General Schedule (GS) Payscale Table for 2020

Base pay rates are established in the congressional budget or by executive order in lieu of a budget. Each year, the new pay rates go into effect on January 1st.

On average, federal employees receive 1-3% raise each year. Effective raises may be higher in some areas when factoring in changes to locality rate adjustments as well.

Last year, federal employees received a 1.4% raise. The table below shows the federal General Schedule Base Payscale factoring in next-year's expected 2.6% across-the-board raise.

The official 2020 GS payscale will be published here as soon as the official rates are released.

This is 2020's unofficial General Schedule (GS) Pay Scale including an expected 2.6% raise.

2020 GS Base Payscale

GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$19,543$20,198$20,848$21,494$22,144$22,524$23,166$23,814$23,840$24,447
GS-2$21,974$22,497$23,225$23,840$24,108$24,817$25,526$26,235$26,944$27,653
GS-3$23,976$24,775$25,574$26,373$27,173$27,972$28,771$29,570$30,370$31,169
GS-4$26,915$27,812$28,709$29,605$30,502$31,399$32,295$33,192$34,089$34,986
GS-5$30,113$31,117$32,120$33,123$34,127$35,130$36,134$37,137$38,141$39,144
GS-6$33,567$34,686$35,805$36,925$38,044$39,163$40,283$41,402$42,522$43,641
GS-7$37,301$38,545$39,788$41,032$42,275$43,519$44,762$46,006$47,249$48,493
GS-8$41,310$42,687$44,064$45,441$46,817$48,194$49,571$50,948$52,325$53,702
GS-9$45,627$47,148$48,668$50,189$51,709$53,230$54,750$56,271$57,792$59,312
GS-10$50,246$51,921$53,595$55,270$56,944$58,618$60,293$61,967$63,642$65,316
GS-11$55,204$57,045$58,885$60,726$62,567$64,407$66,248$68,088$69,929$71,770
GS-12$66,167$68,373$70,579$72,784$74,990$77,196$79,402$81,608$83,814$86,020
GS-13$78,681$81,303$83,926$86,548$89,171$91,793$94,416$97,038$99,661$102,283
GS-14$92,977$96,077$99,176$102,276$105,375$108,475$111,574$114,674$117,774$120,873
GS-15$109,366$113,012$116,657$120,303$123,948$127,593$131,239$134,884$138,529$142,175

This table shows the expected base pay rates for all General Schedule (GS) positions in 2020. The official 2020 GS Pay Scale has not been finalized. This table is revised yearly, effective each January, to reflect increasing costs of living. The official 2020 pay table will be published here as soon as the data becomes available.

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Source: www.federalpay.org/gs/2020