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General Schedule (GS) Payscale in Delaware for 2007

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The General Schedule (GS) payscale is the federal government payscale used to determine the salaries of over 70% of federal civilian employees.

Under the GS payscale, an employee's base pay depends on two factors - the GS Paygrade of their job, and the Paygrade Step they have achieved (depending on seniority or performance). This base pay is then modified based on a "Locality Pay Adjustment", which adjusts the GS payscale based on cost-of-living in different areas within the United States.

Delaware has one or more Locality Pay Adjustment areas with special locality pay adjustment rates. This page lists the locality-adjusted yearly GS pay scales for each area, with starting pay for a GS-1 broken down by county in the interactive map. For a detailed calculation of your pay as a GS employee in Delaware, see our General Schedule Pay Calculator.

PHILADELPHIA-READING-CAMDEN, PA-NJ-DE-MD

The PHILADELPHIA-READING-CAMDEN, PA-NJ-DE-MD General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in Philadelphia and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 18.85% more than the GS base pay rates to account for local cost of living.

GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$19,765$20,424$21,083$21,736$22,394$22,780$23,429$24,084$24,110$24,718
GS-2$22,223$22,750$23,486$24,110$24,379$25,095$25,812$26,529$27,245$27,962
GS-3$24,247$25,055$25,863$26,671$27,479$28,287$29,096$29,904$30,712$31,520
GS-4$27,219$28,126$29,033$29,940$30,846$31,753$32,660$33,567$34,474$35,380
GS-5$30,453$31,468$32,483$33,498$34,513$35,528$36,543$37,558$38,573$39,588
GS-6$33,946$35,077$36,209$37,340$38,472$39,603$40,735$41,866$42,998$44,129
GS-7$37,723$38,980$40,238$41,495$42,753$44,010$45,268$46,525$47,782$49,040
GS-8$41,777$43,170$44,563$45,956$47,349$48,742$50,134$51,527$52,920$54,313
GS-9$46,142$47,680$49,218$50,756$52,294$53,832$55,370$56,908$58,446$59,984
GS-10$50,814$52,508$54,202$55,895$57,589$59,282$60,976$62,670$64,363$66,057
GS-11$55,829$57,690$59,551$61,412$63,273$65,135$66,996$68,857$70,718$72,579
GS-12$66,914$69,145$71,375$73,606$75,837$78,068$80,299$82,529$84,760$86,991
GS-13$79,571$82,224$84,877$87,529$90,182$92,835$95,488$98,140$100,793$103,446
GS-14$94,028$97,162$100,296$103,430$106,564$109,699$112,833$115,967$119,101$122,235
GS-15$110,605$114,292$117,979$121,666$125,352$129,039$132,726$136,412$140,099$143,786

The Philadelphia locality pay rate also applies to Dover, and other cities within the region.

Government installations that use the Philadelphia GS locality include Dover Air Force Base, and other facilities within the region.

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Rest of Delaware

Any federal employees in Delaware who do not live in an area for which a specific Locality Pay Adjustment has been set will receive the generic "Rest of the United States" locality pay adjustment of 12.64% (shown in the table below).

GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$18,732$19,357$19,981$20,601$21,224$21,590$22,205$22,825$22,850$23,427
GS-2$21,061$21,562$22,259$22,850$23,105$23,784$24,463$25,142$25,822$26,501
GS-3$22,980$23,746$24,512$25,278$26,043$26,809$27,575$28,341$29,107$29,873
GS-4$25,797$26,656$27,516$28,375$29,235$30,094$30,953$31,813$32,672$33,532
GS-5$28,862$29,824$30,786$31,748$32,710$33,671$34,633$35,595$36,557$37,519
GS-6$32,172$33,245$34,317$35,389$36,462$37,534$38,606$39,679$40,751$41,823
GS-7$35,752$36,944$38,135$39,327$40,519$41,711$42,902$44,094$45,286$46,478
GS-8$39,594$40,914$42,234$43,555$44,875$46,195$47,515$48,835$50,155$51,475
GS-9$43,731$45,189$46,646$48,104$49,562$51,019$52,477$53,934$55,392$56,849
GS-10$48,159$49,764$51,369$52,975$54,580$56,185$57,790$59,395$61,000$62,605
GS-11$52,912$54,675$56,439$58,203$59,967$61,731$63,495$65,259$67,023$68,787
GS-12$63,417$65,532$67,646$69,760$71,874$73,989$76,103$78,217$80,331$82,446
GS-13$75,414$77,928$80,442$82,956$85,470$87,984$90,498$93,012$95,527$98,041
GS-14$89,115$92,085$95,056$98,026$100,996$103,967$106,937$109,907$112,878$115,848
GS-15$104,826$108,320$111,814$115,308$118,803$122,297$125,791$129,285$132,779$136,273
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* For some high-paygrade workers pay under the GS scale may be capped at $145,400, which is the SES (Senior Executive Scale)'s Level 4 pay for the current year (5 U.S.C. 5304 (g)(1)).


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Source: www.federalpay.org/gs/2007/delaware