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Final Fringe Benefits Rates for FY2023


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Stanford and the Office of Naval Research (ONR) have signed the final agreement for the Fringe Benefits and Vacation Accrual/Disability Sick Leave rates for fiscal year 2023. These rates are effective beginning September 1, 2022. The rates are as follows:

FY2023 Final Fringe Benefits and Vacation Accrual/Disability Sick Leave Rates

Regular Benefits-eligible Employees                              28.70% (Note 1)
Post-Doctoral Research Affiliates                                      25.10%
Contingent Employees                                                          6.90%
Graduate Assistants                                                                5.90%

Vacation Accrual/Disability Sick Leave rates (applicable to only Regular Benefits Eligible staff):
Exempt, Nonexempt, and bargaining unit staff            8.80%

Note 1: This does not include the combined 2.2% of TGP and supplemental fringe rate charged against Regular Benefits Eligible employee salaries for non-government projects/accounts only. The 2.2% contributes to the University's fund for continuation of the Tuition Grant Program for children of faculty and staff as well as supplemental fringe benefits.

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If you have any questions regarding the rates themselves, please contact Stella Hu at 721-5985 (, Nguyet Sin at 725-1744 (, or Lily Leung at 721-3516 (