University of Wisconsin–Madison

Compensation Philosophy

The University of Wisconsin–Madison (“university”) is committed to attracting, retaining, and rewarding a highly qualified and diverse workforce, both now and in the future. The university’s job framework and total compensation program support and facilitate these important goals by:

• Encouraging excellence by rewarding individual contributions that support the university’s mission and goals.

• Supporting competitive and equitable compensation practices through a job framework, salary structure and clear and flexible salary administrative guidelines.

• Establishing a foundation for career progression both within and across job groups and sub-groups.

• Developing a comprehensive benefit package that supports the well-being of our employees and is competitive and market informed.

Guiding principles established in June 2019.