FERS extra pay and retirement calculations


Q. I am a federal worker under FERS and will be retiring in two years. For the past few months, I have been working a night shift, and my leave and earnings statement states that I’m getting paid a shift diff. Will this extra pay be used in calculations for my retirement?

A. No.


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Reg Jones was head of retirement and insurance policy at the Office of Personnel Management. Email your retirement-related questions to fedexperts@federaltimes.com.

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