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Frequently Asked Questions Pay & Leave

Can an employee be paid hazardous duty pay for performing a type of duty not listed under appendix A of 5 CFR part 550, subpart I?

No. 5 U.S.C. 5545(d) requires the Office of Personnel Management to establish a schedule or schedules of hazard duty differentials and to prescribe regulations governing payment of the differentials. If a duty or type of work is not listed in appendix A, the employee cannot be paid a hazard duty differential.

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