Tag: General Schedule

Agencies With Most $100,000+ Federal Employees and Lowest Average Salaries

September 9, 2020 7:48 AM
Agencies With Most $100,000+ Federal Employees and Lowest Average Salaries

Which agencies have the most employees making $100,000+ and which ones have the lowest average salary?

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Largest Number of Feds Making $200,000+ Per Year

August 18, 2020 12:44 PM
Largest Number of Feds Making $200,000+ Per Year

Which agencies have the most employees making more than $200,000? Which agencies have the highest average employee salary?

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Rewarding High Performers and Chopping Benefits

February 20, 2020 1:42 PM , Updated March 13, 2020 10:56 AM
Rewarding High Performers and Chopping Benefits

OPM has released its proposed legislative changes impacting pay and benefits for the federal workforce. Here is a summary.

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Task Force Proposes Eliminating FERS

February 7, 2020 2:09 PM , Updated February 24, 2020 9:29 AM
Task Force Proposes Eliminating FERS

A task force report urges major changes to the civil service system from pay and benefits to handling removal actions and appeals by federal employees.

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Congressman Seeking Big Locality Pay Bump for Modesto, CA

September 4, 2019 10:37 AM , Updated September 17, 2019 9:34 AM

One Congressman is pushing to expand the current boundaries of the highest paying locality area in the country.

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Where Have All the Classifiers Gone?

June 6, 2019 11:50 AM , Updated June 14, 2019 11:13 AM
Where Have All the Classifiers Gone?

The author says the current classification system under the General Schedule is not working. He cites some examples of problems it has created.

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At Long Last: Revised 2019 Annual Salaries Released

March 28, 2019 5:53 PM , Updated April 10, 2019 7:46 AM
At Long Last: Revised 2019 Annual Salaries Released

FedSmith readers have anxiously been awaiting the finalized salary figures for 2019 that reflect the pay raise. Here is how much your pay will be for the remainder of the year.

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Report on Government Waste Targets Step Increases, SRS

March 20, 2019 10:17 AM , Updated March 29, 2019 3:43 PM

A report that targets wasteful government spending includes some pay and benefits for federal workers among its examples.

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How Does the Shutdown Impact Within-Grade Increases?

February 9, 2019 6:32 AM , Updated February 18, 2019 12:40 PM

OPM has released a list of frequently asked post-shutdown questions addressing various pay/benefits issues.

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Pay Freeze Stands for 2019

December 28, 2018 7:20 PM , Updated January 6, 2019 2:05 PM
Pay Freeze Stands for 2019

Because Congress has not overridden the president’s proposed pay freeze, and an Executive Order has been issued freezing pay, no raise is expected in 2019.

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