Civil Servant Bonus 2017 Year End


All civil servants will get a total of 2 months of bonus at this year end, according to this PSD press release.

Civil servants to get year-end AVC of 1 month. Lower-wage civil servants to get minimum year-end AVC of $1,800.

This bonus consists of the standard one-month NPAA (which is commonly called the “13th month bonus”) and 1 month of AVC.

Both the Non-Pensionable Annual Allowance (NPAA) and Annual Variable Component (AVC) will be paid in December.

This year’s bonus also has a minimum AVC payment for low-wage civil servants, set at $1,800. This means low-wage officers will get at least $1,800 for their year-end AVC.

If you include this year’s mid-year bonus of 0.5 month, all civil servants will be getting a total bonus of 2.5 months for the entire 2017, excluding performance and other additional bonuses. (We understand that some civil servants can additionally receive up to 2-3 months of performance bonus, typically awarded in March. This means they get up to 5-6 months of bonuses in total. Check out this discussion thread.)

This is 0.55 month more than last year’s AVC + NPAA bonus of 1.95 months, which in turn was 0.2 month less than 2015’s grand total bonus of 2.15 months.


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