FY2023 Fringe Benefits Rates

Below is an overview of the rates. For more information, view this PDF showing the complete breakdown of rates.

FY2023 Fringe Benefits Rates

Salary Group Payroll Object Code FY23 University Area FY23 Medical/Dental1 FY23 Harvard Chan School of Public Health2
Faculty 6010, 6020, 6030, 6040 22.1% 21.9% 23.3%
Exempt (Admin & Professional, OT Eligible) 6050, 6051 28.2% 28.0% 29.4%
Unions (Clerical/Technical, Service and Trade) 6070, 6071, 6080 44.5% 44.3% 45.7%
Post Doc** 6150 25.3% 25.1% 26.5%
Teaching Assistants 6152 15.5% 15.3% 16.7%
Temporary 6090, 6120 9.9% 9.9% 9.9%
Vacation - Exempt3 6050 only 8.8% 8.8% 8.9%
Vacation - Unions4 6070 only 9.3% 9.3% 9.3%
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 Harvard Chan School of Public Health includes tub 275.

**Stipendee Post Docs (object code 6450) will be assessed a flat rate of $ 9,536 per year, or $ 797 per month. For more information, please view this PDF showing the FY23 rate breakdown for stipendee post docs.

1Regular rates (except the temps rate) include the supplemental rate of -.2%.

2Regular rates (except for the temps rate) include the supplemental rate of 1.2%.

3Vacation salary for exempts and non-exempts (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 non-exempts).

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 non-exempts, and 6323 for extra comp fringe).

Contact: Sherry Cao – (617) 495-2691 or sherry_cao@harvard.edu

Judith Ryan – (617) 495-9047 or judith_ryan@harvard.edu