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Hourly Employment

Hourly Positions

The pay system for hourly positions is based upon the position's role title and the state's classification system. The position's role title is based upon complexity, results and accountablity stated in hourly employee's official position description. If you do not have a copy of your position description, ask your supervisor for one or request a copy from the Department of Human Resources.

Wage (hourly) employment is defined as employment to meet seasonal, temporary, part-time, or casual workforce needs.

Wage employees are not covered by the Virginia Personnel Act.

Wage employees are limited to working 29 hours/week on average between May 1 and April 30.


Salary Chart for Hourly Employees as of July 16, 2022

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Minimum wage for Arizona - $12.80/hr (effective July 16, 2022)

Minimum wage for Washington State - $14.49/hr (effective July 16, 2022)

Career Group Descriptions

Employee Responsibilities:

Wage employees are expected to:
  • Report to work as scheduled
  • Performing work as assigned
  • Obtain approval prior to changing work hours including arriving early or leaving late
  • Enter work hours accurately in WTE each pay period

Benefits for Hourly Employees:

Hourly (wage) employees are eligible to participate in the following Benefits Programs:

  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Military Leave
  • 403(b) Tax Sheltered Annuities
  • 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
  • AFLAC Insurance
  • Tuition Assistance at a pro-rated rate
  • Return to Work Program
  • Workers' Compensation
  • University identification card privileges

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