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Payroll and Benefits

Payroll and Benefits Department

The Office of Payroll and Benefits is responsible for the orientation and implementation of benefits and disbursement of payroll to the employees of Wharton County Junior College. Any inquiries pertaining to the process of payroll or employee deductions may be referred to the Payroll and Benefits Department.

Mission Statement

The Office of Payroll and Benefits strives diligently to ensure every employee is informed and assisted in receiving their benefits and is paid accurately and on a timely basis. The Office of Payroll and Benefits adheres to its legal obligations by complying with federal and state laws in addition to Wharton County Junior College policies and procedures. The Payroll and Benefits staff strives to provide the best customer service to all Wharton County Junior College employees and all other outside customers.

Important Dates

Payroll Timesheet Deadlines

Timesheets must be submitted to the Payroll and Benefits Office on or before the 5th of the month. Maintenance time cards are due on the Monday prior to the Friday payroll disbursement. 

Payroll Run Dates

Full-time faculty, administrative staff, and support staff are paid on a 12 month pay schedule. The payroll will be distributed on the last college work day of the month. Part-time employees and College Work-Study Students are paid on the 15th of each month. If a pay date falls on a weekend, the payroll is distributed on the Friday before the weekend. Adjunct faculty are paid four pays per semester. Fall semester is paid on the last work day of September, October, November and December and Spring semester is paid on the last work day of February, March, April and May.

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