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General Schedule (GS) Payscale in Missouri for 2018

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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.

Missouri 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 Missouri, see our General Schedule Pay Calculator.

ST. LOUIS-ST. CHARLES-FARMINGTON, MO-IL

The ST. LOUIS-ST. CHARLES-FARMINGTON, MO-IL General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in Saint Louis and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 16.47% 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$21,879$22,611$23,339$24,063$24,791$25,216$25,934$26,661$26,689$27,373
GS-2$24,600$25,185$26,000$26,689$26,992$27,786$28,581$29,375$30,169$30,964
GS-3$26,841$27,735$28,629$29,524$30,418$31,313$32,207$33,102$33,996$34,891
GS-4$30,132$31,136$32,140$33,144$34,148$35,152$36,156$37,160$38,164$39,168
GS-5$33,712$34,836$35,960$37,084$38,208$39,332$40,456$41,580$42,704$43,828
GS-6$37,578$38,830$40,082$41,334$42,586$43,838$45,090$46,342$47,594$48,846
GS-7$41,759$43,151$44,543$45,935$47,326$48,718$50,110$51,502$52,894$54,286
GS-8$46,247$47,789$49,331$50,873$52,415$53,957$55,499$57,041$58,583$60,125
GS-9$51,080$52,783$54,486$56,189$57,891$59,594$61,297$63,000$64,703$66,405
GS-10$56,252$58,127$60,002$61,877$63,752$65,627$67,503$69,378$71,253$73,128
GS-11$61,801$63,862$65,922$67,982$70,043$72,103$74,163$76,224$78,284$80,345
GS-12$74,075$76,544$79,013$81,482$83,952$86,421$88,890$91,359$93,828$96,297
GS-13$88,084$91,020$93,956$96,893$99,829$102,765$105,701$108,637$111,574$114,510
GS-14$104,089$107,559$111,029$114,498$117,968$121,437$124,907$128,377$131,846$135,316
GS-15$122,437$126,518$130,599$134,680$138,761$142,842$146,923$151,005$155,086$159,167

The Saint Louis locality pay rate also applies to Saint Louis, and other cities within the region.

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KANSAS CITY-OVERLAND PARK-KANSAS CITY, MO-KS

The KANSAS CITY-OVERLAND PARK-KANSAS CITY, MO-KS General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in Kansas City and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 16.1% 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$21,809$22,540$23,265$23,986$24,712$25,136$25,852$26,576$26,604$27,286
GS-2$24,521$25,105$25,917$26,604$26,906$27,698$28,490$29,282$30,073$30,865
GS-3$26,755$27,647$28,539$29,430$30,322$31,213$32,105$32,997$33,888$34,780
GS-4$30,036$31,037$32,038$33,039$34,039$35,040$36,041$37,042$38,042$39,043
GS-5$33,605$34,726$35,846$36,966$38,087$39,207$40,327$41,448$42,568$43,688
GS-6$37,459$38,707$39,955$41,203$42,451$43,699$44,947$46,195$47,443$48,691
GS-7$41,626$43,014$44,401$45,789$47,176$48,563$49,951$51,338$52,726$54,113
GS-8$46,100$47,637$49,174$50,711$52,248$53,786$55,323$56,860$58,397$59,934
GS-9$50,918$52,615$54,313$56,010$57,708$59,405$61,102$62,800$64,497$66,194
GS-10$56,073$57,942$59,811$61,680$63,550$65,419$67,288$69,157$71,026$72,896
GS-11$61,605$63,659$65,713$67,766$69,820$71,874$73,928$75,982$78,035$80,089
GS-12$73,840$76,301$78,762$81,224$83,685$86,146$88,608$91,069$93,530$95,991
GS-13$87,804$90,731$93,658$96,585$99,512$102,439$105,365$108,292$111,219$114,146
GS-14$103,759$107,217$110,676$114,134$117,593$121,052$124,510$127,969$131,428$134,886
GS-15$122,048$126,116$130,184$134,252$138,320$142,389$146,457$150,525$154,593$158,661

The Kansas City locality pay rate also applies to Independence, Kansas City, Knob Noster, and other cities within the region.

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Rest of Missouri

Any federal employees in Missouri 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 15.37% (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$21,672$22,398$23,119$23,835$24,557$24,978$25,689$26,409$26,437$27,114
GS-2$24,367$24,948$25,754$26,437$26,737$27,524$28,311$29,097$29,884$30,671
GS-3$26,587$27,473$28,359$29,245$30,131$31,017$31,903$32,789$33,675$34,561
GS-4$29,847$30,842$31,836$32,831$33,825$34,820$35,814$36,809$37,803$38,798
GS-5$33,394$34,507$35,620$36,734$37,847$38,960$40,074$41,187$42,300$43,414
GS-6$37,223$38,463$39,703$40,944$42,184$43,424$44,664$45,905$47,145$48,385
GS-7$41,365$42,743$44,122$45,501$46,879$48,258$49,637$51,015$52,394$53,773
GS-8$45,810$47,337$48,865$50,392$51,920$53,447$54,975$56,502$58,030$59,557
GS-9$50,598$52,285$53,971$55,658$57,345$59,031$60,718$62,405$64,091$65,778
GS-10$55,720$57,578$59,435$61,293$63,150$65,008$66,865$68,722$70,580$72,437
GS-11$61,218$63,259$65,299$67,340$69,381$71,422$73,463$75,504$77,545$79,586
GS-12$73,375$75,821$78,267$80,713$83,159$85,605$88,050$90,496$92,942$95,388
GS-13$87,252$90,161$93,069$95,977$98,886$101,794$104,703$107,611$110,520$113,428
GS-14$103,106$106,543$109,980$113,417$116,854$120,291$123,727$127,164$130,601$134,038
GS-15$121,280$125,323$129,366$133,408$137,451$141,493$145,536$149,578$153,621$157,663

The Rest of U.S. locality pay rate also applies to Columbia, Springfield, Fort Leonard Wood, and other cities within the region.

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* For some high-paygrade workers pay under the GS scale may be capped at $164,200, 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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