NSPS pay tables released

The Defense Department released its pay tables for its National Security Personnel System (NSPS) May 5. The pay tables show that NSPS’ pay-for-performance element will clearly specify between pay ranks in job types. PDFs of the tables are available at http://www.cpms.osd.mil/wage/wage_sched_suppl.html.

NSPS is a pay-for-performance pay system that will affect 700,000 DOD employees. Currently NSPS covers the Spiral 1.1 group, or 11,000 human resources workers.

The Web site has pay tables for four career groups: science and engineering; investigative and protective services; medicine; and an overall standard scale. Within each career group there are job classes based on tasks, such as managers or technicians, each with three pay bands with a wide range of pay. The pay scales are comparable to current General Schedule pay, but with a higher ceiling. Managerial and professional/analytical salaries can reach up to $124,904.

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