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Pay & Leave Salaries & Wages

Salary Table No. 2019-EX

Rates of Basic Pay for the Executive Schedule (EX)

Effective January 2019

Level Rate
Level I $213,600
Level II $192,300
Level III $176,900
Level IV $166,500
Level V $156,000

Section 749 of division D of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019 (Public Law 116-6) continues a modified freeze on the payable rates of pay for certain senior political officials through January 4, 2020. Under the modified pay freeze, the 2019 payable rates for freeze-covered senior political officials serving in an EX position, or in a position for which the rate of pay is fixed by statute at an EX rate, are as follows:
EX-I: $203,500; EX-II: $183,100; EX-III: $168,400; EX-IV: $158,500; and EX-V: $148,500. However, the official EX pay rates for 2019 in the table above are in effect and used in establishing pay limitations for employees not covered by the pay freeze. For more information, please see Compensation Policy Memorandum 2019-14 at

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