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Student Employee Classifications & Pay Rates

Student Employees are appointed into the following classifications based on:

  • Enrollment Status
  • Citizenship Status
  • Financial Aid Status
  • Nature of Work
Classification Job Code Description
Student Assistant 1870 U.S. Citizen/Permanent Resident
Work Study Student Assistant 1871 U.S. Citizen/Permanent Resident; has a federal work study award
Non-Resident Alien Student Assistant 1868 Non-U.S. Citizen (typically an F-1 Visa holder)
Instructional Student Assistant 1150 Represented classification that performs academic-related work (grading,tutoring,etc.)
Work Study Instructional Student Assistant 1151 Represented classification that performs academic-related work; has a federal work study award
Summer Bridge Student Assistant 1874 U.S. Citizen/Permanent Resident; Not enrolled in summer session courses for a minimum of 6 undergraduate units or 4 graduate units

Pay Rates

All of the above classifications, except for Instructional Student Assistants, currently have a pay rate ranging from $10.00 to $17.78.  Instructional Student Assistants (Job Codes 1150 and 1151) have a range of $12.50 to $18.92.