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Fringe Benefit Rates


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Fringe Benefit Rates

What are the rates?

These rates include UW-Superior's contribution to retirement, health insurance, FICA and Medicare FICA, unemployment compensation, workers' compensation, income continuation insurance, and life insurance.

Fringe benefit rates are applied when requesting external funding to pay salaries.

How do I know which rate to use?

Fringe benefit rates vary by employee type.

Classification of Salaries 2013-14 rate

  • Faculty and Academic Staff 43.00%
  • Classified Staff 95.00%
  • LTE 12.00%
  • Project and Teaching Assistants 7.65%
  • Research Associates and Interns 7.65%
  • Ad Hoc Program Specialists and Undergraduate Assistants 7.65%
  • Student Hourly 4.00%

Where do the rates come from?

Fringe benefit rates are set by UW System.  Visit their website to see a benefit category cost breakdown.


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