Institutional Base Salary (IBS) Policy Term Definition

The total guaranteed annual compensation an individual receives from UTMB, whether the individual’s time is spent on research, instruction and teaching, patient care, public service or other activities. The IBS shall be used to compute salaries charged to sponsored programs unless sponsor’s policies further limit salary charges. IBS excludes: fringe benefit payments; non-recurring merit payments; incentive payments; reimbursed expenses; temporary, supplemental compensation for incidental work; income earned outside of duties to the institution; and any portion of compensation deemed to be at-risk. IBS may or may not include additional payment, in special circumstances, by prior approval of Research Services.