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Total Compensation

Learn about total compensation for UCSD staff employees.

Total compensation for staff employees includes all forms of cash (e.g. salary and wages, shift differential and on-call payments, lump sum payments, and awards, etc.) as well as health and welfare benefits, retirement and savings plans, employee programs and services, and perquisites.

Staff employees enjoy a total compensation package that far exceeds the value of their base salary. Benefits vary by employee category and appointment type. Official provisions affecting you are contained in the personnel policies or collective bargaining contract that apply to your position.

To get more information on the various components of your total compensation package, click on the following topic menus:

Notice: The information on this page summarizes provisions of university policies and/or collective bargaining agreements. Refer to the Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM) and local implementing procedures or applicable collective bargaining agreement for full text of referenced information.