Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 45.12
Liaison Stefanie Smith
Submission Date Aug. 13, 2012
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STARS v1.1

Stark State College
PAE-11: Sustainable Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 8.00 / 8.00 Stefanie Smith
Sustainability Coordinator
Academic Affairs
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Total number of employees working on campus (including contractors):

Number of employees (including contractors) that the institution ensures earn sustainable compensation:

A brief description of how the institution ensures that its lowest-paid workers (including contractors, if applicable) receive sustainable compensation:

Stark State College conducted a wage assessment for employees in March 2012 using the Living Wage Calculator for Stark County found at http://www.livingwage.geog.psu.edu/counties/39151.

Hourly Wages for a family of One Adult category are as follows:

Living Wage: $8.16 per hour
Poverty Wage: $5.04 per hour
Minimum Wage: $7.70 per hour

The lowest hourly wage for employees and non-construction contractors at Stark State College is $10.10 per hour which equates to the following:

23.8% above the Living Wage
Over 200% of the Poverty Wage
39.3% above the Minimum Wage

In accordance with State guidelines, Stark State College requires construction contractors to pay a prevailing wage for all projects above a minimum threshold.

The most recent year total compensation for the institution’s lowest-paid workers (including contractors, if applicable) was evaluated to ensure that it was sustainable:

The website URL where information about the institution’s compensation policies and practices is available:

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 or simply email your inquiry to stars@aashe.org.