Yale’s postdoctoral compensation scale is updated July 1 of each year. Below are the minimum levels as of July 1, 2021.
Yale Minimum effective July 1, 2021
1st year postdoc $53,760
2nd year postdoc $54,144
3rd year postdoc $54,540
4th year postdoc $56,712
5th year postdoc $58,608
6th year postdoc $60,780
Please click here for the most recent annual compensation memo to departments and faculty.
Please click here for the Policies on Postdoctoral Fellows: Sponsored Payments of Compensation, Augmentation of Stipends.
Compensation Above Salary
Compensation above salary (“extra comp”) for postdoctoral fellows and associates is expected to be rare and granted only in exceptional circumstances. Requests for compensation above salary be made in advance to the Office for Postdoctoral Affairs. See https://your.yale.edu/policies-procedures/policies/1001-compensation-above-salary for university policies on extra compensation.