Understanding Your Paycheck


Reviewing and understanding your paychecks is very important!

The Payroll Department continually strives to increase efficiency. Payroll is the one organizational function where 99.9% accuracy is simply not good enough. Payroll operations are closely scrutinized and regulated by a myriad of local, state and federal agencies, auditors, collection agents, and of course, by our own San Diego Unified School District employees. This is why it is so important to review and understand your paychecks so that you may provide valuable input regarding your pay. Your payroll specialist is anxious to help answer questions, investigate and explain any variances, or help resolve any concerns that you may have, quickly, accurately, and efficiently.

Please click on the link below for a helpful diagram to help you understand what you see on your paychecks.

Sample Paycheck/Direct Deposit Advice (Adobe PDF)