Salary Schedules

Salaries for academic and administrative faculty at the University of Nevada, Reno follows an established schema in the NSHE Procedures and Guidelines Manual, as determined by the Board of Regents. Below are references to those salary structures, as well as guidelines for faculty who are on a hiring committee and must determine an incoming staffer's salary.

Academic & Administrative Faculty

  • Academic Faculty (9 Month)
    Academic Faculty 9 Month Contract Salaries
    "B" Faculty Contracts Rank Min Q1 Mid (Q2) Q3 Max
    Professors IV $85,000 $107,900 $130,700 $153,600 $176,500
    Associates III $57,600 $73,100 $88,600 $104,100 $119,600
    Assistants II $50,000 $63,500 $77,000 $90,500 $103,900
    Instructors I $35,600 $45,200 $54,800 $64,400 $74,000
  • Academic Faculty (12 Month)
    Academic Faculty 12 Month Contract Salaries
    "A" Faculty Contracts Rank Min Q1 Mid (Q2) Q3 Max
    Professors IV $102,000 $129,400 $156,900 $184,300 $211,800
    Associates III $69,100 $87,700 $106,300 $124,900 $143,500
    Assistants II $60,100 $76,200 $92,400 $108,600 $124,700
    Instructors I $42,800 $54,300 $65,800 $77,300 $88,800
  • Overload Calendar
    Fall 2019 Academic Overload Calendar

    Month

    Holidays Excluded from Contractual Days

    Contractual Days

    August Faculty Report Date - Monday, August 19, 2019 10
    September Labor Day - Monday, September 2, 2019 20
    October Nevada Day - Friday, October 25, 2019 22
    November

    Veteran's Day - Monday, November 11, 2019

    Thanksgiving - Thursday, November 28, 2019

    Family Day - Friday, November 29, 2019

    18
    December Faculty Release Date - Friday, December 20, 2019 15
    Total Total Spring Contractual Days: 85

    Spring 2020 Academic Overload Calendar

    Month

    Holidays Excluded from Contractual Days

    Contractual Days

    January Faculty Report Date - Tuesday, January 14, 2020 
    Martin Luther King Day - Monday, January 20, 2020
    13
    February President's Day - Monday, February, 17, 2020 19
    March Spring Break - Monday, March 16 - Friday, March 20, 2020 17
    April None 22
    May Faculty Release Date - Monday, May 18, 2020 12
    Total Total Spring Contractual Days: 83

    UAM 2,695: Additional Compensation, Supplemental Pay, and Overloads

  • Non-Contractual Days Available for Overload
    2019-2020 Non-Contractual Days available for overload
    Dates Calendar Days Available Non-Contractual Days
    July 2019 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31 22
    August 2019 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 12
    September 2019 None 0
    October 2019 None 0
    November 2019 None 0
    December 2019 23, 24, 26, 27, 30, 31 6
    January 2020 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 13 8
    February 2020 None 0
    March 2020 16, 17, 18, 19, 20 5
    April 2020 None 0
    May 2020 19, 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29 8
    June 2020 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30 22
    Total Total Available Overload Days: 83

    Total Total Non-Contractual Days (EDA Days) 83 (64)
    EDA Dates Excluding Weekends and Listed Holidays Non-Contractual Days (EDA Days)
    July 1-31, 2019* July 4, 2019 (Independence Day) 22 (22)
    August 1-18, 2019* None 12 (12)
    December 23-31, 2019 December 25, 3019 (Christmas) 6 (0)
    January 1-13, 2020 8 (0)
    March 16-20, 2020 5 (0)
    May 19-31, 2020* 8 (8)
    June 1-30, 2020* 22 (22)

    UAM 2,695: Additional Compensation, Supplemental Pay, and Overloads

    View Overload Calendar in the Knowledge Base

  • Administrative Faculty by Grade
    Table of Supplemental Salaries
    Compensation Grade Min Q1 Mid (Q2) Q3 Max
    E $96,836 $129,115 $161,394 $193,673 $225,952
    D $68,470 $91,294 $114,117 $136,941 $159,764
    C $48,525 $64,700 $80,875 $97,050 $113,225
    B $37,006 $49,342 $61,677 $74,013 $86,348
    A $27,755 $37,755 $48,258 $55,509 $64,761

Supplemental Salary for Academic Faculty

  • Engineering (9 Month Contracts)
    Engineering Salaries
    Type Rank  Min Q1 Mid (Q2) Q3 Max
    Professors IV $112,782 $126,880 $140,977 $155,075 $169,173
    Associates III $84,610 $95,186 $105,763 $116,339 $126,915
    Assistants II $72,078 $81,088 $90,098 $99,107 $108,117
    Instructors I $57,227 $64,381 $71,534 $78,688 $85,841
  • Engineering (12 Month Contracts)
    12 Month Engineering Salaries
    Type Rank Min Q1 Mid (Q2) Q3 Max
    Professors IV $137,539 $154,731 $171,924 $189,116 $206,308
    Associates III $103,183 $116,081 $128,979 $141,877 $154,774
    Assistants II $87,900 $98,888 $109,875 $120,863 $131,850
    Instructors I $69,790 $78,513 $87,237 $95,961 $104,684
  • Business (9 Month Contracts)
    9 Month Accounting and Finance Salaries
    Type Rank Min Q1 Mid (Q2) Q3 Max
    Professors IV $136,433 $153,488 $170,542 $187,596 $204,650
    Associates III $124,801 $140,401 $156,001 $171,601 $187,201
    Assistants II $118,858 $133,715 $148,572 $163,429 $178,287
    Instructors I $58,344 $65,637 $72,930 $80,223 $87,517

    9 Month Marketing, Mgmt, Prod/Ops, HR, Int'l, MIS Salaries
    Type Rank Min Q1 Mid (Q2) Q3 Max
    Professors IV $122,285 $137,478 $152,753 $168,029 $183,304
    Associates III $102,205 $114,980 $127,756 $140,532 $153,307
    Assistants II $96,211 $108,237 $120,263 $132,290 $144,316
    Instructors I $49,805 $56,031 $62,257 $68,482 $74,708

    9 Month Economics Salaries
    Type Rank Min Q1 Mid (Q2) Q3 Max
    Professors IV $112,782 $126,321 $140,357 $154,392 $168,428
    Associates III $85,323 $95,989 $106,654 $117,320 $127,985
    Assistants II $77,316 $86,980 $96,645 $106,309 $115,973
    Instructors I $51,704 $58,167 $64,630 $71,093 $77,556
  • Business (12 Month Contracts)
    12 Month Accounting and Finance Salaries
    Type Rank Min Q1 Mid (Q2) Q3 Max
    Professors IV $166,382 $187,180 $207,978 $228,775 $249,573
    Associates III $152,196 $171,220 $190,245 $209,269 $228,294
    Assistants II $144,948 $163,067 $181,186 $199,304 $217,423
    Instructors I $71,151 $80,045 $88,939 $97,833 $106,727

    12 Month Marketing, Mgmt, Prod/Ops, HR, Int'l, MIS Salaries
    Type Rank Min Q1 Mid (Q2) Q3 Max
    Professors IV $149,028 $167,656 $186,284 $204,913 $223,541
    Associates III $124,640 $140,220 $155,800 $171,380 $186,960
    Assistants II $117,330 $131,996 $146,663 $161,329 $175,995
    Instructors I $60,738 $68,331 $75,923 $83,515 $91,107

    12 Month Economics Salaries
    Type Rank Min Q1 Mid (Q2) Q3 Max
    Professors IV $136,933 $154,050 $171,167 $188,283 $205,400
    Associates III $104,053 $117,059 $130,066 $143,073 $156,059
    Assistants II $94,287 $106,073 $117,859 $129,645 $141,431
    Instructors I $63,054 $70,936 $78,817 $86,699 $94,581

School of Medicine

  • Medical Residents
    Medical Resident Salaries
    Physician Rank Salary
    Resident Physician - Medical Resident Year 1 51,895.44
    Resident Physician - Medical Resident Year 2 53,744.49
    Resident Physician - Medical Resident Year 3 55,490.59
    Resident Physician - Medical Resident Year 4 57,443.66
    Resident Physician - Medical Resident Year 5 59,643.61
    Resident Physician - Medical Resident Year 6 61,891.90
    Resident Physician - Chief Resident III 55,490.59
    Resident Physician - Chief Resident IV 57,443.66
    Resident Physician - Chief Resident V 59,643.61
    Resident Physician - Chief Resident VI 61,891.90
    Resident Physician - Clinical Fellow IV 57,443.66
    Resident Physician - Clinical Fellow V 59,643.61
    Resident Physician - Clinical Fellow VI 61,891.90
  • Academic Instructors
    Medical Academic Instructor Salaries
    Instructor Type Min Q1 Median Q3 Max
    Basic Science $42,000 $56,000 $63,000 $75,000 $94,000
    Primary Care $120,000 $159,000 $193,000 $240,000 $300,000
    Non-Surgical Specialty I $115,000 $153,000 $190,000 $242,000 $303,000
    Non-Surgical Specialty II $180,000 $239,000 $318,000 $477,000 $597,000
    Surgical Specialty I $60,000 $79,000 $173,000 $277,000 $347,000
    Surgical Specialty II $195,000 $260,000 $331,000 $402,000 $503,000
    Surgical Specialty III $169,000 $225,000 $308,000 $468,000 $505,000

    Note: Salaries listed above shall be inclusive of base salary plus any administrative stipends (if applicable).

  • Academic Assistant Professors
    Medical Academic Assistant Professor Salaries
    Instructor Type Min Q1 Median Q3 Max
    Basic Science $67,000 $89,000 $104,000 $125,000 $156,000
    Primary Care $134,000 $178,000 $204,000 $238,000 $298,000
    Non-Surgical Specialty I $155,000 $206,000 $242,000 $291,000 $364,000
    Non-Surgical Specialty II $252,000 $336,000 $378,000 $445,000 $557,000
    Surgical Specialty I $207,000 $275,000 $321,000 $445,000 $485,000
    Surgical Specialty II $263,000 $350,000 $400,000 $388,000 $630,000
    Surgical Specialty III $300,000 $400,000 $509,000 $689,000 $862,000

    Note: Salaries listed above shall be inclusive of base salary plus any administrative stipends (if applicable).

  • Academic Associate Professors
    Medical Associate Professor Salaries
    Instructor Type Min Q1 Median Q3 Max
    Basic Science $83,000 $110,000 $126,000 $150,000 $188,000
    Primary Care $147,000 $196,000 $228,000 $279,000 $349,000
    Non-Surgical Specialty I $183,000 $243,000 $279,000 $343,000 $429,000
    Non-Surgical Specialty II $273,000 $364,000 $430,000 $477,000 $597,000
    Surgical Specialty I $257,000 $342,000 $413,000 $497,000 $622,000
    Surgical Specialty II $348,000 $463,000 $563,000 $710,000 $888,000
    Surgical Specialty III $355,000 $473,000 $632,000 $797,000 $997,000

    Note: Salaries listed above shall be inclusive of base salary plus any administrative stipends (if applicable).

  • Academic Professors
    Medical Professor Salaries
    Instructor Type Min Q1 Median Q3 Max
    Basic Science $118,000 $157,000 $194,000 $246,000 $307,000
    Primary Care $165,000 $220,000 $260,000 $314,000 $393,000
    Non-Surgical Specialty I $210,000 $279,000 $334,000 $407,000 $509,000
    Non-Surgical Specialty II $284,000 $378,000 $456,000 $539,000 $674,000
    Surgical Specialty I $294,000 $391,000 $487,000 $600,000 $750,000
    Surgical Specialty II $372,000 $495,000 $573,000 $698,000 $873,000
    Surgical Specialty III $387,000 $516,000 $719,000 $985,000 $1,119,000

    Note: Salaries listed above shall be inclusive of base salary plus any administrative stipends (if applicable).

  • Definitions

    Primary Care

    Family Medicine (with OB), Family Medicine: General, Family Medicine: Sports Medicine, Geriatrics, Hospice/Palliative Care, Hospital Medicine, Infectious Disease/Community Health, Internal Medicine: Ambulatory Only, Internal Medicine: General, Pediatrics: Adolescent Medicine, Pediatrics: General, Pediatrics: Genetics, Pediatrics: Hospital Medicine, Pediatrics: Infectious Disease

    Non-Surgical Specialty I 

    Allergy/Immunology, Endocrinology, Hematology/Oncology, Hematology/Oncology: Oncology (Only), Nephrology, Neurology, Neurology: Neuromuscular, OB/GYN: General, OB/GYN: Gynecology (Only), Pathology: Anatomic, Pathology: Anatomic and Clinical, Pathology: Clinical, Pediatrics: Allergy/Immunology, Pediatrics: Cardiology, Pediatrics: Critical Care, Pediatrics: Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics: Endocrinology, Pediatrics: Gastroenterology, Pediatrics: Hematology/Oncology, Pediatrics: Neonatology, Pediatrics: Nephrology, Pediatrics: Pulmonary Medicine, Pediatrics: Rheumatology, Pediatrics: Neurology, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Psychiatry: Child & Adolescent, Psychiatry: General, Pulmonary Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine: Critical Care, Pulmonary Medicine: General and Critical Care, Rheumatology

    Non-Surgical Specialty II - Anesthesiology

    General, Anesthesiology: Pain Management, Anesthesiology: Pediatric, Cardiology: Electrophysiology, Cardiology: Invasive, Cardiology: Noninvasive, Critical Care, Dermatology: General, Emergency Medicine, Gastroenterology, Gastroenterology: Hepatology, OB/GYN: Reproductive Endocrinology, Pediatrics: Radiology, Radiology: Diagnostic, Non-interventional, Radiology: Neurological, Radiology: Nuclear Medicine, Radiology: Radiation Oncology 

    Surgical Specialty I - OB/GYN

    Gynecologic Oncology, Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology: Retina, Otolaryngology, Surgery: Colon and Rectal, Surgery: General, Surgery: Oncological, Surgery: Transplant, Urology 

    Surgical Specialty II - Cardiology

    Invasive Interventional, OB/GYN: Maternal & Fetal, Orthopaedic Surgery: Foot and Ankle, Orthopaedic Surgery: Hand, Pediatrics: Orthopaedic Surgery, Pediatrics: Otorhinolaryngology, Radiology: Diagnostic, Interventional, Surgery: Pediatric, Surgery: Plastic, Surgery: Thoracic (Primary), Surgery: Trauma, Surgery: Vascular 

    Surgical Specialty III - Dermatology

    Mohs Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery: General, Orthopaedic Surgery: Hip and Joint, Orthopaedic Surgery: Sports Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery: Trauma, Surgery: Neurological, Surgery: Thoracic/Cardiovascular

Executives

  • Executives
    Executives
    Title Minimum Q1 Mid Q3 Maximum
    Exec VP & Provost $209,500 $265,900 $322,300 $378,700 $435,100
    VP, Advancement $143,000 $181,500 $220,000 $258,500 $297,000
    VP, Diversity $116,900 $148,400 $179,800 $211,300 $242,700
    VP, External Affairs $143,000 $181,500 $220,000 $258,500 $297,000
    VP, Finance and Business $163,300 $207,300 $251,300 $295,300 $339,200
    VP, Health Sciences $444,900 $564,600 $684,400 $804,200 $923,900
    VP, Research & Grad Studies $178,100 $226,100 $274,000 $322,000 $369,900
    VP, Student Affairs $147,200 $186,900 $226,500 $266,100 $305,800
    VP, Technology $166,200 $210,900 $255,600 $300,300 $345,100
    Director of Athletics $276,800 $351,300 $425,900 $500,400 $574,900
  • Deans
    Dean Salaries
    College Minimum Q1 Mid Q3 Maximum
    Agriculture $159,400 $202,300 $245,200 $288,100 $331,000
    Business $217,500 $276,000 $334,600 $393,100 $451,700
    Cooperative Extension $133,200 $169,000 $204,900 $240,800 $276,600
    Dental $217,400 $276,000 $334,500 $393,100 $451,600
    Education $153,600 $195,000 $236,300 $277,600 $319,000
    Engineering $188,100 $238,700 $289,400 $340,000 $390,700
    Fine Arts $140,000 $177,800 $215,500 $253,200 $290,900
    Graduate College $131,700 $167,200 $202,600 $238,100 $273,500
    Honors College $102,700 $130,400 $158,000 $185,700 $213,300
    Hotel Administration $217,500 $276,000 $334,600 $393,100 $451,700
    Health-Related Professions $134,300 $170,400 $206,600 $242,800 $278,900
    Journalism $146,600 $186,100 $225,600 $265,100 $304,600
    Law $204,400 $259,400 $314,400 $369,400 $424,400
    Liberal Arts $145,000 $184,000 $223,000 $262,000 $301,000
    Libraries $113,400 $143,900 $174,400 $204,900 $235,400
    Medicine $346,000 $439,200 $532,300 $625,500 $718,600
    Nursing $160,400 $203,600 $246,800 $290,000 $333,200
    Public Health $185,600 $235,600 $285,500 $335,500 $385,400
    Sciences $176,300 $223,800 $271,300 $318,800 $366,300
    Urban Affairs $146,600 $186,100 $225,600 $265,100 $304,600

Graduate Assistant Base Stipends

Effective beginning in the 2018-2019 Academic Year

  • Humanities Programs
    Graduate Assistants in Humanities' Salaries
    FTE (Hours) Monthly Pay Amount (Base Salary) Prorated Salary
    25% (10) $900 $43,200.00 $10,800.00
    37.5% (15) $1,350 $43,200.00 $16,200.00
    50% (20) $1,800 $43,200.00 $21,600.00
  • Social Sciences and Professional Graduate Programs
    Graduate Assistants in Social Sciences' Salaries
    FTE (Hours) Monthly Pay Amount (Base Salary) Prorated Salary
    25% (10) $925 $44,400.00 $11,100.00
    37.5% (15) $1,387.50 $44,400.00 $16,650.00
    50% (20) $1,850 $44,400.00 $22,200.00
  • STEM Programs
    Graduate Assistants in STEM Programs' Salaries
    FTE (Hours) Monthly Pay Amount (Base Salary) Prorated Salary
    25% (10) $950 $45,600.00 $11,400.00
    37.5% (15) $1,425 $45,600.00 $17,100.00
    50% (20) $1,900 $45,600.00 $22,800.00
  • Master's Base Stipend: All Programs
    Master's Students in All Programs
    FTE (Hours) Monthly Pay Amount (Base Salary) Prorated Salary
    25% (10) $800 $38,400.00 $9,600.00
    37.5% (15) $1,200 $38,400.00 $14,400.00
    50% (20) $1,600 $38,400.00 $19,200.00

    Note: Current master’s students will keep their $1,700/month stipend; however, starting July 1, 2019, their base stipend will be $1,600.