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Salaries and Wages

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) maintains General Schedule (GS) & Locality Pay Tables and provides policy leadership and expertise on a variety of Government wide pay programs for Federal employees.

For more information please visit the OPM Pay & Leave Policies section, Salaries & Wages page.

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) may establish higher rates of basic pay (special rates) for a group or category of General Schedule (GS) positions in one or more geographic areas to address existing or likely significant handicaps in recruiting or retaining well-qualified employees. OPM may establish special rates for nearly any category of employee - i.e., by series, specialty, grade-level, and/or geographic area. Special rates pertaining to FHWA Federal Lands positions will be clarified in the job announcements and any questions may be addressed by the contacts listed in the announcement.

Updated: Thursday, May 5, 2022