Executive and Senior Level Employee Pay

Rates of Basic Pay for the Executive Schedule (EX)

Effective January 2022

Level Rate
Level I $226,300
Level II $203,700
Level III $187,300
Level IV $176,300
Level V $165,300

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

Effective January 2022

Structure of the SES Pay System Minimum Maximum
Agencies with a Certified SES Performance Appraisal System $135,468 $203,700
Agencies without a Certified SES Performance Appraisal System $135,468 $187,300

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

Effective January 2022

Structure of the SL/ST Pay System Minimum Maximum
Agencies with a Certified SL/ST Performance Appraisal System $135,468 $203,700
Agencies without a Certified SL/ST Performance Appraisal System $135,468 $187,300