FY2017 Fringe Benefit Rates

Below is an overview of the rates.

Salary Group Payroll Object Code FY17 University Area FY17 Medical/Dental1 FY17 Public Health2
Faculty 6010, 6020, 6030, 6040 23.9% 24.2% 24.6%
Exempt (Admin & Professional, OT Eligible) 6050, 6051 30.8% 31.1% 31.5%
Unions (Clerical/Technical, Service and Trade) 6070, 6071, 6080 45.4% 45.7% 46.1%
Post Doc** 6150 24.3% 24.6% 25.0%
Teaching Assistants 6152 16.1% 16.4% 16.8%
Temporary 6090, 6120 7.3% 7.3% 7.3%
Vacation - Exempt3 6050 only 10.1% 10.1% 10.1%
Vacation - Unions4 6070 only 10.2% 10.2% 10.2%
Extra Compensation - Pensionable 6190-6191 15% 15% 15%
Extra Compensation - Nonpensionable  6200-6204 8% 8% 8%

Federal proposals must use the negotiated rate for future years

The Harvard Medical School includes tubs 490, 505, 510, 515, 520, 565, 570 and 550.  The School of Public Health includes tub 275.  

**Stipendee Post Docs (object code 6450) will be assessed a flat rate of TBD.

1Regular rates (except the temps rate) include the supplemental rate of 0.3%

2Regular rates (except for the temps rate) include the supplemental rate of 0.7%

3Vacation salary for exempts and nonexempts (6052 and 6072) will also be assessed the regular fringe rate, but vacation pay and related regular fringe will be immediately reimbursed to tubs through an automated allocation in separate object codes set up for this purpose (6054 + 6274 for exempts; 6074 + 6284 for nonexempts).  

4Vacation payouts for exempts and non exempts will also be assessed the extra comp fringe rate but vacation payouts and related extra compensation fringe will be immediately reimbursed to tubs through an automated allocation in separate object codes set up for this purpose (6206 for exempts, 6208 for nonexempts, and 6323 for extra comp fringe).

Contact: Vaughn Abraham - (617) 495-3139