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Pay & Leave Salaries & Wages

Salary Table No. 2019-ES

Rates of Basic Pay for Members of the Senior Executive Service (SES)
Rates Frozen at 2018 Levels

Effective January 2019

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

Section 738 of division E of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018 (Public Law 115-141), contained a provision that continued the freeze on the payable rates of pay for certain senior political officials. For more information, please see Compensation Policy Memorandum 2019-01 at We will issue separate guidance regarding whether this pay freeze will be continued or terminated.

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