Rewards and benefits

We recognise the contribution each person makes to our success, and you’ll be well rewarded for your hard work. Here are a few of the benefits you can look forward to.

Pay scales

You’ll earn a very competitive salary which takes into account your experience, individual contribution and market rates. Most posts have a structured salary progression, ranging from pay bands 1–9.

Pay Scales for Pay Bands 1–9

Pay Scales for Professorial and Band 10 Posts


Annual increments

Annual increments are paid subject to satisfactory service on the date specified in your contract. This is normally 1 August, if you’ve completed more than six months’ service in your current pay band.



To help secure your future, we offer generous salary-related pension schemes based on employee and employer contributions. For more information, please contact pensions@hull.ac.uk.


Working hours

The standard working week is 36.5 hours, but this can vary depending on your contract.


Annual leave

We offer a generous annual leave package of 25 days basic holiday, plus three extra days for both Christmas and Easter. That's on top of public Bank Holidays.


Family leave and benefits

We recognise the importance of family life. So we offer a range of benefits including up to 76 weeks of maternity or adoption leave, as well as paternity leave, parental leave, dependants' leave, carer’s leave, leave for fertility treatment and the option to request flexible working.


Learning & Development

If you have the ambition, we’ll help you gain the knowledge and skills you need to succeed. You'll find an extensive range of training and development opportunities delivered in-house, online and externally.



Newly appointed staff who need to move house to take up a job offer can claim up to £10,000 to help meet the costs of moving to the area. Terms and conditions apply.



The University runs a Cycle2Work Scheme, which enables you to buy a bike tax-free to make your commute cheaper, healthier and greener. The scheme is normally open during May and November each year.


Car parking

We do our best to make sure that you have an affordable space to park your car on campus. Charges depend on which car park you use.