How does the salaray setting process work? How is my salary set? Salary dialogue and four-party discussion.


The 1st of October every year, new salaries start to apply.

The main model for Saco-S members is the salary-setting dialogue. You and your manager discuss what you have done during the last year and your manager propose a new salary. If you agree there will be no union negotiation. If you don’t agree you can proceed to a four-party discussion where you can bring a union representative. As a last step there can be a union negotiation. Read more here:

Information for both parties from Linköping University and Saco-S concerning salary-setting dialogues

For doctoral candidates with employment, the salary is not negotiated individually but the union negotiates the salary scale for doctoral candidates. Also, doctoral candidates that are members of a union gets 250 kr extra per month.