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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 47557 49142 50727 52312 53897 55482 57067 58653 60238 61823 53%
07 58910 60873 62836 64799 66762 68725 70688 72651 74614 76577 53%
09 68762 71054 73346 75638 77930 80223 82515 84807 87099 89391 46%
11 79206 81846 84486 87125 89765 92404 95044 97684 100323 102963 39%
12 90838 93866 96894 99923 102951 105980 109008 112037 115065 118093 33%
13 108017 111618 115218 118818 122419 126019 129619 133219 136820 140420 33%
14 127644 131899 136153 140408 144663 148917 153172 157427 161681 165936 33%
15 150144 155148 160153 165158 170163 175168 176300 176300 176300 176300 33%

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

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 2.2 PERCENT JANUARY 2022 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).