Executive Schedule

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Executive Schedule is the system of salaries given to the highest-ranked appointed officials in the executive branch of the U.S. government.wikipedia
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General Schedule (US civil service pay scale)

General ScheduleGSGS-15
Executive Schedule rates indirectly affect the rates of pay for other pay scales such as the General Schedule, Senior Executive Service, Senior Level, Senior Foreign Service, and other federal civilian pay systems, as well as the pay of uniformed military personnel, because various federal laws establishing those pay systems normally tie the maximum amount payable to various levels of the Executive Schedule.
The remaining 29 percent were paid under other systems such as the Federal Wage System (WG, for federal blue-collar civilian employees), the Senior Executive Service and the Executive Schedule for high-ranking federal employees, and other unique pay schedules used by some agencies such as the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and the Foreign Service.

United States Deputy Secretary of Agriculture

Deputy Secretary of AgricultureDeputy SecretaryUnder Secretary of Agriculture
The Deputy Secretary of Agriculture is paid at level II of the Executive Schedule, meaning he or she receives a basic salary of $177,000 annually.

United States Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services

Deputy Secretary of Health and Human ServicesDeputy SecretaryUnder Secretary of Health and Human Services
The Deputy Secretary is paid at level II of the Executive Schedule, meaning he or she receives a basic annual salary of $162,000.

United States Secretary of State

Secretary of StateU.S. Secretary of StateUS Secretary of State
Secretary of state is a Level I position in the Executive Schedule and thus earns the salary prescribed for that level (currently US$210,700).

Cabinet of the United States

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They include members of the president's Cabinet, several top-ranking officials of each executive department, the directors of some of the more prominent departmental and independent agencies, and several members of the Executive Office of the President.
The heads of the executive departments and most other senior federal officers at cabinet or sub-cabinet level receive their salary under a fixed five-level pay plan known as the Executive Schedule, which is codified in Title 5 of the United States Code.

Under Secretary of Defense for Policy

Undersecretary of Defense for PolicyUnited States Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security AffairsOffice of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy
The Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy is the principal staff element of the Secretary of Defense in the exercise of policy development, planning, resource management, fiscal, and program evaluation responsibilities, the rank of Under Secretary, the USD(P) is a Level III position within the Executive Schedule.

Senior Executive Service (United States)

Senior Executive ServiceSESSenior Executive Service (SES)
Executive Schedule rates indirectly affect the rates of pay for other pay scales such as the General Schedule, Senior Executive Service, Senior Level, Senior Foreign Service, and other federal civilian pay systems, as well as the pay of uniformed military personnel, because various federal laws establishing those pay systems normally tie the maximum amount payable to various levels of the Executive Schedule. A few agencies have General Counsels, Inspectors General, Chief Financial Officers, or Chief Information Officers on Level IV along with their departmental counterparts, although agency officials with these titles may instead be on another pay scale such as the Senior Executive Service.
SES positions are considered to be above the GS-15 level of the General Schedule, and below Level III of the Executive Schedule.

Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller)

Under Secretary of DefenseUnder Secretary of Defense (Comptroller)/Chief Financial OfficerAssistant Secretary of Defense (Comptroller)
With the rank of Under Secretary, the USD(C) is a Level III position within the Executive Schedule.

United States Deputy Secretary of Education

Deputy Secretary of EducationDeputy SecretaryU.S. Deputy Secretary of Education
The deputy secretary is paid at level II of the Executive Schedule, meaning as of 2006, he or she receives a basic annual salary of $162,000.

Under Secretary of Agriculture for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services

Under Secretary of Agriculture for International Affairs and Commodity ProgramsAssistant Secretary of AgricultureAssistant Secretary of Agriculture for International Affairs
The Under Secretary is the third highest-ranking official within the Agriculture Department, ranking behind the Secretary and Deputy Secretary, and holds a Level III position within the Executive Schedule.

Chief Agricultural Negotiator

The Chief Agricultural Negotiator is compensated at the rate payable for Level III of the Executive Schedule.

Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness

Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readinesspersonnel & readinessU.S. Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness
With the rank of Under Secretary, the USD(P&R) is a Level III position within the Executive Schedule.

Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere

Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric AdministrationUnder Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere4th Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
With the rank of Under Secretary, the USC(OA) is a Level III position within the Executive Schedule Since January 2010, the annual rate of pay for Level III is $165,300.

Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence

Undersecretary of Defense for IntelligenceDirector of Defense Intelligenceintelligence
With the rank of Under Secretary, the USD(I) is a Level III position within the Executive Schedule.

United States Secretary of Defense

Secretary of DefenseU.S. Secretary of DefenseDefense Secretary
Secretary of Defense is a Level I position of the Executive Schedule, and thus earns a salary of $210,700 per year as of January 2018.

Senior Foreign Service

Career MinisterCareer Ambassadorsenior ranks
Executive Schedule rates indirectly affect the rates of pay for other pay scales such as the General Schedule, Senior Executive Service, Senior Level, Senior Foreign Service, and other federal civilian pay systems, as well as the pay of uniformed military personnel, because various federal laws establishing those pay systems normally tie the maximum amount payable to various levels of the Executive Schedule.
5376, Executive Order 12293 prescribes three SFS salary classes linked to the Executive Schedule, ranging from 120 percent of the pay rate for a GS-15, step 1 to the pay rate for ES-II:

Assistant Secretary

Assistant SecretariesDeputy SecretaryAssistant Secretary to Government of India
For example, in the executive departments, Secretaries are on Level I; Deputy Secretaries are on Level II; Under Secretaries are mostly on Level III; and Assistant Secretaries, General Counsels, Inspectors General, Chief Financial Officers, and Chief Information Officers are mostly on Level IV.
Assistant Secretaries are generally Level IV positions within the Executive Schedule, ranking below the position of Under Secretary.

Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property

United States Commissioner of PatentsCommissioner of PatentsDirector of the United States Patent and Trademark Office
With the rank of Under Secretary, the USC(IP) is a Level III position within the Executive Schedule.

Under Secretary of Commerce for Economic Affairs

Under Secretary for Economic AffairsOffice of the Under Secretary for Economic AffairsUnder Secretary
With the rank of Under Secretary, the USC(EA) is a Level III position within the Executive Schedule.

Officer of the United States

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Executive Schedule is the system of salaries given to the highest-ranked appointed officials in the executive branch of the U.S. government.

United States Solicitor of Labor

Solicitor of Labor
The position is a Presidential appointee requiring Senate confirmation, and is paid on Level IV of the Executive Schedule.