Raise finalized for feds' 2021 pay

The president, over the holidays, approved a 1% pay increase for civilian federal employees in 2021.

The across-the-board pay raise includes no increases by locality and will take effect the January 3-6 pay period.

The Dec. 31 Executive Order also includes a 1% raise for the Foreign Service schedule and some schedules for the Veterans Health Administration in the Department of Veterans Affairs, and creates a new GS locality for the Des Moines, Iowa and Imperial County, Calif. areas.

Military personnel will receive 3% increase in pay under the order.

View the 2021 General Schedule (GS) Locality Pay Tables are available here.

Reader comments

Tue, Jan 19, 2021

Well the minion idiots like Schumer, Pelosi, McConnel, Paul and the collection of idiots are all millionaires who have profited greatly from the lobbyists and special interest groups. They certainly do not need cost of living adjustments and why should the rest of the hard working federal employees and retirees get any adjustments? The reason is that they are all a collection of stupid, moronic imbeciles who are voted in every election year by those who have no clue what they have accomplished. In essence it has been nothing of importance. Both parties democrats and republicans (president, congress and senate) hold federal employees in contempt and hatred.

Tue, Jan 12, 2021

Just think, retirees got the raw end of the deal also 1.3%. It does not matter to the idiots in congress and senate that medication and health care costs escalate each year and that is not taken into account. The only thing congressional and senatorial minions care about is the cost of hair cuts in DC. I guess they get the special interest groups to pay for them.

Fri, Jan 8, 2021

Hold on to your hats. This new administration will be a repeat of Obama's contempt for civil servants. Look forward to 4 years of pay freezes and reductions in retirement benefits.

Thu, Jan 7, 2021 William

We civilian employees deserved a raise equivalent to the military with all of what we went thru 2020 imho.

Thu, Jan 7, 2021

What has the congress and senate cut themselves in for when it comes to a pay raise. They do not do anything worth while and have their hands on top and under the table to special interest groups etc including oil, big pharma, banking etc. I imagine Pelosi, Paul, McConnel, Paul. Cortez and the rest of the band of idiots and minions are feeding at the trough.

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