||Womack Army Medical Center
||Large Local Hospital
||Consist of annual statutory (all
Federal employees ‐ usually about
2 percent), step increases at regular
intervals, and market pay
adjustments (for physicians and
dentists). Wages are protected by
|Based on supervisory
availability of funds. Pay may
be reduced based on economic
||Career status is gained after three
years of service; while not a
guarantee of lifetime employment,
the employee is protected by law.
|Based on the needs of the employer.
|DEA Certification Fee
||Waived for Federal employees.
||Paid by employee.
|Paid Time Off
||Eligible immediately. Several types of
paid time off including vacation, sick,
and legal holidays. After one year of
service a new full time employee can
expect to have accrued 12 days of
vacation time, plus 12 days of sick
leave, plus 10 paid holidays.
|Eligible after 90 days. One type
of paid time off which must be
used for illness, vacation, or
holidays. After one year a new
full time employee can expect
to accrue 17 days of combined
vacation and sick days with no