mi-chan17 wrote:I think you're referring to the federal GS scale (which is how the other attorneys for DOJ are paid). And no, the USAOs are not on the GS-scale, they do their own thing. So an AUSA may make less per year than someone with the same experience/time in-grade as someone at Main Justice.
Yep. Hope I didn't make it sound as if the USAO uses the GS scale. They have a variation that includes a couple different scales. But yes, different that the normal GS scale.