Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 69.70
Liaison Kevin Kirsche
Submission Date June 22, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of Georgia
PA-12: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.65 / 3.00 Nate Shear
Sustainability Metrics Intern
Office of Sustainability
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The local living wage (based on a family of four and expressed as an hourly wage):
15.03 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?:
100 percent

A brief description of the minimum total compensation provided to the institution’s lowest paid employee or pay grade:

Our lowest graded rate is $12.10/hour or 4.67% above the $11.56/hour living

Note: In FY22, the minimum hiring rate for benefits eligible staff at UGA is $12.58.

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:

Brittany Wilson, Compensation Analyst, Human Resources
Juan Jarrett, Director, Human Resources

MIT Living Wage Calculator:
According to the MIT Living Wage Calculator, the living wage for a family of four (2 working parents with 2 children) in Clarke County, GA is $15.03 as of Fall 2020 http://livingwage.mit.edu/counties/13059

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