Consumer Price Index Rises 1.7% from Sept. '13 to Sept. '14
PSATS often receives questions about the annual cost-of-living increase. This figure is based on changes in the Consumer Price Index, which rose 1.7 percent nationwide between September 2013 and September 2014.
The total change over the previous 12 months is used by many to determine pay increases for the following year.
Click here for more about the CPI, which is adjusted each month.