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General Schedule (GS) Payscale in Indiana for 2017

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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 26.85% 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$23,500$24,287$25,068$25,846$26,627$27,084$27,856$28,636$28,667$29,392
GS-2$26,422$27,051$27,926$28,667$28,989$29,841$30,694$31,546$32,399$33,251
GS-3$28,829$29,791$30,752$31,714$32,675$33,637$34,598$35,560$36,521$37,480
GS-4$32,365$33,443$34,521$35,599$36,677$37,756$38,834$39,912$40,990$42,069
GS-5$36,209$37,417$38,625$39,832$41,040$42,247$43,455$44,663$45,870$47,078
GS-6$40,362$41,708$43,054$44,400$45,746$47,092$48,438$49,784$51,129$52,475
GS-7$44,853$46,348$47,844$49,340$50,835$52,331$53,826$55,322$56,817$58,313
GS-8$49,673$51,329$52,984$54,639$56,295$57,950$59,606$61,261$62,916$64,572
GS-9$54,864$56,693$58,522$60,351$62,181$64,010$65,839$67,668$69,497$71,326
GS-10$60,419$62,433$64,447$66,462$68,476$70,491$72,505$74,519$76,534$78,548
GS-11$66,379$68,592$70,804$73,016$75,228$77,441$79,653$81,865$84,077$86,290
GS-12$79,563$82,215$84,868$87,520$90,173$92,825$95,477$98,130$100,782$103,435
GS-13$94,610$97,763$100,917$104,070$107,224$110,377$113,531$116,684$119,838$122,991
GS-14$111,801$115,527$119,254$122,981$126,708$130,435$134,162$137,888$141,615$145,342
GS-15$131,508$135,892$140,276$144,660$149,044$153,428$157,812$161,900*$161,900*$161,900*
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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 19.52% 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$22,142$22,883$23,620$24,352$25,088$25,519$26,247$26,982$27,010$27,694
GS-2$24,895$25,488$26,312$27,010$27,314$28,117$28,920$29,723$30,527$31,330
GS-3$27,163$28,069$28,975$29,881$30,787$31,693$32,599$33,505$34,411$35,315
GS-4$30,494$31,510$32,526$33,542$34,558$35,574$36,590$37,606$38,622$39,638
GS-5$34,117$35,255$36,393$37,530$38,668$39,806$40,944$42,082$43,220$44,357
GS-6$38,030$39,298$40,566$41,834$43,102$44,371$45,639$46,907$48,175$49,443
GS-7$42,261$43,670$45,079$46,488$47,898$49,307$50,716$52,125$53,534$54,943
GS-8$46,803$48,363$49,922$51,482$53,042$54,602$56,161$57,721$59,281$60,840
GS-9$51,694$53,417$55,141$56,864$58,588$60,311$62,034$63,758$65,481$67,205
GS-10$56,927$58,825$60,723$62,621$64,519$66,417$68,315$70,213$72,111$74,009
GS-11$62,544$64,628$66,712$68,797$70,881$72,966$75,050$77,135$79,219$81,303
GS-12$74,965$77,464$79,964$82,463$84,962$87,461$89,960$92,459$94,959$97,458
GS-13$89,143$92,114$95,085$98,057$101,028$103,999$106,970$109,942$112,913$115,884
GS-14$105,340$108,852$112,363$115,875$119,386$122,898$126,409$129,921$133,432$136,944
GS-15$123,909$128,039$132,170$136,301$140,431$144,562$148,692$152,823$156,954$161,084
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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 15.85% 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$21,462$22,181$22,894$23,604$24,318$24,735$25,441$26,153$26,181$26,844
GS-2$24,130$24,705$25,504$26,181$26,475$27,254$28,032$28,811$29,589$30,368
GS-3$26,329$27,207$28,086$28,964$29,842$30,720$31,598$32,476$33,354$34,230
GS-4$29,558$30,543$31,527$32,512$33,497$34,482$35,466$36,451$37,436$38,420
GS-5$33,069$34,172$35,275$36,378$37,481$38,584$39,687$40,790$41,893$42,995
GS-6$36,862$38,091$39,321$40,550$41,779$43,008$44,237$45,466$46,696$47,925
GS-7$40,963$42,329$43,695$45,061$46,427$47,793$49,159$50,525$51,890$53,256
GS-8$45,366$46,878$48,389$49,901$51,413$52,925$54,437$55,949$57,460$58,972
GS-9$50,106$51,777$53,447$55,118$56,789$58,459$60,130$61,800$63,471$65,141
GS-10$55,179$57,019$58,859$60,698$62,538$64,378$66,218$68,057$69,897$71,737
GS-11$60,623$62,644$64,664$66,684$68,705$70,725$72,746$74,766$76,787$78,807
GS-12$72,663$75,086$77,508$79,931$82,353$84,776$87,198$89,620$92,043$94,465
GS-13$86,406$89,286$92,166$95,046$97,926$100,806$103,686$106,566$109,446$112,326
GS-14$102,106$105,509$108,913$112,317$115,720$119,124$122,528$125,931$129,335$132,739
GS-15$120,104$124,108$128,112$132,115$136,119$140,123$144,127$148,130$152,134$156,138

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 15.06% (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$21,316$22,029$22,738$23,443$24,152$24,566$25,267$25,975$26,002$26,661
GS-2$23,966$24,537$25,330$26,002$26,295$27,068$27,841$28,614$29,387$30,161
GS-3$26,150$27,022$27,894$28,766$29,638$30,510$31,383$32,255$33,127$33,997
GS-4$29,356$30,334$31,312$32,290$33,268$34,246$35,224$36,202$37,180$38,158
GS-5$32,844$33,939$35,035$36,130$37,225$38,321$39,416$40,511$41,607$42,702
GS-6$36,611$37,832$39,053$40,273$41,494$42,715$43,936$45,156$46,377$47,598
GS-7$40,684$42,041$43,397$44,754$46,110$47,467$48,823$50,180$51,537$52,893
GS-8$45,056$46,558$48,059$49,561$51,062$52,564$54,066$55,567$57,069$58,570
GS-9$49,765$51,424$53,083$54,742$56,401$58,060$59,720$61,379$63,038$64,697
GS-10$54,803$56,630$58,457$60,285$62,112$63,939$65,766$67,593$69,420$71,247
GS-11$60,210$62,216$64,223$66,230$68,236$70,243$72,250$74,256$76,263$78,270
GS-12$72,168$74,574$76,980$79,386$81,792$84,197$86,603$89,009$91,415$93,821
GS-13$85,816$88,677$91,537$94,398$97,258$100,118$102,979$105,839$108,699$111,560
GS-14$101,409$104,790$108,170$111,551$114,931$118,312$121,692$125,073$128,453$131,833
GS-15$119,285$123,261$127,238$131,214$135,191$139,167$143,144$147,120$151,097$155,073

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 $161,900, 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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