“I was a member of the Senior Executive Service for 24 years I would like to know what retirement salary is for various levels. $250,000 for staffers in Congress appears high.
You’ll find a listing of the 2023 salaries for SES members at www.federalpay.org/ses/2023.
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Reg Jones, a charter member of the senior executive service, is the resident expert on retirement and the federal government at Federal Times. From 1979 until 1995, he served as an assistant director of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management handling recruiting and examining, white and blue collar pay, retirement, insurance and other issues. Opinions expressed are his own.