The Executive Level II was increased by 1 percent from $179,700 to $181,500 by Executive Order 13655 that became effective January 12, 2014.

In addition, the NIH will continue to issue non-competing research grant awards at a level below that indicated on the most recent Notice of Award (generally up to 90% of the previously committed level).   Upward adjustments to awarded levels will be considered after FY 2014 appropriations are enacted, but NIH expects institutions to monitor their expenditures carefully during this period.  All legislative mandates that were in effect in FY 2013 (see NOT-OD-12-034 and NOT-OD-13-064  remain in effect under this CR including the salary limitation set at Executive Level II of the Federal Pay Scale.

For the complete Notice: NOT-OD-14-043