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Special Rates


SPECIAL RATE TABLE
Number 566H

Grade STEP 1 STEP 2 STEP 3 STEP 4 STEP 5 STEP 6 STEP 7 STEP 8 STEP 9 STEP 10 SUPPLEMENT
09 58816 60776 62735 64696 66656 68615 70575 72536 74495 76455 41.51%
10 64771 66930 69090 71249 73409 75568 77727 79886 82046 84205 41.51%
11 71161 73533 75905 78277 80648 83020 85392 87763 90135 92507 41.51%
12 85294 88137 90980 93822 96666 99509 102351 105194 108038 110880 41.51%
13 101426 104807 108187 111568 114949 118329 121710 125090 128472 131852 41.51%
14 119854 123850 127845 131840 135834 139829 143824 147819 151813 155500 41.51%
15 140984 145683 150383 155082 155500 155500 155500 155500 155500 155500 41.51%

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

SERIES OCCUPATION NAME
2152 AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLER


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
NV DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY
NV27 U.S. MARINE CORPS


NOTES: Employees must perform non-radar approach control duties. This schedule is limited to GS-2152 and their supervisors who perform separation and control of air traffic or air space functions plus headquarters staff ATC positions.

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.