HR Research Salary Scales

UCC Salary Scales for Research

Salary Guidelines for Reseach Staff


See link  to the Researcher Salary Scales October 2023 which includes Guidelines for Contract Researchers Salary Scales 2023.


Please note:

With a view to aligning with the IUA National Researcher Career Development Framework, from the 1st August 2022 UCC fully implemented the IUA Scales i.e. 6 points for post doc and 4 points for senior post doc.  Relevant staff employed before the 1st August 2022 will remain on the current scale pending contract renewal where applicable.

See link to Salary guidelines for Research Support Staff RA


Restoration of Haddington Road Agreement/ FEMPI Act 2013 Pay Reductions


If you have any queries please contact HR Business Manager Research Mary O'Regan at  




Department of Human Resources - HR Research

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