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Premium Pay

In addition to your base pay, you may be eligible for various types of premium pay, depending on your position.

Benefit Replacement Pay

Benefit Replacement Pay (BRP) replaces the defunct state-paid FICA benefit.

You're eligible for BRP if you were a state employee on August 31, 1995. The amount of BRP you're eligible to receive is based on what your salary was on October 31, 1995 and whether you participate in the Teacher Retirement System or Optional Retirement Program.

You're not eligible for BRP if you had a break in state service for more than 12 months between August 31, 1995, and September 1, 2005, or a break in state service of 30 days or more after September 1, 2005.

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Hazardous Duty Pay

If you're a full-time law enforcement employee of the university or The University of Texas System, you're entitled to hazardous duty pay equalling $10 per month for each year of state service up to and including 30 years. Your service must be in a position where you perform hazardous duty.

If you are a full-time commissioned law enforcement employee, you are eligible for hazardous duty pay after completing of 12 months of service. Hazardous duty pay begins on the first day of the next month and increases after completion of each 12 months of service. Your eligibility is determined by your status on the first calendar day of the month. Hazardous duty pay is not prorated.

Hazardous Duty Pay Amounts

Months of Service Pay
0-11 $0
12-23 $10
24-35 $20
36-47 $30
48-59 $40
60-71 $50
72-83 $60
84-95 $70
96-107 $80
108-119 $90
120-131 $100
132-143 $110
144-155 $120
156-167 $130
168-179 $140
180-191 $150
192-203 $160
204-215 $170
216-227 $180
228-239 $190
240-251 $200
252-263 $210
264-275 $220
276-287 $230
288-299 $240
300-311 $250
312-323 $260
324-335 $270
336-347 $280
348-359 $290
360+ $300

For more information on Hazardous Duty Pay, read the University of Texas at Austin Handbook of Operating Procedures.

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Longevity Pay

You're eligible for longevity pay if:

If you're law enforcement staff, and are eligible for hazardous duty pay, you'll get longevity pay based only on state service earned in non-hazardous duty positions. Faculty and temporary employees don't receive longevity pay.

Longevity Pay Amounts

Months of Service Amount
0-24 $0
25-48 $20
49-72 $40
73-96 $60
97-120 $80
121-144 $100
145-168 $120
169-192 $140
193-216 $160
217-240 $180
241-264 $200
265-288 $220
289-312 $240
313-336 $260
337-360 $280
361-384 $300
385-408 $320
409-432 $340
433-456 $360
457-480 $380
481-504 $400
505+ $420

For more information on longevity pay, read the University of Texas at Austin Handbook of Operating Procedures.

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