Total Compensation Example 3

Chris: exempt, non-represented employee earning $51,000

Chris began working at the University 15 years ago. She is married with two children and working in an exempt position. She elected base dental for her family, 60% long-term disability insurance with retirement protection, has one child taking a course at UVM, and is making a 2% contribution to retirement and receives the University contribution.

Chris's receives $33,935.65 in benefits paid by UVM, including retirement savings contributions. This is 66% of her $51,000 salary. Her total compensation is $84,935.65Chris's total compensation

  Compensation/Benefit $ amount
Base salary $51,000
Health insurance


Retirement $5,041.92
Social security/Medicare $3,734.64
Tuition remission $1,863
Dental insurance $2,736
Unemployment/workers' comp $451.96
Life & disability insurance $710.64
Total Compensation $84,935.65