Frequently Asked Questions
How do I find salary data for University employees past and present?
Current Salary Data
You can access the Reporting Center by visiting MyU and clicking on “Key Links” or by going directly to the Reporting Center.
- Go to MyU
- Log in
- Click on Key Links.
- Click on Reporting Center.
- Under Human Resources Management click on Human Resources.
- Click on Job Code Average Salary.
- Click on Select a College.
- Select the department or area in which you are interested, and follow the prompts.
- To find average salaries for a job classification, select job code(s) and submit.
*As part of The Upgrade, the Reporting Center, located within the new MyU Portal, has replaced the UM Reports homepage. The Reporting Center allows you to browse and search for enterprise-wide reports available through UM Reports, UM Analytics, and PeopleSoft. Please delete the bookmark to the UM Reports homepage and replace it with a bookmark for the Reporting Center.
Non-University researchers can access salary data by contacting the University Libraries' reference service for requests of three or less.
For summary or trend data, contact Payroll Services, U of Minnesota Office of Human Resources, at 612-624-4585.
Additionally, the St. Paul Pioneer Press has compiled a database of "Minnesota Public Employee Salaries" at
Historical Budget Information
University Archives holds University budgets in print form from 1911 to 2009. Information in the budgets can be accessed by employee name and by department, school, or college. Contact our office if you have questions or would like to schedule a visit to use the budgets.
University budgets from 1911-1960 are available in the University Budgets collection in the University Digital Conservancy. These budgets provide detail at the department level for salaries of faculty and staff and may include other departmental expenses such as supplies, equipment, facilities, etc. A volume for an individual fiscal year also may include a staff index, department index, fund index, budget code list, budget summary statement, or income summary.