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Pay Basis Descriptions in HRS


In 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.
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Pay Basis Codes

 Pay Basis

 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


 Summer Service

 Research or Administrative appointment during a summer period; also known as V-Basis


 Summer Session

 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.

job information tab

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