Salary Scales – Academic Staff


For previous salary scales, please consult the MOA.

Pay Rate for Teaching Assistants

Effective July 1, 2013

Teaching Assistant I (Undergraduate Research Assistant) $17.22
Teaching Assistant II (Marker/Grader) $23.62
Teaching Assistant III & IV (Tutorial Leader) $27.30
Teaching Assistant V (Graduate Research Assistant) $27.30

Effective July 1, 2014

Teaching Assistant I (Undergraduate Research Assistant) $17.57
Teaching Assistant II (Marker/Grader) $24.09
Teaching Assistant III & IV (Tutorial Leader) $27.84
Teaching Assistant V (Graduate Research Assistant) $27.84

Effective July 1, 2015

Teaching Assistant I (Undergraduate Research Assistant) $17.92
Teaching Assistant II (Marker/Grader) $24.57
Teaching Assistant III & IV (Tutorial Leader) $28.40
Teaching Assistant V (Graduate Research Assistant) $28.40

Pay Scales for Contract Technicians and Academic Counsellors

The following Annual Pay Scales are for Maximum-Load Contract Technicians and Academic Counsellors (pro-rated for Partial-Load faculty according to the employee’s Workload percentage of Maximum-Load).

Effective July 1, 2013

Contract Technicians & Academic Counsellors

Level Salary
Dc1 47,767
Dc2 49,131
Dc3 50,496
Dc4 51,859
Dc5 53,224
Dc6 54,589
Dc7 55,955
Dc8 57,318
Dc9 58,683
Dc10 60,049
Dc11 61,414
Dc12 62,778
Dc13 64,144
Dc14 65,506
Dc15 66,873
Dc16 68,237
Dc17 69,601
Dc18 70,967
Dc19 72,330
Dc20 73,696
Dc21 75,062
Dc22 76,428
Dc23 77,793
Dc24 79,159

Effective July 1, 2014

Contract Technicians & Academic Counsellors

Level Salary
Dc1 48,722
Dc2 50,114
Dc3 51,506
Dc4 52,896
Dc5 54,288
Dc6 55,681
Dc7 57,074
Dc8 58,464
Dc9 59,857
Dc10 61,250
Dc11 62,642
Dc12 64,034
Dc13 65,427
Dc14 66,816
Dc15 68,210
Dc16 69,602
Dc17 70,993
Dc18 72,386
Dc19 73,777
Dc20 75,170
Dc21 76,563
Dc22 77,957
Dc23 79,349
Dc24 80,742

Effective July 1, 2015

Contract Technicians & Academic Counsellors

Level Salary
Dc1 49,696
Dc2 51,116
Dc3 52,536
Dc4 53,954
Dc5 55,374
Dc6 56,795
Dc7 58,215
Dc8 59,633
Dc9 61,054
Dc10 62,475
Dc11 63,895
Dc12 65,315
Dc13 66,736
Dc14 68,152
Dc15 69,574
Dc16 70,994
Dc17 72,413
Dc18 73,834
Dc19 75,253
Dc20 76,673
Dc21 78,094
Dc22 79,516
Dc23 80,936
Dc24 82,357

Pay Scales for Permanent and Probationary Technicians and Academic Counsellors

The following Annual Pay Scales are for Maximum-Load Permanent and Probationary Technicians and Academic Counsellors (pro-rated for Partial-Load faculty according to the employee’s Workload percentage of Maximum-Load).

Effective July 1, 2013

Permanent & Probationary Technicians & Academic Counsellors

Level Salary
D1 48,932
D2 50,332
D3 51,728
D4 53,126
D5 54,524
D6 55,923
D7 57,320
D8 58,719
D9 60,118
D10 61,515
D11 62,914
D12 64,310
D13 65,708
D14 67,107
D15 68,506
D16 69,903
D17 71,301
D18 72,699
D19 74,097
D20 75,494
D21 76,895
D22 78,293
D23 79,689
D24 81,087

Effective July 1, 2014

Permanent & Probationary Technicians & Academic Counsellors

Level Salary
D1 49,911
D2 51,339
D3 52,763
D4 54,189
D5 55,614
D6 57,041
D7 58,466
D8 59,893
D9 61,320
D10 62,745
D11 64,172
D12 65,596
D13 67,022
D14 68,449
D15 69,876
D16 71,301
D17 72,727
D18 74,153
D19 75,579
D20 77,004
D21 78,433
D22 79,859
D23 81,283
D24 82,709

Effective July 1, 2015

Permanent & Probationary Technicians & Academic Counsellors

Level Salary
D1 50,909
D2 52,366
D3 53,818
D4 55,273
D5 56,726
D6 58,182
D7 59,635
D8 61,091
D9 62,546
D10 64,000
D11 65,455
D12 66,908
D13 68,362
D14 69,818
D15 71,274
D16 72,727
D17 74,182
D18 75,636
D19 77,091
D20 78,544
D21 80,002
D22 81,456
D23 82,909
D24 84,363

 

II. Benefits Eligibility, Premiums and Coverage for Academic Staff

  1. Teaching Assistants and Contract Academic Staff
    1. Teaching Assistants and Contract Academic Staff receive 6% pay in lieu of benefits.
  2. Probationary and Permanent Technicians and Academic Counsellors
    1. Probationary and Permanent Technicians and Academic Counsellors are eligible for the following benefits coverage:
      1. Medical, Dental, Life Insurance and Long-term Disability (LTD)
          1. Eligibility:  All Probationary and Permanent Technicians and Academic Counsellors are eligible to enrol for medical, dental and life insurance coverage (single or dependent, including same-sex

        spouse), as well as LTD insurance, to take effect on the first day of the month following their date of employment with the University.

          1. Payment of Premiums:  Maximum-Load Technicians and Academic Counsellors are responsible for 10% of the medical premiums, 80% of the long-term disability premiums and 50% of the life insurance

        premiums.  The above premiums are pro-rated on the same basis for Partial-Load Technicians and Academic Counsellors according to the employee’s Workload percentage of Maximum Load, rounded to the next highest 25%.  Dental premiums are fully paid by the University for Maximum-Load Technicians and Academic Counsellors and pro-rated for Partial-Load Technicians and Academic Counsellors according to the employee’s Workload percentage of Maximum Load, rounded to the next highest 25%.

        1. Medical Coverage:  According to the current employee group benefits booklet.
        2. Dental Coverage:   According to the current employee group benefits booklet.
        3. Life Insurance:  According to the current employee group benefits booklet.
        4. Long-Term Disability Insurance:  According to the current employee group benefits booklet.
        5. Vision Care: According to the current employee group benefits booklet.

III. Pension Eligibility and Contributions for Academic Staff

  1. Teaching Assistants and Contract Academic Staff
    1. Teaching Assistants and Contract Academic Staff are not eligible to participate in the University’s pension plan.
  2. Probationary and Permanent Technicians and Academic Counsellors
    1. Probationary and Permanent Technicians and Academic Counsellors are eligible to participate in the University’s pension plan as follows:
      1. Eligibility: All Probationary and Permanent Academic Counsellors are eligible to enrol in the pension plan following one year of employment with the University.
      2. Contributions: The defined-contribution pension plan provides for a choice of contribution level by the employee, to a maximum of 7.5% of gross earnings, which is matched by the University. All contributions are vested following 12 months’ participation in the pension plan.

IV. Vacation Entitlement

  1. Teaching Assistants and Contract Academic Staff
    1. Teaching Assistants and Contract Academic Staff receive 4% pay in lieu of vacation.
  2. Probationary and Permanent Technicians and Academic Counsellors
    1. Probationary and Permanent Technicians and Academic Counsellors working 52 weeks per year are entitled to annual paid vacation at the following rate:
      1. Three weeks/year after one year of continuous service
      2. Four weeks/year after six years of continuous service
      3. Five weeks/year after 12 years of continuous service
      4. Six weeks/year after 18 years of continuous service

      Annual paid vacation is not accruable beyond the current year.

    2. Probationary and Permanent Technicians and Academic Counsellors working less than 52 weeks per year are entitled to pay in lieu of vacation at the following rate:
      1. 6% after one year of continuous service
      2. 8% after six years of continuous service
      3. 10% after 12 years of continuous service
      4. 12 % after 18 years of continuous service

Vacation time is paid out on the last pay of the academic year.  Those wishing to take vacation time off, rather than receiving vacation pay, may do so with the approval of their supervisor.  Such approval shall take into consideration operational efficiencies of the area, and shall not be unreasonably withheld.  Vacation time taken is deducted from vacation pay owing.