Tag: Locality Pay

OPM Proposes Adding 64,000 New Federal Employees to Locality Pay

By on July 6, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
OPM Proposes Adding 64,000 New Federal Employees to Locality Pay

OPM is proposing to add about 64,000 federal employees to the locality pay system for GS employees.

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Being a Fed in DC is Not The Same as the Rest of the Country

By on April 10, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Being a Fed in DC is Not The Same as the Rest of the Country

There are significant differences in being a federal employee in DC versus another part of the country, and this has an impact on pay.

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Average Federal Employee Salary in States: How Do You Compare?

By on February 24, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Average Federal Employee Salary in States: How Do You Compare?

Which states have the highest average federal salary and which states have the lowest? Here is a complete list.

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Does My Locality Pay Rate Include the Basic Percentage Increase?

By on January 11, 2018 in Pay & Benefits, Q&A with 0 Comments
Does My Locality Pay Rate Include the Basic Percentage Increase?

Does the locality pay raise percentage cited for 2018 include the basic pay raise of 1.4%?

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How Are Locality Pay Rates Computed?

By on January 2, 2018 in Pay & Benefits, Q&A with 0 Comments
How Are Locality Pay Rates Computed?

How are the locality pay calculations done? The increase in my 2018 salary with locality pay factored in seems to be lower than what I was expecting.

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Biggest and Smallest 2018 Raises for Federal Employees

By on December 26, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Biggest and Smallest 2018 Raises for Federal Employees

Which federal employee locality pay areas will receive the highest raise in 2018? Which ones will receive the lowest raise?

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Federal Employees’ 2018 Pay Raise Approved in Executive Order

By on December 22, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Federal Employees’ 2018 Pay Raise Approved in Executive Order

The 2018 General Schedule federal employee pay tables have been released. Here is the pay raise you can expect in the new year.

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Order Issued on 2018 Pay Raise for Federal Employees

By on December 22, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Order Issued on 2018 Pay Raise for Federal Employees

An Executive Order has been issued granting the 2018 federal employee pay raise.

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No New Locality Pay Areas Added for January 2018

By on December 22, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
No New Locality Pay Areas Added for January 2018

No new federal locality pay areas will be added in January 2018. New cities will be added at a later time.

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80% Differential in Federal and Private Sector Compensation

By on September 24, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
80% Differential in Federal and Private Sector Compensation

A new study argues federal workers are paid 80% higher than private sector workers with respect to their total compensation package.

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