The University of Queensland
Research Academic Staff Salary Schedule
Salary Schedule effective from 1 January 2012
(4% increase)
 
The salary schedules listed below do not include a UQ superannuation contribution to UniSuper, which may be 3%, 9% or 17% of each employee salary, depending on the conditions of employment.
 
Note: All the levels in the group can be appointed to any level of the adjacent salary range.

Level
(with funding body)
Salary Point
Full-Time Annual Rate
Full-Time Fortnightly Rate
Professorial Research Fellow (U Qld)
E
01
$151,735.67
$5,816.02
NHMRC Senior Principal Res. Fellow (NHMRC)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NHMRC Australia Fellow*
E
 
$286,905.00
$10,997.05
 
 
 
 
 
Principal Research Fellow (U Qld)
D
04
$129,773.92
$4,974.22
NHMRC Principal Research Fellow (NHMRC)
 
03
$125,780.95
$4,821.17
 
 
02
$121,787.49
$4,668.10
 
 
01
$117,794.52
$4,515.05
 
 
 
 
 
Senior Research Fellow (U Qld)
C
06
$112,803.29
$4,323.74
NHMRC Senior Research Fellow (NHMRC)
 
05
$109,809.04
$4,208.97
 
 
04
$106,814.77
$4,094.20
 
 
03
$103,819.04
$3,979.38
 
 
02
$100,824.79
$3,864.61
 
 
01
$97,829.59
$3,749.80
 
 
 
 
 
NHMRC Research Scientist (NHMRC)
C
01
$106,814.77
$4,094.20
 
 
 
 
 
Senior Research Officer Grade 2 (U Qld)
C
03
$103,819.04
$3,979.38
 
 
02
$100,824.79
$3,864.61
 
 
01
$97,829.59
$3,749.80
 
 
 
 
 
Research Fellow (U Qld)
B
06
$94,834.88
$3,635.01
Senior Research Officer Grade 1 (U Qld)
 
05
$91,840.07
$3,520.22
NHMRC Research Fellow (NHMRC)
 
04
$88,845.37
$3,405.44
NHMRC Senior Research Officer (NHMRC)
 
03
$85,850.63
$3,290.65
 
 
02
$82,855.86
$3,175.86
 
 
01
$79,861.17
$3,061.07
 
 
 
 
 
Research Officer (U Qld)
A
08
$75,867.70
$2,908.00
NHMRC Research Assistant
 
07
$73,272.92
$2,808.55
Postdoctoral Research Fellows
 
06**
$70,676.68
$2,709.03
 
 
05
$68,081.95
$2,609.58
 
 
04
$65,486.21
$2,510.08
 
 
03
$62,291.23
$2,387.62
 
 
02
$59,097.21
$2,265.19
 
 
01
$55,931.91
$2,143.87
 
 
 
 
 
NHMRC Research Officer (NHMRC)
A
03
$75,867.70
$2,908.00
 
 
02
$73,272.92
$2,808.55
 
 
01
$70,676.68
$2,709.03

*               The 4% increase does not apply to the NHMRC Australia Fellow level.
**             Entry Level for PhD holders.