Pay raise particulars
- By Colleen O'Hara
- Nov 12, 2000
Who: Computer specialists (GS-334), computer engineers (GS-854) and computer
scientists (GS-1550) in the GS-5 through GS-12 grades.
What: Raises ranging from 7 percent to 33 percent.
When: Jan. 1, 2001
Where: Pay rates will be posted at www.opm.gov/oca when available.
Why: To help agencies recruit entry-level IT workers.
How: OPM will establish six IT special salary rate schedules, each covering
a cluster of geographic areas. Employees will receive the greater of the
locality pay or the special salary rate for their grade and step.