Interim Guidance on the NIH Salary Cap

March 17, 2017

NIH Issues Interim Guidance on the Salary Cap for Grants and Cooperative Agreements

NOT-OD-17-049 was issued Friday, March 17, and authorizes institutions to rebudget, where appropriate and consistent with institutional base salary, current Federal awards with individuals at the Executive Level II pay scale. The previous cap of $185,100 has been increased to $187,000 effective January 8, 2017. No additional funds will be provided to these awards for this purpose. Additional guidance will be forthcoming.