The UNT System Enterprise is committed to providing a compensation program that is equitable, competitive, transparent and strategic. The program will effectively attract, retain, motivate and reward a highly talented and committed workforce in support of each institutions’ mission, vision and values. We value continuous skill growth and career development with a firm commitment to administer the compensation program strategically, consistently, fairly and equitably. The compensation philosophy serves as the foundation for policy and guidelines, with flexibility for budgetary constraints, strategic mission-driven goals, and dynamic market conditions with accountability for compensation decisions at all levels.

HR Compensation administers staff compensation plans, develops related processes, policies, training and other services. Services provided by HR Compensation include classification of new positions, reclassification of existing positions, analysis of internal equity and labor market survey data, establishment of salary ranges for staff classifications, creation and maintenance of classification descriptions, and consultation and training for managers, supervisors and staff.

The Staff Compensation Guidelines serve as the standard for managing UNT System’s compensation program for staff.  These guidelines apply to job titles designated as regular staff.  Jobs designated as faculty, faculty administrators, hourly and jobs requiring student status are excluded from these guidelines.  For more information on the guidelines, view the training presentation here:  Compensation Guidelines Training Slidedeck


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Compensation for Faculty

The Office of the Provost at each campus monitors and manages faculty salaries to support recruitment and retention. The Provost also oversees policies and procedures for tenure and promotion. Supplemental pay is available, but must be approved by Human Resources and the appropriate executive prior to the assignment start date. Learn more: