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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 46533 48085 49636 51188 52739 54291 55842 57393 58945 60496 53%
07 57641 59563 61485 63406 65328 67250 69171 71093 73015 74936 53%
09 67281 69524 71766 74009 76251 78494 80737 82979 85222 87464 46%
11 77501 80085 82669 85253 87837 90421 93005 95589 98173 100757 39%
12 88883 91846 94809 97772 100736 103699 106662 109625 112588 115552 33%
13 105692 109216 112739 116262 119785 123308 126831 130355 133878 137401 33%
14 124896 129059 133222 137385 141548 145711 149874 154037 158200 162362 33%
15 146912 151809 156706 161603 166500 171397 172500 172500 172500 172500 33%

EFFECTIVE DATE: FIRST DAY OF THE FIRST APPLICABLE PAY PERIOD BEGINNING AFTER 01/01/2021.

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 DES MOINES-AMES-WEST DES MOINES, IA 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 1.0 PERCENT JANUARY 2021 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).