Executive and Senior Level Employee Pay

Rates of Basic Pay for the Executive Schedule (EX)

Effective January 2021

Level Rate
Level I $221,400
Level II $199,300
Level III $183,300
Level IV $172,500
Level V $161,700

Rates of Basic Pay for Members of the Senior Executive Service (SES)

Effective January 2021

Structure of the SES Pay System Minimum Maximum
Agencies with a Certified SES Performance Appraisal System $132,552 $199,300
Agencies without a Certified SES Performance Appraisal System $132,552 $183,300

Rates of Basic Pay for Employees in Senior-Level (SL) and Scientific or Professional (ST) Positions

Effective January 2021

Structure of the SL/ST Pay System Minimum Maximum
Agencies with a Certified SL/ST Performance Appraisal System $132,552 $199,300
Agencies without a Certified SL/ST Performance Appraisal System $132,552 $183,300