This page provides salary information for Faculty, Librarian and research associates, adjuncts, and clinicals.
Postdoctoral fellow information can be found on the Postdoctoral fellows page.
There are no salary scales for UBC Faculty, Librarians or for Program Directors in Extended Learning. Starting pay is based on initial negotiation between the new hire and the academic head of unit. In some cases, there are minimum salaries. While there's no salary scale the following appointment types have a minimum salary:
- Lectures (Article 5 of Part 2 of the Collective Agreement)
- Librarian (Article 3 of Part 2 of the Collective Agreement)
- Research Associate
- Sessional Lecturers
- Faculty can also receive payments in addition to regular salary, under certain conditions, in the form of honoraria.
Salary minimums for benefits eligibility
Salary increases for Faculty Association Members
All Continuing Members of the bargaining unit, including professors, lecturers, librarians and program directors, are eligible for negotiated salary increases. Increases may include a general wage increase and Progress Through the Ranks (PTR) awards, information can be found in part 2 of the Collective Agreement.
Salary increases for Non-Faculty Association Members
Appointments outside of the bargaining unit may receive annual increases.
Faculty members in formal administrative appointments such as a department head, director of a school or an associate dean will receive administrative earnings.
How you're paid
Your monthly salary is paid in two instalments: on the 15th and the last day of every month. You must arrange for your paycheque to be deposited directly into your bank account.