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General Schedule (GS) Payscale in Nevada for 2016

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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.

Nevada 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 Nevada, see our General Schedule Pay Calculator.

SACRAMENTO-ROSEVILLE, CA-NV

The SACRAMENTO-ROSEVILLE, CA-NV General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in Sacramento and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 22.61% 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$22,490$23,242$23,990$24,734$25,482$25,920$26,659$27,405$27,434$28,128
GS-2$25,286$25,888$26,725$27,434$27,745$28,562$29,379$30,195$31,012$31,828
GS-3$27,590$28,509$29,429$30,348$31,268$32,188$33,107$34,027$34,946$35,866
GS-4$30,973$32,005$33,037$34,070$35,102$36,134$37,167$38,199$39,232$40,264
GS-5$34,652$35,807$36,962$38,117$39,272$40,427$41,582$42,737$43,892$45,047
GS-6$38,627$39,914$41,202$42,489$43,777$45,064$46,351$47,639$48,926$50,214
GS-7$42,925$44,355$45,786$47,217$48,648$50,079$51,510$52,941$54,371$55,802
GS-8$47,537$49,121$50,705$52,289$53,874$55,458$57,042$58,626$60,210$61,794
GS-9$52,505$54,255$56,005$57,754$59,504$61,254$63,003$64,753$66,502$68,252
GS-10$57,820$59,748$61,675$63,603$65,530$67,458$69,385$71,312$73,240$75,167
GS-11$63,525$65,643$67,760$69,878$71,995$74,113$76,230$78,348$80,465$82,583
GS-12$76,142$78,680$81,218$83,756$86,294$88,832$91,370$93,908$96,446$98,984
GS-13$90,543$93,561$96,580$99,599$102,617$105,636$108,655$111,673$114,692$117,711
GS-14$106,993$110,560$114,127$117,693$121,260$124,827$128,394$131,960$135,527$139,094
GS-15$125,854$130,050$134,246$138,441$142,637$146,833$151,029$155,224$159,420$160,300*
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LAS VEGAS-HENDERSON, NV-AZ

The LAS VEGAS-HENDERSON, NV-AZ General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in Las Vegas and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 14.55% 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$21,012$21,714$22,413$23,108$23,807$24,216$24,907$25,603$25,631$26,279
GS-2$23,624$24,186$24,968$25,631$25,922$26,684$27,447$28,210$28,973$29,736
GS-3$25,776$26,635$27,494$28,353$29,213$30,072$30,931$31,790$32,649$33,508
GS-4$28,936$29,901$30,865$31,830$32,795$33,759$34,724$35,688$36,653$37,617
GS-5$32,374$33,453$34,532$35,611$36,690$37,769$38,848$39,928$41,007$42,086
GS-6$36,088$37,291$38,493$39,696$40,899$42,102$43,304$44,507$45,710$46,913
GS-7$40,103$41,440$42,776$44,113$45,450$46,787$48,124$49,460$50,797$52,134
GS-8$44,412$45,892$47,372$48,852$50,332$51,812$53,292$54,772$56,252$57,732
GS-9$49,054$50,688$52,323$53,958$55,592$57,227$58,862$60,496$62,131$63,765
GS-10$54,019$55,820$57,621$59,422$61,222$63,023$64,824$66,625$68,425$70,226
GS-11$59,350$61,328$63,306$65,284$67,263$69,241$71,219$73,197$75,176$77,154
GS-12$71,137$73,508$75,879$78,250$80,621$82,993$85,364$87,735$90,106$92,477
GS-13$84,591$87,411$90,231$93,051$95,871$98,692$101,512$104,332$107,152$109,973
GS-14$99,960$103,292$106,624$109,957$113,289$116,621$119,953$123,286$126,618$129,950
GS-15$117,581$121,501$125,421$129,341$133,261$137,180$141,100$145,020$148,940$152,860

The Las Vegas locality pay rate also applies to Henderson, Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Indian Springs, and other cities within the region.

Government installations that use the Las Vegas GS locality include Nellis Air Force Base, and other facilities within the region.

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Rest of Nevada

Any federal employees in Nevada 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 14.35% (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$20,975$21,676$22,374$23,068$23,765$24,174$24,863$25,558$25,586$26,233
GS-2$23,582$24,144$24,925$25,586$25,876$26,638$27,399$28,161$28,923$29,684
GS-3$25,731$26,589$27,446$28,304$29,162$30,019$30,877$31,734$32,592$33,450
GS-4$28,886$29,849$30,812$31,774$32,737$33,700$34,663$35,626$36,589$37,551
GS-5$32,318$33,395$34,472$35,549$36,626$37,703$38,781$39,858$40,935$42,012
GS-6$36,025$37,225$38,426$39,627$40,828$42,028$43,229$44,430$45,630$46,831
GS-7$40,033$41,367$42,702$44,036$45,371$46,705$48,040$49,374$50,709$52,043
GS-8$44,335$45,812$47,289$48,767$50,244$51,722$53,199$54,676$56,154$57,631
GS-9$48,968$50,600$52,232$53,863$55,495$57,127$58,759$60,391$62,022$63,654
GS-10$53,925$55,723$57,520$59,318$61,116$62,913$64,711$66,508$68,306$70,103
GS-11$59,246$61,221$63,196$65,170$67,145$69,120$71,095$73,070$75,044$77,019
GS-12$71,012$73,380$75,747$78,114$80,481$82,848$85,215$87,582$89,949$92,316
GS-13$84,443$87,258$90,073$92,889$95,704$98,519$101,335$104,150$106,965$109,781
GS-14$99,785$103,112$106,438$109,765$113,091$116,417$119,744$123,070$126,397$129,723
GS-15$117,376$121,289$125,202$129,115$133,028$136,941$140,854$144,767$148,680$152,593

The Rest of U.S. locality pay rate also applies to Fallon, Reno, Hawthorne, and other cities within the region.

Government installations that use the Rest of U.S. GS locality include Fallon Naval Air Station, Fallon Naval Air Station, and other facilities within the region.

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* For some high-paygrade workers pay under the GS scale may be capped at $160,300, 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/2016/nevada