2010-2011 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 2010-2011 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 are effective July 1, 2010 for all existing and new grants/proposals. 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 58.70
Classified Staff 79.80
LTE 62.40
Project,Teaching, and Research Assistants 46.20
Research Associates and Interns 24.70
Ad Hoc Program Specialists and Undergraduate Assistants 8.00
Student Employees 2.70
FRINGE BENEFIT RATE COMPONENTS UNIVERSITY CLUSTER 2010-2011
BENEFIT CATEGORY UNCLASSIFIED
%
CLASSIFIED
%
LTE
%
PROJECT,
TEACHING &
RESEARCH
ASSISTANTS
%
RESEARCH
ASSOCIATES &
INTERNS
%
AD HOC SPEC
& UNDERGRAD
ASSISTANTS
%
STUDENTS
%
Income Continuation Insurance 0.15 0.14          
Unemployment Compensation 0.31 0.53 1.18        
Workers' Compensation 0.32 0.32 0.32 0.32   0.32 0.32
Social Security (FICA) 6.04 6.02 6.72 0.57 6.20 6.20 1.92
Medicare (FICA) 1.43 1.41 1.57 0.13 1.45 1.45 0.48
Health Insurance 32.35 48.68 38.85 41.63 19.92    
Life Insurance 0.08 0.12          
Retirement 13.98 14.68 7.55        
Adjustment 4.04 7.90 6.21 3.55 -2.87 0.03 -0.02
TOTAL 58.70 79.80 62.40 46.20 24.70 8.00 2.70