5 U.S. Code § 10204 - Rate of pay for original appointments
Rate of pay for original appointments
(b)Exception for Superior Qualifications or Special Need.—
The Director of the United States Secret Service or the designee of the Director may appoint an individual at a rate above the minimum rate of basic pay for the Officer rank based on the individual’s superior qualifications or a special need of the Government for the individual’s services.
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