As mentioned during AWG, please note upcoming changes below as per UC-UAW policy.

New Stipend Rates effective March 1, 2014

According to UC-UAW contract article 4 entitled “Compensation,” it states “increase to the University salary/stipend minima rates shall be in accord with the NIH notice pertaining to the Ruth L. Kirchstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) stipend levels. Effective March 1st, 2014 salary stipend levels for Postdoctoral Scholars are increasing. This is for all PDs that are newly appointed or renewing as of March 1st. Please see new rates below.

Postdoctoral Scholar Experience Based Salary/Stipend Minima

Experience Level

6/1/11

2/1/12

3/1/14

0 (0 - 11 months)

$38,496

$39,264

$42,000

1 (12 - 23 months)

$40,548

$41,364

$43,680

2 (24 - 35 months)

$43,476

$44,340

$45,432

3 (36 - 47 months)

$45,192

$46,092

$47,244

4 (48 - 60 months)

$46,884

$47,820

$49,128

5 (61 - 72 months)

$48,900

$49,884

$51,096

New Salary requirements effective June 1, 2014: 

Please note that all Postdoctoral Scholars must be placed on the appropriate NIH-NRSA rates based on the PD Scholars’ experience effective June 1, 2014. This will apply to new appointments, reappointments, and continuing Postdoctoral Scholars who are below scale. Article 4 Section D.

PD Scholars who are above scale shall receive a 2% salary increase upon their anniversary date. Article 4, Sec. C. 2. b.

Additional information may be found here: 

Graduate Division https://www.gdnet.ucla.edu/gss/postdoc/pdfund.htm#Compensation  

The UC-UAW contract article is available at http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/px/docs/px_2010-2015_04_compensation.pdf.  

NIH Notice is at http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-14-046.html  



Postdoc Benefits: 2014 Monthly Rates and Contributions

As mentioned during our AWG meeting, the link provided contains the new postdoc 2014 Monthly Rates and Contributions rates.