Adjunct Faculty Benefits & Wages

Moraine Park Technical College currently offers the following competitive Adjunct Faculty Wages and Benefits.

Pay Schedule

Adjunct faculty will be paid a salary based on the WTCS identified instructional category (Type A - lecture, B lab, C clinical, D field experience, and E on-the-job training), and the course hours taught. The state-approved course master record description file will be used to make the instructional category determination. The salary is calculated by multiplying the State-approved hours (types A, B and C) for the course by the appropriate pay rate as identified below:

WTCS Instructional Type Pay Rate
Type A Lecture $39.00
Types A and B Lecture & Lab $37.00
Types A and C Lecture & Clinical $37.00
Types A and D Lecture & Field Exp $37.00
Type B, Type C, Type D, Type E Lab, Clinical or Field Exp $35.00

Social Security

Moraine Park Technical College contributes 7.65% of wages for FICA and Medicare on your behalf.

Wisconsin Retirement System

Adjunct faculty hired on or after July 1, 2011 who work more than 880 hours for MPTC during any 12-month period are enrolled into the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) Teacher category. If you meet this qualifying event, MPTC will make a contribution on your behalf. The benefit is outlined below:

  • Current pre-tax contribution for the employee is 5.9% of wages (effective January 1, 2012)
  • Moraine Park pays an additional 5.9% of wages for you. (effective January 1, 2012)
  • New employees hired on or after July 1, 2011 will become fully vested upon completion of five years of service.

Adjunct faculty who were enrolled into the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) prior to July 1, 2011 will contribute 5.9% of their gross wages on a pre-tax basis.  Moraine Park will contribute 5.9% of the employee's gross wages.  WRS participants that began employment after April 23, 1998 and before July 1, 2011 are fully vested for retirement benefits.

For additional information please visit the WRS website: http://etf.wi.gov/index.htm

Tax Deferred Annuities

Adjunct faculty may be eligible to participate in the Moraine Park Technical College District 403(b) plan and/or the Wisconsin Deferred Compensation Program (457 plan).

For additional information, please contact Lori Schrage, Benefits Associate, Human Resources at ext. 3226.