Postdoctoral Fellows

The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), Local 3906, Unit 3, represents Post Doctoral Fellows at McMaster University.

* See Article 12.01 of the Collective Agreement for exceptions from the bargaining unit.

Notice of Postdoctoral Salary Ranges

The following information is posted in accordance with Article 17.03a) of the CUPE 3906 Unit #3 Collective Agreement for Postdoctoral Fellows, which states that,

“The parties recognize that from all combined sources including internal and external sources, the annualized stipends/salaries for employees fall within a range.  Based on the payroll information available, the University will, as at January 1st and July 1st of each calendar year, post a “Notice of Postdoctoral Salary Ranges” stating the then current 20th percentile and 80th percentile of postdoctoral fellowship salaries/stipends.”

As of January 1, 2014 the 20th percentile is $38,000/year, while the 80th percentile is $50,000/year.

As of July 1, 2014 the 20th percentile is $39,623.55/year, while the 80th percentile is $50,000/year.

As of January 1, 2015 the 20th percentile is $40,000/year, while the 80th percentile is $50,000/year.

As of July 1, 2015 the 20th percentile is $40,000/year, while the 80th percentile is $50,000/year.

As of January 1, 2016 the 20th percentile is $40,000/year, while the 80th percentile is $50,000/year.

As of July 1, 2016 the 20th percentile is $40,000/year, while the 80th percentile is $50,000/year.

As of January 1, 2017 the 20th percentile is $40,400/year, while the 80th percentile is $53,256.93/year.

As of July 1, 2017 the 20th percentile is $40,380/year, while the 80th percentile is $52,298.76/year.

As of January 1, 2018 the 20th percentile is $42,336/year, while the 80th percentile is $54,160.24/year.

As of July 1, 2018 the 20th percentile is $42,408/year, while the 80th percentile is $55,000/year.