July 2017 Pay Increases


Merit-Based Pay Increases for State Employees:

The General Assembly and Governor’s Office has approved merit-based increases for state employees who were active on or before April 10, 2017 and remain active on July 10, 2017 with no break in service. Eligible employees must have received at least a ‘contributor’ rating (or the equivalent rating for faculty employees) on their most recent annual performance evaluation.

  • Eligible 12-month full-time classified staff, A&P faculty, and instructional faculty will receive a 3% increase effective July 10, 2017 and paid on July 31, 2017.
  • Eligible 10-month instructional faculty will receive a 3% increase effective August 25, 2017 and paid on September 15, 2017.
  • Eligible full-time faculty and classified staff employees who have less than 12-month contracts will receive the 3% increase upon return to active working status.
  • Non-Student Wage employees who were active on or before April 16 who remain continuously employed and are performing at a satisfactory level based on the performance expectations of the hiring department will receive a 2% hourly pay increase effective July 16, 2017 and paid on August 16, 2017.

In addition, the General Assembly and Governor’s Office has also approved an adjustment for certain high–turnover roles. Effective September 10, 2017, those who are in the Roles of Housekeeping & Apparel Worker I, Registered Nurse I, or Registered Nurse II/Nurse Practitioner I/Physician’s Assistant may be eligible for an additional 2% salary adjustment. To be eligible for this increase, you must be hired or rehired June 10, 2017 or before.

For additional information on eligibility requirements for all increases, dates and performance expectations please review the FAQ’s on the Human Resources website or contact your HR Consultant by calling the HR Consulting Services Team at 8-7247.

Published: Thursday, June 8, 2017

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 1, 2017

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