Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 78.69
Liaison Lindsey Kalkbrenner
Submission Date Feb. 14, 2023

STARS v2.2

Santa Clara University
PA-12: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.86 / 3.00 Shirley Mata
Director, Employee Development and Wellness
Department of Human Resources
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The local living wage (based on a family of four and expressed as an hourly wage):
35.96 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:

Barnes & Noble - Bookstore. Covered by a bargaining agreement
Bon Appetit Management Company - Dining Services. Covered by a bargaining agreement

ABLE - Custodial Services. Covered by a bargaining agreement
Flagship - Building Maintenance. Not covered by a bargaining agreement, but are paid a living wage

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 starting pay rate is $22.16 per hour with benefits, so the minimum total compensation is $29.92 per hour. Benefits include 10% towards retirement, medical, dental, vision, EAP, Basic Life and AD&D, Benefits Consulting & Wellness, 13 paid holidays, sick time, and vacation pay.

Regular part-time employees working at least 20 hours per week and six or more months per year receive medical, dental, and vision benefits.

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:

Website URL where information about employee compensation is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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