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
  • Contractual Days
    Fall 2020 Contractual Days

    Month

    Holidays Excluded from Contractual Days

    Contractual Days

    August Faculty Report Date - Monday, August 17, 2020 11
    September Labor Day - Monday, September 7, 2020 21
    October Nevada Day - Friday, October 30, 2020 21
    November

    Veteran's Day - Wednesday, November 11, 2020

    Thanksgiving - Thursday, November 26, 2020

    Family Day - Friday, November 27, 2020

    18
    December Faculty Release Date - Friday, December 18, 2020 14
    Total Total Contractual Days: 85

    Spring 2021 Contractual Days

    Month

    Holidays Excluded from Contractual Days

    Contractual Days

    January

    Faculty Report Date - Wednesday, January 20, 2021
    Martin Luther King Day - Monday, January 18, 2021

    8
    February President's Day - Monday, February 15, 2021 19
    March No holiday days this month 23
    April

    No holiday days this month

    22
    May Faculty Release Date - Monday, May 17, 2021 11
    Total Total Spring Contractual Days: 83

    This information is available in PDF format in the following Knowledge Base article:
    Overload Calendars for FY 2019-2020 and 2020-2021

    For policy guidance, please refer to the University Administrative Manual.UAM 2,695: Additional Compensation, Supplemental Pay, and Overloads

  • Non-Contractual Dates Available for Overload
    Non-contractual (NC) dates available for overload or *extra duty assignments (EDA)

    Month

    NC and *EDA dates

    Not eligible: Weekends and the following holidays

    List of NC days eligible for overload and *EDA

    Total days

    Jul. 2020

    *1-31

    Fri., July 3 (Independence Day)

    *(1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31)

    22

    Aug. 2020

    *1-16

    None

    *(3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14)

    10

    Sep.  2020

    None

    None

    None

    0

    Oct. 2020

    None

    None

    None

    0

    Nov. 2020

    None

    None

    None

    0

    Dec. 2020

    21-31

    Fri., Dec. 25, 2020 (Christmas)

    21, 22, 23, 24, 28, 29, 30, 31

    8

    Jan. 2021

    1-19

    Fri., Jan. 1 (New Year’s Day)
    Mon., Jan. 18 (Martin Luther King)

    4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 19

    11

    Feb. 2021

    None

    None

    None

    0

    Mar. 2021

    None

    None

    None

    0

    Apr. 2021

    None

    None

    None

    0

    May 2021

    *18-31

    Mon., May 31 (Memorial Day)

    *(18, 19, 20, 21, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28)

    9

    Jun. 2021

    *1-30

    None

    *(1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30)

    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 $37,006 $46,258 $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

  • Doctoral programs in humanities
    Salaries for doctoral graduate assistants in humanities
    FTE (hours) Monthly pay Amount (base salary, minimum for all disciplines) 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
  • Doctoral programs in social sciences and professional programs
    Salaries for doctoral graduate assistants in social sciences and professional programs
    FTE (hours) Monthly pay Amount (base salary, all disciplines) 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
  • Doctoral programs in STEM
    Salaries for doctoral graduate assistants in STEM programs
    FTE (hours) Monthly pay Amount (Base salary, all disciplines) 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
  • Base stipend: all masters' programs
    Graduate assistant base stipends (all masters' 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.

  • Maximum stipend for all graduate assistants
    Graduate assistant maximum stipends (all programs)
    FTE (hours) Monthly pay Amount (base salary, all disciplines) Prorated salary
    25% (10) $1,252.08 $60,100.00 $15,025.00
    37.5% (15) $1,878.13 $60,100.00 $22,537.50
    50% (20) $2,504.17 $60,100.00 $30,050.00