GS Pay Scale 2012 for Federal Employees - Locality Pay Tables / Charts
In an executive order earlier this week, President Obama outlined the various
federal employee pay rates for 2012, confirming the two-year pay freeze
is still in effect through 2012.
Specifically the executive order stated:
"By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the
laws of the United States of America, including the Continuing Appropriations
and Surface Transportation Extensions Act, 2011 (Public Law 111 322), which
freezes certain pay schedules for civilian Federal employees at 2010 levels
through 2012 and provides for the phase-in of the full applicable locality pay
rates in non-foreign areas pursuant to the Non-Foreign Area Retirement Equity
Assurance Act of 2009 (5 U.S.C. 5304 note), it is hereby ordered as
The full text of the executive order can be viewed here.
Today, the Office of Personnel Management released the official 2012
federal salary tables and related information, which
can be accessed here: http://www.opm.gov/oca/12tables/index.asp