Executive and Senior Level Employee Pay

Rates of Basic Pay for the Executive Schedule (EX)

Effective January 2017

Level Rate
Level I $207,800
Level II $187,000
Level III $172,100
Level IV $161,900
Level V $151,700

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

Effective January 2017

Structure of the SES Pay System Minimum Maximum
Agencies with a Certified SES Performance Appraisal System $124,406 $187,000
Agencies without a Certified SES Performance Appraisal System $124,406 $172,100

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

Effective January 2017

Structure of the SL/ST Pay System Minimum Maximum
Agencies with a Certified SL/ST Performance Appraisal System $124,406 $187,000
Agencies without a Certified SL/ST Performance Appraisal System $124,406 $172,100