Summary: University of Houston
Merit Increase Guidelines for Staff Employees
FY2011 Merit Increase Structure
Based on FY2010 PCD Ratings
PCD Rating Salary Increase
Generally Meets Expectations 1% to 2%
Fully Meets Expectations 2% to 3%
Exceeds Expectations 3% to 5%
These guidelines should not be used to make awards across the board.
To be eligible for a merit increase, the staff employee must be classified as benefits-
eligible and have a current staff performance appraisal on file establishing a record
of job performance.
Salary adjustments for employees on contract will be handled as specified in the
Staff merit increases will be effective September 1, 2010.
Benefits-eligible staff employee: An employee who is hired to work at least 20 hours
per week for a period of at least four and one-half months. Excluded from this
definition are students employed in positions that require student status as a