Compensation & Benefits
All positions are filled at the GL-0082-07 entry level.
GL--07: Starts at $45,371 (this includes RUS Locality
pay of 14.35% as of January 2016)
Requirements for GL-07…
The salary stated above is an approximation. Actual salary
is determined by the geographic location in which employed.
Locality Pay Table
Individuals appointed to the GL-0082-07 grade level are
eligible for promotion to GL-0082-09 after 1 year.
The Career ladder is to the GS-1811-12 grade level;
- Those at a GL-0082-09 are eligible for promotion to
GS-1811-11 after one year
- Those at a GS-1811-11 grade level are eligible for
promotion to GS-1811-12 after one year
Retirement:New Deputy Marshals are covered under Federal
Employees Retirement System (FERS) which includes a
1. Pension Plan
Deputy U.S. Marshals are eligible for
retirement after 25 years of service or at 50 years
old, with 20 years of service. The mandatory
retirement age is 57.Military experience may increase years for
retirement, but cannot be substituted for 20 years
of law enforcement experience.
2. Social Security
Savings Plan (a tax-deferred plan similar to
a 401K plan in private industry)
Annual Leave: The amount of annual leave
earned is based on the number of years of Federal
Sick Leave: All employees earn 4 hours
of sick leave per pay period regardless of the
number of years of federal service.Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA): The FMLA
allows “eligible” employees to take leave for up to
12 work weeks in any 12 month period for the birth
or adoption of a child, to care for a family member,
or if the employee themselves has a serious health
per Pay Period
|Less than 3 years
|More than 15 years
Note: Most military time is creditable toward leave accrual; therefore, a majority of the military will be in the 6-hour leave category.
- Health benefits are optional
- There is a large variety of health care plans to
- The cost of health insurance is shared by the
employee and the government
- Automatic enrollment in the Federal Group Life
Insurance (FEGLI) plan with Basic Life only
- Cost is shared by the employee and the government
- Employee may waive coverage
- Employee must be enrolled in Basic Life to elect
the Optional Coverage:
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- Option A - Standard: additional $10,000;
employee pays full cost of insurance.
- Option B - Additional: election of an
amount to 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 times employees’
annual basic pay; employee pays the full cost of
- Option C - Family: covers eligible family
members; employee pays the full cost of this
- EAP is a confidential, voluntary program designed
to help employees and their family members resolve
problems that may occur on or off the job.
- Assistance can be received in personal issues,
family/close relationship issues, and work issues.