DHHS Salary Cap Announcement 2019

The Department of Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, 2019, restricts the amount of direct salary to Executive Level II of the Federal Executive pay scale.  The Executive Level II salary was previously set at $189,600, and increased to $192,300 effective January 6, 2019.

The University encourages re-budgeting funds to accommodate the increase in salary cap when permissible, and adjustments should be effective February 1, 2019.

The NIH Salary Cap Summary is available at http://grants.nih.gov/grants/policy/salcap_summary.htm.

The University of Iowa Salary Cap Guidelines can be found at http://gao.fo.uiowa.edu/dhhs-salary-cap-university-guidelines-and-procedures.

If you need assistance tracking restrictions or have any questions, please contact Audra Haddy (audra-haddy@uiowa.edu) or Scott Kallaus (scott-kallaus@uiowa.edu).

Publish Date: 

Friday, April 19, 2019