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

January 2018

ARC classification with ANU equivalent level ARC Notional salary rates from 1/1/2018 (100% option)

Equivalent ANU rates effective from
12/07/2018 $ per annum (inc
$1,800 flat increase)

Gap $ p.a. from
12/07/2018
Gap Code Acad Level
Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) $78,748 $71,509   DC1 A1
(ANU level A)   $78,639   DC2 A2
Job code ADEARC   $84,424

$5,676

DC3 A3
    $90,215 $11,467 DC4 A4
Discovery Indigenous Award (DIA) - Step 1 $78,748 $71,509   IA1 A1
(ANU level A)   $78,639   IA2 A2
Job code ADIARC   $84,424 $5,676 IA3 A3
    $90,215 $11,467 IA4 A4
Discovery Indigenous Award (DIA)- Step 2 $92,646 $98,009 $5,363 IB1 B1
(ANU level B)   $104,688 $12,042 IB2 B2
Job code ADIARC   $111,365 $18,719 IB3 B3
Discovery Indigenous Award (DIA) - Step 3 $120,439 $118,044   IC1 C1
(ANU level C)   $124,725 $4,286 IC2 C2
Job code ADIARC   $131,402 $10,963 IC3 C3
Discovery Indigenous Award (DIA) - Step 4 $138,968 $141,416 $2,448 ID1 D1
(ANU level D)   $150,334 $11,356 ID2 D2
Job code ADIARC          
Discovery Indigenous Award (DIA) - Step 5 $166,761 $174,814 $8,053 IE1 E1
(ANU level E1)          
Job code ADIARC          
Australian Post-doctoral Fellowship (APD) $77,017 $84,424 $7,407 AP3 A3
(ANU level A (steps 3 & 4))   $90,215 $13,198 AP4 A4
Job code APFARC (old 1375)          
Australian Research Fellowship (ARF) $96,600 $98,009 $1,409 AR1 B1
(ANU level B)   $104,688 $8,088 AR2 B2
Job code ARFARC (old 1376)   $111,365 $14,765 AR3 B3

Australian Indigenous Research Fellowship (AIR)

$96,600 $98,009 $1,409 AR1 B1

ANU level B

  $104,688 $8,088 AR2 B2

Job Code ARIARC

  $111,365 $14,765 AR3 B3
Queen Elizabeth II Fellowship (QEII) $114,875 $118,044 $3,169 QF1 C1
(ANU level C)   $124,725 $9,850 QF2 C2
Job code AQEARC (old 1377)   $131,402 $16,527 QF3 C3
Discovery Outstanding Research Award (DORA)- step 1 $119,171 $118,044   OC1 C1
(ANU level C)   $124,725 $5,554 OC2 C2
Job code ADOARC   $131,402 $12,231 OC3 C3
Discovery Outstanding Research Award (DORA)- step 2 $144,261 $141,416   OD1 D1
(ANU level D)   $150,324 $6,063 OD2 D2
Job code ADOARC   $154,653 $10,392 OD3 D3
Discovery Outstanding Research Award (DORA)- step 3 $169,348 $174,814 $5,466 OE1 E1
(ANU level E1)          
Job code ADOARC          
Future Fellowship (FT) - step 1 $119,171 $118,044   FC1 C1
(ANU level C)   $124,725 $5,554 FC2 C2
Job code AFTARC   $131,402 $12,231 FC3 C3
Future Fellowship (FT) - step 2 $144,261 $141,416   FD1 D1
(ANU level D)   $150,324 $6,063 FD2 D2
Job code AFTARC          
Future Fellowship (FT) - step 3 $169,348 $174,814 $5,466 FE1 E1
(ANU level E1)          
Job code AFTARC          
Australian Professorial Fellowship (APF) - step 1 $133,152 $141,416 $8,264 AF1 D1
(ANU level D)   $150,324 $17,172 AF2 D2
Job code APRARC (1378)          
Australian Professorial Fellowship (APF) - step 2 $154,039 $174,814 $20,775 AF3 E1
(ANU level E1)          
Job code APRARC (1378)          
Laureate Fellowship (FL) Allowance $125,443 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.
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