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Washington State University
Office of the President April 2022

Employee salary increases

Dear WSU Community,

After making employee compensation our top priority during the recent legislative session, I shared during the State of the University that the Washington Legislature funded a 3.25% salary increase for all classified staff. I also said that more information on raises for all other WSU employees would be shared by April 15.

Today, I’m pleased to announce that faculty, administrative professionals and graduate assistants will be receiving a 2.5% salary increase effective Sept. 1, 2022. This marks the largest pay increase for these employee groups in seven years. I also want to note that employee compensation will remain our highest priority for the next legislative session.

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