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Your Core Benefits

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Our competitive salaries are offered on a grading structure which provides excellent incremental progression for grades 1A – 8.


Our generous annual leave entitlement includes four customary shut down days over Christmas, and eight statutory bank holidays. In addition you will receive:

- Grades 1A–5 - 26 days of paid annual leave

- Grades 6–9 – 30 days of paid annual leave

Depending on your working hours you will also have the option to buy up to ten days of additional annual leave.


As well as competitive salaries we offer three attractive pension schemes with excellent employer contributions:

University of Warwick Pension Scheme (UPS)

For staff in grades 1A - 4

Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS)

For staff in grades 5 - 9

NHS Pension Scheme
For some Clinical and Research staff at Warwick Medical School


Long Service Awards

To recognise staff contribution and loyalty we currently present Long Service Awards to celebrate colleagues achieving 10, 20, 30 and 40 years of service.

Find out more about out long service awards here or contact benefits at warwick dot ac dot uk

Staff Awards

We hold an annual awards evening to celebrate the significant role our staff make in supporting the success of the University. Each year there are categories that individuals or teams can be nominated for to win an award. Keep an eye out on Insite for further information.

2023 Award and Senior Leadership Remuneration Scheme (SLRS)

Our two discretionary reward schemes (2023 Award and Senior Leadership Remuneration Scheme) aim to identify, recognise and reward sustained excellence of performance and contribution.

Photo of attendees at the 2018 Long Service Awards Ceremony


The University of Warwick have now introduced the Staff Support Fund for eligible salaried staff who are struggling financially with unexpected costs or a change in personal circumstances, arising from the current cost of living crisis.

More information and details on how to apply can be found on the Staff Support Fund page.