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General Schedule (GS) Payscale in Nevada for 2022

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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.

Nevada 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 Nevada, see our General Schedule Pay Calculator.

SACRAMENTO-ROSEVILLE, CA-NV

The SACRAMENTO-ROSEVILLE, CA-NV General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in Sacramento and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 27.3% 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$25,679$26,541$27,394$28,244$29,097$29,596$30,441$31,292$31,326$32,123
GS-2$28,874$29,562$30,518$31,326$31,680$32,612$33,544$34,475$35,407$36,339
GS-3$31,505$32,556$33,606$34,656$35,706$36,757$37,807$38,857$39,907$40,958
GS-4$35,366$36,545$37,724$38,903$40,082$41,260$42,439$43,618$44,797$45,976
GS-5$39,569$40,887$42,206$43,525$44,844$46,163$47,482$48,800$50,119$51,438
GS-6$44,108$45,578$47,049$48,519$49,989$51,460$52,930$54,400$55,871$57,341
GS-7$49,014$50,648$52,281$53,914$55,547$57,181$58,814$60,447$62,080$63,714
GS-8$54,282$56,091$57,900$59,709$61,518$63,327$65,136$66,945$68,753$70,562
GS-9$59,954$61,953$63,952$65,950$67,949$69,948$71,946$73,945$75,943$77,942
GS-10$66,023$68,224$70,425$72,626$74,827$77,028$79,229$81,430$83,631$85,832
GS-11$72,539$74,957$77,374$79,792$82,209$84,626$87,044$89,461$91,879$94,296
GS-12$86,945$89,843$92,742$95,640$98,539$101,438$104,336$107,235$110,134$113,032
GS-13$103,388$106,834$110,280$113,726$117,172$120,618$124,064$127,510$130,956$134,402
GS-14$122,174$126,246$130,318$134,391$138,463$142,535$146,608$150,680$154,752$158,825
GS-15$143,709$148,499$153,290$158,080$162,870$167,660$172,451$176,300*$176,300*$176,300*
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LAS VEGAS-HENDERSON, NV-AZ

The LAS VEGAS-HENDERSON, NV-AZ General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in Las Vegas and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 18.25% 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$23,853$24,654$25,446$26,236$27,028$27,492$28,277$29,067$29,099$29,839
GS-2$26,821$27,460$28,348$29,099$29,428$30,293$31,159$32,024$32,890$33,756
GS-3$29,266$30,241$31,217$32,192$33,168$34,144$35,119$36,095$37,070$38,046
GS-4$32,852$33,947$35,042$36,137$37,232$38,327$39,422$40,517$41,612$42,707
GS-5$36,756$37,981$39,206$40,431$41,656$42,881$44,106$45,331$46,556$47,781
GS-6$40,972$42,338$43,704$45,070$46,436$47,801$49,167$50,533$51,899$53,265
GS-7$45,530$47,047$48,564$50,081$51,598$53,116$54,633$56,150$57,667$59,184
GS-8$50,423$52,103$53,784$55,464$57,144$58,825$60,505$62,185$63,866$65,546
GS-9$55,692$57,549$59,405$61,262$63,118$64,975$66,831$68,688$70,544$72,401
GS-10$61,329$63,374$65,418$67,463$69,507$71,552$73,596$75,641$77,686$79,730
GS-11$67,382$69,628$71,874$74,119$76,365$78,610$80,856$83,101$85,347$87,593
GS-12$80,764$83,456$86,149$88,841$91,534$94,226$96,919$99,611$102,304$104,997
GS-13$96,038$99,239$102,440$105,641$108,842$112,043$115,244$118,445$121,646$124,847
GS-14$113,488$117,271$121,054$124,837$128,619$132,402$136,185$139,968$143,751$147,533
GS-15$133,492$137,942$142,392$146,842$151,291$155,741$160,191$164,641$169,090$173,540

The Las Vegas locality pay rate also applies to Henderson, Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Indian Springs, and other cities within the region.

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Rest of Nevada

Any federal employees in Nevada 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 16.2% (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$23,440$24,227$25,005$25,781$26,560$27,015$27,787$28,563$28,594$29,322
GS-2$26,356$26,984$27,857$28,594$28,918$29,768$30,619$31,469$32,320$33,170
GS-3$28,758$29,717$30,676$31,634$32,593$33,552$34,510$35,469$36,428$37,386
GS-4$32,283$33,359$34,435$35,511$36,587$37,663$38,739$39,815$40,891$41,967
GS-5$36,118$37,322$38,526$39,730$40,934$42,138$43,341$44,545$45,749$46,953
GS-6$40,262$41,604$42,946$44,288$45,631$46,973$48,315$49,657$50,999$52,341
GS-7$44,740$46,231$47,722$49,213$50,704$52,195$53,686$55,176$56,667$58,158
GS-8$49,549$51,200$52,851$54,502$56,154$57,805$59,456$61,107$62,758$64,410
GS-9$54,727$56,551$58,375$60,200$62,024$63,848$65,673$67,497$69,321$71,146
GS-10$60,266$62,275$64,284$66,293$68,302$70,311$72,321$74,330$76,339$78,348
GS-11$66,214$68,421$70,628$72,834$75,041$77,247$79,454$81,661$83,867$86,074
GS-12$79,363$82,009$84,655$87,301$89,947$92,593$95,239$97,885$100,530$103,176
GS-13$94,373$97,519$100,664$103,810$106,955$110,101$113,246$116,392$119,537$122,683
GS-14$111,521$115,238$118,955$122,672$126,390$130,107$133,824$137,541$141,259$144,976
GS-15$131,178$135,551$139,923$144,296$148,669$153,041$157,414$161,786$166,159$170,532

The Rest of U.S. locality pay rate also applies to Fallon, Reno, Hawthorne, and other cities within the region.

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* For some high-paygrade workers pay under the GS scale may be capped at $176,300, 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/2022/nevada