These salary schedules are effective from 31 March 2018.

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 $178,571.98 $6844.65

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 $152,726.04 $5853.98
ARD103 $148,026.85 $5673.86
ARD102 $143,327.10 $5493.72
ARD101 $138,627.92 $5313.60

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 $132,753.93 $5088.45
ARC105 $129,230.12 $4953.38
ARC104 $125,706.28 $4818.31
ARC103 $122,180.71 $4683.18
ARC102 $118,656.90 $4548.11
ARC101 $115,131.95 $4413.00
NHMRC Research Scientist (NHMRC) ARC201 $125,706.28 $4818.31
Senior Research Officer Grade 2 (UQ) ARC303 $122,180.71 $4683.18
ARC302 $118,656.90 $4548.11
ARC301 $115,131.95 $4413.00

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 $111,607.58 $4277.91
ARB105 $108,083.12 $4142.82
ARB104 $104,558.77 $4007.73
ARB103 $101,034.37 $3872.64
ARB102 $97,509.94 $3737.55
ARB101 $93,985.59 $3602.46

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 $89,285.83 $3422.32
ARA107 $86,291.31 $3307.54
ARA106 $83,295.80 $3192.72
ARA105 $80,302.03 $3077.97
ARA104 $77,307.10 $2963.17
ARA103 $73,620.77 $2821.88
ARA102 $69,935.57 $2680.62
ARA101 $66,283.50 $2540.64
NHMRC Research Officer (NHMRC) ARA403 $89,285.83 $3422.32
ARA402 $86,291.31 $3307.54
ARA401 $83,295.80 $3192.72

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