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University Staff Compensation Policy

Policy Information

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Effective Date: 
January 27, 2020
Last Revised Date: 
January, 2020
Policy Number: 
USM 4-102
Responsible Unit: 
Human Resources

Purpose and Summary

The purpose of the University Staff Compensation Policy is to provide a consistent and fair methodology for establishing and administering a compensation plan for University Staff.


The University of Arizona is committed to maintaining a compensation program that is in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. University Staff employees will be compensated equitably regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information.

Human Resources is responsible for policy guidance and administration of a uniform compensation program by providing counsel to departments. Achieving the goals of equitable, fair, and market competitive compensation is a responsibility shared by UA leadership and Human Resources.

Revision History*

12/01/2023: Updated responsible unit email address.

10/05/2023: Included pregnancy under the Policy section to clarify that pregnancy discrimination is prohibited.

03/01/2023: "Division of Human Resources" changed to "Human Resources."

* Please note that sections titled Frequently Asked Questions, Sources, Related Information, and Revision History are provided solely for the convenience of users and are not part of the official University policy.

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