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Special Rates


SPECIAL RATE TABLE
Number 290A

Grade STEP 1 STEP 2 STEP 3 STEP 4 STEP 5 STEP 6 STEP 7 STEP 8 STEP 9 STEP 10 SUPPLEMENT WITHIN
GRADE
INCREASE
11 76111 78201 80290 82380 84470 86560 88650 90739 92829 94919 VARIES VARIES
12 91228 93733 96238 98743 101248 103753 106258 108763 111268 113773 VARIES 2505
13 108482 111461 114440 117419 120398 123377 126355 129334 132313 135292 VARIES VARIES
14 125370 128890 132410 135930 139450 142970 146490 150010 153530 155500 VARIES VARIES
15 137510 141651 145792 149933 154074 155500 155500 155500 155500 155500 VARIES VARIES

EFFECTIVE DATE: FIRST DAY OF FIRST PAY PERIOD BEGINNING ON OR AFTER: 01/01/2012

SERIES OCCUPATION NAME
0602 MEDICAL OFF CLINICAL


STATE CODE COUNTY CODE CITY CODE LOCATION
02 000 0000 ALASKA, AK


AGENCY/SUBELEMENT
AF DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE
AR DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
DN DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
HE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
HS DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
NN NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMIN
NV DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY
ST DEPARTMENT OF STATE
TD DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
TR DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY


NOTES: Limited to clinical only.

A Presidential Memorandum dated December 22, 2010, entitled “Freezing Federal Employee Pay Schedules and Rates That Are Set By Administrative Discretion,” provides that Executive agencies should suspend increases to pay schedules set by Administration discretion in 2011 and 2012. Also, under section 147 of the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011 (Pub. L. 111-242), as amended by section 1(a) of the Continuing Appropriations and Surface Transportation Extensions Act, 2011 (Pub. L. 111-322), General Schedule pay rates were frozen in 2011 and 2012. (Generally, special rate schedules have been adjusted by the same amount as the General Schedule general increase.) Based on these actions, special rate schedules under 5 U.S.C. 5305 are not being increased in January 2012, except special rate schedules in nonforeign areas that are subject to special adjustment pursuant to the Non-Foreign Area Retirement Equity Assurance Act of 2009 (sections 1911-1919 of Public Law 111-84, October 28, 2009) or in extraordinary circumstances.

In order to comply with sections 1913 and 1915(b)(1) of Public Law 111-84, the above pay rates include an additional adjustment (above the special rate that would otherwise apply) equal to 24.69 percent of the General Schedule base rate (see http://www.opm.gov/oca/12tables/html/gs.asp), which is the full amount of the locality pay percentage authorized for the State of Alaska locality pay area in 2012. (In 2010, an additional adjustment equal to 4.72 percent of the General Schedule base rate applied; in 2011, the additional adjustment increased to 16.46 percent along with further reduction of the applicable cost-of-living allowance.) This additional adjustment is added after all other calculations are done, including the application of the EX-IV statutory pay cap under 5 U.S.C. 5305(a)(1) to the special rate before the additional adjustment. The special rate incorporating the additional adjustment is not subject to the statutory pay cap until the last day of the transition period, January 1, 2012. Immediately after making the final additional adjustment on January 1, 2012, the EX-IV statutory pay cap ($155,500) will be applied and special rate schedules will reflect that cap. Any employee rate above the cap will be converted to a retained rate, as required by section 1913(c) of Public Law 111-84.