Employee Type Description

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Employee Type Description indicates the basis of earnings per pay period for an employee.[1]

Where Term Appears
CSUMB Data Warehouse Dashboards:Trends by College Dashboard
Data Owner
University Personnel
Data Source
Source System:CMS - HR
Source Table Name:PSXLATITEM
Source Field Name:XLATLONGNAME
Census Process:No
Logical Transformation / Calculation
OBIEE Folder and Column
Folder Heading:"CSU Employee"
Column Heading:"Employee Type Description"


Examples of Employee Type Description include:

  • Exception Hourly (Employees who work a set number of hours each pay period.)
  • Hourly (Employees who don't work the same number of hours each pay period. Typically, an hourly employee requires positive time reporting.)
  • Not Applicable
  • Salaried (Employees whose earnings are based on an amount per pay period, rather than accumulated hours)


  1. Oracle. PeopleSoft HCM 9.1 Application Fundamentals PeopleBook. Setting Up Jobs. Retrieved from: https://docs.oracle.com/cd/E28727_01/hcm91fp2/eng/psbooks/hhaf/book.htm.