OFFICE OF THE EXECUTIVE VICE CHANCELLOR –
July 9, 2019
ALL ACADEMICS AT UC SAN DIEGO
SUBJECT: || 2019-20 UC Salary Program|
President Napolitano has approved the salary program for academics for
2019-20 which includes a 3% general range adjustment for eligible titles
and a special targeted adjustment of 1% that will be applied to the
Ladder Rank and Health Sciences Compensation Plan (HSCP). This special
plan is designed to reduce the salary gap with the Comparison 8 peers
and to provide more competitive and equitable salaries.
Effective dates and implementation details differ by academic series as
noted below. The precise amount of individual increases will vary due to
rounding and/or smoothing of the scales. New salary scales (except those
effective October 1, 2019) have been posted on the Office of the
President website at:
July 1, 2019 Scale Adjustments:
The Office of the President has stated that a general range adjustment
of 3% will be applied to the salary scales for non-represented academic
personnel effective July 1, 2019. Using local discretion, our campus
will likewise adjust the eligible off-scale components and above scale
salaries for non-represented academics by 3%, effective July 1, 2019.
The Office of the President has specified that the 3% general range
adjustment applies to scales that had previously been matched to the
professorial scales but are not included in this year’s special salary
plan for ladder rank faculty, including the non-represented Professional
Research series. Using local discretion, our campus will likewise adjust
the off-scale components and above scale salaries for appointees in the
non-represented Professional Research series by 3%, effective July 1,
Full-Time Faculty Administrators will be eligible for a 3% merit-based
Non-represented Librarian scales will be adjusted by 3%, effective July
1, 2019, to align with the salary scale currently bargained for
Salary scales for represented academic personnel are set by the terms of
their collective bargaining contract. Below are approved contractual
increases effective July 1, 2019:
The Unit 18 Non-Senate Instructional scale will be increased by 3%.
The Librarian scales will be increased by 3%.
The salary scale for Resident Physicians (UC San Diego House Staff) will
be adjusted by 3%.
For more detailed information about other represented titles, please
reference the relevant contracts at:
October 1 Scale Adjustments:
Per direction from the Office of the President, the Ladder Rank, HSCP,
and Lecturer With Security of Employment (LSOE) scales will be increased
effective October 1, 2019. So that faculty are not negatively affected
by the October 1 date, the scale rates will be set higher to provide an
annual four percent adjustment over nine months.
The system-wide salary program did not mandate off-scale or above scale
salary increases; rather, the decision to adjust those components was
left to the discretion of each campus. After consultation with the
Chancellor and the UC San Diego Academic Senate, I am pleased to
announce that eligible off-scale salary components and above scale
salaries for the Ladder Rank, HSCP, and Lecturer With Security of
Employment series on our campus will be increased effective October 1,
2019 by the same percentage as the scales (i.e., the percentage required
to provide an annual four percent adjustment over nine months).
Graduate Student Researchers scales will increase by 3%.
As per their approved contractual agreement, the scales for represented
Academic Student Employees will increase by 3%, effective October 1,
Appointees with by-agreement salaries, including visiting titles, are
not eligible for the salary increase.
As with past general salary increases, the changes to the
Payroll/Personnel System (PPS) will be managed centrally by Academic
Compensation. However, departments will be responsible for updating the
PPS entries for faculty enrolled in the General Campus Compensation
Plan. Department and divisional deans’ office staff will be expected to
review resulting payroll entries and alert Academic Compensation if
problems are detected.
I hope this information is helpful. Our goal is to ensure implementation
of this salary increase in the most efficient and consistent manner
possible. If you have questions regarding the 2019-20 salary program,
please direct them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Elizabeth H. Simmons|
Executive Vice Chancellor –