The University of Queensland
Research Academic Staff Salary Schedule
Salary Schedule effective from 1 January 2013
(2.5% increase)
 
The salary schedules listed below do not include a UQ superannuation contribution to UniSuper, which may be 3%, the Superannuation Guarantee amount (increased from 9% to 9.25% from 1st July 2013) 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
$155,529.06
$5,961.42
NHMRC Senior Principal Res. Fellow (NHMRC)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NHMRC Australia Fellow*
E
 
$298,180.00
$11,429.22
 
 
 
 
 
Principal Research Fellow (U Qld)
D
04
$133,018.27
$5,098.58
NHMRC Principal Research Fellow (NHMRC)
 
03
$128,925.47
$4,941.70
 
 
02
$124,832.18
$4,784.81
 
 
01
$120,739.38
$4,627.93
 
 
 
 
 
Senior Research Fellow (U Qld)
C
06
$115,623.37
$4,431.83
NHMRC Senior Research Fellow (NHMRC)
 
05
$112,554.27
$4,314.20
 
 
04
$109,485.14
$4,196.56
 
 
03
$106,414.52
$4,078.86
 
 
02
$103,345.41
$3,961.22
 
 
01
$100,275.33
$3,843.55
 
 
 
 
 
NHMRC Research Scientist (NHMRC)
C
 
$109,485.14
$4,196.56
 
 
 
 
 
Senior Research Officer Grade 2
C
03
$106,414.52
$4,078.86
(U Qld)
 
02
$103,345.41
$3,961.22
 
 
01
$100,275.33
$3,843.55
 
 
 
 
 
Research Fellow (U Qld)
B
06
$97,205.75
$3,725.89
Senior Research Officer Grade 1
 
05
$94,136.07
$3,608.23
(U Qld)
 
04
$91,066.50
$3,490.57
NHMRC Research Fellow (NHMRC)
 
03
$87,996.90
$3,372.91
NHMRC Senior Research Officer (NHMRC)
 
02
$84,927.26
$3,255.26
 
 
01
$81,857.70
$3,137.60
 
 
 
 
 
Research Officer (U Qld)
A
08
$77,764.39
$2,980.70
NHMRC Research Assistant
 
07
$75,104.74
$2,878.76
Postdoctoral Research Fellows
 
06**
$72,443.60
$2,776.76
 
 
05
$69,784.00
$2,674.82
 
 
04
$67,123.37
$2,572.83
 
 
03
$63,848.51
$2,447.31
 
 
02
$60,574.64
$2,321.82
 
 
01
$57,330.21
$2,197.46
 
 
 
 
 
NHMRC Research Officer (NHMRC)
A
03
$77,764.39
$2,980.70
 
 
02
$75,104.74
$2,878.76
 
 
01
$72,443.60
$2,776.76

*               The UQ Enterprise Agreement increase does not apply to the NHMRC Australia Fellow level.
**             Entry Level for PhD holders.