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General Schedule (GS) Payscale in Indiana for 2008

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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 22.47% 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$20,876$21,573$22,267$22,958$23,653$24,060$24,746$25,438$25,465$26,116
GS-2$23,471$24,030$24,806$25,465$25,749$26,506$27,263$28,020$28,777$29,534
GS-3$25,610$26,463$27,317$28,171$29,024$29,878$30,731$31,585$32,439$33,292
GS-4$28,750$29,709$30,668$31,627$32,586$33,545$34,503$35,462$36,421$37,380
GS-5$32,166$33,237$34,309$35,380$36,452$37,524$38,595$39,667$40,738$41,810
GS-6$35,854$37,050$38,245$39,440$40,636$41,831$43,026$44,221$45,417$46,612
GS-7$39,844$41,172$42,500$43,827$45,155$46,482$47,810$49,137$50,465$51,793
GS-8$44,126$45,597$47,068$48,539$50,009$51,480$52,951$54,422$55,893$57,364
GS-9$48,737$50,362$51,987$53,612$55,238$56,863$58,488$60,113$61,738$63,364
GS-10$53,671$55,461$57,250$59,039$60,828$62,618$64,407$66,196$67,986$69,775
GS-11$58,967$60,932$62,898$64,864$66,829$68,795$70,761$72,726$74,692$76,658
GS-12$70,676$73,033$75,389$77,745$80,102$82,458$84,814$87,170$89,527$91,883
GS-13$84,045$86,847$89,649$92,451$95,253$98,056$100,858$103,660$106,462$109,264
GS-14$99,315$102,625$105,935$109,246$112,556$115,866$119,177$122,487$125,798$129,108
GS-15$116,824$120,719$124,613$128,508$132,402$136,297$140,191$144,086$147,981$149,000*
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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 17.57% 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$20,041$20,710$21,377$22,040$22,706$23,098$23,756$24,420$24,446$25,071
GS-2$22,532$23,068$23,814$24,446$24,719$25,446$26,172$26,899$27,625$28,352
GS-3$24,585$25,405$26,224$27,043$27,863$28,682$29,502$30,321$31,141$31,960
GS-4$27,600$28,520$29,441$30,361$31,282$32,202$33,123$34,044$34,964$35,885
GS-5$30,879$31,907$32,936$33,965$34,994$36,022$37,051$38,080$39,108$40,137
GS-6$34,420$35,567$36,715$37,862$39,010$40,157$41,305$42,452$43,600$44,747
GS-7$38,250$39,525$40,799$42,074$43,348$44,623$45,897$47,171$48,446$49,720
GS-8$42,360$43,772$45,185$46,597$48,009$49,421$50,833$52,245$53,657$55,069
GS-9$46,787$48,347$49,907$51,467$53,028$54,588$56,148$57,708$59,268$60,828
GS-10$51,524$53,242$54,959$56,677$58,395$60,112$61,830$63,548$65,265$66,983
GS-11$56,608$58,495$60,382$62,269$64,156$66,043$67,930$69,817$71,704$73,591
GS-12$67,848$70,111$72,373$74,635$76,897$79,159$81,421$83,683$85,945$88,207
GS-13$80,682$83,372$86,062$88,752$91,442$94,132$96,822$99,512$102,202$104,892
GS-14$95,341$98,519$101,697$104,875$108,053$111,231$114,409$117,586$120,764$123,942
GS-15$112,150$115,889$119,627$123,366$127,105$130,844$134,582$138,321$142,060$145,799
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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 13.25% 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$19,305$19,949$20,591$21,230$21,872$22,249$22,883$23,523$23,548$24,149
GS-2$21,704$22,221$22,939$23,548$23,811$24,511$25,211$25,910$26,610$27,310
GS-3$23,682$24,471$25,260$26,050$26,839$27,628$28,418$29,207$29,997$30,786
GS-4$26,585$27,472$28,359$29,246$30,132$31,019$31,906$32,793$33,679$34,566
GS-5$29,744$30,735$31,726$32,717$33,708$34,699$35,690$36,681$37,671$38,662
GS-6$33,155$34,260$35,366$36,471$37,576$38,682$39,787$40,892$41,998$43,103
GS-7$36,845$38,072$39,300$40,528$41,755$42,983$44,211$45,438$46,666$47,893
GS-8$40,804$42,164$43,524$44,884$46,245$47,605$48,965$50,325$51,685$53,045
GS-9$45,068$46,571$48,073$49,576$51,079$52,582$54,085$55,588$57,090$58,593
GS-10$49,631$51,285$52,940$54,594$56,249$57,904$59,558$61,213$62,867$64,522
GS-11$54,528$56,345$58,163$59,981$61,798$63,616$65,434$67,251$69,069$70,887
GS-12$65,355$67,534$69,713$71,892$74,071$76,250$78,429$80,608$82,787$84,966
GS-13$77,718$80,309$82,900$85,491$88,082$90,674$93,265$95,856$98,447$101,038
GS-14$91,838$94,899$97,960$101,021$104,082$107,144$110,205$113,266$116,327$119,388
GS-15$108,029$111,631$115,232$118,833$122,435$126,036$129,637$133,239$136,840$140,441

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 12.91% (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$19,247$19,889$20,529$21,166$21,806$22,182$22,815$23,453$23,477$24,077
GS-2$21,639$22,154$22,870$23,477$23,739$24,437$25,135$25,833$26,530$27,228
GS-3$23,611$24,398$25,185$25,972$26,759$27,546$28,333$29,119$29,906$30,693
GS-4$26,506$27,390$28,274$29,158$30,042$30,926$31,810$32,694$33,578$34,462
GS-5$29,655$30,643$31,631$32,619$33,607$34,594$35,582$36,570$37,558$38,546
GS-6$33,056$34,158$35,260$36,362$37,464$38,566$39,668$40,770$41,872$42,974
GS-7$36,734$37,958$39,182$40,406$41,630$42,854$44,078$45,302$46,526$47,750
GS-8$40,681$42,038$43,394$44,750$46,106$47,462$48,818$50,174$51,530$52,886
GS-9$44,933$46,431$47,929$49,427$50,926$52,424$53,922$55,421$56,919$58,417
GS-10$49,482$51,131$52,781$54,431$56,080$57,730$59,379$61,029$62,679$64,328
GS-11$54,364$56,176$57,988$59,801$61,613$63,425$65,237$67,049$68,862$70,674
GS-12$65,159$67,332$69,504$71,676$73,849$76,021$78,194$80,366$82,538$84,711
GS-13$77,484$80,068$82,651$85,235$87,818$90,401$92,985$95,568$98,152$100,735
GS-14$91,562$94,614$97,666$100,718$103,770$106,822$109,874$112,926$115,978$119,030
GS-15$107,705$111,295$114,886$118,476$122,067$125,658$129,248$132,839$136,429$140,020

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 $149,000, 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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