Compensation & Benefits


The objective of the Berkeley campus compensation program is to establish salary rates comparable to the market and assist campus managers with salary decisions.

Benefits at UC Berkeley

The University of California offers a wide array of high quality benefit plans from which to choose. These include comprehensive health and welfare insurance plans, a generous pension plan, and more.

FLSA Salary Threshold

The federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulates whether an employee is overtime-eligible or overtime-exempt. As of Dec 1st, 2016 UC Berkeley is re-classifying several hundred positions to be in compliance with this law.

Career Tracks

The Career Tracks approach represents a commitment to consistent treatment of all staff as well as to transparency in policy and process, and recognition of the roles that all campus community members have in the health of the workplace.


Perks, discounts and more...

Most campus events and museums offer discounts to faculty, staff, and students. But make sure you're not missing out on all the free and mostly free things you get just from working here...