Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.46
Liaison Brian Pullen
Submission Date March 13, 2017
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STARS v2.1

University of South Florida St. Petersburg
PA-11: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.38 / 3.00 Courtney Chinn
Sustainability Intern
Office of Sustainability
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The local living wage (based on a family of four and expressed as an hourly wage):
15.01 US/Canadian $

Percentage of all employees (regular full-time, regular part-time, and temporary workers) that receive a living wage (benefits excluded):
87.60

Does the institution have employees of contractors that work on-site as part of regular and ongoing campus operations?:
Yes

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):
5

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 :

There are different terms for "low paid employees". The lowest wage on campus is $9.30/hr for an employee. Hourly employees and Other Personal Services (OPS)/temporary employees are considered in this category. Salary employees will receive full benefits from day of hire thus are excluded from this category. Hourly and OPS employees must go through a six month probationary period before they are categorized as a staff employee for USFSP, however, if they work 30 hours or more per week they are eligible for benefits immediately day of hire. Benefits include: medical, dental, vision, 401k, etc. These employees also receive discounts around the Tampa Bay region for being employed through USF.


Has the institution made a formal commitment to pay a living wage?:
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A copy or brief description of the institution’s written policy stating its commitment to a living wage:
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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)?:
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A brief description of the institution’s commitment to a student living wage:
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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