Army Civilian Pay Rates


Introduction

The Civilian Pay Working Group, made up of members from DASA-CE, ABO, and G1, develops pay rates for the PPBE (based on Army execution data). Separate rates are calculated for the various Operating Agencies, types of employees (CTYPES) and functions performed (SAGs) as well as at higher levels of aggregation.
  • Rates for FY24-28 Cycle (POM 24)

    Rates for FY24-28 Cycle (POM 24)

    Version
    ID
    Pub
    Date
    Description
    Spreadsheet
    Report
    3567 27 Jun 22 Version 3567 is an update to version 3564 and incorporates all previous changes introduced in the current POM/BES/PB build cycle. Version 3567 comprises the following:

      - Baseline: FY 2021 year-end civilian pay and labor execution data

      -  Economic assumptions:
            o  PB 23 pay raise assumptions, issued Feb 2022 (increases FY23 pay raise
                  from 2.1% to 4.6%)
            o  Foreign currency fluctuation factors, issued Nov 2021

      -  FY 2021 OMB Circular A-11 guidance:
            o  Maintain FY 2021 award increases (+1% FY20 awards spending)
            o  Increase employing agency contribution rates towards employee retirement
                  basic benefits costs (+1.1% FY22)

      -  Normalizations for POM/BES and PB restructuring:
            o  IRC: Established new rate keys for OA-22/OMA/SAG-434/VSHP and
                   OA-24/OMAR/SAG-133/VSHP (CTYPE-101)
            o  TPTTSS03 - Established rate key OA-57/OMA/SAG-133/ERMB based on
                   OA-57/OMA/SAG-121/TADT (CTYPE-101)
            o  TPMMSS01 - Established rate key OA-39/OMA/SAG-332/ERHD based on
                   OA-39/OMA/SAG-332/MU2P (CTYPE-101)
            o  TPMMSS01 - Established rate key OA-92/OMA/SAG-434/ERHC based on
                   OA-92/OMA/SAG-434/MS5Z (CTYPE-101)
            o  TPMMSS01 - Established rate key OA-92/OMA/SAG-434/ERHD based on
                   OA-92/OMA/SAG-434/MS5Z (CTYPE-101)

      -  Technical or Administrative changes:
            o  N/A

    Pay raise assumptions:
     
    • FY 21 uses 1.0%
    • FY 22 uses 2.7%
    • FY 23 uses 4.6%
    • FY 24 uses 2.1%
    • FY 25 uses 2.1%
    • FY 26 uses 2.1%
    • FY 27 uses 2.1%
    • FY 28 uses 2.1%
    Spreadsheet #3567
    3564 22 Mar 22 Version 3564 is an update to version 3560 and incorporates all previous changes introduced in the current POM/BES/PB build cycle. Version 3564 comprises the following:

      - Baseline: FY 2021 year-end civilian pay and labor execution data

      -  Economic assumptions:
            o  PB 23 pay raise assumptions, issued Feb 2022 (increases FY23 pay raise
                   from 2.1% to 4.6%)
            o  Foreign currency fluctuation factors, issued Nov 2021

      -  FY 2021 OMB Circular A-11 Section 32 guidance:
            o  Maintain FY 2021 award increases (+1% FY20 awards spending)
            o  Increase employing agency contribution rates towards employee retirement
                   basic benefits costs (+1.1% FY22)

      -  Normalizations for POM/BES and PB restructuring:
            o  TT and SMDC. Repriced WGMD rates using historic execution from VLWA, MXUS,
                   and WGMD
            o  EE and ATEC. Repriced CTYPE 131/132 rates using historic execution from
                   101/151/131/132 (BA-06/RL02)
            o  EE and AFC. Repriced 101/151 and 131/132 rates to reflect GS to Lab Demo
                   conversion at one STRL

      -  Technical or Administrative changes:
            o  Other Compensation (OCOMP). Raised the ceiling on the rate at which OCOMP
                   can contribute towards the total calculated salary, increasing pay rates for programs with
                   higher-than-average incidences of premium pay as a percentage of basic compensation,
                   i.e. OA-39/FAME, OA-21/WOPS, OA-89/VYUG, OA-74/VSUR, OA-8A/JDFM, and
                   CTYPE 110

    Pay raise assumptions:
     
    • FY 21 uses 1.0%
    • FY 22 uses 2.7%
    • FY 23 uses 4.6%
    • FY 24 uses 2.1%
    • FY 25 uses 2.1%
    • FY 26 uses 2.1%
    • FY 27 uses 2.1%
    • FY 28 uses 2.1%
    Spreadsheet #3564
    3560 28 Feb 22 Version 3560 is an update to version 3559 and incorporates all previous changes introduced in the current POM/BES/PB build cycle. Version 3560 comprises the following:

      - Baseline: FY 2021 year-end civilian pay and labor execution data

      - Economic assumptions:
            o  PB 23 pay raise assumptions, issued Feb 2022 (increases FY23 pay raise
                    from 2.1% to 4.6%)
            o  Foreign currency fluctuation factors, issued Nov 2021

      - FY 2021 OMB Circular A-11 guidance:
            o  Maintain FY 2021 award increases (+1% FY20 awards spending)
            o  Increase employing agency contribution rates towards employee retirement
                    basic benefits costs (+1.1% FY22)

      - Normalizations for POM/BES and PB restructuring:
            o  N/A

      - Technical or Administrative changes:
            o  For APPN = DHPO, introduced a rule preventing rates from generating below the
                    OA-APPN-CTYPE level (Key-2)

    Pay raise assumptions:
     
    • FY 21 uses 1.0%
    • FY 22 uses 2.7%
    • FY 23 uses 4.6%
    • FY 24 uses 2.1%
    • FY 25 uses 2.1%
    • FY 26 uses 2.1%
    • FY 27 uses 2.1%
    • FY 28 uses 2.1%
    Spreadsheet #3560
    3559 24 Feb 22 Version 3559 is an update to version 3545 and incorporates all previous changes. Version 3559 comprises the following:

      -  Baseline: FY 2021 year-end civilian pay and labor execution data

      -  Economic assumptions:
            o  PB 23 pay raise assumptions, issued Feb 2022 (increases FY23 pay raise from
                    2.1% to 4.6%)
            o  Foreign currency fluctuation factors, issued Nov 2021

      -  FY 2021 OMB Circular A-11 guidance:
            o  Maintain FY 2021 award increases (+1% FY20 awards spending)
            o  Increase employing agency contribution rates towards employee retirement basic
                    benefits costs (+1.1% FY22)

      -  Normalizations for POM/BES and PB restructuring:
            o  Designation of Military Postal Service Agency as DRU (OA 2D)
            o  Transfer of Office of Soldier’s Counsel from MEDCOM to OA22/OTJAG
            o  Establishes rates for SAG 154 based on SAG 151 (OAs 25/29)

      -  Corrective actions identified during HQDA/Command Review:
            o  OAs 22/25: Replicated SAG-411/GPCI rates for SAG-411/GPIS (reflects POM22
                    restructure)
            o  OA 97: Established rate for RDTE/BA-06/VRSI
            o  OA 2B: Established rate for OMA/SAG-121/QSEC
            o  OAs 82/89 : Established rates for CTYPEs 424/425

    Pay raise assumptions:
     
    • FY 21 uses 1.0%
    • FY 22 uses 2.7%
    • FY 23 uses 4.6%
    • FY 24 uses 2.1%
    • FY 25 uses 2.1%
    • FY 26 uses 2.1%
    • FY 27 uses 2.1%
    • FY 28 uses 2.1%
    Spreadsheet #3559
    3545 07 Jan 22 Version 3545 reflects FY2021 year-end budget execution data; it incorporates foreign currency guidance released November 2021 and BES 23 pay raise assumptions issued April 2021. Version 3545 also incorporates FY 2021 OMB Circular No. A-11 guidance directing federal agencies to increase their contribution rate towards employee retirement costs and to maintain FY 2021 cash award increases. Version 3545 normalizes for POM and BES restructuring and includes adjustments to Basic Benefits that normalize for FICA taxes on Cash Awards and Overtime expenditures. This file version establishes separate rates for CTYPEs 109 (Italian Nationals) and 207 (BENELUX) derived from ILNPS and MLN pay and labor data, respectively.

    Pay raise assumptions:
     
    • FY 21 uses 1.0%
    • FY 22 uses 2.7%
    • FY 23 uses 2.1%
    • FY 24 uses 2.1%
    • FY 25 uses 2.1%
    • FY 26 uses 2.1%
    • FY 27 uses 2.1%
    • FY 28 uses 2.1%
    Spreadsheet #3545
  • Rates for FY23-27 Cycle (PB 23)

    Rates for FY23-27 Cycle (PB 23)

    Version
    ID
    Pub
    Date
    Description
    Spreadsheet
    Report
    3553 16 Feb 22 Version 3553 is an update to version 3511 and incorporates all previous changes. Version 3553 comprises the following:

      -  Baseline: FY 2020 year-end civilian pay and labor execution data

      -  Economic assumptions:
            o  PB 23 pay raise assumptions, issued Feb 2022
            o  Foreign currency fluctuation factors, issued Nov 2021

      -  FY 2021 OMB Circular A-11 Section 32 guidance:
            o  Maintain FY 2021 award increases (+1% FY20 awards spending)
            o  Increase employing agency contribution rates towards employee retirement basic benefits
                   costs (+1.3% FY20; +1.1% FY22)

      -  Normalizations for POM/BES and PB restructuring:
            o  Designation of Military Postal Service Agency as DRU (OA 2D)
            o  Office of Soldier’s Counsel Transfer from MEDCOM to OA22/OTJAG
            o  Establishes rates for SAG 154 based on SAG 151


    Pay raise assumptions:

    • FY 20 uses 3.1%
    • FY 21 uses 1.0%
    • FY 22 uses 2.7%
    • FY 23 uses 4.6%
    • FY 24 uses 2.1%
    • FY 25 uses 2.1%
    • FY 26 uses 2.1%
    • FY 27 uses 2.1%
    Spreadsheet #3553
  • Rates for FY23-27 Cycle (BES 23)

    Rates for FY23-27 Cycle (BES 23)

    Version
    ID
    Pub
    Date
    Description
    Spreadsheet
    Report
    3511 23 Jul 21 Version 3511 reflects FY2020 end year budget execution data and incorporates foreign currency guidance released December 2020 as well as revised pay raise assumptions issued April 2021. Version 3511 also incorporates FY 2019 and 2020 OMB Circular No. A-11 guidance directing federal agencies to increase their contribution rate towards employee retirement costs and to maintain FY 2021 cash award increases. Version 3511 includes changes for POM and BES restructuring and includes adjustments to Basic Benefits that normalize for FICA taxes on Cash Awards and Overtime expenditures. This file version establishes rates for: Italian Nationals and BENELUX employees; DAWDF personnel under SAG 43Q; and personnel under Special Schedule pay plans supporting HQDA’s RDTE activities.

    Pay raise assumptions:
     
    • FY 20 uses 3.1%
    • FY 21 uses 1.0%
    • FY 22 uses 2.7%
    • FY 23 uses 2.1%
    • FY 24 uses 2.1%
    • FY 25 uses 2.1%
    • FY 26 uses 2.1%
    • FY 27 uses 2.1%
    Spreadsheet #3511

Rate Guidance Documents

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Army Civilian Pay Rate Review

PDF file image Army Civilian Pay Rate Review Methodology **** New rate pulling and calculation guidance Updated for POM 2024 on 29 Mar 2022 ****
Xtern alink image Army Civilian Pay Rates Guidance and Template...CAC required // See Note  **** New rate calculation template requires access to Cprobe ****
PDF file image Guidance for Civilian Pay Rates Review Timing and Procedures
PDF file image Appendix A: "How to" Guidelines for Civilian Pay Rate Review **** Updated for POM 2024 on 18 Jan 2022 ****
PDF file image Pay Adjustments for POM format 1 **** Updated Jan 2022 ****
PDF file image Pay Adjustments for POM format 2 **** Updated Jan 2022 ****
 

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Army Civilian Pay Informational Documents

PDF file image Frequently Asked Questions **** Updated May 2022 ****
PDF file image Army Civilian Pay Rate Briefing **** Updated Feb 2020 ****
Excel file image GFEBS CivPay CostElement Payment Category Crosswalk
Excel file image GFEBS CivPay EOR Crosswalk

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