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Pay Scales

Page updated 30 August 2023

Below you can browse all the current pay scales in UCD, arranged by employee Category. On occasion, you may need to consult the Pay Scales Notes (new tab) for more details. This will be clearly marked in the ‘notes’ field.

Academic Consultant Pay Scales can be found on(opens in a new window) this website.

Researcher Pay Points

Researcher appointments are made at a set of agreed fixed salary points. The Principal Investigator is responsible for proposing a salary at a point that is compatible with the applicant’s skills and experience and competitive with other prospective employers. Find out more in the Research Funded Resourcing section.

Public Service Agreements

Further information on the current Public Service Agreement Building Momentum - A New Public Service Agreement 2021-2022 is available on  (opens in a new window)UCD HR Intranet Public Service Agreements page (UCD Connect login required).

Please note if you previously worked in UCD during the period 2 February 2022 to 29 October 22 and left prior to November 22, you may be due arrears.  Please direct your query to (opens in a new window)hrhelpdesk@ucd.ie who will review your pay history and confirm if arrears are payable.

If you can’t find what you’re looking for or you have a question then let us know via the HR Helpdesk.

Scales by Category

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Contact the HR Helpdesk

The HR Helpdesk is the primary point of contact for all your employment-related queries by email and telephone.  We are here to help you with any queries on employee benefits, terms & conditions and HR policies & procedures. If we can’t help you directly, we will refer your query to a HR specialist area.

All visitors to UCD HR, Roebuck offices should be by appointment only and arrangements to be made with specific HR staff members.

(opens in a new window)hrhelpdesk@ucd.ie

+ 353-1-716-4900

Roebuck Offices,
UCD Belfield Campus.

UCD Human Resources

Roebuck Offices, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.
T: +353 1 716 4900 | E: hrhelpdesk@ucd.ie | Location Map(opens in a new window)