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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 44286 45762 47239 48715 50192 51668 53145 54621 56097 57574 53%
07 54857 56685 58513 60342 62170 63998 65827 67655 69483 71312 53%
09 64031 66166 68300 70435 72569 74704 76838 78973 81107 83242 46%
11 73756 76215 78674 81133 83592 86051 88510 90969 93427 95886 39%
12 84588 87408 90227 93047 95866 98686 101506 104325 107145 109964 33%
13 100585 103938 107291 110644 113997 117350 120703 124056 127409 130762 33%
14 118862 122824 126786 130748 134710 138672 142635 146597 150559 154521 33%
15 139814 144474 149134 153795 158455 163115 164200 164200 164200 164200 33%

EFFECTIVE DATE: FIRST DAY OF THE FIRST APPLICABLE PAY PERIOD BEGINNING AFTER 01/01/2018.

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 ALBANY-SCHENECTADY, NY LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X ALBUQUERQUE-SANTA FE-LAS VEGAS, NM LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X ALL PORTIONS OF THE REST OF U.S. LOCALITY PAY AREA WITHIN THE CONTIGUOUS U.S.
X X X ATLANTA--ATHENS-CLARKE COUNTY--SANDY SPRINGS, GA-AL LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X AUSTIN-ROUND ROCK, TX LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X BOSTON-WORCESTER-PROVIDENCE, MA-RI-NH-CT-ME LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X BUFFALO-CHEEKTOWAGA, NY LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X CHARLOTTE-CONCORD, NC-SC LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X CHICAGO-NAPERVILLE, IL-IN-WI LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X CINCINNATI-WILMINGTON-MAYSVILLE, OH-KY-IN LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X CLEVELAND-AKRON-CANTON, OH LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X COLORADO SPRINGS, CO LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X COLUMBUS-MARION-ZANESVILLE, OH LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX-OK LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X DAVENPORT-MOLINE, IA-IL LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X DAYTON-SPRINGFIELD-SIDNEY, OH LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X DENVER-AURORA, CO LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X DETROIT-WARREN-ANN ARBOR, MI LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X HARRISBURG-LEBANON, PA LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X HARTFORD-WEST HARTFORD, CT-MA LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X HOUSTON-THE WOODLANDS, TX LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X HUNTSVILLE-DECATUR-ALBERTVILLE, AL LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X INDIANAPOLIS-CARMEL-MUNCIE, IN LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X KANSAS CITY-OVERLAND PARK-KANSAS CITY, MO-KS LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X LAREDO, TX LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X LAS VEGAS-HENDERSON, NV-AZ LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X LOS ANGELES-LONG BEACH, CA LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X MIAMI-FORT LAUDERDALE-PORT ST. LUCIE, FL LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X MILWAUKEE-RACINE-WAUKESHA, WI LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN-WI LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X NEW YORK-NEWARK, NY-NJ-CT-PA LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X PALM BAY-MELBOURNE-TITUSVILLE, FL LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X PHILADELPHIA-READING-CAMDEN, PA-NJ-DE-MD LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X PHOENIX-MESA-SCOTTSDALE, AZ LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X PITTSBURGH-NEW CASTLE-WEIRTON, PA-OH-WV LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X PORTLAND-VANCOUVER-SALEM, OR-WA LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X RALEIGH-DURHAM-CHAPEL HILL, NC LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X RICHMOND, VA LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X SACRAMENTO-ROSEVILLE, CA-NV LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X SAN DIEGO-CARLSBAD, CA LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X SAN JOSE-SAN FRANCISCO-OAKLAND, CA LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X SEATTLE-TACOMA, WA LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X ST. LOUIS-ST. CHARLES-FARMINGTON, MO-IL LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X TUCSON-NOGALES, AZ LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X WASHINGTON-BALTIMORE-ARLINGTON, DC-MD-VA-WV-PA LOCALITY PAY AREA


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


NOTES: INCORPORATING THE 1.4 PERCENT JANUARY 2018 GENERAL SCHEDULE INCREASE.

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

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).