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out of your league, your level of authority or your ability.

To tell someone that they are out of their pay grade is to say that they are flunkies who are in over their head.
1) "Well, detective, there are matters at stake here that are a little bit above your pay grade. No offense."

2) "You're asking questions way out of your pay grade."

by Dr. Heywood R. Floyd April 26, 2008
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