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General Schedule (GS) Payscale in New Hampshire for 2021

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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-ME

The BOSTON-WORCESTER-PROVIDENCE, MA-RI-NH-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 29.11% 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$25,484$26,338$27,185$28,028$28,875$29,371$30,209$31,054$31,087$31,877
GS-2$28,655$29,336$30,285$31,087$31,437$32,361$33,286$34,210$35,135$36,059
GS-3$31,265$32,307$33,349$34,391$35,433$36,475$37,517$38,559$39,601$40,643
GS-4$35,097$36,267$37,437$38,606$39,776$40,946$42,116$43,285$44,455$45,625
GS-5$39,268$40,577$41,886$43,195$44,504$45,813$47,123$48,432$49,741$51,050
GS-6$43,772$45,231$46,690$48,149$49,608$51,067$52,526$53,985$55,444$56,903
GS-7$48,641$50,263$51,884$53,506$55,127$56,749$58,371$59,992$61,614$63,235
GS-8$53,869$55,664$57,460$59,256$61,052$62,848$64,644$66,440$68,236$70,032
GS-9$59,498$61,481$63,464$65,447$67,430$69,413$71,397$73,380$75,363$77,346
GS-10$65,521$67,705$69,890$72,074$74,259$76,443$78,628$80,813$82,997$85,182
GS-11$71,987$74,387$76,787$79,187$81,587$83,987$86,388$88,788$91,188$93,588
GS-12$86,283$89,159$92,036$94,913$97,789$100,666$103,542$106,419$109,295$112,172
GS-13$102,601$106,021$109,441$112,862$116,282$119,702$123,122$126,542$129,962$133,382
GS-14$121,243$125,284$129,326$133,367$137,408$141,449$145,490$149,531$153,572$157,614
GS-15$142,615$147,369$152,123$156,876$161,630$166,384$171,138$172,500*$172,500*$172,500*

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 15.95% (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$22,886$23,654$24,414$25,172$25,932$26,377$27,130$27,888$27,918$28,628
GS-2$25,734$26,346$27,198$27,918$28,233$29,063$29,893$30,723$31,553$32,384
GS-3$28,078$29,014$29,950$30,886$31,821$32,757$33,693$34,628$35,564$36,500
GS-4$31,520$32,570$33,621$34,671$35,722$36,772$37,823$38,873$39,924$40,974
GS-5$35,265$36,441$37,616$38,792$39,968$41,144$42,319$43,495$44,671$45,847
GS-6$39,311$40,621$41,931$43,241$44,551$45,862$47,172$48,482$49,792$51,103
GS-7$43,683$45,139$46,596$48,052$49,508$50,965$52,421$53,877$55,334$56,790
GS-8$48,378$49,991$51,604$53,216$54,829$56,442$58,055$59,668$61,281$62,894
GS-9$53,433$55,214$56,995$58,776$60,557$62,338$64,119$65,900$67,681$69,462
GS-10$58,842$60,804$62,766$64,728$66,690$68,652$70,614$72,575$74,537$76,499
GS-11$64,649$66,805$68,960$71,116$73,271$75,427$77,582$79,738$81,893$84,049
GS-12$77,488$80,072$82,655$85,238$87,822$90,405$92,988$95,572$98,155$100,739
GS-13$92,143$95,215$98,286$101,358$104,429$107,501$110,572$113,644$116,715$119,787
GS-14$108,885$112,514$116,144$119,773$123,402$127,031$130,661$134,290$137,919$141,548
GS-15$128,078$132,348$136,617$140,886$145,155$149,425$153,694$157,963$162,233$166,502
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* For some high-paygrade workers pay under the GS scale may be capped at $172,500, 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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