Salary Administration Unexpected Error oracle.sql.NUMBER.bigDecimalValue

(Doc ID 1998301.1)

Last updated on JUNE 07, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Human Resources - Version 12.1.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : 12.1.3 version, Salary Admin

When attempting to access the Salary Administration page, the following error occurs.

You have encountered an unexpected error. Please contact the System Administrator for assistance. Click here for exception details.

java.sql.SQLException: Overflow Exception
at oracle.sql.NUMBER.toBigDecimal(
at oracle.sql.NUMBER.bigDecimalValue(
at oracle.jbo.domain.Number.bigDecimalValue(
at oracle.apps.per.saladmin.server.SaladminAMImpl.roundDecimal(

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. HR Super User Responsibility
2. People -> Assignment -> Salary


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