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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 0224

Grade STEP 1 STEP 2 STEP 3 STEP 4 STEP 5 STEP 6 STEP 7 STEP 8 STEP 9 STEP 10 SUPPLEMENT WITHIN
GRADE
INCREASE
05 40407 41443 42479 43515 44551 45587 46623 47659 48695 49731 9324 1036
07 50050 51333 52616 53899 55182 56465 57748 59031 60314 61597 11547 1283

EFFECTIVE DATE: FIRST DAY OF THE FIRST APPLICABLE PAY PERIOD BEGINNING ON OR AFTER 01/01/2022.

SERIES OCCUPATION NAME
1320 CHEMIST


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 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 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 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 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 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


AGENCY/SUBELEMENT
AF DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE
AR DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
DJ DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
HS DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
NV DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY
TR DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY


NOTES: LIMITED TO FORENSIC CHEMISTS ONLY.

INCORPORATING THE 2.2 PERCENT JANUARY 2022 GENERAL SCHEDULE INCREASE.

LOCATIONS THAT WERE PREVIOUSLY COVERED BY THIS TABLE AND PART OF THE FOLLOWING LOCALITY PAY AREAS HAVE BEEN REMOVED DUE TO HIGHER LOCALITY PAY: BOSTON-WORCESTER-PROVIDENCE, MA-RI-NH-ME; HARTFORD-WEST HARTFORD, CT-MA; AND SAN DIEGO-CARLSBAD, CA.

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).