The Compensation Program Objectives for administrative and non-academic staff employees include the following:

  1. To support the mission and goals of the university, while recognizing individual school and departmental business needs.
  2. To recruit, reward and retain highly qualified employees.
  3. To establish and maintain salary levels that are competitive with our labor markets in the St. Louis community and higher education industry.
  4. To provide for equitable and consistent salary administration.

Our mission is to administer and support equitable, consistent and competitive pay practices, allowing Washington University in St. Louis to attract, recruit and hire the best individuals available.

Our goal is to retain and motivate staff through a pay for performance practice, allowing Washington University to continue to be recognized as an exemplary employer of choice. 


Call the Payroll Department at 314-935-9835
for information on Direct Deposit, W-4, or any other Payroll Issues