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- LOOK INTO YOUR LOCALITY PAY RATE FOR 2017 - November 29, 2016
Check Out Your 2017 Locality Pay Rate
By Kellie Lunney, Government Executive
The Obama administration on Tuesday released the adjustments to base salaries that employees in each of the country’s locality pay areas will receive in 2017, with the largest increases concentrated in major American cities.
California’s Bay Area, including San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose, will see the largest increase next year, with the locality rate increasing 1.32 percentage points from 35.75 percent in 2016 to 37.07 percent of an employee’s base salary for 2017. Federal employees in the Washington, D.C., area (which also includes Baltimore, Md., and parts of Northern Virginia) will see a 1.26 percent bump in 2017, from 24.78 percent of their base salary this year to 26.04 percent for next year.
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