Human Resources

Academic salaries

Further information

  • Salary scales
  • Academic staff agreement 2014

Academic salaries are paid in accordance with the current University of Western Australia Academic Staff Agreement.

* Level A Step 8 is the minimum salary for a PhD qualified academic.

Rates effective as of 5 September 2016

Step Salary Code Annual Fortnightly
Level A
Step 01 LVLA $67,352 $2,582.18
Step 02 LVLA $71,196 $2,729.56
Step 03 LVLA $75,045 $2,877.14
Step 04 LVLA $78,891 $3,024.58
Step 05 LVLA $82,023 $3,144.64
Step 06 LVLA $85,146 $3,264.38
Step 07 LVLA $88,275 $3,384.35
Step 08 * LVLA $91,397 $3,504.04
Level B
Step 01 LVLB $96,210 $3,688.58
Step 02 LVLB $99,821 $3,827.01
Step 03 LVLB $103,427 $3,965.25
Step 04 LVLB $107,033 $4,103.52
Step 05 LVLB $110,641 $4,241.82
Step 06 LVLB $114,250 $4,380.20
Level C
Step 01 LVLC $117,857 $4,518.47
Step 02 LVLC $121,463 $4,656.74
Step 03 LVLC $125,072 $4,795.10
Step 04 LVLC $128,683 $4,933.53
Step 05 LVLC $132,287 $5,071.70
Step 06 LVLC $135,900 $5,210.22
Level D
Step 01 LVLD $141,910 $5,440.65
Step 02 LVLD $146,720 $5,625.05
Step 03 LVLD $151,533 $5,809.57
Step 04 LVLD $156,343 $5,994.00
Level E
Step 01 LVLE $182,804 $7,008.47