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General Schedule Government Payscale Raise 2019 General Schedule Pay Raises, 2008 - 2018

At the end of every year the Federal Government determines if, and by how much, the General Schedule's base pay tables will be increased across-the-board. Raise amounts are calculated based on inflation and increased cost of living, comparable private sector salary changes, as well as the fiscal state of the government (which accounts for the three years of frozen pay from 2011 - 2013).

Pay raises are generally approved in the last quarter of each year, and go into effect the following January. These across-the-board raises only affect base pay rates, and the locality adjustment percentages are often changed yearly at the same time. Read more about how raises are set each year and when raises go into effect.

This table lists the yearly across-the-board General Schedule base pay raises since 2008. You can also calculate the applicable raises for any paygrade by using our powerful General Schedule Pay Calculator.

Year GS Raise Example Base Pay Change View Pay Table
2018 1.4% A GS-13 Step 3 employee would receive a raise of $1,114.00 View 2018 GS Pay Table
2017 1.0% A GS-13 Step 3 employee would receive a raise of $786.00 View 2017 GS Pay Table
2016 1.0% A GS-13 Step 3 employee would receive a raise of $781.00 View 2016 GS Pay Table
2015 1.0% A GS-13 Step 3 employee would receive a raise of $772.00 View 2015 GS Pay Table
2014 1.0% A GS-13 Step 3 employee would receive a raise of $765.00 View 2014 GS Pay Table
2013 0.0% A GS-13 Step 3 employee would receive a raise of $0.00 View 2013 GS Pay Table
2012 0.0% A GS-13 Step 3 employee would receive a raise of $0.00 View 2012 GS Pay Table
2011 0.0% A GS-13 Step 3 employee would receive a raise of $0.00 View 2011 GS Pay Table
2010 1.5% A GS-13 Step 3 employee would receive a raise of $1,129.00 View 2010 GS Pay Table
2009 2.9% A GS-13 Step 3 employee would receive a raise of $2,122.00 View 2009 GS Pay Table
2008 2.5% A GS-13 Step 3 employee would receive a raise of $1,786.00 View 2008 GS Pay Table

When will Federal salaries be raised next?

The General Schedule base pay raise for 2019 will be finalized and approved by December 2018, and go into effect in January 2019. We will add the updated 2019 pay tables to GeneralSchedule.org as soon as they become available.


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Source: http://www.generalschedule.org/raise