2001-2002 Fringe Benefit Rates
for Extramural Support Funds

Listed below are the fringe benefits rates to be used by the University of Wisconsin System institutions in charging extramural funds for the employer's contribution to fringe benefits during the 2001-2002 fiscal year.

These rates include the employer's contribution to retirement, health insurance, FICA and Medicare FICA, unemployment compensation, workers compensation, income continuation insurance and life insurance. These rates should be used in all proposals submitted to extramural sponsors on or after January 2, 2001. Multiple year proposals should include an estimated increase for future fringe benefit costs.

Doctoral Institutions



University Cluster Institutions

Classification of Salaries University Cluster
Cluster Rate
Faculty and Academic Staff 35.00
Classified Staff 48.50
LTE 33.50
Project & Teaching Assistants 20.00
Research Associates & Interns 29.00
Ad Hoc Program Specialists and Undergraduate Assistants 7.65
Student Hourly 1.50
FRINGE BENEFIT RATE COMPONENTS UNIVERSITY CLUSTER 2001-2002
BENEFIT CATEGORY UNCLASSIFIED
%
CLASSIFIED
%
LTE
%
PROJECT,
TEACHING &
RESEARCH
ASSISTANTS
%
RESEARCH
ASSOCIATES &
INTERNS
%
AD HOC SPEC
& UNDERGRAD
ASSISTANTS
%
STUDENTS
%
Income Continuation Insurance 0.11 0.12          
Unemployment Compensation 0.14 0.06 0.30        
Workers' Compensation 0.35 0.52 0.47        
Social Security (FICA) 6.08 6.12 4.98   6.20 6.20 1.16
Medicare (FICA) 1.43 1.45 1.45   1.45 1.45 0.27
Health Insurance 12.59 32.25 18.61 21.93 21.95    
Life Insurance 0.05 0.10          
Retirement 13.00 13.00 8.38        
Adjustment 1.25 -5.12 -0.69 -1.93 -0.60   0.07
TOTAL 35.00 48.50 33.50 20.00 29.00 7.65 1.50