The University of Queensland
Research Academic Staff Salary Schedule
Salary Schedule effective from 1 July 2014
(0.5% increase)
 
The salary schedules listed below do not include a UQ superannuation contribution to UniSuper, which may be 3%, the Superannuation Guarantee amount (9.5% 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
01
$160,214.38
$6,141.00
NHMRC Senior Principal Res. Fellow (NHMRC)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NHMRC Australia Fellow*
E
 
$305,635.00
$11,714.96
 
 
 
 
 
Principal Research Fellow (U Qld)
D
04
$137,025.45
$5,252.17
NHMRC Principal Research Fellow (NHMRC)
 
03
$132,809.35
$5,090.57
 
 
02
$128,592.74
$4,928.95
 
 
01
$124,376.65
$4,767.35
 
 
 
 
 
Senior Research Fellow (U Qld)
C
06
$119,106.52
$4,565.34
NHMRC Senior Research Fellow (NHMRC)
 
05
$115,944.97
$4,444.16
 
 
04
$112,783.38
$4,322.98
 
 
03
$109,620.25
$4,201.73
 
 
02
$106,458.70
$4,080.55
 
 
01
$103,296.12
$3,959.33
 
 
 
 
 
NHMRC Research Scientist (NHMRC)
C
 
$112,783.38
$4,322.98
 
 
 
 
 
Senior Research Officer Grade 2
C
03
$109,620.25
$4,201.73
(U Qld)
 
02
$106,458.70
$4,080.55
 
 
01
$103,296.12
$3,959.33
 
 
 
 
 
Research Fellow (U Qld)
B
06
$100,134.07
$3,838.13
Senior Research Officer Grade 1
 
05
$ 96,971.92
$3,716.92
(U Qld)
 
04
$ 93,809.88
$3,595.72
NHMRC Research Fellow (NHMRC)
 
03
$ 90,647.80
$3,474.52
NHMRC Senior Research Officer (NHMRC)
 
02
$ 87,485.69
$3,353.32
 
 
01
$ 84,323.66
$3,232.12
 
 
 
 
 
Research Officer (U Qld)
A
08
$ 80,107.04
$3,070.50
NHMRC Research Assistant
 
07
$ 77,367.27
$2,965.48
Postdoctoral Research Fellows
 
06**
$ 74,625.96
$2,860.41
 
 
05
$ 71,886.24
$2,755.39
 
 
04
$ 69,145.46
$2,650.34
 
 
03
$ 65,771.94
$2,521.03
 
 
02
$ 62,399.46
$2,391.77
 
 
01
$ 59,057.29
$2,263.66
 
 
 
 
 
NHMRC Research Officer (NHMRC)
A
03
$ 80,107.04
$3,070.50
 
 
02
$ 77,367.27
$2,965.48
 
 
01
$ 74,625.96
$2,860.41

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