Compensation

This section contains information that is specific to compensation for UNH employees.

For UNH status appointments compensation is defined as base salary paid as regular budgeted earnings. Benefits contributions are made only on base salary, not on additional pay.

For UNH adjunct appointments compensation is defined as renumeration for services performed during a specific appointment period.

Below are tools available to assist with determining appropriate compensation for employees:

Taxes on Additional/Supplemental Earnings

All additional/supplemental earnings are reportable/taxable compensation. When these earnings are combined with regular earnings they are taxed according to the IRS standard table withholding method. The amount of tax withheld from this combination income can range from 15% to 39.6%, depending on the combined total amount of wages.