Fiscal Year 2019 Salary Pool

As announced via Read Green on July 16, 2018, the Board of Trustees has approved the operating budget for fiscal year 2019. The operating budget provides for a pool of funds to support salary increases for faculty and staff whose contributions are critical to the success of the University. The approved budget includes a 2.25% salary increase pool, which comprises a 1.5% maintenance pool and a 0.75% merit, market, and equity pool.

Staff and faculty who have received a satisfactory/successful performance evaluation within the last fiscal year may be eligible to receive a maintenance increase of 1.5%. Additional funds of 0.75% are available for faculty and staff that may be eligible for a merit, market, or equity increase. Salary increases, retroactive to July 1, 2018, will be processed for inclusion in the September 28 monthly paycheck or September 14 biweekly paycheck.

For more information on the FY19 budget and salary increases, please visit (Pitt login required). If you have any questions, please contact your supervisor and/or Responsibility Center leadership. You can also revisit the Chancellor’s letter on