The University of Queensland
Research Academic Staff Salary Schedule
Salary Schedule effective from 1 January 2014
(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 (9.25% from 1 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
$159,417.29
$6,110.45
NHMRC Senior Principal Res. Fellow (NHMRC)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NHMRC Australia Fellow*
E
 
$305,635.00
$11,714.96
 
 
 
 
 
Principal Research Fellow (U Qld)
D
04
$136,343.73
$5,226.04
NHMRC Principal Research Fellow (NHMRC)
 
03
$132,148.61
$5,065.24
 
 
02
$127,952.98
$4,904.43
 
 
01
$123,757.86
$4,743.63
 
 
 
 
 
Senior Research Fellow (U Qld)
C
06
$118,513.95
$4,542.63
NHMRC Senior Research Fellow (NHMRC)
 
05
$115,368.13
$4,422.05
 
 
04
$112,222.27
$4,301.47
 
 
03
$109,074.88
$4,180.83
 
 
02
$105,929.05
$4,060.25
 
 
01
$102,782.21
$3,939.63
 
 
 
 
 
NHMRC Research Scientist (NHMRC)
C
 
$112,222.27
$4,301.47
 
 
 
 
 
Senior Research Officer Grade 2
C
03
$109,074.88
$4,180.83
(U Qld)
 
02
$105,929.05
$4,060.25
 
 
01
$102,782.21
$3,939.63
 
 
 
 
 
Research Fellow (U Qld)
B
06
$99635.89
$3,819.03
Senior Research Officer Grade 1
 
05
$96489.47
$3,698.43
(U Qld)
 
04
$93343.16
$3,577.83
NHMRC Research Fellow (NHMRC)
 
03
$90196.82
$3,457.24
NHMRC Senior Research Officer (NHMRC)
 
02
$87050.44
$3,336.64
 
 
01
$83904.14
$3,216.04
 
 
 
 
 
Research Officer (U Qld)
A
08
$79,708.50
$3,055.22
NHMRC Research Assistant
 
07
$76,982.36
$2,950.73
Postdoctoral Research Fellows
 
06**
$74,254.69
$2,846.18
 
 
05
$71,528.60
$2,741.69
 
 
04
$68,801.45
$2,637.15
 
 
03
$65,444.72
$2,508.49
 
 
02
$62,089.01
$2,379.87
 
 
01
$58,763.47
$2,252.40
 
 
 
 
 
NHMRC Research Officer (NHMRC)
A
03
$79,708.50
$3,055.22
 
 
02
$76,982.36
$2,950.73
 
 
01
$74,254.69
$2,846.18

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