Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 58.26
Liaison Alexi Lamm
Submission Date Oct. 10, 2022

STARS v2.2

Utah State University
PA-12: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 3.00 Alyson Fairchild
HR Specialist
Human Resources
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The local living wage (based on a family of four and expressed as an hourly wage):
21.39 US/Canadian $

Percentage of employees that receive a living wage (benefits excluded):
27

Does the institution have significant contractors with employees that work on-site as part of regular and ongoing campus operations?:
No

A list or brief description of significant on-site contractors:

Maintenance and dining employees are employed by the university directly.


Percentage of employees of on-site contractors known to receive a living wage or be covered by collective bargaining agreements (i.e., union contracts):
0

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:

The lowest wage was $11.00 per hour or $22,880 per year. This person has a total compensation of 34,770.55 ($22,880 salary + $11,890.55 Benefits). The total compensation includes USU’s contribution for social security, family health and dental insurance, disability, workers compensation, life insurance, and retirement. The value of our benefit package is 45.00% of salary. In fiscal year 2022, $16.72/hour is 78.17% of the local living wage of $21.39/hour.


Has the institution made a formal commitment to pay a living wage?:
No

A copy or brief description of the institution’s written policy stating its commitment to a living wage:
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Website URL where information about employee compensation is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Non-benefited employees (mainly part time students) are not covered under the philosophy statement but are covered by the minimum wage and FLSA rules.

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