Merit Trainee Pay Plan

Effective January 1, 2021 - June 30, 2021

Please click following trainee classifications to find pay plans:

Merit Trainee Pay Plan by Classification

GF90 Area Mechanic Trainee: Regent Blue Collar Grade 10 (Advanced Start Step 4)

STEPS Hourly Monthly Annual
TR1 $17.69 $3,078.06 $36,936.72
TR2 $18.08 $3,145.92 $37,751.04
Grade Minimum TR3 $18.49 $3,217.26 $38,607.12
TR4 $18.91 $3,290.34 $39,484.08
TR5 $19.32 $3,361.68 $40,340.16
TR6 $19.75 $3,436.50 $41,238.00
TR7 $20.19 $3,513.06 $42,156.72
TR8 $20.64 $3,591.36 $43,096.32
Journey Level $21.10 $3,671.40 $44,056.80

GF08 Automotive Mechanic Trainee: Regent Blue Collar Grade 10 (Start Step 1)

STEPS Hourly Monthly Annual
TR1 $15.19 $2,643.06 $31,716.72
TR2 $15.52 $2,700.48 $32,405.76
TR3 $15.87 $2,761.38 $33,136.56
TR4 $16.22 $2,822.28 $33,867.36
TR5 $16.58 $2,884.92 $34,619.04
TR6 $16.95 $2,949.30 $35,391.60
TR7 $17.33 $3,015.42 $36,185.04
TR8 $17.71 $3,081.54 $36,978.48
Journey Level $18.11 $3,151.14 $37,813.68

GF30 Biomed Equipment Technician Trainee: Regent Technical Grade 13 (Start Step 1)

STEPS Hourly Monthly Annual
TR1 $20.17 $3,509.58 $42,114.96
TR2 $20.62 $3,587.88 $43,054.56
Journey Level $21.08 $3,667.92 $44,015.04

GF05 Carpenter Trainee: Regent Blue Collar Grade 9 (Advanced Start Step 4)

STEPS Hourly Monthly Annual
TR1 $16.96 $2,951.04 $35,412.48
TR2 $17.33 $3,015.42 $36,185.04
Grade Minimum TR3 $17.72 $3,083.28 $36,999.36
TR4 $18.12 $3,152.88 $37,834.56
TR5 $18.52 $3,222.48 $38,669.76
TR6 $18.94 $3,295.56 $39,546.72
TR7 $19.35 $3,366.90 $40,402.80
TR8 $19.79 $3,443.46 $41,321.52
Journey Level $20.22 $3,518.28 $42,219.36

GF88 Chilled Water Systems Technician Trainee: Regent Blue Collar Grade 13 (Advanced Start Step 4)

STEPS Hourly Monthly Annual
TR1 $20.17 $3,509.58 $42,114.96
TR2 $20.62 $3,587.88 $43,054.56
Grade Minimum TR3 $21.08 $3,667.92 $44,015.04
TR4 $21.55 $3,749.70 $44,996.40
TR5 $22.03 $3,833.22 $45,998.64
TR6 $22.53 $3,920.22 $47,042.64
TR7 $23.02 $4,005.48 $48,065.76
TR8 $23.54 $4,095.96 $49,151.52
Journey Level $24.06 $4,186.44 $50,237.28

GF35 Electrician, High Voltage Trainee: Regent Blue Collar Grade 13 (Advanced Start Step 6)

STEPS Hourly Monthly Annual
TR1 $22.03 $3,833.22 $45,998.64
TR2 $22.53 $3,920.22 $47,042.64
TR3 $23.02 $4,005.48 $48,065.76
TR4 $23.54 $4,095.96 $49,151.52
TR5 $24.06 $4,186.44 $50,237.28
TR6 $24.60 $4,280.40 $51,364.80
TR7 $25.14 $4,374.36 $52,492.32
TR8 $25.71 $4,473.54 $53,682.48
Journey Level $26.27 $4,570.98 $54,851.76

GF10 Electrician I Trainee: Regent Blue Collar Grade 10 (Advanced Start Step 4)

STEPS Hourly Monthly Annual
TR1 $22.03 $3,833.22 $45,998.64
TR2 $22.53 $3,920.22 $47,042.64
TR3 $23.02 $4,005.48 $48,065.76
TR4 $23.54 $4,095.96 $49,151.52
TR5 $24.06 $4,186.44 $50,237.28
TR6 $24.60 $4,280.40 $51,364.80
TR7 $25.14 $4,374.36 $52,492.32
TR8 $25.71 $4,473.54 $53,682.48
Journey Level $26.27 $4,570.98 $54,851.76

GF15 Environmental Systems Mechanic I Trainee: Regent Blue Collar Grade 10 (Advanced Start Step 3)

STEPS Hourly Monthly Annual
TR1 $16.93 $2,945.82 $35,349.84
TR2 $17.30 $3,010.20 $36,122.40
TR3 $17.69 $3,078.06 $36,936.72
TR4 $18.08 $3,145.92 $37,751.04
Grade Minimum TR5 $18.49 $3,217.26 $38,607.12
TR6 $18.91 $3,290.34 $39,484.08
TR7 $19.32 $3,361.68 $40,340.16
TR8 $19.75 $3,436.50 $41,238.00
Journey Level $20.19 $3,513.06 $42,156.72

GF36 Equipment Operator Trainee: Regent Blue Collar Grade 8 (Advanced Start Step 4)

STEPS Hourly Monthly Annual
TR1 $17.68 $3,076.32 $36,915.84
TR2 $18.08 $3,145.92 $37,751.04
TR3 $18.48 $3,215.52 $38,586.24
TR4 $18.90 $3,288.60 $39,463.20
Journey Level $19.31 $3,359.94 $40,319.28

GF18 ERD Machinist Trainee: Regent Blue Collar Grade 12 (Advanced Start Step 3)

STEPS Hourly Monthly Annual
TR1 $18.51 $3,220.74 $38,648.88
TR2 $18.91 $3,290.34 $39,484.08
TR3 $19.34 $3,365.16 $40,381.92
TR4 $19.77 $3,439.98 $41,279.76
Grade Minimum TR5 $20.21 $3,516.54 $42,198.48
TR6 $20.66 $3,594.84 $43,138.08
TR7 $21.12 $3,674.88 $44,098.56
TR8 $21.60 $3,758.40 $45,100.80
Journey Level $22.07 $3,840.18 $46,082.16

GF56 Facilities Mechanic III Trainee: Regent Blue Collar Grade 10 (Advanced Start Step 4)

STEPS Hourly Monthly Annual
TR1 $17.69 $3,078.06 $36,936.72
TR2 $18.08 $3,145.92 $37,751.04
Grade Minimum TR3 $18.49 $3,217.26 $38,607.12
TR4 $18.91 $3,290.34 $39,484.08
TR5 $19.32 $3,361.68 $40,340.16
TR6 $19.75 $3,436.50 $41,238.00
TR7 $20.19 $3,513.06 $42,156.72
TR8 $20.64 $3,591.36 $43,096.32
Journey Level $21.10 $3,671.40 $44,056.80

GF25 Greenhouse Caretaker Trainee: Regent Technical Grade 10 (Start Step 1)

STEPS Hourly Monthly Annual
TR1 $15.50 $2,697.00 $32,364.00
TR2 $15.84 $2,756.16 $33,073.92
TR3 $16.20 $2,818.80 $33,825.60
TR4 $16.56 $2,881.44 $34,577.28
TR5 $16.93 $2,945.82 $35,349.84
TR6 $17.30 $3,010.20 $36,122.40
TR7 $17.69 $3,078.06 $36,936.72
TR8 $18.08 $3,145.92 $37,751.04
Journey Level $18.49 $3,217.26 $38,607.12

GF48 Locksmith Trainee: Regent Blue Collar Grade 10 (Advanced Start Step 4)

STEPS Hourly Monthly Annual
TR1 $17.69 $3,078.06 $36,936.72
TR2 $18.08 $3,145.92 $37,751.04
Grade Minimum TR3 $18.49 $3,217.26 $38,607.12
TR4 $18.91 $3,290.34 $39,484.08
TR5 $19.32 $3,361.68 $40,340.16
TR6 $19.75 $3,436.50 $41,238.00
TR7 $20.19 $3,513.06 $42,156.72
TR8 $20.64 $3,591.36 $43,096.32
Journey Level $21.10 $3,671.40 $44,056.80

GF62 Offset Platemaker Trainee: Regent Blue Collar Grade 9 (Start Step 1)

STEPS Hourly Monthly Annual
TR1 $14.86 $2,585.64 $31,027.68
TR2 $15.19 $2,643.06 $31,716.72
TR3 $15.53 $2,702.22 $32,426.64
TR4 $15.87 $2,761.38 $33,136.56
TR5 $16.23 $2,824.02 $33,888.24
TR6 $16.59 $2,886.66 $34,639.92
TR7 $16.96 $2,951.04 $35,412.48
TR8 $17.33 $3,015.42 $36,185.04
Journey Level $17.72 $3,083.28 $36,999.36

GF66 Painter Trainee: Regent Blue Collar Grade 9 (Advanced Start Step 4)

STEPS Hourly Monthly Annual
TR1 $16.96 $2,951.04 $35,412.48
TR2 $17.33 $3,015.42 $36,185.04
Grade Minimum TR3 $17.72 $3,083.28 $36,999.36
TR4 $18.12 $3,152.88 $37,834.56
TR5 $18.52 $3,222.48 $38,669.76
TR6 $18.94 $3,295.56 $39,546.72
TR7 $19.35 $3,366.90 $40,402.80
TR8 $19.79 $3,443.46 $41,321.52
Journey Level $20.22 $3,518.28 $42,219.36

GF70 Pipefitter Trainee: Regent Blue Collar Grade 11 (Advanced Start Step 4)

STEPS Hourly Monthly Annual
TR1 $18.47 $3,213.78 $38,565.36
TR2 $18.88 $3,285.12 $39,421.44
Grade Minimum TR3 $19.30 $3,358.20 $40,298.40
TR4 $19.73 $3,433.02 $41,196.24
TR5 $20.17 $3,509.58 $42,114.96
TR6 $20.62 $3,587.88 $43,054.56
TR7 $21.08 $3,667.92 $44,015.04
TR8 $21.55 $3,749.70 $44,996.40
Journey Level $22.03 $3,833.22 $45,998.64

GF77 Plumber Trainee: Regent Blue Collar Grade 10 (Advanced Start Step 4)

STEPS Hourly Monthly Annual
TR1 $17.69 $3,078.06 $36,936.72
TR2 $18.08 $3,145.92 $37,751.04
Grade Minimum TR3 $18.49 $3,217.26 $38,607.12
TR4 $18.91 $3,290.34 $39,484.08
TR5 $19.32 $3,361.68 $40,340.16
TR6 $19.75 $3,436.50 $41,238.00
TR7 $20.19 $3,513.06 $42,156.72
TR8 $20.64 $3,591.36 $43,096.32
Journey Level $21.10 $3,671.40 $44,056.80

GF95 Sheet Metal Mechanic I Trainee: Regent Blue Collar Grade 10 (Advanced Start Step 4)

STEPS Hourly Monthly Annual
TR1 $17.69 $3,078.06 $36,936.72
TR2 $18.08 $3,145.92 $37,751.04
Grade Minimum TR3 $18.49 $3,217.26 $38,607.12
TR4 $18.91 $3,290.34 $39,484.08
TR5 $19.32 $3,361.68 $40,340.16
TR6 $19.75 $3,436.50 $41,238.00
TR7 $20.19 $3,513.06 $42,156.72
TR8 $20.64 $3,591.36 $43,096.32
Journey Level $21.10 $3,671.40 $44,056.80

GF98 Steamfitter Trainee: Regent Blue Collar Grade 13 (Advanced Start Step 4)

STEPS Hourly Monthly Annual
TR1 $20.17 $3,509.58 $42,114.96
TR2 $20.62 $3,587.88 $43,054.56
Grade Minimum TR3 $21.08 $3,667.92 $44,015.04
TR4 $21.55 $3,749.70 $44,996.40
TR5 $22.03 $3,833.22 $45,998.64
TR6 $22.53 $3,920.22 $47,042.64
TR7 $23.02 $4,005.48 $48,065.76
TR8 $23.54 $4,095.96 $49,151.52
Journey Level $24.06 $4,186.44 $50,237.28
Contact Information

Compensation and Classification

Phone
Fax
319-353-2384
Campus Address
121-11 USB
Mailing Address

121 University Services Building, Suite 11
Iowa City, IA 52242-1911
United States