Fiscal Management

2017 Pay Tables for Executive and Senior Level II Employees

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) appropriations bill contains a provision (Section 205) that requires that "none of the funds appropriated in this title for Head Start shall be used to pay the compensation of an individual, either as a direct cost or any proration as an indirect cost, at a rate in excess of Executive Level II." Boards of directors will benefit from these instructions.

The rate of basic pay for the executive schedule is effective as of January 2017. The pay tables for executive and senior level II employees have been established. Salary Table No. 2017–EX Rates of Basic Pay for the Executive Schedule (EX):

Effective January 2017

Level Rate
Level I $207,800
Level II $187,000
Level III $172,100
Level IV $161,900
Level V $151,700

Source: Office of Personnel Management (OPM)

Last Updated: February 8, 2019