What is the WG pay raise for 2022?

What is the WG pay raise for 2022?

President Biden on Wednesday finalized a 2.7% pay raise for civilian federal employees in 2022.

Is WG the same as GS?

Each occupational general schedule (GS) group is further subdivided into specific numerical codes called Job Series (for example: GS-856, Electronics Technician, GS-318, Secretary Series, etc.). The Wage Grade (WG) Trades and Labor Schedule offers an additional 36 occupational families; WG-2500 through WG-9000.

What is a WG grade?

Wage grade (WG) is the term used to describe non-supervisory Federal Wage System (FWS) employees. Wage supervisors (WS) are supervisory FWS employees.

What is the estimated COLA for 2022 for federal employees?

The Social Security Administration announced Wednesday that the annual Social Security cost-of-living adjustment will be 5.9%, giving federal retirees the highest annual benefit increase in 40 years in 2022.

Are WG federal employees?

In recent years, employees under the Federal Wage System (FWS, known as WG employees) have required a separate act of Congress to receive the same pay adjustments to those provided to GS employees by the President. This is because the President lacks the authority to adjust WG salaries as he has with the GS system.

What is the difference between WG and GS pay?

That settled, there is no real way to compare any WG position & pay with a GS position and pay. They are two different animals. WG is generally blue collar/technicians, mechanics, laborers etc., and GS is generally white collar.

What is wg8 pay?

The GS-8 pay grade is generally held by white-collar employees in mid-level positions. Starting salary for a GS-8 employee is $39,707.00 per year at Step 1, with a maximum possible base pay of $51,623.00 per year at Step 10. The hourly base pay of a Step 1 GS-8 employee is $19.03 per hour1.

What is a wage grade schedule (WG)?

WG identifies the Wage Grade Schedule (or blue collar) pay system and there is a unique number for each of the three occupations listed under this occupational family. Review the description for each occupational Wage Grade family and the jobs within that group online. You will find links to USAJOBS listings with each occupational title.

What is the effective date of a revised WG pay table?

By law, the effective date of a revised WG pay table is 45 days after the date that the wage survey is ordered to be made. (See 5 U.S.C. § 5344)

Where can I find the federal wage system wage schedules?

The Department of Defense (DOD) is the lead agency responsible for conducting Federal Wage System (FWS) wage surveys and issuing wage schedules. DOD’s Defense Civilian Personnel Advisory Service maintains a website with all FWS wage schedules. You can visit the FWS wage schedules website or contact DOD directly at 571-372-1614.

Do all WG employees get the same pay increase?

While the Act provides the same increase for most WG employees, the timing of these increases varies. Each wage area will see the 1 percent increase in pay effective at about the same time that the revised wage chart has gone into effect in that wage area in past years.