Florida State University is committed to attracting, developing, and retaining a qualified and diverse workforce. We are inspired by the hard work and loyalty of our staff and faculty, and our Compensation program is designed to reward that dedication. Exercising fiscal responsibility, the University endeavors to fairly compensate each employee in ways that recognize exceptional performance, promote individual contribution, and encourage continued development.

The value of your position goes far beyond a paycheck. Use the Compensation Calculator tool for a comprehensive view of base salary, benefits and retirement contributions, earned leave, and other employment-related programs.


FSU provides salary opportunities that:

  • Are based on job responsibilities
  • Remain competitive within the market
  • Promote internal equity
  • Represent the University's strategic priorities
  • Reflect the University's financial resources

Staff Compensation

Pay Practices

Hard work pays off! View available salary additives and increases.

Career Progression

Where will you go from here? Find out what pathways are available for your career.

Compensation Initiatives

We never stop advancing. See what we are working on now.

Faculty Compensation

Promotion & Tenure

Grow with FSU. View information and criteria for University Promotion and Tenure.

Extraordinary Accomplishment Program

Excellence is a reward in itself, but don't stop there! Check out how your special achievements can be recognized.

Pay Practices

Merit, Equity, and Promotion. Find out what pay increases are subject to the Collective Bargaining Agreement (Article 23).