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KCTCS Fringe Benefits Rates

KCTCS offers a comprehensive benefit package to its faculty and staff members.  The package consists of core benefits such as health insurance, life/disability insurance, and retirement options.  To simplify budgeting and allocation processes, KCTCS has developed fringe benefits rates which are approved by KCTCS’ federal cognizant agency, Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).  These rates are used to budget and allocate costs to all KCTCS salary and wages.   

Employee benefit plans included in the approved rates are:

  • Medical Health Insurance
  • KCTCS $50 Benefit (Health Supplemental for waived & single plans
  • Life Insurance and Accidental Death & Dismemberment
  • Social Security and Medicare taxes (FICA
  • Retirement Contribution Plan
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Unemployment Compensation
  • Employee Education Program – Tuition Waiver Program (Employees only

KCTCS’ current federal approved fringe benefit rates (approval dated, December 20, 2013) for FY2014 and FY2015 are:

  • 46.1% for Regular Employees
  • 8.62% for Temporary Employees
  • 1.0% for Student Employees

Schedule for FY2014 and FY2015 percentage breakdown for each benefit category.