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Name Description Data Format Data Length Valid Values
ADJUSTED BASIC PAY The sum of an employee's rate of basic pay and any basic pay supplement (standard OR special), after applying any applicable pay cap. A basic pay supplement is defined as a regular, fixed supplemental payment (paid in conjunction with base pay) for nonovertime hours of work that is creditable as basic pay for retirement purposes, excluding any type of premium payment or differential that is triggered for working certain hours of the day or week or for being subjected to certain working conditions. Decimal 9,2 N/A
AGENCY/SUBELEMENT The agency and, where applicable, the administrative subdivision (i.e., subelement) in which a person is employed. Text_F 4 Current Values
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ANNUITANT INDICATOR The status of an annuitant appointed to a position in the Federal civilian service. Text_F 1 Current Values
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BARGAINING UNIT An employee's bargaining unit status. Text_F 4 N/A
BASIC PAY The employee's rate of basic pay. Exclude supplements, adjustments, allowances, differentials, incentives, or other similar additional payments. Number_F 6 N/A
CALENDAR DATE The year, month, and day of the Gregorian calendar. Date N/A
CONTINUED SERVICE AGREEMENT EXPIRATION DATE The date to which an employee is obligated to remain in service as a stipulation for taking the training course. Date N/A
CONTINUED SERVICE AGREEMENT REQUIRED INDICATOR Indication that an employee is obligated to remain in service as a stipulation for taking the training course. Text_V 2 Current Values
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CREDITABLE MILITARY SERVICE The years and months of military service that are creditable for annual leave accrual purposes. Number_F 6 N/A
EDUCATION LEVEL The extent of an employee's educational attainment from an accredited institution. Number_F 2 Current Values
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EFFECTIVE DATE OF PERSONNEL ACTION The effective date of a personnel action. Date N/A
EMPLOYEE NAME The name by which a person is known or designated on all official transactions. Text_V 23 N/A
FERS COVERAGE The indicator of how an employee came to be covered under the Federal Employees' Retirement System (FERS). Text_F 1 Current Values
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FLSA CATEGORY The status of a Federal civilian employee under the authority of Section 13 of the Fair Labor Standards Act (29 U.S.C. 213), as amended. Text_F 1 Current Values
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GRADE, LEVEL, CLASS, RANK, OR PAY BAND An indicator of hierarchical relationships among positions covered by the same pay plan or system. Text_F 2 Current Values
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INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM An employee's major field of study. Number_F 6 Current Values
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LEGAL AUTHORITY (1) The law, executive order, rule, regulation, or other basis that authorizes the appointing officer to effect a personnel action on an employee. Text_F 3 Current Values
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LEGAL AUTHORITY (2) The law, executive order, rule, regulation, or other basis that, in addition to LEGAL AUTHORITY (1), authorizes the appointing officer to effect a personnel action on an employee. Text_F 3 N/A
LOCALITY ADJUSTMENT ADJUSTED BASIC PAY minus BASIC PAY. Number_F 5 N/A
NATURE OF ACTION (1) The specific personnel action used to create or change a civilian personnel record. Number_F 3 Current Values
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NATURE OF ACTION (2) The specific personnel action used to create or change a civilian personnel record. Number_F 3 N/A
OCCUPATION An employee's occupational series. Number_F 4 Current Values
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OTHER PAY The difference between TOTAL SALARY and ADJUSTED BASIC PAY. This is the amount of any administratively uncontrollable overtime (AUO) pay, availability pay, RETENTION ALLOWANCE, or SUPERVISORY DIFFERENTIAL that may be paid after applying all appropriate pay caps. (Note that, in the Central Personnel Data File (CPDF) system, Total Salary is a system generated data element that does not include administratively uncontrollable overtime (AUO) pay or availability pay.) Number_F 6 N/A
PAY BASIS The principal condition in terms of time, production, or other criteria that, along with salary rate, determines the compensation paid to an employee. Text_F 2 Current Values
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PAY PLAN A particular table or array of pay rates prescribed by law or other authoritative source that establishes the basic pay rates for certain employees. Text_F 2 Current Values
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PAY RATE DETERMINANT A designation of any special factors that help determine an employee's rate of basic pay or adjusted basic pay. Text_F 1 Current Values
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PERSONNEL OFFICE IDENTIFIER The identification of the Federal civilian personnel office authorized to appoint and separate an employee, and to the extent such functions have been delegated, prepare personnel actions, maintain official personnel records, and administer programs for staff compensation, training and development, benefits and awards, and employee and labor relations. Number_F 4 Current Values
POSITION OCCUPIED An employee's position in the Competitive Service, Excepted Service, or the Senior Executive Service. Number_F 1 Current Values
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PRIOR ADJUSTED BASIC PAY An employee's prior ADJUSTED BASIC PAY. Decimal 9,2 N/A
PRIOR BASIC PAY An employee's prior BASIC PAY. Decimal 9,2 N/A
PRIOR GRADE, LEVEL, CLASS, RANK, OR PAY BAND An employee's prior GRADE, LEVEL, CLASS, RANK, OR PAY BAND. Text_F 2 N/A
PRIOR LOCALITY ADJUSTMENT An employee's prior LOCALITY ADJUSTMENT. Number_F 5 N/A
PRIOR OCCUPATION An employee's prior OCCUPATION. Number_F 4 N/A
PRIOR PAY BASIS An employee's prior PAY BASIS. Text_F 2 N/A
PRIOR PAY PLAN An employee's prior PAY PLAN. Text_F 2 N/A
PRIOR PAY RATE DETERMINANT An employee's prior PAY RATE DETERMINANT. Text_F 1 N/A
PRIOR POSITION NUMBER Alpha-numeric code associated with the employee's prior position title as shown on the employee's prior position description. When action grants or continues entitlement to grade retention under 5 U.S.C. 5362, enter the position number of position employee actually occupies, not of the position whose grade the employee is retaining for pay and benefit purposes. Text_V 35 N/A
PRIOR STEP OR RATE An employee's prior STEP OR RATE. Text_F 2 N/A
REMARKS The remarks that explain the personnel action recorded on the Standard Form 50. Text_F 3 Current Values
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RETAINED GRADE The grade an employee retains when moving to a position in a covered pay schedule which is lower in grade than the position held immediately prior to a demotion that resulted from a reduction in force, a reclassification, or a management decision as described in 5 CFR 536.103(b). Text_F 2 N/A
RETAINED PAY PLAN The pay plan an employee retains when moving to a position in a covered pay schedule which is lower in grade than the position held immediately prior to a demotion that resulted from a reduction in force, a reclassification, or a management decision described in 5 CFR 536.103(b). Text_F 2 N/A
RETAINED STEP The pay rate step an employee retains when moving to a position in a covered pay schedule which is lower in grade than the position held immediately prior to a demotion that resulted from a reduction in force, a reclassification, or a management decision as described in 5 CFR 536.301(b). Text_F 2 N/A
RETIREMENT PLAN The civilian retirement system(s) to which deductions from an employee's pay are credited. Text_V 2 Current Values
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SERVICE COMPUTATION DATE (LEAVE) An employee's service computation date for leave accrual purposes. Date N/A
SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER The number assigned to an employee's social security account. Number_F 9 N/A
STEP OR RATE An indicator of a specific salary within a grade, level, class, rate, or pay band. Text_F 2 N/A
SUPERVISORY DIFFERENTIAL The annual total dollar amount paid, over and above BASIC PAY, to a General Schedule supervisor who otherwise would be paid less than one or more of the civilian employees supervised. Decimal 9,2 N/A
SUPERVISORY STATUS The nature of managerial, supervisory, or non-supervisory responsibility assigned to an employee's position. Number_F 1 Current Values
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TENURE For purposes of reduction in force, the retention group in which an employee is placed based on the employee's type of appointment. Number_F 1 Current Values
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TRAINING ACCREDITATION INDICATOR Indicates if the training course offers accreditation. Text_V 2 Current Values
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