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SEC Pay Structure

Base Pay Ranges

The base pay ranges for the different levels of SK series employees are as follows:

SK Series Pay Chart
Effective as of January 26, 2014
Level Minimum Maximum
SK-1 $20,482 $29,117
SK-2 $23,031 $32,740
SK-3 $25,128 $35,720
SK-4 $28,205 $40,090
SK-5 $31,560 $46,866
SK-6 $35,179 $52,238
SK-7 $39,094 $58,904
SK-8 $43,292 $65,233
SK-9 $47,818 $73,107
SK-10 $52,661 $80,511
SK-11 $57,859 $95,149
SK-12 $69,344 $114,045
SK-13 $82,462 $135,611
SK-14 $94,687 $155,713
SK-15 $100,371 $168,170
SK-16 $108,134 $178,260
SK-17 $114,623 $192,521

The salary cap, including locality pay, is $233,000 for all SK staff.

The base pay ranges for the different levels of Senior Officer positions are as follows:

New SO Pay Chart (Proposed)
Effective Date: October 1, 2014
 
New Pay Structure (No Locality)
SO Level New Minimum Maximum/Cap*
Level 1 $180,000 $238,600
Level 2 $180,000 $243,400
Level 3 $180,000 $243,400
 
SO 2014 Pay Caps (No Locality)
Level 1 $238,600
Level 2 & 3 $243,400
* 2 level pay cap created for 2014
 
All locations use minimum and maximum/cap.
updated July 2014

Locality Pay

The locality rates presented below are applied to an employee’s base pay based on his/her duty location.

2014 SEC Locality Rates
Locality Current Rate
Atlanta 15.18%
Boston 29.27%
Chicago 25.58%
Denver 17.07%
Fort Worth 20.71%
Los Angeles 28.38%
Miami 17.90%
New York 30.74%
Philadelphia 21.79%
Salt Lake City 11.28%
San Francisco 31.24%
Washington, DC 24.22%

Federal and SEC Benefits

See Federal and SEC Benefits for a look at vacation and holiday leave, retirement, and health benefits offered to SEC staff.

 

http://www.sec.gov/jobs/sec-pay.shtml


Modified: 11/20/2014