Special Pay Increases

Special Pay Increases (SPIs) provide an increase to the employee’s salary in her or his current position and classification.

SPIs can be requested for the following three circumstances:

  • increased job duties/responsibilities
  • counter offers
  • market equity

The process for each is detailed below.

 Increased Job Duties/Responsibilities

This can be for permanent or temporary increases.

  • Complete Special Pay Increase Request form and submit for appropriate signatures at department and college level.
  • Submit a Position Update (UPD) in ePAF and note the proposed SPI in the ePAF comments section.
  • When you receive auto-notification that the Position Update ePAF is approved by Classification and Compensation, please submit the completed SPI form by email to compensation@ufl.edu, along with a Job Edit ePAF for the proposed pay-rate change. The effective date in the Job Edit ePAF will be adjusted by Classification and Compensation to correspond with the date the Vice President for Human Resource Services approves the SPI.

Counter Offers

These can be for confirmed or anticipated offers.

  • Complete Special Pay Increase Request form and submit for appropriate signatures at department and college level.
  • Submit signed SPI form via email to compensation@ufl.edu, along with a Job Edit ePAF in myUFL using reason code COF.

Market Equity

  • Complete Special Pay Increase Request form and submit for appropriate signatures at department and college level.
  • Submit signed SPI form via email to compensation@ufl.edu, along with a Job Edit ePAF in myUFL using reason code MEQ.

Removal of Special Pay Increase

Required for the removal of all temporary Special Pay Increases

  • Complete Special Pay Increase Request form and submit for appropriate signatures at department and college level.¬† Include date of removal in comments section.
  • Submit signed SPI form via email to compensation@ufl.edu, along with a Job Edit ePAF in myUFL using reason code RSP.

Departments with questions regarding the Special Pay Increase Process may contact Classification and Compensation at (352) 392-2477 or compensation@ufl.edu.