January 24, 2014

New DHHS Salary Cap, Effective 1/1/14

The Executive Level II of the Federal Pay Scale, which sets the cap limit for salaries on DHHS awards, has increased from $179,700 to $181,500 effective January 1, 2014 (schedule 5 on page 6 of this link EO 13655 is screen shot below). For proposal budgets, please use this amount as applicable for periods after 1/1/14. For existing projects, beginning with pay periods starting on or after 1/1/14, this new cap will apply.

The DHHS Salary Cap section of the SPPG will be updated and reposted soon.