USC Human Resources Administration

Compensation plans reference guide (Salary Plan)

Faculty Exempt

Eligible Plans Why would you use this? Frequency
Core Pay Core pay for an Exempt Faculty member Monthly
Core Pay Part Time Core pay for Part Time Exempt Faculty Monthly
Core Pay Sponsored Funds Core pay for an Exempt Faculty member paid on sponsored accounts (very rare) Monthly
Core Pay—Non Degree Core pay for an Exempt Faculty member paid for Non-Degree courses (very rare) Monthly
Core Pay—Summer Core pay for an Exempt Faculty member paid for teaching during the summer Monthly
Faculty Teaching Overload Pay—Non Degree & CE Overload pay for an Exempt Faculty member for Teaching (Non-Degree and/or Continuing Education) Monthly
Faculty Teaching Overload Pay—Summer 1 Summer Overload for Faculty teaching and/or service Monthly
Faculty Teaching Overload Pay—Summer 2 Summer Overload for Faculty teaching and/or service (used when there is more than one summer overload) Monthly
Faculty Teaching Overload Pay—Summer 3 Summer Overload for Faculty teaching and/or service (used when there is more than two summer overloads) Monthly
Faculty Teaching/Service Overload—1 Overload for Faculty teaching and/or service Monthly
Faculty Teaching/Service Overload—2 Overload for Faculty teaching and/or service (used when there is more than one overload) Monthly
Faculty Teaching/Service Overload—3 Overload for Faculty teaching and/or service (used when there is more than two overloads) Monthly
Faculty Teaching/Service Overload—4 Overload for Faculty teaching and/or service (used when there is more than three overloads) Monthly
Faculty Teaching/Service Overload—5 Overload for Faculty teaching and/or service (used when there is more than four overloads) Monthly
Faculty Teaching/Service Overload—6 Overload for Faculty teaching and/or service (used when there is more than five overloads) Monthly
Faculty Teaching/Service Overload—7 Overload for Faculty teaching and/or service (used when there is more than six overloads) Monthly
Faculty Teaching/Service Overload—8 Overload for Faculty teaching and/or service (used when there is more than seven overloads) Monthly
Faculty Teaching/Service Overload—9 Overload for Faculty teaching and/or service (used when there is more than eight overloads) Monthly
Keck Faculty Clinical Overload Overload for Keck Faculty Members who are Exempt and working in the Clinics Monthly
Sabbatical Sabbatical Pay for Exempt Faculty Monthly
Stipend Pay—1 Stipend for Exempt Faculty Monthly
Stipend Pay—2 Stipend for Exempt Faculty (used when there is more than one Stipend) Monthly
Stipend Pay—3 Stipend for Exempt Faculty (used when there is more than two Stipends) Monthly
Stipend Pay—4 Stipend for Exempt Faculty (used when there is more than three Stipends) Monthly
Stipend Pay—5 Stipend for Exempt Faculty (used when there is more than four Stipends) Monthly
Stipend Pay—6 Stipend for Exempt Faculty (used when there is more than five Stipends) Monthly
Stipend Pay—7 Stipend for Exempt Faculty (used when there is more than six Stipends) Monthly
Stipend Pay—8 Stipend for Exempt Faculty (used when there is more than seven Stipends) Monthly
Stipend Pay—9 Stipend for Exempt Faculty (used when there is more than eight Stipends) Monthly
Stipend Pay—Administrative Administrative Stipend for Exempt Faculty Monthly
Stipend Pay—Clinical Clinical Stipend for Exempt Faculty Monthly
Stipend Pay—Summer Administrative Summer Administrative Stipend for Exempt Faculty Monthly
Supplement—Clinical Clinical Supplement for Exempt Faculty Monthly
Supplement—Other Faculty Supplement for Exempt Faculty not otherwise defined Monthly
Supplement—Summer Research Summer Research Supplement for Exempt Faculty Monthly
Supplemental Pay—1 Supplemental Pay for Exempt Faculty Monthly
Supplemental Pay—2 Supplemental Pay for Exempt Faculty (used when there is more than one Supplemental Pay) Monthly
Supplemental Pay—3 Supplemental Pay for Exempt Faculty (used when there is more than two Supplemental Pay plans) Monthly
Supplemental Pay—4 Supplemental Pay for Exempt Faculty (used when there is more than three Supplemental Pay plans) Monthly
Supplemental Pay—5 Supplemental Pay for Exempt Faculty (used when there is more than four Supplemental Pay plans) Monthly
Supplemental Pay—6 Supplemental Pay for Exempt Faculty (used when there is more than five Supplemental Pay plans) Monthly

Staff Exempt

Eligible Plans Why would you use this? Frequency
Base Pay Base pay for an Exempt Staff position Biweekly if at the Hospitals; Monthly otherwise
Contract Continuation Pay Plan Restricted to HRA’s use only Biweekly if at the Hospitals; Monthly otherwise
Severance—Salary Restricted to HRA's use only Biweekly if at the Hospitals; Monthly otherwise
Staff Overload Pay (Exempt) Overload pay for Exempt Staff performing additional duties. Generally speaking, this is an extra salary plan (not a salary plan on an additional job) Biweekly if at the Hospitals; Monthly otherwise
Teaching Overload Pay—Exempt (Non-Faculty) Overload pay for Exempt Staff Teaching a course. This would be accompanied with an Offer Letter attached to the Job Requisition. This would be the compensation plan for an additional Exempt job. The offer letter itself makes it clear if this is an Exempt teaching overload or an hourly one

The job profile will be a faculty job (e.g., Part-Time Lecturer (E) ) but the employee type associated with that job will be Staff

Biweekly if at the Hospitals; Monthly otherwise

Staff Fixed Term Exempt

Eligible Plans Why would you use this? Frequency
Base Pay Base pay for an Exempt Staff position Biweekly if at the Hospitals; Monthly otherwise
Staff Overload Pay (Exempt) Overload pay for Exempt Staff performing additional duties. Generally speaking, this is an extra salary plan (not a salary plan on an additional job) Biweekly if at the Hospitals; Monthly otherwise
Teaching Overload Pay—Exempt (Non-Faculty) Overload pay for Exempt Staff Teaching a course. This would be accompanied with an Offer Letter attached to the Job Requisition. This would be the compensation plan for an additional Exempt job. The offer letter itself makes it clear if this is an Exempt teaching overload or an hourly one

The job profile will be a faculty job (e.g., Part-Time Lecturer (E) ) but the employee type associated with that job will be Staff

Biweekly if at the Hospitals; Monthly otherwise

Post Docs Exempt (only)

Eligible Plans Why would you use this? Frequency
Fellowship Pay—Non Sponsored Non-Sponsored Fellowship Pay for Postdocs and Graduate Assistants Biweekly if at the Hospitals; Monthly otherwise
Fellowship Pay—Sponsored Sponsored Fellowship Pay for Postdocs and Graduate Assistants Biweekly if at the Hospitals; Monthly otherwise
Postdoctoral “Base” pay for Post Docs Biweekly if at the Hospitals; Monthly otherwise
Staff Overload Pay (Exempt) Overload pay for Post Docs performing additional duties. Generally speaking, this is an extra plan (not a salary plan on an additional job). Post Docs are eligible to use this plan, even though the plan name references staff. (Very rare) Biweekly if at the Hospitals; Monthly otherwise
Teaching Overload Pay—Exempt (Non-Faculty) Overload pay for Post Docs Teaching a course. This would be accompanied with an Offer Letter attached to the Job Requisition. This would be the compensation plan for an additional Exempt job. The offer letter itself makes it clear if this is an Exempt teaching overload or an hourly one. (Very rare)

The job profile will be a faculty job (e.g., Part-Time Lecturer (E) ) but the employee type associated with that job will be Post Doc

Biweekly if at the Hospitals; Monthly otherwise

Student Exempt

Eligible Plans Why would you use this? Frequency
Graduate Assistant Base pay for Graduate Assistants working during the normal academic term Monthly
Graduate Assistant—Summer Base pay for Graduate Assistants working during the summer Monthly
Fellowship Pay—Non Sponsored Non-Sponsored Fellowship Pay for Postdocs and Graduate Assistants Monthly
Fellowship Pay—Sponsored Sponsored Fellowship Pay for Postdocs and Graduate Assistants Monthly