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)

Equivalent ANU rates effective from
19/10/2017 $ per annum (inc
$1,800 flat increase)

Gap $ p.a. from
19/10/2017
Gap Code Acad Level
Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) $77,584 $70,107   DC1 A1
(ANU level A)   $77,097   DC2 A2
Job code ADEARC   $82,769 $5,185 DC3 A3
    $88,446 $10,862 DC4 A4
Discovery Indigenous Award (DIA) - Step 1 $77,584 $70,107   IA1 A1
(ANU level A)   $77,097   IA2 A2
Job code ADIARC   $82,769 $5,185 IA3 A3
    $88,446 $10,862 IA4 A4
Discovery Indigenous Award (DIA)- Step 2 $91,276 $96,087 $4,811 IB1 B1
(ANU level B)   $102,635 $11,359 IB2 B2
Job code ADIARC   $109,181 $17,905 IB3 B3
Discovery Indigenous Award (DIA) - Step 3 $118,658 $115,729   IC1 C1
(ANU level C)   $122,279 $3,621 IC2 C2
Job code ADIARC   $128,825 $10,167 IC3 C3
Discovery Indigenous Award (DIA) - Step 4 $136,914 $138,643 $1,729 ID1 D1
(ANU level D)   $147,376 $10,462 ID2 D2
Job code ADIARC          
Discovery Indigenous Award (DIA) - Step 5 $164,296 $171,386 $7,090 IE1 E1
(ANU level E1)          
Job code ADIARC          
Australian Post-doctoral Fellowship (APD) $75,880 $82,769 $6,889 AP3 A3
(ANU level A (steps 3 & 4))   $88,446 $12,566 AP4 A4
Job code APFARC (old 1375)          
ARC Super Science Fellow (FS) $86,038 $96,087 $10,049 SS1 B1
(ANU level B)   $102,635 $16,597 SS2 B2
Job code ASFARC (old 1376)   $109,181 $23,143 SS3 B3
Australian Research Fellowship (ARF) $95,172 $96,087 $915 AR1 B1
(ANU level B)   $102,635 $7,463 AR2 B2
Job code ARFARC (old 1376)   $109,181 $14,009 AR3 B3

Australian Indigenous Research Fellowship (AIR)

$95,172 $96,087 $915 AR1 B1

ANU level B

  $102,635 $7,463 AR2 B2

Job Code ARIARC

  $109,181 $14,009 AR3 B3
Queen Elizabeth II Fellowship (QEII) $113,178 $115,729 $2,551 QF1 C1
(ANU level C)   $122,279 $9,101 QF2 C2
Job code AQEARC (old 1377)   $128,825 $11,417 QF3 C3
Discovery Outstanding Research Award (DORA)- step 1 $117,408 $115,729   OC1 C1
(ANU level C)   $122,279 $4,871 OC2 C2
Job code ADOARC   $128,825 $11,417 OC3 C3
Discovery Outstanding Research Award (DORA)- step 2 $142,128 $138,643   OD1 D1
(ANU level D)   $147,376 $5,248 OD2 D2
Job code ADOARC   $151,621 $9,493 OD3 D3
Discovery Outstanding Research Award (DORA)- step 3 $166,844 $171,386 $4,542 OE1 E1
(ANU level E1)          
Job code ADOARC          
Future Fellowship (FT) - step 1 $117,408 $115,729   FC1 C1
(ANU level C)   $122,279 $4,871 FC2 C2
Job code AFTARC   $128,825 $11,417 FC3 C3
Future Fellowship (FT) - step 2 $142,128 $136,843   FD1 D1
(ANU level D)   $147,376 $5,248 FD2 D2
Job code AFTARC          
Future Fellowship (FT) - step 3 $166,844 $171,386 $5,542 FE1 E1
(ANU level E1)          
Job code AFTARC          
Australian Professorial Fellowship (APF) - step 1 $131,184 $138,643 $7,459 AF1 D1
(ANU level D)   $147,376 $16,192 AF2 D2
Job code APRARC (1378)          
Australian Professorial Fellowship (APF) - step 2 $151,764 $171,386 $19,622 AF3 E1
(ANU level E1)          
Job code APRARC (1378)          
Laureate Fellowship (FL) Allowance $123,588 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.