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above (one's) pay grade

1. The responsibility of those who are of a higher authority than oneself, denoted by the level of pay that one receives in comparison to one's superiors. All these questions you're asking are above your pay grade. He had some great ideas about how to run the company, but contributing such things was above his pay grade.
2. Above or beyond one's general skill, knowledge, ability, or willingness to participate. He soon realized that the details of the IT development project were a bit above his pay grade. Sorry, fishing garbage out of the lake is above my pay grade.
See also: above, grade, pay

beyond (one's) pay grade

1. The responsibility of those who are of a higher authority than oneself, denoted by the level of pay which one receives in comparison to one's superiors. All these questions you're asking are beyond your pay grade. He had some great ideas about how to run the company, but contributing such things was beyond his pay grade.
2. Above or beyond one's skill, knowledge, ability, or willingness to participate. He soon realized that the details of the IT development project were a bit beyond his pay grade. Sorry, fishing garbage out of the lake is beyond my pay grade.
See also: beyond, grade, pay
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Gates prevent applicants from selecting jobs in the wrong paygrade or Navy Enlisted Classification (NEC) and regulate which jobs are available to the Sailor.
Commands are encouraged to update an individual's PTS request if any of the following changes: paygrade, evaluation performance, the Sailor's reenlistment desires, or conversion choices.
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Vice Admiral Wilkinson, the Deputy Chief of Defence Staff (Personnel) briefed the manning structure of the Royal Navy and highlighted that, similar to the Supply Corps, the Royal Navy has a shortage of officers in the Lieutenant Commander paygrade.
You can find the dates below to determine when you will be eligible to retire, what your paygrade will be and what retirement plan you will be able to participate in.
The current process is a programmatic approach, that maximizes the available JSO opportunities at the 05 paygrade for our best officers, while still ensuring they have the opportunity to complete an 0-5 sea tour.
The new rating, paygrade abbreviations for culinary specialists are CSCM/CSCS/CSC/CS1/CS2/CS3/CSSN/CSSA/ CSSR.
You are required to have a photograph in your current paygrade on file.
an advance paygrade petty officer who was recruited directly into the Navy Reserves with no active duty experience, has been exposed to the novelties of active duty service.
Our approach to increasing [the number of] women in the Navy is to better balance female presence in operational and sea duty billets, as well as across all paygrades.
approximately 300 positions) * Provide a review of current non-exempt position in paygrades G-O to see if any meet FLSA exemption guidelines to be reclassified as exempt.
Unveiling the 2012 financial blueprint, Kazamias said it provides for a 10 per cent reduction in paygrades for newcomers to the broader state sector.
For example, the UCMJ authorizes commanders in the rank of Major or above to reduce Soldiers in paygrades E5 and above by two grades, but the promulgating Army regulation limits such commanders to only a one grade reduction.
For example, only 4 percent of GS-15s were women in 1980, but by the early part of this decade, before the new personnel system affected paygrades, about half of all GS-15s were women.
A lot was learned from this flight for all paygrades.