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Salary Table No. 2022-SL/ST

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

Note: Section 160 of the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2022, as added by section 101 of the Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2022, continues a freeze on the payable rates of pay for certain senior political officials through February 18, 2022 (unless an earlier end date is established by subsequent law). For more information, please see

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