Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
Includes NIH, HRSA, AHRQ, CDC, CMS, SAMSA and other agencies
|DHHS Salary Cap||Annual||Monthly|
(January 3, 2021 - Present)
|Academic Year||$149,475 *||$12,456.25|
(January 5, 2020 - January 2, 2021)
|Academic Year||$147,975 *||$12,331.25|
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.
* $16,608.33 x 9 = $149,475/year or $12,456.25/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 $12,456.25
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 $16,608.33 ($199,300/12) is applied against their monthly 1/12th salary rate as their annual compensation rate is based on service for the full year.