Yale’s postdoctoral compensation minimums are updated annually on July 1 and effective to June 30 of the following year. The minimums apply to all postdoctoral associates and to postdoctoral fellows as permitted by their specific funding arrangements.
Yale Postdoctoral Compensation Minimums effective July 1, 2023 - June 30, 2024
Years 1-4 $65,000
Years 5-6 $68,000
- Provost’s Announcement
- FAQ on new Postdoctoral Compensation Policy - updated May 2, 2023
- Policy details are on the annual compensation memo
Postdoctoral Fellow Guidance on Sponsored Payments of Compensation, Augmentation of Stipends and the NIH Grants Policy Statement on stipend supplement and compensation for Kirschstein-NRSA F32 Fellows and T32 Training Grants.
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 must be made in advance to the Office for Postdoctoral Affairs. Please review the university policies on extra compensation prior to making a request.