Academic Student Employment

Academic student positions are covered by the contract between the UW and the United Auto Workers (UAW). For all other student employment positions, UW Compensation establishes compensation requirements in accordance with University policy and as described on UW HR's. Student employees must be paid at least the Washington State minimum wage, noted as "base" in the table below.

The following pay rates apply to hourly academic student employee positions within the Department of Digital Arts and Experimental Media (DXARTS). The College of Arts and Sciences and other departments may employ students with different job titles and at different pay rates.

Last updated on March 10, 2020.

TITLE: OCCUPATION CODE: MINIMUM HOURLY RATE: JOB DUTIES: STANDARD QUALIFICATIONS:
Reader/Grader 10886

Undergraduate: $16.39/hr

Graduate: $20.39/h

Non-teaching/research academic assistanc

Undergraduate or Graduate Student

Student Assistant 10875

Undergraduate: $16.39/hr

Graduate: $20.39/hr

Non-teaching/research support duties

Undergraduate or Graduate Student

UG Research Assistant 10869 $16.39/hr

Assist in research

Undergraduate

Summer Only - Research Student Assistant

10854

Intermediate: $35/hr

Candidate: $37.61/hr

Assist in research

 

Graduate Student