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APT benefits


Exceptional Individuals Deserve Excellent Benefits.

Just as the Secret Service is focused on protecting the well-being of others, it also strives to ensure the well-being of its own Administrative, Professional and Technical (APT) staff by offering benefits commensurate with the immense service they give the nation.

From comprehensive retirement plans to family-oriented health benefit solutions, the U.S. Secret Service offers extensive assistance to its valued employees.

In addition to standard federal employee benefits,  APT position benefits also include:

  • Competitive starting salary
  • Low-cost life insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Individual or family membership in low-cost federal health benefit plans
  • Annual leave earned at the rate of 13 to 26 days per year, based on length of employment (prior federal civilian or military service is credited, as authorized)
  • Sick leave accumulated at the rate of 13 days per year without limit
  • Paid federal holidays
  • Paid parental leave
  • Comprehensive retirement benefits (retirement credit is granted for prior federal military or government service, as authorized)
  • Eligibility for participation in the Flexible Spending Account Program (a tax-favored program offered to employees to pay for eligible out-of-pocket health care and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars)
  • May be eligible to participate in the following programs: Child Care Subsidy Benefit; Telework; Student Loan Repayment; Tuition Assistance; Public Transportation Incentive.