Understanding federal pay schedules 

If you’ve ever read a job announcement on USAJobs and wondered what “GS” means, you’re not alone.

With internship deadlines approaching and seniors starting to look for full-time jobs, we’ve been asked to explain the federal pay system on a regular basis. For a full explanation of the General Schedule (GS, the pay system used by most federal agencies), visit the Partnership for Public Service’sFederal Pay” page on its Making the Difference website.

(More …)

Share