Australian Research Council (ARC) salary schedule - with ANU gap

1 January 2017

ARC classification with ANU equivalent level ARC Notional salary rates from 1/1/2017 (100% option) ARC Notional salary rates from 1/1/2016 (100% option)

Equivalent ANU rates eff. on/after 14/7/2016
$ per annum (inc 3%)*

Gap $ p.a. from 01/01/2017 (inc 3%)* Gap Code Acad Level
Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) $77,584 $76,438 $68,307   DC1 A1
(ANU level A)     $75,297   DC2 A2
Job code ADEARC     $80,969 $3,385 DC3 A3
      $86,646 $9,062 DC4 A4
Discovery Indigenous Award (DIA) - Step 1 $77,584 $76,438 $68,307   IA1 A1
(ANU level A)     $75,297   IA2 A2
Job code ADIARC     $80,969 $3,385 IA3 A3
      $86,646 $9,062 IA4 A4
Discovery Indigenous Award (DIA)- Step 2 $91,276 $89,927 $94,287 $3,011 IB1 B1
(ANU level B)     $100,835  $9,559 IB2 B2
Job code ADIARC     $107,381 $16,105 IB3 B3
Discovery Indigenous Award (DIA) - Step 3 $118,658 $116,905 $113,929   IC1 C1
(ANU level C)     $120,479 $1,821 IC2 C2
Job code ADIARC     $127,025 $8,367 IC3 C3
Discovery Indigenous Award (DIA) - Step 4 $136,914 $134,892 $136,843   ID1 D1
(ANU level D)     $145,576 $8,662 ID2 D2
Job code ADIARC            
Discovery Indigenous Award (DIA) - Step 5 $164,296 $161,869 $169,586 $5,290 IE1 E1
(ANU level E1)            
Job code ADIARC            
Australian Post-doctoral Fellowship (APD) $75,880 $74,760 $80,969 $5,089 AP3 A3
(ANU level A (steps 3 & 4))     $86,646 $10,766 AP4 A4
Job code APFARC (old 1375)            
ARC Super Science Fellow (FS) $86,038 $84,766 $94,287 $8,249 SS1 B1
(ANU level B)     $100,835 $14,797 SS2 B2
Job code ASFARC (old 1376)     $107,381 $21,343 SS3 B3
Australian Research Fellowship (ARF) $95,172 $93,766 $94,287   AR1 B1
(ANU level B)     $100,835 $5,663 AR2 B2
Job code ARFARC (old 1376)     $107,381 $12,209 AR3 B3

Australian Indigenous Research Fellowship (AIR)

$95,172 $93,766 $94,287   AR1 B1

ANU level B

    $100,835 $5,663 AR2 B2

Job Code ARIARC

    $107,381 $12,209 AR3 B3
Queen Elizabeth II Fellowship (QEII) $113,178 $111,506 $113,939 $751 QF1 C1
(ANU level C)     $120,479 $7,301 QF2 C2
Job code AQEARC (old 1377)     $127,025 $13,847 QF3 C3
Discovery Outstanding Research Award (DORA)- step 1 $117,408 $115,674 $110,610   OC1 C1
(ANU level C)     $116,970 $3,071 OC2 C2
Job code ADOARC     $123,325 $9,617 OC3 C3
Discovery Outstanding Research Award (DORA)- step 2 $142,128 $140,027 $136,843   OD1 D1
(ANU level D)     $145,576 $3,448 OD2 D2
Job code ADOARC     $149,821 $7,693 OD3 D3
Discovery Outstanding Research Award (DORA)- step 3 $166,844 $164,379 $169,586 $2,742 OE1 E1
(ANU level E1)            
Job code ADOARC            
Future Fellowship (FT) - step 1 $117,408 $115,674 $113,929   FC1 C1
(ANU level C)     $120,479 $3,071 FC2 C2
Job code AFTARC     $127,025 $9,617 FC3 C3
Future Fellowship (FT) - step 2 $142,128 $140,027 $136,843   FD1 D1
(ANU level D)     $145,576 $3,448 FD2 D2
Job code AFTARC            
Future Fellowship (FT) - step 3 $166,844 $164,379 $169,586 $2,742 FE1 E1
(ANU level E1)            
Job code AFTARC            
Australian Professorial Fellowship (APF) - step 1 $131,184 $129,246 $136,843 $5,659 AF1 D1
(ANU level D)     $145,576 $14,392 AF2 D2
Job code APRARC (1378)            
Australian Professorial Fellowship (APF) - step 2 $151,764 $149,521 $169,586 $17,822 AF3 E1
(ANU level E1)            
Job code APRARC (1378)            
Laureate Fellowship (FL) Allowance $123,588 $121,762 Minimum level E N/A N/A N/A
Earnings code 430            

Figures may be subject to rounding errors

* Level A includes
ARC Postdoctoral Fellowship (APD)
Australian Postdoctoral Fellowship Industry (APDI)
Linkage Australian Postdoctoral Fellowship CSIRO (APDC)
Research Cadetship-Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (RC-ATSI)

Note: This schedule is to be used to ensure that:

  • all ARC Fellows are paid a minimum of the ARC notional salary by using the ARC Classification codes
  • ARC Fellows must be no worse off financially than their peers.