The NIH is a federal agency and employs several thousand people under different employment mechanisms. Many NIH employees are appointed and paid under Title 5 (the General Schedule) and their pay is governed by regulations and guidance from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). Additionally, there are several other types of pay systems at NIH which provide differing benefits.
Please click on the pay resources below to learn more about the various types of pay systems.
Premium Pay Entitlement Tool (P-PET)
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Title 5 Pay
Title 38 Pay
Looking for salary tables for the present or past? Check out OPM’s website for the most current salary table, as well as salaries dating as far back as 1949.
Also, view OPM's frequently asked pay and leave questions.