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 web page. Student employees must be paid at least the Washington State minimum wage.
The following pay rates apply to academic student employee positions within the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering. The College of Engineering and other departments may employ students with different job titles and at different pay rates. See also UW Graduate School's TA/RA salaries.
Last update: September 2023
|Title/Pay Classification||Occupation Code||Minimum Rate||Job Duties||Standard Qualifications|
|UG Teaching Assistant||10868||$19.25/hr||Assist in teaching||Undergraduate student|
|UG Research Assistant||10869||$19.25/hr||Assist in research||Undergraduate student|
|Stipend Grad Trainee C||10859||Stipend per grant||Research||Graduate|
|Teaching Assistant||See UW Graduate School's TA/RA salaries|
|Predoctoral Instructor||10804||$5249 at 50% FTE||Teaching own class||Premasters, postmaster or Candidate|
|Research Assistant||See UW Graduate School's TA/RA salaries|
|Staff Assistant||See UW Graduate School's TA/RA salaries|
|Summer only (6/16-9/15)
Graduate Research Student Assistant