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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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It said that pending the completion of his paygrade determination and retirement, Mr Toussaint had been removed from his current leadership position and reassigned to administrative duties at Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek, Virginia, US, where he will not be in a position of leadership.
The end result of all of this turbulence is NCOs performing jobs one or two paygrades above their rank.
22) Paygrade E-4 consists of corporals or specialists (Army), petty officers 3rd class (Navy), corporals (Marine Corps), and senior airman (Air Force).
This is "commander's business" that everyone, regardless of paygrade, has a part to play.
The workshop consists of individual one-on-one conversations with random squadron members of all paygrades and workcenters, followed by group seminars broken down by paygrade and experience levels.
If a Sailor is advanced in grade during the current tour, the Sailor's PRD can be adjusted to that of the senior paygrade.
Commanders are required to ensure distribution of LaDRs to every enlisted paygrade at all commands.
We have a lot of talented officers in the Supply Corps, more than we have spots for in the next paygrade and we have officers that fail to select.
Gates prevent applicants from selecting jobs in the wrong paygrade or Navy Enlisted Classification (NEC) and regulate which jobs are available to the Sailor.
The 1307-designated Supply Corps officers are primarily sourced through two programs; the University of Kansas' 811 post-graduate program produces roughly four to five candidates per year at the 0-4 paygrade for detail to these large bulk fuels facilities, or to major Fleet Fuel planning jobs at Fleet Forces Command, U.
Some of the factors a detailer weighs in when matching Sailors to jobs include the Sailor's desires, qualifications, career progression, cost to the Navy, command's needs, PRD's, high year tenure (HYT), number of dependants for certain areas, PTS approval, paygrade, spouse collocation, EFM program and SSF, just to name a few.
Evaluations, paygrade, and other factors "rack and stack" the 29 Sailors, and the top 14 get approved.
IPs in every paygrade serve in key C4I billets across the fleet--3 of 5 numbered fleet N6s, 7 of 12 Carrier Strike Groups (CSG) N6s, 3 of 3 Expeditionary Strike Groups (ESG) N6s, and 11 of 12 CSG (COMMOs), on all of the major joint staffs--and around the globe--Bahrain, Germany, Japan, Hawaii, Naples and Korea.
This consolidation reduced the number of potential competitive groups from 15 to one group per paygrade.
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.