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Special Rates


SPECIAL RATE TABLE
Number 290H

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 71997 73950 75903 77856 79808 81761 83714 85666 87619 89572 VARIES VARIES
12 86297 88638 90979 93319 95660 98001 100341 102682 105023 107363 VARIES VARIES
13 102619 105403 108186 110970 113753 116536 119320 122103 124887 127670 VARIES VARIES
14 118441 121731 125020 128309 131598 134887 138176 141465 144754 148043 VARIES VARIES
15 129361 133230 137099 140968 144838 148707 152576 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
15 000 0000 HAWAII, HI


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 16.51 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 Hawaii 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 11.01 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.