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Salary and superannuation

This part of the site contains information about staff salaries and allowances, superannuation, and salary packaging

Please note: processing of staff pay is managed by the Payroll team in the Finance and Business Services Centre.

Salary rates and allowances

Provides information on current salaries for different employment arrangements at ECU, along with details on role and performance based allowances and recognition payments.


This page is an overview of your superannuation arrangements and options via UniSuper, the superfund ECU makes contributions to on your behalf as your employer.

Salary packaging options

You can restructure your salary by choosing to receive your salary as a combination of cash and approved fringe benefits that are paid out of your pre-tax salary.

Salary On-Cost Calculator

On-Costs are the additional costs (above the annual salary) incurred in employing someone to fill a position or undertake a role. These costs include provision for Superannuation, Long Service Leave, Workers' Compensation and Payroll Tax. Business units are responsible for these costs and must budget accordingly.

To assist in establishing the On-Costs of a particular position, HR Services has developed an On-Cost Calculator. Please ensure you use the appropriate tab within the spreadsheet (Fixed Term & Ongoing or Casual Employees).

On-Cost Calculator

To obtain the most accurate result, please follow the instructions carefully. If you are unsure, or have any questions on the subject of On-Costs, please contact your HR Business Partner.

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