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Executive Order 12249—Foreign Service Salary Schedule

October 25, 1980

By the authority vested in me as President of the United States of America under Section 403 of the Foreign Service Act of 1980 (Public Law 96-465 approved October 17, 1980), and in order to establish a new Foreign Service Schedule, it is hereby ordered as follows:

1-101. Salary classes for certain members of the Foreign Service are established as set forth in the Foreign Service Schedule attached hereto and made a part hereof.

1-102• Notwithstanding the provisions of Executive Order No. 12248, and pursuant to the provisions of Section 2101 of the Foreign Service Act of 1980, the salary rates set forth in the attached Foreign Service Schedule shall take effect on the first day of the first pay period which begins on or after October 1, 1980.


The White House,

October 25, 1980.

[Filed with the Office of the Federal Register, 11:31 a.m., October 27, 1980]

Note: The schedule is printed in the FEDERAL REGISTER of October 28, 1980.

The text of the Executive order was released on October 27.

Jimmy Carter, Executive Order 12249—Foreign Service Salary Schedule Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/251707

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