The current salary cap is $179,700 (Executive Level II), effective for awards issued 12/23/11 or later.
- If an individual’s institutional-based salary exceeds the cap, the grantee may not charge more than the limit in effect at the time of the initial issue date (see FAQs for more details).
- Grantee organizations may provide additional salary–just not with NIH funds.
- The cap does not apply to consultants.
- The cap does apply to subawards and contracts under an award.