Compensation (Pay)

Compensation policies, practices and guidelines help determine pay and career development opportunities for the faculty and staff who support Virginia Commonwealth University’s teaching, research, patient care and public service activities. As a public research university, VCU uses compensation models that are unique to these diverse groups of faculty and staff. Compensation is based on market ranges. Raises or increases are merit-based. 

Classified staff compensation pay bands
University and Academic Professional salary ranges
VCU Police pay bands
VCU Information Technology IT pay bands (See also: On-call rates)

Faculty compensation
General information regarding faculty salaries can be found here through the Office of Human Resources, however, faculty are recruited and supported through the Provost's Office of Faculty Affairs.

Compensation for nonemployees
Payments to independent contractors or other nonemployees is handled through the VCU Office of Procurement Services