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Information About Graduate Student Instructors and Staff Assistants at the University of Michigan

Salary Increase History
Graduate Student Instructors

Updated February 2011

Under the terms of their current contract, GSIs receive a salary increase that is equivalent to the average LSA faculty salary increase or a minimum percentage specified in the contract, whichever is greater.

 

* Amount earned by a .50 GSI over 8 months, effective September 1 of each year.

** Consumer Price Index, Bureau of Labor Statistics

Sources: GEO agreement, HR01 Human Resource data set, Academic Human Resources web site and Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Notes: (1) The 2008 minimum salary increase includes a competitive adjustment of an additional $480. Both 2009 and 2010 minimum salary increases include a competitive adjustment of an additional $75.

(2) CPI % and Detroit CPI % for fiscal years 1997 to 2010 were updated using fiscal year rates (not seasonally adjusted) from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Fiscal year 2011 is based on only the first half year.

Office of Budget and Planning

February 2011


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GSI Employment by Unit (FTE)

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How Much GSIs Teach

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Recent History of GSI Salary Increases
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Information About Graduate Student Instructors at the University of Michigan

Site updated March 31, 2008

Current or prospective graduate students seeking information on obtaining GSI/GSSA appointments should contact the academic department where they are enrolled, or plan to enroll. Information on all University of Michigan academic departments is located at http://www.umich.edu/units.php

Those seeking appointments outside of their current field of study may want to visit the University site designed specifically for units that customarily hire graduate students from other departments. That site is located at: http://www.hr.umich.edu/acadhr/grads/

This site is designed to provide information about GSIs, especially related to contract negotiations.
If you have questions about information on this web site,
contact us: gsiadmin@umich.edu

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