Human Resources and Security Specialists should use this tool to determine the correct investigation level for any covered position within the U.S. Federal Government.
Including special base rates at GS-3 through GS-10 and Incorporating a locality payment of 16.47%.
Rates frozen at 2010 levels.
Effective January 2012.
Locality pay rates for law enforcement officers (LEOs) at grades 03 through 10 are computed using special base pay rates for LEOs (as defined in 5 U.S.C. 5541(3) and 5 CFR 550.103) authorized by section 403 of the Federal Employees Pay Comparability Act of 1990, as amended.