University Guidelines for Student Pay

Student employee pay rates effective January 1, 2023

SEQ$10.85 and greater. Rates above $50 per hour require prior approval from Career and Student Employment Services in order to be processed.

General guidelines for determining position level

  • SE1: Position requires some skill; training is provided. Direct and indirect supervision is provided. Uses independent judgment within limits.
  • SE2: Position requires previous skill development. Indirect supervision provided. May provide work direction and supervision to other student employees. Uses independent judgment to solve problems.
  • SEQ: Position requires specialized skills. Works independently, with little to no supervision. 

Rate changes

Change in rate requires submitting a new transaction through student employment online transactions

In the rare instance when a pay rate above $50 per hour is justified, documentation must be provided by the hiring agent. These exceptions are reviewed and approved on a case-by-case basis.