Executive and Senior Level Employee Pay

Rates of Basic Pay for the Executive Schedule (EX)

Effective January 2020

Level Rate
Level I $219,200
Level II $197,300
Level III $181,500
Level IV $170,800
Level V $160,100

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

Effective January 2020

Structure of the SES Pay System Minimum Maximum
Agencies with a Certified SES Performance Appraisal System $131,239 $197,300
Agencies without a Certified SES Performance Appraisal System $131,239 $181,500

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

Effective January 2019

Structure of the SL/ST Pay System Minimum Maximum
Agencies with a Certified SL/ST Performance Appraisal System $131,239 $197,300
Agencies without a Certified SL/ST Performance Appraisal System $131,239 $181,500