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Compensation Overview

HR strives to support sound compensation practices across the university community. Use the following information to gain an understanding of the university’s compensation philosophy and get a sense of the terms used to express different aspects of employees’ compensation packages.

The University of Texas at Austin Compensation Philosophy

To fulfill its mission, the university must attract and retain outstanding staff members. To meet institutional staffing needs and priorities, the compensation system has the following objectives:

Glossary of Terms

Use the following glossary of terms to help you understand various aspects of the university's compensation system.