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Foreign Service (FS)


**Appendix "A"

FS - Foreign Service Group
Annual Rates of Pay
(in dollars)

Table Legend

  • $) Effective July 1, 2010
  • A) Effective July 1, 2011
  • B) Effective July 1, 2012
  • C) Effective July 1, 2013
  • X) Effective July 1, 2013 - Restructure
FS-1 / FSDP - Annual Rates of Pay (in dollars)
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3
$) July 1, 2010 58055 60377 62793
A) July 1, 2011 59071 61434 63892
B) July 1, 2012 59957 62356 64850
C) July 1, 2013 61156 63603 66147
X) July 1, 2013 61156 63603 66147
FS-2 - Annual Rates of Pay (in dollars)
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9
$) July 1, 2010 65304 67917 70632 73458 76396 79452 82630 N/A N/A
A) July 1, 2011 66447 69106 71868 74744 77733 80842 84076 N/A N/A
B) July 1, 2012 67444 70142 72946 75865 78899 82055 85337 N/A N/A
C) July 1, 2013 68793 71545 74405 77382 80477 83696 87044 N/A N/A
X) July 1, 2013 N/A 71888 75123 78504 82036 85728 89586 93617 98330
FS-3 - Annual Rates of Pay (in dollars)
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9
$) July 1, 2010 76010 79051 82212 85500 88922 92478 96177 100024 104026
A) July 1, 2011 77340 80434 83651 86996 90478 94096 97860 101774 105846
B) July 1, 2012 78500 81641 84905 88301 91835 95508 99328 103301 107434
C) July 1, 2013 80070 83274 86604 90067 93672 97418 101315 105367 109583
X) July 1, 2013 N/A N/A 86604 90067 93672 97418 101315 105367 109583
FS-4 - Annual Rates of Pay (in dollars)
Effective Date Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6
$) July 1, 2010 96177 100024 104026 108187 112512 N/A
A) July 1, 2011 97860 101774 105846 110080 114481 N/A
B) July 1, 2012 99328 103301 107434 111731 116198 N/A
C) July 1, 2013 101315 105367 109583 113966 118522 N/A
X) July 1, 2013 N/A 105367 109583 113966 118522 123856

Pay Notes

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1. Pay Adjustment Administration

An employee being paid in the FS-1 to FS-4 levels scale of rates, shall, on the relevant effective date in Appendix A, be paid in the A, B, C and X rate of pay shown immediately below the employee's former rate of pay.

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2. Restructure
  1. Effective July 1, 2013, an employee at the FS-2 to FS-4 levels shall be paid in the X scale of rates of pay which is immediately below the employee's former rate of pay, or if there is no such rate, to the rate of pay in the X scale of rates which is closest to but not less than the employee's former rate of pay.
  2. Effective July 1, 2013, an employee at the FS-2 level who has been at the maximum of the salary range for twelve (12) months or more on July 1, 2013, will move to the rate of pay $93617.
  3. Effective July 1, 2013, an employee at the FS-4 level who has been at the maximum of the salary range for twelve (12) months or more on July 1, 2013, will move to the new maximum rate of pay.
3. Pay Increments
  1. Effective August 1 of each year, a full-time employee shall receive an in-range pay increment provided they have received pay for at least six (6) full months in the previous twelve (12) months.
  2. Employees hired through a foreign service developmental program shall receive an in-range pay increase at month twelve (12) and twenty-four (24) of continuous service from date of entry into the program, provided they have met the competencies specified in the FSDP. Continuous service is reduced by any period of leave without pay in excess of three (3) months.
4. Foreign Service Development Program (FSDP)

Following the revision to the duration of the FSDP program, participants of the FSDP program who have successfully completed the thirty-six (36) months assessment of the program on July 1, 2005, will be deemed to have successfully completed the Program.

5. Transitional Measure

As a transitional measure, FSDP participants hired prior to January 1, 2003, upon successful completion of the FSDP program, will be promoted to the FS-2 level. The substantive FS-2 employee will be eligible for an individual merit assessment for promotion to the FS-3 level twelve (12) months after the employee has reached the maximum rate of pay in the FS-2 structure.

The provisions of the transitional measure cease to exist for employees who leave the FSDP program after April 7, 2005, even if they subsequently return to the program.