Pay at NIH

Pay Types

Title 5

Employees under the General Schedule (GS) and Wage Grade (WG) pay plans. Also includes Senior, Executive & Scientific Pay under Executive Service (ES), Senior-Level (SL), Scientific or Professional (ST), and Executive Schedule (EX) pay plans.  Learn More

Title 38

Employees under Physician and Dentist Pay (PDP), and Allied Health.  Learn More

Title 42

Employees hired under Title 42 or under the Senior Biomedical Research Service (SBRS) – typically staff with outstanding scientific, technical, and clinical skills.  Learn More

Commissioned Corps

Employees who serve in the Commissioned Corps Service.  Learn More

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