Where can I find information about salary and benefit rates for graduate students?
Salaries/stipends (not including benefits) for graduate students is discipline-specific and varies according to academic qualifications and specific job duties. For Tri-Council applications, it is imperative that you provide justification for salary/stipend amounts. Please consult your peers and department admins for typical amounts provided in your departments. Otherwise, for information on salary for graduate students, you may use the Memorandum of Settlement between the University of Guelph and CUPE 3913, Unit 1, Article 14 as a guide only. Until August 31 2016, the current hourly wage for GTAs is $40.65/hour.
For a breakdown of benefit rates please refer to the Benefits Allocation Rates for Employee Payroll Costs. The current benefit rate for graduate students is 0.50%.