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Academic Student Employee Hourly Pay Rates

Academic Student Employees (ASEs), are covered by the UAW/UW Academic Student Employee union contract. The following pay rates apply to hourly academic student employee positions within the Foster School of Business. Occasionally, students are paid at higher rates based on relevant professional experience and/or assigned duties that require higher level skills. The minimum wage referenced below is determined by the City of Seattle.

Title/Pay Classification Starting Hourly Rate Job Duties
Reader/Grader Undergraduate student: minimum wage Non-teaching/research academic assistance
  Graduate student: $18/hr  
Tutor Minimum wage Tutoring
UG Teaching Assistant Minimum wage Assist in teaching
UG Research Assistant Minimum wage Assist in research
Summer Only Graduate Research Student Assistant See Graduate School pay scale Assist in research

Information about TA/RA salaries may be found on the Graduate School’s website.