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Federal Classification and Job Grading Systems

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Welcome to the Federal Classification and Job Grading Systems website. This website provides Federal classification and job grading information that is used to determine the pay plan, series, title, and grade for most work in the Federal Government.

Within these pages you will find:

  • General information about the classification of Federal positions,
  • Occupational information,
  • Grading criteria for the General Schedule and Federal Wage Classification Systems, and
  • Frequently Asked Questions.

Some Federal jobs are not covered by these documents. Please check with your agency human resources office for further information.

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