The University of Queensland
Research Academic Staff Salary Schedule
Salary Schedule effective from 1 January 2016
(3.0% increase – all levels)

 
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
$169,971.43
$6,515.01
NHMRC Senior Principal Res. Fellow (NHMRC)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Principal Research Fellow (U Qld)
D
ARD104
$145,370.30
$5,572.04
NHMRC Principal Research Fellow (NHMRC)
 
ARD103
$140,897.44
$5,400.60
 
 
ARD102
$136,424.04
$5,229.13
 
 
ARD101
$131,951.19
$5,057.69
 
 
 
 
 
Senior Research Fellow (U Qld)
C
ARC106
$126,360.11
$4,843.38
NHMRC Senior Research Fellow (NHMRC)
 
ARC105
$123,006.02
$4,714.82
 
 
ARC104
$119,651.89
$4,586.26
 
 
ARC103
$116,296.13
$4,457.63
 
 
ARC102
$112,942.03
$4,329.07
 
 
ARC101
$109,586.85
$4,200.46
 
 
 
 
 
NHMRC Research Scientist (NHMRC)
C
ARC201
$119,651.89
$4,586.26
 
 
 
 
 
Senior Research Officer Grade 2
C
ARC303
$116,296.13
$4,457.63
(U Qld)
 
ARC302
$112,942.03
$4,329.07
 
 
ARC301
$109,586.85
$4,200.46
 
 
 
 
 
Research Fellow (U Qld)
B
ARB106
$106,232.23
$4,071.88
Senior Research Officer Grade 1
 
ARB105
$102,877.51
$3,943.30
(U Qld)
 
ARB104
$99,522.91
$3,814.71
NHMRC Research Fellow (NHMRC)
 
ARB103
$96,168.25
$3,686.13
NHMRC Senior Research Officer (NHMRC)
 
ARB102
$92,813.57
$3,557.54
 
 
ARB101
$89,458.97
$3,428.96
 
 
 
 
 
Research Officer (U Qld)
A
ARA108
$84,985.56
$3,257.50
NHMRC Research Assistant
 
ARA107
$82,078.94
$3,146.09
Postdoctoral Research Fellows
 
ARA106**
$79,170.68
$3,034.61
 
 
ARA105
$76,264.11
$2,923.20
 
 
ARA104
$73,356.41
$2,811.75
 
 
ARA103
$69,777.45
$2,674.57
 
 
ARA102
$66,199.58
$2,537.43
 
 
ARA101
$62,653.88
$2,401.52
 
 
 
 
 
NHMRC Research Officer (NHMRC)
A
ARA403
$84,985.56
$3,257.50
 
 
ARA402
$82,078.94
$3,146.09
 
 
ARA401
$79,170.68
$3,034.61
**             Entry Level for PhD holders.