President Donald Trump signed a memo Friday making the federal pay raise official. Federal employees will receive an average raise of 1.4 percent, plus an additional 0.5 percent in locality pay for a total of 1.9 percent raise for federal civilian employees, and 2.4 percent increase for uniformed service members.
View the 2018 GS Base and Locality Pay Tables below, and look for more in-depth coverage in FEDagent next week.
On the June 15th episode of FedTalk on Federal News Radio, host Ben Carnes was joined by Dr. Jeff Nichols for the first half of the program. Dr. Nichols is the associate director for computing and computational sciences at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and is part of the team responsible for Summit, the world’s most-powerful supercomputer, which was unveiled this week.