Funding Agency Salary Caps

Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

Includes NIH, HRSA, AHRQ, CDC, CMS, SAMSA and other agencies

DHHS Salary Cap AnnualMonthly
Current
(January 8, 2017 - Present)
Academic Year$140,250 *$11,687.50
Fiscal Year$187,000$15,583.33
Previous
(January 10, 2016 - January 7, 2017)
Academic Year$138,825 *$11,568.75
Fiscal Year$185,100$15,425.00

 

Academic Year (9-month) Faculty – Current Salary Cap Calculations

For faculty paid on an academic year basis — 9-month salary paid over 12 months (09/12), the nine-month equivalent must be calculated as follows as their annual compensation rate is based on service for the 9-month academic year.

* $15,583.33 x 9 = $140,250/year or $11,687.50/month paid over 12 months.

The monthly salary rate for the academic year salary for faculty paid 09/12 from a DHHS capped fund source cannot exceed $11,687.50.

 

Fiscal Year (11-month) Faculty – Current Salary Cap Calculations

For faculty paid on a fiscal year basis—annual salary paid over 12 months (11/12), the monthly capped rate of $15,583.33 ($187,000/12) is applied against their monthly 1/12th salary rate as their annual compensation rate is based on service for the full year.

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