[Salary Table] Senate Bill No. 1219 | Salary Standardization Law V

The Senate Bill No. 1219 is entitled “Modifying the Salary Schedule For Civilian Government Personnel and Authorizing the Grant of Additional Benefits, and For Other Purposes” and this Act shall be known as the “Salary Standardization Law of 2019”.

Editor’s Note: On December 10, 2019, the Senate Bill No. 49 entitled “Adjusting the Salary Schedule of Civilian Personnel in the Government, and For Other Purposes” (This Act shall be known as the “Salary Standardization Law V”) was substituted by Senate Bill No. 1219 under Committee Report No. 26. The SB 1219 was approved in the Third Reading on December 16, 2019 (Voting: 21). While on December 18, 2019, the House Bill No. 5712 was approved in the Third Reading (Voting: 187-5).

Read the House Version: House Bill No. 5712 | Salary Standardization Law of 2019

Previous Salary Standardization Law

Starting January 1, 2016 up to January 1, 2019, there had an implementation of four (4) tranches made for Salary Standardization Law (SSL).

Coverage of Salary Standardization Law V

This Act shall apply to all civilian government personnel in the Executive, Legislative and Judicial Branches, Constitutional Commissions, and other Constitutional Offices, Government-Owned or Controlled Corporations (GOCCs) not covered by RA No. 10149, and local government units (LGUs), whether regular, casual or contractual in nature, appointive or elective, on full-time or part-time basis.

Salary Standardization Law V in Four Tranches

According to Senate Bill No. 1219, there will be four (4) tranches for the Salary Schedule for Civilian Personnel which will be implemented on January 1, 2020 (First Tranche), January 1, 2021 (Second Tranche), January 1, 2022 (Third Tranche), and January 1, 2023 (Fourth Tranche).

Status of SSL V Implementation

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SSL V First Tranche (January 1, 2020) | Senate Bill 1219

Senate Bill 1219 First Tranche SSL 5

Read: SSL V First Tranche | Proposed Effectivity Date: January 1, 2020

SSL V Second Tranche (January 1, 2021) | Senate Bill 1219

Senate Bill 1219 Second Tranche SSL 5

Read: SSL V Second Tranche | Proposed Effectivity Date: January 1, 2021

SSL V Third Tranche (January 1, 2022) | Senate Bill 1219


Read: SSL V Third Tranche | Proposed Effectivity Date: January 1, 2022

SSL V Fourth Tranche (January 1, 2023) | Senate Bill 1219

Senate Bill 1219 Fourth Tranche SSL 5

Read: SSL V Fourth Tranche | Proposed Effectivity Date: January 1, 2023

Source: senate.gov.ph


  1. The mechanics are still the same as the previous SSL. What I would like to happen is to give the highest increase to the lowest salary grade, the amount decreasing as it goes up to the highest salary grade, so that the difference between the lowest and highest salaries will decrease.

  2. Sana ACROSS THE BOARD ang increase para lahat happy…Kawawa ang may maliliit lang na salary grades dahil kaunti lang din usad sa sweldo nila samantala ang may matataas na salary grades ay lumulubo ang sahod nila…

  3. This is a very good help to the civilian employees specially we the teachers. Thank you very much and ma u hay to those who worked for this SSL V

  4. may i know if JO’s are covered by SSL also are the salary grades according to the equivalent position of the JO? in my case my appointment letters says Planning officer 4 that is a SG 22 position, i started 2017 but pay remains the same since and far from the one indicated in the SSL table even in terms of the first tranche. just wanted to clarify. thank you.

  5. this is a good news to all government employees.i hope that those in lower positions be considered to have a significant increase in their salaries. there is a big discrepancies in the implementation of previous salary standardization in terms of increase in salaries for lower level and higher level positions. thank you

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