%. Link to SLU's Salary Grade: https://www.slu.edu/human-resources-home/performance-and-pay/compensation/salaries

The lowest hourly rate for the University's salary schedule is $10.25; however, all full time, regular staff employees are currently making more than $11/hour. Part-time employees working less than 32 hours a week, but more than 20 hours a week accrue sick and vacation time at a prorated amount.

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:

Healthcare premium discount for those making less than $37,740 / annual salary that are eligible for full-time benefits.

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 University Minimum Wage for a Student Worker position is $8/hour as of 8/28/17.

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

Number of employees of contractors working on campus is marked as 0 because this value is unknown. We don't have an accurate count at this time because we don't store contractor information in our HRIS/Payroll system. There are approximately 1000 Guest Accounts provided by ITS for contractors.

The University does not have an on-site child care facility; however, the University offers employees discounts to preferred child care providers in the St. Louis area.

Employees are eligible to begin contribution to the University 403b plan immediately, however, after 1 year of service the University matches employee contribution with a 2:1 ratio up to 10%. If an employee contributes 5%, the University will contribute 10%.

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 and complete the Data Inquiry Form.