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General Schedule (GS) Payscale in Indiana for 2013

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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 25.1% 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$22,272$23,016$23,756$24,493$25,234$25,669$26,401$27,139$27,168$27,859
GS-2$25,041$25,637$26,465$27,168$27,473$28,281$29,090$29,898$30,706$31,514
GS-3$27,322$28,233$29,143$30,054$30,965$31,875$32,786$33,697$34,608$35,518
GS-4$30,672$31,694$32,716$33,738$34,760$35,782$36,804$37,826$38,849$39,871
GS-5$34,316$35,460$36,603$37,746$38,890$40,033$41,177$42,320$43,463$44,607
GS-6$38,252$39,527$40,801$42,076$43,351$44,626$45,900$47,175$48,450$49,725
GS-7$42,508$43,925$45,342$46,760$48,177$49,595$51,012$52,429$53,847$55,264
GS-8$47,076$48,645$50,214$51,783$53,351$54,920$56,489$58,058$59,626$61,195
GS-9$51,995$53,728$55,461$57,193$58,926$60,658$62,391$64,124$65,856$67,589
GS-10$57,260$59,169$61,078$62,987$64,896$66,805$68,714$70,623$72,532$74,441
GS-11$62,909$65,006$67,102$69,199$71,296$73,392$75,489$77,586$79,682$81,779
GS-12$75,403$77,916$80,429$82,943$85,456$87,969$90,482$92,996$95,509$98,022
GS-13$89,664$92,653$95,641$98,630$101,619$104,607$107,596$110,585$113,573$116,562
GS-14$105,956$109,488$113,019$116,551$120,082$123,614$127,145$130,677$134,209$137,740
GS-15$124,635$128,789$132,944$137,098$141,253$145,407$149,562$153,717$155,500*$155,500*
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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 18.55% 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$21,105$21,811$22,513$23,211$23,913$24,325$25,019$25,718$25,746$26,400
GS-2$23,730$24,294$25,079$25,746$26,035$26,801$27,566$28,332$29,098$29,864
GS-3$25,891$26,754$27,617$28,480$29,343$30,207$31,070$31,933$32,796$33,659
GS-4$29,066$30,035$31,003$31,972$32,940$33,909$34,877$35,846$36,815$37,783
GS-5$32,519$33,603$34,687$35,770$36,854$37,937$39,021$40,104$41,188$42,271
GS-6$36,249$37,457$38,665$39,873$41,081$42,289$43,497$44,705$45,913$47,121
GS-7$40,282$41,625$42,968$44,312$45,655$46,998$48,341$49,684$51,027$52,371
GS-8$44,612$46,098$47,585$49,071$50,558$52,045$53,531$55,018$56,504$57,991
GS-9$49,273$50,915$52,557$54,199$55,841$57,483$59,124$60,766$62,408$64,050
GS-10$54,262$56,071$57,880$59,689$61,498$63,307$65,116$66,925$68,734$70,543
GS-11$59,615$61,602$63,589$65,576$67,563$69,550$71,537$73,524$75,510$77,497
GS-12$71,455$73,836$76,218$78,600$80,982$83,363$85,745$88,127$90,508$92,890
GS-13$84,970$87,802$90,634$93,466$96,298$99,130$101,962$104,795$107,627$110,459
GS-14$100,408$103,755$107,102$110,448$113,795$117,142$120,488$123,835$127,182$130,528
GS-15$118,109$122,046$125,983$129,920$133,857$137,794$141,731$145,668$149,605$153,542
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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 14.68% 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$20,416$21,099$21,778$22,453$23,132$23,531$24,202$24,879$24,905$25,538
GS-2$22,955$23,501$24,261$24,905$25,185$25,926$26,667$27,407$28,148$28,889
GS-3$25,046$25,881$26,716$27,551$28,386$29,220$30,055$30,890$31,725$32,560
GS-4$28,117$29,054$29,991$30,928$31,865$32,802$33,739$34,676$35,613$36,550
GS-5$31,458$32,506$33,554$34,602$35,651$36,699$37,747$38,795$39,843$40,891
GS-6$35,066$36,234$37,403$38,571$39,740$40,909$42,077$43,246$44,414$45,583
GS-7$38,967$40,266$41,566$42,865$44,164$45,464$46,763$48,062$49,362$50,661
GS-8$43,155$44,593$46,031$47,469$48,908$50,346$51,784$53,222$54,660$56,098
GS-9$47,664$49,253$50,841$52,429$54,018$55,606$57,194$58,783$60,371$61,959
GS-10$52,490$54,240$55,990$57,740$59,490$61,240$62,990$64,740$66,490$68,240
GS-11$57,669$59,591$61,513$63,435$65,357$67,279$69,201$71,123$73,045$74,967
GS-12$69,122$71,426$73,730$76,034$78,338$80,642$82,946$85,250$87,554$89,858
GS-13$82,196$84,935$87,675$90,415$93,155$95,894$98,634$101,374$104,113$106,853
GS-14$97,131$100,368$103,605$106,843$110,080$113,318$116,555$119,792$123,030$126,267
GS-15$114,253$118,062$121,870$125,679$129,487$133,296$137,105$140,913$144,722$148,530

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 14.16% (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$20,324$21,003$21,679$22,351$23,027$23,424$24,092$24,766$24,792$25,422
GS-2$22,851$23,395$24,151$24,792$25,071$25,808$26,546$27,283$28,021$28,758
GS-3$24,933$25,764$26,595$27,426$28,257$29,088$29,919$30,750$31,581$32,412
GS-4$27,990$28,922$29,855$30,788$31,720$32,653$33,586$34,519$35,451$36,384
GS-5$31,315$32,359$33,402$34,445$35,489$36,532$37,576$38,619$39,663$40,706
GS-6$34,907$36,070$37,233$38,397$39,560$40,723$41,886$43,050$44,213$45,376
GS-7$38,790$40,084$41,377$42,671$43,964$45,258$46,551$47,844$49,138$50,431
GS-8$42,960$44,391$45,823$47,254$48,686$50,117$51,549$52,981$54,412$55,844
GS-9$47,448$49,029$50,611$52,192$53,773$55,354$56,935$58,516$60,097$61,678
GS-10$52,252$53,994$55,736$57,478$59,221$60,963$62,705$64,447$66,189$67,931
GS-11$57,408$59,321$61,234$63,148$65,061$66,974$68,888$70,801$72,714$74,628
GS-12$68,809$71,102$73,396$75,689$77,983$80,276$82,570$84,863$87,157$89,450
GS-13$81,823$84,550$87,278$90,005$92,732$95,459$98,187$100,914$103,641$106,369
GS-14$96,690$99,913$103,136$106,358$109,581$112,804$116,027$119,249$122,472$125,695
GS-15$113,735$117,527$121,318$125,109$128,900$132,692$136,483$140,274$144,065$147,857

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 $155,500, 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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