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Pay Basis Descriptions in HRS
OverviewIn HRS, an employee's Pay Basis is the principal condition in terms of time, production or other criteria, along with salary rate, which determines the compensation paid to an employee. You can find an employee's Pay Basis on their HR Job Data record, Job Information tab.
At UW, there are seven types of Pay Bases which are described in the table below.
Pay Basis Codes
Description/Explanation Abbreviation for HRS Reports
Academic school year calendar, also known as C-basis
Fiscal Year (July 1 - June 30) , also known as A-Basis
Paid for hours worked per pay period in calendar year
Lump sum payment (e.g. fixed dollar amount)
No Pay Basis
Non paid appointment
Research or Administrative appointment during a summer period; also known as V-Basis
Teaching appointment during a summer period; also known as S-Basis
Screenshot Example of Employee's Pay Basis on HR Job Data Record
You can find an employee's Pay Basis from the main Menu in HRS by navigating to: Workforce Administration > Job Information > Job Data; search for employee; click on the Job Information tab.