Tag: Pay Raise

Pay Freeze Still in Effect for Some Federal Employees

By on December 29, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Pay Freeze Still in Effect for Some Federal Employees

While limited in its applicability, there is still a pay freeze for some federal employees in senior positions.

Continue Reading »

The Best of 2016

By on December 29, 2016 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
The Best of 2016

The FedSmith.com authors posted many articles in 2016 to keep our readers informed. These are some of our (and your) favorites.

Continue Reading »

President Issues Order Finalizing 2017 Federal Employee Pay Raise

By on December 28, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
President Issues Order Finalizing 2017 Federal Employee Pay Raise

An executive order finalizing the 2017 GS pay raise for federal employees has been published.

Continue Reading »

Calculating Your 2017 GS Salary With Pay Calculator for Federal Employees

By on December 13, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Calculating Your 2017 GS Salary With Pay Calculator for Federal Employees

How much will you make in salary in 2017? The 2017 GS pay calculator provides the information quickly for your grade, step and locality pay area.

Continue Reading »

President Issues 2.1% Pay Raise Plan for Federal Employees

By on December 9, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
President Issues 2.1% Pay Raise Plan for Federal Employees

President Obama has issued a surprising last minute pay raise plan for federal employees effective in January 2017.

Continue Reading »

Political Intrigue: Will Congress Derail 2017 Pay Raise? Will Government Shutdown?

By on December 7, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Political Intrigue: Will Congress Derail 2017 Pay Raise? Will Government Shutdown?

Will there be a government shutdown? Will Congress derail the annual federal pay raise? A continuing resolution is in process but funding expires on Friday.

Continue Reading »

2017 Locality Pay Rates for Federal Employees: San Francisco and DC Areas On Top

By on November 30, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
2017 Locality Pay Rates for Federal Employees: San Francisco and DC Areas On Top

The 2017 locality pay rates are out. The largest increases are in the San Francisco and DC areas. You can view the full list of new locality pay rates here.

Continue Reading »

Alternative Pay Plan Submitted for Federal Employees in 2017: 1.6% Average Raise

By on November 29, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Alternative Pay Plan Submitted for Federal Employees in 2017: 1.6% Average Raise

President Obama has submitted an Alternative Pay Plan for 2017. The average federal pay raise would be 1.6%.

Continue Reading »

Pay Raises, Inflation and the Federal Workforce

By on February 8, 2015 in Pay & Benefits with 238 Comments

The president has recommended a 1.3% pay raise for 2016. Does the rate of inflation make a difference in the annual pay raise? How have federal pay raises under President Obama compared to previous administrations?

Continue Reading »

Pay Freeze Ends: Federal Employees to Get 1% Raise in 2014

By on December 23, 2013 in Pay & Benefits with 108 Comments

The president has issued an executive order that will give federal employees an across-the-board pay raise of 1% “on the first day of the first applicable pay period beginning on or after January 1, 2014.”

Continue Reading »

Top