The University of Queensland
Research Academic Staff Salary Schedule
Salary Schedule effective from 1 January 2015
(3.0% increase)
 
The salary schedules listed below do not include a UQ superannuation contribution to UniSuper, which may be 3%, the Superannuation Guarantee amount (9.5% from 1 July 2014) 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
ARE101
$165,020.81
$6,325.23
NHMRC Senior Principal Res. Fellow (NHMRC)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Principal Research Fellow (U Qld)
D
ARD104
$141,136.21
$5,409.74
NHMRC Principal Research Fellow (NHMRC)
 
ARD103
$136,793.63
$5,243.29
 
 
ARD102
$132,450.52
$5,076.82
 
 
ARD101
$128,107.95
$4,910.37
 
 
 
 
 
Senior Research Fellow (U Qld)
C
ARC106
$122,679.72
$4,702.30
NHMRC Senior Research Fellow (NHMRC)
 
ARC105
$119,423.32
$4,577.49
 
 
ARC104
$116,166.88
$4,452.67
 
 
ARC103
$112,908.86
$4,327.79
 
 
ARC102
$109,652.46
$4,202.97
 
 
ARC101
$106,395.00
$4,078.11
 
 
 
 
 
NHMRC Research Scientist (NHMRC)
C
ARC201
$116,166.88
$4,452.67
 
 
 
 
 
Senior Research Officer Grade 2
C
ARC303
$112,908.86
$4,327.79
(U Qld)
 
ARC302
$109,652.46
$4,202.97
 
 
ARC301
$106,395.00
$4,078.11
 
 
 
 
 
Research Fellow (U Qld)
B
ARB106
$103,138.09
$3,953.27
Senior Research Officer Grade 1
 
ARB105
$99,881.08
$3,828.43
(U Qld)
 
ARB104
$96,624.18
$3,703.60
NHMRC Research Fellow (NHMRC)
 
ARB103
$93,367.23
$3,578.76
NHMRC Senior Research Officer (NHMRC)
 
ARB102
$90,110.26
$3,453.92
 
 
ARB101
$86,853.37
$3,329.08
 
 
 
 
 
Research Officer (U Qld)
A
ARA108
$82,510.25
$3,162.61
NHMRC Research Assistant
 
ARA107
$79,688.29
$3,054.45
Postdoctoral Research Fellows
 
ARA106**
$76,864.74
$2,946.22
 
 
ARA105
$74,042.83
$2,838.06
 
 
ARA104
$71,219.82
$2,729.85
 
 
ARA103
$67,745.10
$2,596.66
 
 
ARA102
$64,271.44
$2,463.52
 
 
ARA101
$60,829.01
$2,331.57
 
 
 
 
 
NHMRC Research Officer (NHMRC)
A
ARA403
$82,510.25
$3,162.61
 
 
ARA402
$79,688.29
$3,054.45
 
 
ARA401
$76,864.74
$2,946.22

 
**             Entry Level for PhD holders.