Market-based salary ranges

VCU salary ranges are utilized similarly for both new and continuing employees. All salary offers and pay changes receive initial approval within the school, department or unit. Salary offers and pay changes within the top 25% of the salary range are also reviewed and approved by VCU HR. Typically, an individual will be appropriately and competitively paid with a salary up to the 75th percent of the salary range. However, in those circumstances where higher pay is deemed necessary - based on the individual’s qualifications or a high demand for the position - pay may exceed the salary range maximum with appropriate justification and approval from VCU HR.