Tag: Locality Pay

6 New Locality Pay Areas Coming in 2019

December 5, 2018 11:42 AM , Updated December 13, 2018 11:53 AM
6 New Locality Pay Areas Coming in 2019

OPM has issued a final rule to add six new locality pay areas in 2019 that will impact roughly 70,000 federal employees.

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New Locality Pay Areas Likely for January 2019

November 20, 2018 2:22 PM , Updated December 2, 2018 11:19 AM
New Locality Pay Areas Likely for January 2019

What are the latest developments on new locality pay areas for 2019, and where does next year’s pay raise stand?

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Federal Employee Pay and the Federal Salary Council

November 14, 2018 5:09 PM , Updated February 22, 2019 1:47 PM
Federal Employee Pay and the Federal Salary Council

The Federal Salary Council has renewed its call for adding new locality pay areas and added one more geographic area to its list of recommendations.

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Salary Council Recommends More Locality Pay Areas

October 23, 2018 4:21 PM , Updated February 22, 2019 1:48 PM
Salary Council Recommends More Locality Pay Areas

The Federal Salary Council has made a number of recommendations for expanding and increasing federal locality pay.

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

July 6, 2018 12:35 PM
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

April 10, 2018 2:48 PM , Updated April 19, 2018 7:49 AM
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?

February 24, 2018 1:39 PM , Updated March 1, 2018 1:23 PM
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?

January 11, 2018 1:44 PM , Updated January 18, 2018 6:53 PM
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?

January 2, 2018 11:14 AM , Updated January 8, 2018 11:59 AM
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

December 26, 2017 2:11 PM , Updated January 3, 2018 8:31 AM
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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