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General Schedule (GS) Payscale in New Hampshire 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.

New Hampshire 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 New Hampshire, see our General Schedule Pay Calculator.

BOSTON-WORCESTER-PROVIDENCE, MA-RI-NH-CT-ME

The BOSTON-WORCESTER-PROVIDENCE, MA-RI-NH-CT-ME General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in Boston and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 27.48% 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$23,947$24,749$25,546$26,337$27,134$27,599$28,386$29,181$29,212$29,960
GS-2$26,925$27,566$28,457$29,212$29,543$30,413$31,282$32,152$33,021$33,891
GS-3$29,378$30,357$31,336$32,315$33,294$34,273$35,252$36,231$37,210$38,189
GS-4$32,980$34,079$35,178$36,277$37,376$38,475$39,574$40,672$41,771$42,870
GS-5$36,899$38,129$39,359$40,590$41,820$43,050$44,280$45,510$46,741$47,971
GS-6$41,130$42,501$43,871$45,241$46,612$47,982$49,353$50,723$52,093$53,464
GS-7$45,707$47,230$48,753$50,277$51,800$53,324$54,847$56,370$57,894$59,417
GS-8$50,618$52,306$53,994$55,682$57,370$59,058$60,745$62,433$64,121$65,809
GS-9$55,909$57,773$59,636$61,500$63,364$65,228$67,091$68,955$70,819$72,683
GS-10$61,569$63,621$65,674$67,726$69,779$71,831$73,884$75,936$77,988$80,041
GS-11$67,643$69,899$72,154$74,409$76,664$78,919$81,174$83,429$85,684$87,940
GS-12$81,077$83,780$86,482$89,185$91,888$94,590$97,293$99,995$102,698$105,400
GS-13$96,411$99,624$102,838$106,052$109,266$112,479$115,693$118,907$122,121$125,335
GS-14$113,929$117,727$121,524$125,322$129,119$132,917$136,715$140,512$144,310$148,108
GS-15$134,011$138,478$142,945$147,411$151,878$156,345$160,812$164,200*$164,200*$164,200*

The Boston locality pay rate also applies to Manchester, and other cities within the region.

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Rest of New Hampshire

Any federal employees in New Hampshire 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
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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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Source: www.federalpay.org/gs/2018/newhampshire