Below are key terms associated with the Illinois Transparency & Accountability Portal Employees page.
The term Agency is the highest level of functional organization of Illinois state government. The Illinois Transparency & Accountability Portal Employees page displays the name of the Agency where the employee is assigned, as well as the Group to which that Agency belongs. "State agency" means the offices of the constitutional officers identified in Article V of the Illinois Constitution, executive agencies, and departments, boards, commissions, and Authorities under the Governor.
- Gross Pay:
The term Gross Pay is used to describe the total pay for an employee. This amount includes the regular pay, leave payments, shift differential, and special pay types. Gross Pay does not equate to taxable pay or taxable wages.
- Position Title:
A position is a unique set of duties, authorities and responsibilities. The position title is the title of the classification to which a position is allocated used for payroll and other reporting purposes. This may differ from the "working title" of the employee.
Calendar year-to-date represents the total amount of gross pay an employee or independent contractor received during a calendar year. Gross pay from all positions an employee held during the reporting period is included in this amount.
- Current Gross Pay:
The term Gross Pay is used to describe the total pay for an employee. This amount includes the regular pay, leave payments, shift differential, lump sum payouts and special pay types. Gross Pay does not equate to taxable pay, or taxable wages, and may not correspond to current base salary.
- Individual Consultant:
An individual consultant means temporary workers eligible to receive State benefits paid on a State payroll.