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 10, 2016 - Present)
Academic Year$138,825 *$11,568.75
Fiscal Year$185,100$15,425.00
Previous
(January 11, 2015 - January 09, 2016)
Academic Year$137,475 *$11,456.25
Fiscal Year$183,300$15,275.00

 

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.

* $15,425.00 x 9 = $138,825/year or $11,568.75/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 $11,568.75.

 

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 $15,425.00 ($185,100/12) 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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