Executive and Senior Level Employee Pay

Rates of Basic Pay for the Executive Schedule (EX)

Effective January 2018

Level Rate
Level I $210,700
Level II $189,600
Level III $174,500
Level IV $164,200
Level V $153,800

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

Effective January 2018

Structure of the SES Pay System Minimum Maximum
Agencies with a Certified SES Performance Appraisal System $126,148 $189,600
Agencies without a Certified SES Performance Appraisal System $126,148 $174,500

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

Effective January 2018

Structure of the SL/ST Pay System Minimum Maximum
Agencies with a Certified SL/ST Performance Appraisal System $126,148 $189,600
Agencies without a Certified SL/ST Performance Appraisal System $126,148 $174,500