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Special Rates


SPECIAL RATE TABLE
Number 305H

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
05 36530 37595 38660 39725 40789 41854 42919 43984 45049 46114 VARIES VARIES
07 44121 45441 46761 48081 49401 50721 52041 53361 54681 56001 VARIES 1320
09 53965 55579 57192 58806 60420 62033 63647 65261 66874 68488 VARIES VARIES
10 57906 59684 61462 63240 65018 66796 68573 70351 72129 73907 VARIES VARIES
11 61941 63894 65847 67800 69752 71705 73658 75610 77563 79516 VARIES VARIES
12 72234 74575 76916 79256 81597 83938 86278 88619 90960 93300 VARIES VARIES

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

SERIES OCCUPATION NAME
0690 INDUSTRIAL HYGIENIST


STATE CODE COUNTY CODE CITY CODE LOCATION
15 000 0000 HAWAII, HI


AGENCY/SUBELEMENT
AF DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE
AG DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
AR DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
CM DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
DD DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (EXCL MIL DEPTS)
DL DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
DN DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
EP ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
GS GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION
HE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
HS DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
IN DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
NN NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMIN
NV DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY
SZ SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
TD DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
TR DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY
VA DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


NOTES: 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.

The Smithsonian Institution, previously covered by this table, has been removed, per agency request, effective 01/01/2011.