Salary Cap Announced
of Personnel Management has raised the Executive Level II salary cap to
$203,700 effective January 2, 2022.
For awards issued in those years that were restricted to Executive Level II
(see Salary Cap Summary (FY 1990–Present), including competing awards already issued in FY2022, if
adequate funds are available in active awards, and if the salary cap increase
is consistent with the institutional base salary, grantees may rebudget to
accommodate the current Executive Level II salary level. However, no additional
funds will be provided to these grant awards.
administrative burden for effort reporting, monthly certification dates of
12/1/21 to 2/28/22, the new rate would become effective in ECRT on March 1,
time, NIH has not received an FY 2022 appropriation and is operating under a
Continuing Resolution, the "Continuing Appropriations Act, 2022" (Public Law
117-70), that applies the terms and conditions of
the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (NOT-OD-22-076), which restricts the amount of direct salary to Executive
Level II of the Federal Executive pay scale.
about the new salary cap should be directed to your Pre-Award