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Student Employment Classifications and Wage Rates

The average hourly wage in the Reno/Sparks area as of "2020" is $16.50-$18.  For this reason, it is recommended that the starting wage for student workers be at least $12 per hour or more where applicable based on the divisions below. Be aware the minimum wage is now $9.75 and is expected to increase to $13 over the next 3-5 years, so remain competitive to attract and retain student workers.  

Note: It is also recommended that a wage premium of $0.50 per hour be paid to students who provide frequent use of their bilingual skills in the workplace.

Division I: Labor and Attendant Positions
Class Pay Scale Duties
A $9.75 Simple attendant duties. Little responsibility. Minimum work involvement.
B $9.75–$10.75 Simple attendant duties. Added responsibility and work involvement.
C $10.75–$11.75 Unskilled labor. Some exertion is required, but no strenuous activity. Responsibility in some cases.
D $12–$15 Skilled labor. More exertion than Class C. Strenuous activity, responsibility. 
Sample Division I Positions
Child Care Auxilliary Services, Groundskeeper, Maintenance Assistant, Custodian, Print Shop Runner, Dishwasher, Key Runner, Mail Carrier, Furniture Mover, Stage Crew, Stock Crew, Receptionist, Room Monitor
Division II: Clerical/Administrative Support
Class Pay Scale Duties
A $9.75 Simple clerical tasks, unskilled work. Requires supervision by classified or other more responsible student personnel.

B

$9.75–$10.75  Clerical assistant. Added responsibility, less supervision.
C $10.75–$11.75  Skilled clerical assistant, with experience. Little supervision is needed.
D

$12–$15

Highly skilled clerical assistant, with experience. Little or no supervision is needed.
Sample Division II Positions
Cashier, Cataloger, Accounting Assistant, Office Assistant, Bookkeeper, Library Assistant, Data Entry Person, Word Processor, Typist, Administrative Assistant, Child Care Office Assistant, Student Employment Assistant
Division III: Instructional Support
Class Pay Scale Duties
A $9.75 Assists instructors. Works under supervision.
B $9.75–$10.75 Assists instructors and performs classroom duties. May work independently.
C $10.75–$11.75 Highly skilled assistant with experience. Makes decisions, little or no supervision required.
D $12–$15 Advanced knowledge in the discipline is required. Works independently. May supervise other students.
Sample Division III Positions
Teacher Aid, Orientation, Faculty Assistant, Lab Proctor, Research Assistant, Grader, Tutor, Assistant Child Care Teacher, Other
Division IV: Technical Support
Class Pay Scale Duties
A $9.75-$10.50  Minimal technical knowledge and responsibility required. Works under supervision.
B $10.50–$11.50  More technical knowledge is required. Added responsibility, less supervision.
C $11.50–$13.50  Highly skilled technical abilities. Makes decisions, little or no supervision required.
D $13.50–$15  Advanced technical knowledge required. Works independently. May supervise other students.
Sample Division IV Positions
Writer/Reporter, Reader, A/V Aids Operator, Lab Assistant/Attendant, Assistant Teacher, Help Desk Support, Graphics Assistant, Network Assistant, Public Relations Assistant, Recreation Supervisor, Equipment Technician, Student Leader, Photography Lab Assistant, Student Manager, Community Services Officer, Stage Technician, Tutor, Supplemental Instruction Leader, Photographer, Tutor Coordinator, TV Studio Technician, Switchboard Operator, Intern, Lead Student, Editor, Peer Advisor, Other