University of Vermont

Human Resource ServicesĀ and Operations

Total Compensation Example 1

Sarah: non-exempt, non-represented employee earning $24,000

Sarah began working at the University just over a year ago. She is single and working in a non-exempt position. At Orientation she elected base life insurance of $6,000, single medical, base dental, and 60% long-term disability insurance with retirement protection. She is making the minimum contribution to retirement and receives the University contribution because she was able to waive the three-year waiting period. Sarah is also taking one three-credit course this semester.

Sarah receives $13,759.02 in valuable benefits paid for by UVM, including retirement savings contributions. That is 57% of her $24,000 salary. Her total compensation is $37,759.02. Pie chart of Sarah's total compensation

Compensation/Benefit $ amount
Base salary $24,000
Health insurance $6,960.38
Retirement $2,140.80
Social security/Medicare $1,584.24
Tuition remission $1,863
Dental insurance $415.44
Unemployment/workers' comp $451.96
Life & disability insurance $343.20
Total Compensation $37,759.02

Last modified November 05 2015 11:20 AM