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Salary Table No. 2020-ES

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

Effective January 2020

Structure of the SES Pay System Minimum Maximum
Agencies with a Certified SES Performance Appraisal System $131,239 $197,300
Agencies without a Certified SES Performance Appraisal System $131,239 $181,500

Section 749 of division C of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020, continues a freeze on the payable rates of pay for certain senior political officials through January 2, 2021. Under the pay freeze, the 2020 maximum payable rates for freeze-covered SES members are as follows: EX-II: $183,100 (for SES members covered by a certified performance appraisal system) and EX-III: $168,400 (for SES members not covered by a certified performance appraisal system).

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