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Rewards and Benefits

Our reward and benefits offering supports the delivery of the University's People Strategy to attract, retain and reward the very best. This package is driven and developed in line with the University values, particularly the value of 'enabling' through the creation of opportunities, support and freedom for everyone at Durham to become the best they can be now, and for the future.

  • Staff Rewards and Benefits information for candidates



Membership in a pension scheme supported by Durham University is a valuable benefit of working for the University. Both you and the University contribute to the scheme, and you benefit from it in retirement.

Pay, Progression and Grading

We provide a range of financial benefits when you work for us. We also make provision for exceptional performance rewards.

My Benefits

My Benefits offers Durham University staff the opportunity to save money through lots of exciting benefits.

Reward and Development

Our continued success relies on the many talents of all our staff. We aim to create an inclusive environment that allows us to maximise the many benefits of our diverse community and enable all staff and students to achieve their full potential.

To support this aim, we offer a range of training and development opportunities, including leadership, customer care, mentoring and career coaching, annual staff reviews and opportunities to be rewarded for high performance and exceptional contribution.