# 5 CFR 531.607 - Computing hourly, daily, weekly, and biweekly locality rates.

§ 531.607 Computing hourly, daily, weekly, and biweekly locality rates.

(a) Apply the following methods to convert an annual locality rate to an hourly, daily, weekly, or biweekly rate:

(1) To derive an hourly rate, divide the annual locality rate by 2,087 and round to the nearest cent, counting one-half cent and over as the next higher cent.

Example:
Annual locality rate = \$50,000
Computation of hourly rate: \$50,000 ÷ 2,087 = 23.957 or \$23.96.

(2) To derive a daily rate, multiply the hourly rate by the number of daily hours of service required by the employee's basic daily tour of duty.

Example:
Hourly rate = \$23.96
Daily hours = 8
Computation of daily rate: \$23.96 × 8 = \$191.68

(3) To derive a weekly or biweekly rate, multiply the hourly rate by 40 or 80, as applicable.

Example:
Hourly rate = \$23.96
Biweekly hours = 80
Computation of biweekly rate: \$23.96 × 80 = \$1,916.80

(b) Notwithstanding paragraph (a) of this section, for a firefighter whose pay is computed under 5 U.S.C. 5545b, a firefighter hourly locality rate is computed using a divisor of 2,756 hours instead of 2,087, as prescribed in 5 CFR part 550, subpart M. Also, such a firefighter's weekly and biweekly locality rates must be based on the firefighter's extended tour of duty as prescribed in that subpart.

[ 70 FR 31304, May 31, 2005]

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Title 5 published on 07-Jun-2017 03:44

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 5 CFR Part 531 after this date.

• 2015-12-10; vol. 80 # 237 - Thursday, December 10, 2015
1. 80 FR 76629 - Pay Under the General Schedule
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