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Queen's University

Casual Salary Rates

For more information on casual Pay Periods see the Payroll Calendars

The following rates are provided as a guideline to departments in administering casual pay rates. Actual pay rates are determined by the department in consideration of the work being performed. No casual pay rates can fall below minimum wage (plus 4% vacation pay).

Duties Rate of Pay

Single Task:
eg. Envelope stuffing, labels

Minimum wage*

Basic Clerical Tasks:
eg. Data input, filing



  1. 4% vacation pay must be added to the above rates on each requisitioned payment as required by the Ontario Employment Standards Act.
  2. These rates are subject to change. Please contact the Compensation Unit in Human Resources for information and guidance on casual salary rates.

Ontario Minimum Wage

Minimum Wage Rate
Date General Students under 18 & working no more than 28 hrs/week
February 1, 2007 $8.00 per hour $7.50 per hour
March 31, 2008 $8.75 per hour $8.20 per hour
March 31, 2009 $9.50 per hour $8.90 per hour
March 31, 2010 $10.25 per hour

$9.60 per hour

June 1, 2014 $11.00 per hour

$10.30 per hour

Queen's Human Resources
Fleming Hall, Stewart-Pollock Wing
Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6.
T: 613.533.2070 | F: 613.533.6196