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    2024 Intern Salary Structure

    Technical Hourly Rate*

    Technical Annual Rate

    Professional Hourly Rate*

    Professional Annual Rate

    High School (rising seniors)

    $15.65

    $32,545

    $15.65

    $32,545

    UGS 1

    (less than 60 semester hours or equivalent)

    $22.00

    $45,760

    $19.00

    $39,520

    Post-Associate's

    $23.37

    $48,614

    $20.27

    $42,169

    UGS 2

    (60 semester hours or more or equivalent)

    $29.75

    $61,888

    $25.61

    $53,267

    Post-Bachelor's

    $32.09

    $66,754

    $27.74

    $57,706

    GRA 1 – prior to master’s degree or less than 24 semester hours or equivalent in doctoral program

    $35.59

    $74,031

    $30.94

    $64,364

    Post-Master's

    $39.48

    $82,119

    $32.01

    $66,583

    GRA 2 – master’s degree earned or more than 24 semester hours or equivalent in doctoral program

    $40.59

    $84,424

    $32.53

    $67,672

    GRA 3 – master’s degree + ABD or ABD

    $41.29

    $85,875

    $33.08

    $68,803

    This structure will award credit for AP/IB courses, transfer courses, 
    dual credit, and summer courses.

    *The hourly rate is computed by dividing the annual rate by 2080 and rounded to five decimal points.

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