Building on a Tradition of Excellence and Meeting the Challenges of the Future The Secret Service is a premier law enforcement organization with two critical national security missions: protect our nation's leaders and conduct criminal investigations. Our team members continue a tradition of excellence - whether investigating financial crime or protecting national and visiting foreign leaders.
Joining the Secret Service, Office of Investigations, as a special agent will allow you to perform critical protective and investigative assignments. The special agent position starts at a salary of $46,110 (GL-7, step 1), with promotion potential to $133,967 (GS-13, step 10). For more information on the Secret Service click here.
This position is covered by Law Enforcement Availability Pay (LEAP) and additional compensation of 25% of the base salary will be added to locality pay.
During the course of their careers, special agents carry out assignments in both investigations and protection and may be assigned to multiple duty stations throughout the U.S. and abroad. Duties include:
- Providing protection for various protectees
- Conducting criminal investigations pertaining to financial obligations of the United States
- Planning and implementing security designs for National Special Security Events
- 25% or Greater
- Travel is required