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General Schedule (GS) Payscale in Indiana 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.

Indiana 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 Indiana, see our General Schedule Pay Calculator.

CHICAGO-NAPERVILLE, IL-IN-WI

The CHICAGO-NAPERVILLE, IL-IN-WI General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in Chicago and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 21.79% 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$20,254$20,930$21,604$22,274$22,948$23,343$24,008$24,680$24,706$25,330
GS-2$22,772$23,313$24,067$24,706$24,982$25,716$26,450$27,185$27,919$28,654
GS-3$24,846$25,675$26,503$27,331$28,159$28,987$29,815$30,644$31,472$32,300
GS-4$27,892$28,822$29,751$30,680$31,609$32,539$33,468$34,397$35,326$36,256
GS-5$31,206$32,246$33,286$34,327$35,367$36,407$37,447$38,487$39,527$40,567
GS-6$34,786$35,945$37,105$38,264$39,423$40,583$41,742$42,902$44,061$45,221
GS-7$38,656$39,945$41,233$42,522$43,810$45,099$46,387$47,676$48,964$50,253
GS-8$42,810$44,238$45,665$47,093$48,520$49,947$51,375$52,802$54,229$55,657
GS-9$47,284$48,860$50,436$52,012$53,588$55,164$56,740$58,315$59,891$61,467
GS-10$52,071$53,807$55,542$57,278$59,013$60,749$62,484$64,220$65,955$67,691
GS-11$57,210$59,117$61,024$62,931$64,839$66,746$68,653$70,560$72,467$74,375
GS-12$68,569$70,855$73,141$75,427$77,713$79,999$82,285$84,571$86,857$89,143
GS-13$81,540$84,258$86,976$89,695$92,413$95,131$97,850$100,568$103,286$106,005
GS-14$96,354$99,566$102,777$105,989$109,201$112,412$115,624$118,835$122,047$125,259
GS-15$113,341$117,119$120,897$124,675$128,453$132,231$136,009$139,787$143,565$145,400*
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CINCINNATI-WILMINGTON-MAYSVILLE, OH-KY-IN

The CINCINNATI-WILMINGTON-MAYSVILLE, OH-KY-IN General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in Cincinnati and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 17.38% 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$19,520$20,172$20,822$21,468$22,117$22,498$23,139$23,786$23,812$24,413
GS-2$21,948$22,469$23,195$23,812$24,077$24,785$25,493$26,200$26,908$27,616
GS-3$23,947$24,745$25,543$26,341$27,139$27,938$28,736$29,534$30,332$31,130
GS-4$26,882$27,778$28,674$29,569$30,465$31,360$32,256$33,152$34,047$34,943
GS-5$30,076$31,079$32,081$33,084$34,086$35,088$36,091$37,093$38,096$39,098
GS-6$33,526$34,644$35,761$36,878$37,996$39,113$40,231$41,348$42,466$43,583
GS-7$37,256$38,498$39,740$40,982$42,224$43,466$44,708$45,950$47,191$48,433
GS-8$41,260$42,636$44,012$45,387$46,763$48,139$49,514$50,890$52,266$53,641
GS-9$45,572$47,091$48,609$50,128$51,647$53,166$54,685$56,204$57,723$59,242
GS-10$50,186$51,858$53,531$55,204$56,876$58,549$60,222$61,894$63,567$65,240
GS-11$55,138$56,976$58,814$60,653$62,491$64,329$66,167$68,005$69,843$71,682
GS-12$66,086$68,289$70,493$72,696$74,899$77,102$79,305$81,509$83,712$85,915
GS-13$78,587$81,207$83,827$86,447$89,067$91,687$94,307$96,927$99,546$102,166
GS-14$92,865$95,960$99,056$102,151$105,246$108,342$111,437$114,532$117,628$120,723
GS-15$109,237$112,878$116,520$120,161$123,802$127,443$131,084$134,725$138,366$142,007
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INDIANAPOLIS-CARMEL-MUNCIE, IN

The INDIANAPOLIS-CARMEL-MUNCIE, IN General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in Indianapolis and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 13% 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$18,792$19,419$20,045$20,667$21,291$21,659$22,276$22,898$22,923$23,502
GS-2$21,129$21,630$22,330$22,923$23,179$23,860$24,541$25,223$25,904$26,586
GS-3$23,053$23,822$24,590$25,358$26,127$26,895$27,664$28,432$29,200$29,969
GS-4$25,879$26,741$27,604$28,466$29,328$30,190$31,052$31,915$32,777$33,639
GS-5$28,954$29,919$30,884$31,849$32,814$33,779$34,744$35,709$36,674$37,639
GS-6$32,275$33,351$34,427$35,502$36,578$37,654$38,730$39,805$40,881$41,957
GS-7$35,866$37,062$38,257$39,453$40,648$41,844$43,039$44,235$45,431$46,626
GS-8$39,721$41,045$42,369$43,694$45,018$46,342$47,667$48,991$50,316$51,640
GS-9$43,871$45,333$46,796$48,258$49,720$51,182$52,644$54,107$55,569$57,031
GS-10$48,313$49,923$51,534$53,144$54,754$56,364$57,975$59,585$61,195$62,805
GS-11$53,081$54,850$56,620$58,389$60,159$61,929$63,698$65,468$67,237$69,007
GS-12$63,620$65,741$67,862$69,983$72,104$74,225$76,346$78,467$80,588$82,709
GS-13$75,655$78,177$80,699$83,221$85,743$88,265$90,788$93,310$95,832$98,354
GS-14$89,400$92,380$95,360$98,339$101,319$104,299$107,279$110,259$113,238$116,218
GS-15$105,161$108,666$112,172$115,677$119,182$122,687$126,193$129,698$133,203$136,709

The Indianapolis locality pay rate also applies to Edinburgh, and other cities within the region.

Government installations that use the Indianapolis GS locality include Fort Wayne, and other facilities within the region.

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Rest of Indiana

Any federal employees in Indiana 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

The Rest of U.S. locality pay rate also applies to Crane, Evansville, Fort Wayne, Kokomo, South Bend, and other cities within the region.

Government installations that use the Rest of U.S. GS locality include Naval Surface Warfare Center, Fort Wayne, and other facilities within the region.

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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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