Postdoc Compensation

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

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.