Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 49.64
Liaison Adam Maurer
Submission Date March 31, 2021

STARS v2.2

Seattle Central College
PA-12: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 3.00 Adam Maurer
District Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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The local living wage (based on a family of four and expressed as an hourly wage):
18.59 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:

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:

medical, dental, vision plans, sick leave, vacation leave, personal day

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:

Seattle Colleges, of which Seattle Central is a part of, pays at least the Seattle minimum hourly wage of $16.69/hr.

Website URL where information about employee compensation is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Prior to December 2020, MIT calculator listed living wage for 2 working adults with 2 children in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA at $18.59/hour. We are using employee salaries in 2020, so we are using the $18.59/hour number. Seattle Colleges' employee compensation data is not easily available due to a recent software migration. The percent earning a living wage only includes those that earned at or above the annual salary equivalent of $18.59/hour (i.e. $38,667). Percent earning a living wage does not include those that made at or above $18.59/hour, but did not earn at least $38,667 in 2020. 2,043 district-wide Seattle Colleges employees. Cannot easily break data out by campus at this time.

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