The Executive Order for the 2019 pay schedules was posted on March 28, 2019 to the Office of Personnel Management’s website. NIH has released a corresponding notice regarding the new salary limitation as well: NOT-OD-19-099.
The Executive Level II salary, on which the NIH Salary Cap is based, has been raised from $189,600 to $192,300, effective January 6, 2019. Any new funding proposals created with NIH as the sponsor should use the new $192,300 salary cap threshold. Additionally, you may rebudget existing awards to accommodate the new cap. AURA Grants has been updated to reflect the new salary limitation.
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