Congress has passed a retro-active 1.4% pay raise for 2019 in addition to a locality increase and 6 new localities.

Birmingham Locality Area - General Schedule Localities

The BIRMINGHAM-HOOVER-TALLADEGA, AL GS Locality is one of 53 GS Locality Areas used to determine local cost-of-living pay adjustments for federal government employees. The 2019 Locality Pay Adjustment for this locality is 15.77%, which means that GS employees in this area are paid 15.77% more then the GS Base Pay Table.

While the major city in this Locality Area is Birmingham, Alabama, federal employees located within the surrounding areas may also be considered to be within this pay area. The Birmingham locality map shows which counties in Alabama are included in the Birmingham Locality Area. Keep in mind that areas in other states may also be covered by this locality.

Before 2019, the Birmingham GS Locality area did not exist. For all years before 2019, Birmingham was part of the "Rest of U.S." locality area.

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2019 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Birmingham GS locality is 15.77%. This is the 2019 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Birmingham-area workers. Use the tabs to view different years.

GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$22,052$22,790$23,524$24,253$24,987$25,415$26,140$26,871$26,900$27,585
GS-2$24,794$25,385$26,206$26,900$27,202$28,002$28,802$29,602$30,402$31,202
GS-3$27,053$27,955$28,857$29,759$30,661$31,562$32,464$33,366$34,268$35,170
GS-4$30,370$31,382$32,394$33,405$34,417$35,429$36,441$37,453$38,465$39,476
GS-5$33,978$35,111$36,243$37,375$38,507$39,640$40,772$41,904$43,036$44,169
GS-6$37,875$39,138$40,401$41,664$42,928$44,191$45,454$46,717$47,980$49,243
GS-7$42,089$43,492$44,896$46,299$47,702$49,105$50,508$51,911$53,314$54,718
GS-8$46,612$48,166$49,720$51,273$52,827$54,381$55,934$57,488$59,042$60,595
GS-9$51,484$53,200$54,915$56,631$58,347$60,063$61,778$63,494$65,210$66,925
GS-10$56,696$58,585$60,475$62,364$64,254$66,143$68,032$69,922$71,811$73,700
GS-11$62,290$64,367$66,444$68,521$70,598$72,675$74,752$76,828$78,905$80,982
GS-12$74,660$77,149$79,638$82,127$84,616$87,105$89,594$92,083$94,573$97,062
GS-13$88,781$91,740$94,699$97,658$100,617$103,576$106,535$109,494$112,453$115,412
GS-14$104,912$108,409$111,907$115,404$118,902$122,399$125,896$129,394$132,891$136,389
GS-15$123,405$127,518$131,632$135,745$139,858$143,972$148,085$152,198$156,311$160,425

The boundaries of General Schedule localities are demarcated by the General Services Administration (GSA), and locality adjustment rates for these localities are designed to reflect the varying cost-of-living across different areas of the country.


Cities in the BIRMINGHAM-HOOVER-TALLADEGA, AL Locality:

Birmingham, Eastaboga, and other areas within the region.

Government facilities in the BIRMINGHAM-HOOVER-TALLADEGA, AL Locality:

Anniston Army Depot, and other government installations in the area.

* GS scale pay is capped at $155,500 / year, which is the Senior Executive Service's Level 4 pay for the current year (5 U.S.C. 5304 (g)(1)).


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