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U.S. Office of Personnel Management - Recruiting, Retaining and Honoring a World-Class Workforce to Serve the American People

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Special Rates


SPECIAL RATE TABLE
Number 0576

Grade STEP 1 STEP 2 STEP 3 STEP 4 STEP 5 STEP 6 STEP 7 STEP 8 STEP 9 STEP 10 SUPPLEMENT
05 42812 44240 45667 47095 48522 49950 51377 52805 54232 55660 53%
07 53033 54800 56567 58334 60101 61869 63636 65403 67170 68937 53%
09 61903 63966 66029 68091 70154 72217 74280 76343 78406 80469 46%
11 71304 73681 76058 78435 80812 83189 85566 87943 90319 92696 39%
12 81776 84503 87229 89956 92682 95409 98135 100862 103588 106315 33%
13 97243 100484 103725 106967 110208 113449 116690 119931 123173 126414 33%
14 114911 118741 122571 126402 130232 134063 137893 141723 145554 149384 33%
15 135168 139674 144180 148686 153192 157698 158700 158700 158700 158700 33%

EFFECTIVE DATE: FIRST DAY OF THE FIRST APPLICABLE PAY PERIOD BEGINNING AFTER 01/01/2015.

SERIES OCCUPATION NAME
1220 PATENT ADMINISTRATION
1222 PATENT ATTORNEY
1223 PATENT CLASSIFIER
1224 PATENT EXAMINER
1226 DESIGN PATENT EXAMINER


STATE CODE COUNTY CODE CITY CODE LOCATION
X X X ALL PORTIONS OF THE REST OF U.S. LOCALITY PAY AREA WITHIN THE CONTIGUOUS U.S.
X X X ATLANTA-SANDY SPRINGS-GAINESVILLE, GA-AL LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X BOSTON-WORCESTER-MANCHESTER, MA-NH-RI-ME LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X BUFFALO-NIAGARA-CATTARAUGUS, NY LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X CHICAGO-NAPERVILLE-MICHIGAN CITY, IL-IN-WI LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X CINCINNATI-MIDDLETOWN-WILMINGTON, OH-KY-IN LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X CLEVELAND-AKRON-ELYRIA, OH LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X COLUMBUS-MARION-CHILLICOTHE, OH LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X DAYTON-SPRINGFIELD-GREENVILLE, OH LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X DENVER-AURORA-BOULDER, CO LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X DETROIT-WARREN-FLINT, MI LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X HARTFORD-WEST HARTFORD-WILLIMANTIC, CT-MA LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X HOUSTON-BAYTOWN-HUNTSVILLE, TX LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X HUNTSVILLE-DECATUR, AL LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X INDIANAPOLIS-ANDERSON-COLUMBUS, IN LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X LOS ANGELES-LONG BEACH-RIVERSIDE, CA LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X MIAMI-FORT LAUDERDALE-POMPANO BEACH, FL LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X MILWAUKEE-RACINE-WAUKESHA, WI LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL-ST. CLOUD, MN-WI LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X NEW YORK-NEWARK-BRIDGEPORT, NY-NJ-CT-PA LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X PHILADELPHIA-CAMDEN-VINELAND, PA-NJ-DE-MD LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X PHOENIX-MESA-SCOTTSDALE, AZ LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X PITTSBURGH-NEW CASTLE, PA LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X PORTLAND-VANCOUVER-HILLSBORO, OR-WA LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X RALEIGH-DURHAM-CARY, NC LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X RICHMOND, VA LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X SACRAMENTO--ARDEN-ARCADE--YUBA CITY, CA-NV LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X SAN DIEGO-CARLSBAD-SAN MARCOS, CA LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X SAN JOSE-SAN FRANCISCO-OAKLAND, CA LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X SEATTLE-TACOMA-OLYMPIA, WA LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X WASHINGTON-BALTIMORE-NORTHERN VIRGINIA, DC-MD-VA-WV-PA LOCALITY PAY AREA


AGENCY/SUBELEMENT
CM DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
CM56 PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE


NOTES: INCORPORATING THE 1 PERCENT JANUARY 2015 GENERAL SCHEDULE INCREASE.

THIS SPECIAL RATE TABLE INCLUDES LOCATIONS WHERE APPLICABLE GENERAL SCHEDULE LOCALITY RATES OF PAY EXCEED THE SPECIAL RATES OF PAY AT CERTAIN GRADES AND STEPS. EMPLOYEES WHO ARE COVERED BY A SPECIAL RATE SCHEDULE ARE ENTITLED TO THE APPLICABLE SPECIAL RATE WITHIN THAT SCHEDULE UNLESS THEY ARE ENTITLED TO A HIGHER RATE OF BASIC PAY UNDER OTHER AUTHORITY (E.G., A HIGHER LOCALITY RATE OR A RETAINED RATE).

RATES LIMITED TO THE RATE FOR LEVEL IV OF THE EXECUTIVE SCHEDULE (5 U.S.C. 5305).