Salaries and increments

Your salary is based on the current CSU Enterprise Agreement rates. Depending on your appointment, you may be eligible for incremental salary increases.

Pay day

Your salary is paid fortnightly in arrears by electronic funds transfer (EFT). For dates, refer to the pay day calendar for 2021 and 2022.

Salary rates

Refer to the links below to see salary rates for Charles Sturt University staff. Supervisors can use the staff costing calculator when budgeting for new staff.

Academic staff

Professional/general staff

Salary increments

The University operates on a common increment date for continuing and fixed-term staff. This is in line with the Employee Development and Review Scheme (EDRS).

If your performance is satisfactory, you may progress within your level until you reach the maximum salary step.

  Academic staff Professional/general staff Senior/executive staff
Based on performance over the period: 1 December - 30 November 1 April - 31 March 1 January - 31 December
Staff are eligible for consideration for incremental progression on: 1 March 1 June 1 July

Please note: if you commence in the three months preceding the common increment date you won't be eligible to increment until the following year.

Payroll enquiries

The remuneration page on the Division of Finance website provides more information about:

Other enquiries can be directed to Employee Services.