Who says that studying cannot make you earn a lot of money? Although this deems to be untrue in some places, it somehow contradicts some schools and some institutions. The University of the Philippines (UP) is considered one of the best schools in the country and working as a professor in this institution can actually bring in a fortune.
In this article, we will be discussing the 2020 salary grade of UP professors and admins. This is for you to have an idea of how working in this type of institution can earn you. Although some schools, colleges, and universities have differences in terms of paying their educators, this can be a good standpoint for you to have a better understanding of how they get paid.
As known by many, professions in the field of education do not earn you a lot. In fact, it is considered to be a job that is noble because of the legacy it holds. More so, because of the fact that everyone on the corporate ladder will have to undergo education. And, education means interacting with professors, right?
We will be detailing the salary grade (sg), the step increment, and the salary of a specific profession itself.
The Salary Grade (SG) is the compensation level of an employee. Meaning, this will determine the specific salary of a level of an employee. The step increment is the considered increase step by step within the specific salary grade of a certain position. Lastly, the salary in which a certain position earns on a monthly basis.
By looking at these figures, you will be able to see and determine how much the salary grade of UP professors and admins are. More so, it is going to be an important factor especially if you are a professor or something of that sort in that specific industry.
Let us have a look at the table and see how much the salary grade of UP professors and admins and other types of employees have.
|UP Faculty Position (Rank)||Salary Grade (SG)||Step Increment||Salary (4th Tranche (Salary Standardization Law))|
|UP Assistant Professors Rank|
|Assistant Professor 1||18||1||Php40,637.00|
|Assistant Professor 2||19||1||Php45,269.00|
|Assistant Professor 3||19||3||Php46,759.00|
|Assistant Professor 4||20||1||Php51,155.00|
|Assistant Professor 5||21||1||Php57,805.00|
|Assistant Professor 6||21||3||Php59,707.00|
|Assistant Professor 7||21||5||Php61,672.00|
|UP Associate Professors Rank|
|Associate Professor 1||22||4||Php68,570.00|
|Associate Professor 2||22||5||Php69,689.00|
|Associate Professor 3||23||4||Php77,484.00|
|Associate Professor 4||24||3||Php86,151.00|
|Associate Professor 5||25||2||Php96,635.00|
|Associate Professor 6||25||3||Php98,212.00|
|Associate Professor 7||25||5||Php101,444.00|
|UP Professor Rank|
|UP Administrators Rank|
|Executive Vice President||30||1||Php175,184.00|
As you can see, the most basic pay you can get in the education field in U.P. is an instructor. In this profession, you will have the chance to earn a minimum of Php27,755.00 a month. If you look at it on a daily rate, it is an astounding Php1,261 a day! That’s enough to support yourself if you are just starting. On the other hand, the highest position of employment, which is the president earns a staggering Php257,809.00 a month. Getting in that position would require you to climb a lot of ladders and it would require you to be working in the university for at least five (5) years.
How do you become a professor in the Philippines?
If you are loving the idea of taking up an education path to work at the University of the Philippines, it might not be as easy as you think. Of course, you would have to have a degree in education or in the field/industry you are about to teach.
More so, you must have a good standpoint in terms of the field you are taking. Some schools even require their professors to have a Master’s degree. On the other hand, schools that are “big time” would need a doctorate degree in order for you to be hired as a professor. With the salary grade of UP professors and admins, it would be quite obvious to think that a doctorate degree is necessary if you have an interest in taking that specific path. However, we cannot be too sure and they might have exceptions. So, if you have inquiries on how you can become a professor at the University of the Philippines, you can access their website at https://www.up.edu.ph/. Alternatively, you can contact them at (632) 981-8500.
Now that you know how much admins, professors, and UP associates earn, are you enticed about it? Are you now looking forward to being an employee of one of the most prominent universities in the country?