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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 46073 47609 49145 50681 52217 53753 55290 56826 58362 59898 53%
07 57071 58972 60874 62776 64678 66579 68481 70383 72285 74187 53%
09 66615 68836 71057 73277 75498 77719 79939 82160 84381 86601 46%
11 76734 79291 81849 84406 86964 89522 92079 94637 97194 99752 39%
12 88002 90936 93870 96804 99738 102672 105606 108540 111474 114408 33%
13 104646 108134 111623 115112 118600 122089 125577 129066 132554 136043 33%
14 123659 127781 131903 136024 140146 144268 148389 152511 156633 160754 33%
15 145457 150306 155155 160004 164854 169703 170800 170800 170800 170800 33%

EFFECTIVE DATE: FIRST DAY OF THE FIRST APPLICABLE PAY PERIOD BEGINNING AFTER 01/01/2020.

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-MA 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 BIRMINGHAM-HOOVER-TALLADEGA, AL LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X BOSTON-WORCESTER-PROVIDENCE, MA-RI-NH-ME LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X BUFFALO-CHEEKTOWAGA, NY LOCALITY PAY AREA
X X X BURLINGTON-SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT 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 CORPUS CHRISTI-KINGSVILLE-ALICE, TX 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 OMAHA-COUNCIL BLUFFS-FREMONT, NE-IA 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 ANTONIO-NEW BRAUNFELS-PEARSALL, TX 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 VIRGINIA BEACH-NORFOLK, VA-NC 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 2.6 PERCENT JANUARY 2020 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).