Merit Trainee Pay Plan

Effective July 1, 2019 - Dec. 31, 2019

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 $17.33 $3,015.42 $36,185.04
TR2 $17.71 $3,081.54 $36,978.48
Grade Minimum TR3 $18.11 $3,151.14 $37,813.68
TR4 $18.52 $3,222.48 $38,669.76
TR5 $18.92 $3,292.08 $39,504.96
TR6 $19.35 $3,366.90 $40,402.80
TR7 $19.77 $3,439.98 $41,279.76
TR8 $20.21 $3,516.54 $42,198.48
Journey Level $20.66 $3,594.84 $43,138.08

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 $19.76 $3,438.24 $41,258.88
TR2 $20.20 $3,514.80 $42,177.60
Journey Level $20.65 $3,593.10 $43,117.20

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

STEPS Hourly Monthly Annual
TR1 $16.61 $2,890.14 $34,681.68
TR2 $16.98 $2,954.52 $35,454.24
Grade Minimum TR3 $17.36 $3,020.64 $36,247.68
TR4 $17.75 $3,088.50 $37,062.00
TR5 $18.14 $3,156.36 $37,876.32
TR6 $18.55 $3,227.70 $38,732.40
TR7 $18.96 $3,299.04 $39,588.48
TR8 $19.39 $3,373.86 $40,486.32
Journey Level $19.81 $3,446.94 $41,363.28

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

STEPS Hourly Monthly Annual
TR1 $19.76 $3,438.24 $41,258.88
TR2 $20.20 $3,514.80 $42,177.60
Grade Minimum TR3 $20.65 $3,593.10 $43,117.20
TR4 $21.11 $3,673.14 $44,077.68
TR5 $21.58 $3,754.92 $45,059.04
TR6 $22.07 $3,840.18 $46,082.16
TR7 $22.55 $3,923.70 $47,084.40
TR8 $23.06 $4,012.44 $48,149.28
Journey Level $23.56 $4,099.44 $49,193.28

GF07 Drafter Trainee: Regent Technical Grade 9 (Start Step 1)

STEPS Hourly Monthly Annual
TR1 $15.21 $2,646.54 $31,758.48
TR2 $15.54 $2,703.96 $32,447.52
TR3 $15.89 $2,764.86 $33,178.32
TR4 $16.24 $2,825.76 $33,909.12
TR5 $16.61 $2,890.14 $34,681.68
TR6 $16.98 $2,954.52 $35,454.24
Journey Level $17.36 $3,020.64 $36,247.68

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

STEPS Hourly Monthly Annual
TR1 $21.58 $3,754.92 $45,059.04
TR2 $22.07 $3,840.18 $46,082.16
TR3 $22.55 $3,923.70 $47,084.40
TR4 $23.06 $4,012.44 $48,149.28
TR5 $23.56 $4,099.44 $49,193.28
TR6 $24.09 $4,191.66 $50,299.92
TR7 $24.62 $4,283.88 $51,406.56
TR8 $25.17 $4,379.58 $52,554.96
Journey Level $25.73 $4,477.02 $53,724.24

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

STEPS Hourly Monthly Annual
TR1 $17.33 $3,015.42 $36,185.04
TR2 $17.71 $3,081.54 $36,978.48
Grade Minimum TR3 $18.11 $3,151.14 $37,813.68
TR4 $18.52 $3,222.48 $38,669.76
TR5 $18.92 $3,292.08 $39,504.96
TR6 $19.35 $3,366.90 $40,402.80
TR7 $19.77 $3,439.98 $41,279.76
TR8 $20.21 $3,516.54 $42,198.48
Journey Level $20.66 $3,594.84 $43,138.08

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

STEPS Hourly Monthly Annual
TR1 $16.58 $2,884.92 $34,619.04
TR2 $16.95 $2,949.30 $35,391.60
TR3 $17.33 $3,015.42 $36,185.04
TR4 $17.71 $3,081.54 $36,978.48
Grade Minimum TR5 $18.11 $3,151.14 $37,813.68
TR6 $18.52 $3,222.48 $38,669.76
TR7 $18.92 $3,292.08 $39,504.96
TR8 $19.35 $3,366.90 $40,402.80
Journey Level $19.77 $3,439.98 $41,279.76

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

STEPS Hourly Monthly Annual
TR1 $17.32 $3,013.68 $36,164.16
TR2 $17.71 $3,081.54 $36,978.48
TR3 $18.10 $3,149.40 $37,792.80
TR4 $18.51 $3,220.74 $38,648.88
Journey Level $18.91 $3,290.34 $39,484.08

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

STEPS Hourly Monthly Annual
TR1 $18.09 $3,147.66 $37,771.92
TR2 $18.48 $3,215.52 $38,586.24
TR3 $18.90 $3,288.60 $39,463.20
TR4 $19.32 $3,361.68 $40,340.16
Grade Minimum TR5 $19.75 $3,436.50 $41,238.00
TR6 $20.19 $3,513.06 $42,156.72
TR7 $20.64 $3,591.36 $43,096.32
TR8 $21.10 $3,671.40 $44,056.80
Journey Level $21.57 $3,753.18 $45,038.16

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

STEPS Hourly Monthly Annual
TR1 $17.33 $3,015.42 $36,185.04
TR2 $17.71 $3,081.54 $36,978.48
Grade Minimum TR3 $18.11 $3,151.14 $37,813.68
TR4 $18.52 $3,222.48 $38,669.76
TR5 $18.92 $3,292.08 $39,504.96
TR6 $19.35 $3,366.90 $40,402.80
TR7 $19.77 $3,439.98 $41,279.76
TR8 $20.21 $3,516.54 $42,198.48
Journey Level $20.66 $3,594.84 $43,138.08

GF25 Greenhouse Caretaker Trainee: Regent Technical 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

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

STEPS Hourly Monthly Annual
TR1 $17.33 $3,015.42 $36,185.04
TR2 $17.71 $3,081.54 $36,978.48
Grade Minimum TR3 $18.11 $3,151.14 $37,813.68
TR4 $18.52 $3,222.48 $38,669.76
TR5 $18.92 $3,292.08 $39,504.96
TR6 $19.35 $3,366.90 $40,402.80
TR7 $19.77 $3,439.98 $41,279.76
TR8 $20.21 $3,516.54 $42,198.48
Journey Level $20.66 $3,594.84 $43,138.08

GF64 Mason Trainee: Regent Blue Collar Grade 9 (Advanced Start Step 4)

STEPS Hourly Monthly Annual
TR1 $16.61 $2,890.14 $34,681.68
TR2 $16.98 $2,954.52 $35,454.24
Grade Minimum TR3 $17.36 $3,020.64 $36,247.68
TR4 $17.75 $3,088.50 $37,062.00
TR5 $18.14 $3,156.36 $37,876.32
TR6 $18.55 $3,227.70 $38,732.40
TR7 $18.96 $3,299.04 $39,588.48
TR8 $19.39 $3,373.86 $40,486.32
Journey Level $19.81 $3,446.94 $41,363.28

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

STEPS Hourly Monthly Annual
TR1 $14.56 $2,533.44 $30,401.28
TR2 $14.88 $2,589.12 $31,069.44
TR3 $15.21 $2,646.54 $31,758.48
TR4 $15.54 $2,703.96 $32,447.52
TR5 $15.89 $2,764.86 $33,178.32
TR6 $16.24 $2,825.76 $33,909.12
TR7 $16.61 $2,890.14 $34,681.68
TR8 $16.98 $2,954.52 $35,454.24
Journey Level $17.36 $3,020.64 $36,247.68

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

STEPS Hourly Monthly Annual
TR1 $16.61 $2,890.14 $34,681.68
TR2 $16.98 $2,954.52 $35,454.24
Grade Minimum TR3 $17.36 $3,020.64 $36,247.68
TR4 $17.75 $3,088.50 $37,062.00
TR5 $18.14 $3,156.36 $37,876.32
TR6 $18.55 $3,227.70 $38,732.40
TR7 $18.96 $3,299.04 $39,588.48
TR8 $19.39 $3,373.86 $40,486.32
Journey Level $19.81 $3,446.94 $41,363.28

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

STEPS Hourly Monthly Annual
TR1 $18.09 $3,147.66 $37,771.92
TR2 $18.48 $3,215.52 $38,586.24
Grade Minimum TR3 $18.90 $3,288.60 $39,463.20
TR4 $19.33 $3,363.42 $40,361.04
TR5 $19.75 $3,436.50 $41,238.00
TR6 $20.19 $3,513.06 $42,156.72
TR7 $20.64 $3,591.36 $43,096.32
TR8 $21.10 $3,671.40 $44,056.80
Journey Level $21.57 $3,753.18 $45,038.16

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

STEPS Hourly Monthly Annual
TR1 $17.33 $3,015.42 $36,185.04
TR2 $17.71 $3,081.54 $36,978.48
Grade Minimum TR3 $18.11 $3,151.14 $37,813.68
TR4 $18.52 $3,222.48 $38,669.76
TR5 $18.92 $3,292.08 $39,504.96
TR6 $19.35 $3,366.90 $40,402.80
TR7 $19.77 $3,439.98 $41,279.76
TR8 $20.21 $3,516.54 $42,198.48
Journey Level $20.66 $3,594.84 $43,138.08

GF82 Power Plant Assistant Chief Operator Trainee: Regent Blue Collar Grade 11 (Advanced Start Step 5)

STEPS Hourly Monthly Annual
Grade Minimum TR1 $18.90 $3,288.60 $39,463.20
TR2 $19.33 $3,363.42 $40,361.04
TR3 $19.75 $3,436.50 $41,238.00
TR4 $20.19 $3,513.06 $42,156.72
TR5 $20.64 $3,591.36 $43,096.32
TR6 $21.10 $3,671.40 $44,056.80
TR7 $21.57 $3,753.18 $45,038.16
TR8 $22.06 $3,838.44 $46,061.28
Journey Level $22.54 $3,921.96 $47,063.52

GF80 Power Plant Boiler Operator Trainee: Regent Blue Collar Grade 10 (Advanced Start Step 3)

STEPS Hourly Monthly Annual
TR1 $17.33 $3,015.42 $36,185.04
TR2 $17.71 $3,081.54 $36,978.48
Grade Minimum TR3 $18.11 $3,151.14 $37,813.68
TR4 $18.52 $3,222.48 $38,669.76
TR5 $18.92 $3,292.08 $39,504.96
TR6 $19.35 $3,366.90 $40,402.80
Journey Level $19.77 $3,439.98 $41,279.76

GF86 Power Plant Utility Worker Trainee: Regent Blue Collar Grade 8 (Advanced Start Step 4)

STEPS Hourly Monthly Annual
TR1 $17.32 $3,013.68 $36,164.16
TR2 $17.71 $3,081.54 $36,978.48
TR3 $18.10 $3,149.40 $37,792.80
TR4 $18.51 $3,220.74 $38,648.88
Journey Level $18.91 $3,290.34 $39,484.08

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

STEPS Hourly Monthly Annual
TR1 $17.33 $3,015.42 $36,185.04
TR2 $17.71 $3,081.54 $36,978.48
Grade Minimum TR3 $18.11 $3,151.14 $37,813.68
TR4 $18.52 $3,222.48 $38,669.76
TR5 $18.92 $3,292.08 $39,504.96
TR6 $19.35 $3,366.90 $40,402.80
TR7 $19.77 $3,439.98 $41,279.76
TR8 $20.21 $3,516.54 $42,198.48
Journey Level $20.66 $3,594.84 $43,138.08

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

STEPS Hourly Monthly Annual
TR1 $19.76 $3,438.24 $41,258.88
TR2 $20.20 $3,514.80 $42,177.60
Grade Minimum TR3 $20.65 $3,593.10 $43,117.20
TR4 $21.11 $3,673.14 $44,077.68
TR5 $21.58 $3,754.92 $45,059.04
TR6 $22.07 $3,840.18 $46,082.16
TR7 $22.55 $3,923.70 $47,084.40
TR8 $23.06 $4,012.44 $48,149.28
Journey Level $23.56 $4,099.44 $49,193.28
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