UAB Compensation is responsible for the design, development, administration and maintenance of a University-wide compensation classification and pay delivery program.

The Compensation Program Includes:

  • Development and adjustment of salary structures,
  • Establishment of job and performance evaluation methodologies,
  • Communication of pay policies and procedures, and
  • Consultation with management regarding pay distribution strategies.

Each classification within UAB's general grade and range structure is assigned a corresponding pay grade and range. These grades and ranges collectively form the University's general grade and range structure.

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Our goal is to attract, motivate and retain a qualified and diverse workforce while being cost effective and in support of the Strategic Plan for The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).

focus on Ensuring the Pay Program is:
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: Reflecting what the market pays for similar jobs to help us keep and attract high-performing talent.

Performance-based: Rewarding the impact an individual's performance has on UAB's success with pay decisions based on achievements rather than number of years of experience alone.

Transparent: Helping staff members understand their pay opportunities, with a clear line of sight to how performance is measured.

Consistent: Making pay decisions for similar jobs throughout the university in an equitable way.