Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.15
Liaison Andrea Trimble
Submission Date March 4, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of Virginia
PA-12: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.70 / 3.00 Tim White
Senior Immigration Consultant
Human Resources
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The local living wage (based on a family of four and expressed as an hourly wage):
17.87 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:

Aramark, Morrison's, BMS

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:

$31,200 annually is the current UVA Charlottesville campus institution minimum wage for a full-time 40 hour per week employee, which is $40,030 - $43,087 including the benefits that are provided. The actual current minimum starting pay for an entry-level employee including the average level of health benefits is $19.25 - $20.72 per hour including the benefits that are provided. A full-time employee is eligible for a range of benefits, such as health insurance, retirement savings, and paid time off.

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:

At the University, our philosophy is to pay fairly and competitively in order to recruit, reward and retain high-performing employees. Employment at the University offers forms of compensation beyond base pay, including, but not limited to, health insurance, tuition remission and assistance, annual leave, training and retirement programs.


Website URL where information about employee compensation is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

This credit is evaluating the Employees of the University's Academic, and Medical Center Divisions. The University of Virginia's College at Wise, and the University of Virginia Physicians Group were excluded.

Part 1 of the credit excludes hourly wage and student employees. Only primary positions were included.

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