These salary schedules are effective from 28 February 2019.

The salary schedules listed do not include a UQ superannuation contribution to UniSuper.

All levels in a group can be appointed to any level of the adjacent salary range.

Level E

Level (with funding body) Salary point Full-time annual rate Full-time fortnightly rate
Professorial Research Fellow (UQ), 
NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellow (NHMRC)
ARE101 $181,964.85 $6,974.70

Level D

Level (with funding body) Salary point Full-time annual rate Full-time fortnightly rate
Principal Research Fellow (UQ),
NHMRC Principal Research Fellow (NHMRC)
ARD104 $155,627.83 $5,965.20
ARD103 $150,839.36 $5,781.66
ARD102 $146,050.31 $5,598.10
ARD101 $141,261.85 $5,414.55

Level C

Level (with funding body) Salary point Full-time annual rate Full-time fortnightly rate
Senior Research Fellow (UQ), 
NHMRC Senior Research Fellow (NHMRC)
ARC106 $135,276.25 $5,185.13
ARC105 $131,685.49 $5,047.49
ARC104 $128,094.70 $4,909.86
ARC103 $124,502.14 $4,772.16
ARC102 $120,911.38 $4,634.52
ARC101 $117,319.46 $4,496.84
NHMRC Research Scientist (NHMRC) ARC201 $128,094.70 $4,909.86
Senior Research Officer Grade 2 (UQ) ARC303 $124,502.14 $4,772.16
ARC302 $120,911.38 $4,634.52
ARC301 $117,319.46 $4,496.84

Level B

Level (with funding body) Salary point Full-time annual rate Full-time fortnightly rate
Research Fellow (UQ), 
Senior Research Officer Grade 1 (UQ), 
NHMRC Research Fellow (NHMRC), 
NHMRC Senior Research Officer (NHMRC)
ARB106 $113,728.12 $4,359.19
ARB105 $110,136.70 $4,221.53
ARB104 $106.545.39 $4,083.88
ARB103 $102,954.02 $3,946.22
ARB102 $99,362.63 $3,808.56
ARB101 $95,771.32 $3,670.91

Level A

Level (with funding body) Salary point Full-time annual rate Full-time fortnightly rate
Research Officer (UQ), 
NHMRC Research Assistant, 
Postdoctoral Research Fellows
ARA108 $90,982.26 $3,487.34
ARA107 $87,930.84 $3,370.38
ARA106 $84,878.42 $3,253.38
ARA105 $81,827.77 $3,136.45
ARA104 $78,775.93 $3,019.47
ARA103 $75,019.56 $2,875.49
ARA102 $71,264.35 $2,731.56
ARA101 $67,542.89 $2,588.91
NHMRC Research Officer (NHMRC) ARA403 $90,982.26 $3,487.34
ARA402 $87,930.84 $3,370.38
ARA401 $84,878.42 $3,253.38

The ARA106 salary point in the Postdoctoral Research Fellows level is entry level for PhD holders.