Researcher Salary Scales

University Research Salary Scales/Guidelines

The IUA Researcher Salary Guidelines have been agreed with funding agencies and should be used by universities when hiring researchers. These salary guidelines are correct from October 1st 2020 – October 1st 2021.

For Gross Pay information for research professionals download the simplified salary scales document below.

For more detailed information on research budgeting and employment costs you can download the Researcher Salary Scales and Employment Costs below.

General Job Descriptions

  • Post-Doctoral Researcher Level 1 – General Job Description – Download
  • Post-Doctoral Researcher Level 2 – General Job Description – Download
  • Research Fellow – General Job Description – Download