Staff Compensation

The College of Wooster is committed to treating employees fairly and equitably providing a total compensation package (salary, benefits, work environment) that will attract, retain, and motivate employees at all levels.

The Compensation team provides consultation services regarding the interpretation and use of market data, compensation program design, and assistance with salary/equity studies.

Employees should direct all compensation-related inquiries to the Director of Compensation or the Benefits and Compensation Manager.

For more information, please refer to the Staff Handbook

Compensation Philosophy

The College of Wooster offers competitive salaries that are designed to attract, retain, and reward the performance of talented employees. We do this through vigilant attention to both market conditions and our position within the higher education and local and national employment markets.

Our salaries – combined with comprehensive benefits, generous paid time-off, access to education and professional development, and a vibrant campus with abundant cultural and recreational opportunities – create a competitive and compelling total rewards package.


  • Attract talent and motivate employees
  • Address Internal equity and compression
  • Improve college’s overall positioning in the marketplace
  • Align college’s pay positioning against its compensation philosophy
  • Create job satisfaction