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Earnings Type & Description

Earnings Type When Is It Used? Employment Type(s)/Limitations How Calculated / FTE / How Initiated

WSO

State Work Study w/OASI deduction

(Social Security taxes deducted)

For payment of UW student hourly positions filled by students who have been awarded State Work Study funded by the UW office of Student Financial Aid.

Wages are subject to Social Security taxes:

  • For Undergraduates when credits taken are below 6.
  • For Graduates when credits taken are below 5.
  • For thesis / dissertation students (700-800 courses) if credits taken are below 2.

Undergraduate Student

  • Undergraduate WS
  • 0875 Student Assistant III

Graduate Student

  • Graduate WS
  • 0881 Teaching Fellow
  • 0882 Research Asst
  • 0883 Staff Asst

Use limited to these job class codes only.

Hours worked x hourly rate

FTE: YES

Department - OPUS

NOTE: UW payroll computer system will automatically change WSO to WSS when credits taken are below the limit.

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