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Buffalo Locality Area - General Schedule Localities

The BUFFALO-CHEEKTOWAGA, NY GS Locality is one of 34 GS Locality Areas used to determine local cost-of-living pay adjustments for federal government employees. The 2017 Locality Pay Adjustment for this locality is 18.66%, which means that GS employees in this area are paid 18.66% more then the GS Base Pay Table.

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

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2017 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Buffalo GS locality is 18.66%. This is the 2017 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Buffalo-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$21,983$22,719$23,450$24,177$24,908$25,335$26,058$26,787$26,816$27,495
GS-2$24,716$25,304$26,123$26,816$27,117$27,915$28,712$29,510$30,307$31,104
GS-3$26,968$27,867$28,767$29,666$30,566$31,465$32,365$33,264$34,163$35,060
GS-4$30,275$31,284$32,292$33,301$34,309$35,318$36,327$37,335$38,344$39,352
GS-5$33,871$35,001$36,131$37,260$38,390$39,520$40,649$41,779$42,909$44,038
GS-6$37,756$39,015$40,274$41,533$42,792$44,051$45,310$46,569$47,828$49,087
GS-7$41,957$43,356$44,755$46,154$47,553$48,952$50,351$51,750$53,149$54,548
GS-8$46,466$48,015$49,563$51,112$52,660$54,209$55,757$57,306$58,854$60,403
GS-9$51,322$53,033$54,744$56,455$58,166$59,877$61,588$63,299$65,010$66,721
GS-10$56,518$58,402$60,286$62,171$64,055$65,939$67,824$69,708$71,592$73,477
GS-11$62,094$64,163$66,232$68,302$70,371$72,441$74,510$76,580$78,649$80,718
GS-12$74,426$76,907$79,388$81,869$84,351$86,832$89,313$91,794$94,275$96,757
GS-13$88,501$91,451$94,401$97,351$100,301$103,251$106,201$109,151$112,100$115,050
GS-14$104,582$108,068$111,555$115,041$118,527$122,013$125,500$128,986$132,472$135,958
GS-15$123,017$127,118$131,219$135,320$139,421$143,522$147,623$151,723$155,824$159,925

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2016 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Buffalo GS locality is 17.31%. This is the 2016 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Buffalo-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$21,518$22,237$22,953$23,665$24,381$24,799$25,507$26,220$26,248$26,912
GS-2$24,193$24,769$25,570$26,248$26,546$27,327$28,109$28,890$29,671$30,453
GS-3$26,397$27,277$28,157$29,037$29,916$30,796$31,676$32,556$33,436$34,316
GS-4$29,634$30,621$31,609$32,597$33,585$34,572$35,560$36,548$37,536$38,523
GS-5$33,154$34,259$35,364$36,469$37,574$38,679$39,785$40,890$41,995$43,100
GS-6$36,957$38,189$39,421$40,653$41,884$43,116$44,348$45,580$46,811$48,043
GS-7$41,069$42,438$43,807$45,176$46,545$47,914$49,283$50,652$52,021$53,390
GS-8$45,482$46,998$48,514$50,029$51,545$53,060$54,576$56,092$57,607$59,123
GS-9$50,236$51,910$53,584$55,258$56,932$58,606$60,280$61,954$63,628$65,302
GS-10$55,321$57,165$59,009$60,853$62,698$64,542$66,386$68,230$70,074$71,918
GS-11$60,779$62,805$64,831$66,857$68,883$70,909$72,935$74,961$76,987$79,013
GS-12$72,851$75,279$77,707$80,136$82,564$84,992$87,421$89,849$92,277$94,706
GS-13$86,629$89,517$92,405$95,293$98,181$101,070$103,958$106,846$109,734$112,622
GS-14$102,368$105,781$109,193$112,606$116,018$119,431$122,844$126,256$129,669$133,081
GS-15$120,414$124,428$128,443$132,457$136,471$140,486$144,500$148,514$152,529$156,543

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2015 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Buffalo GS locality is 16.98%. This is the 2015 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Buffalo-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$21,245$21,955$22,661$23,364$24,071$24,485$25,183$25,888$25,915$26,568
GS-2$23,886$24,455$25,245$25,915$26,207$26,978$27,749$28,520$29,291$30,062
GS-3$26,062$26,931$27,800$28,669$29,539$30,408$31,277$32,146$33,015$33,884
GS-4$29,258$30,233$31,209$32,185$33,160$34,136$35,112$36,087$37,063$38,038
GS-5$32,733$33,825$34,916$36,008$37,099$38,190$39,282$40,373$41,465$42,556
GS-6$36,488$37,705$38,922$40,138$41,355$42,571$43,788$45,005$46,221$47,438
GS-7$40,548$41,899$43,250$44,601$45,952$47,303$48,654$50,005$51,357$52,708
GS-8$44,905$46,402$47,900$49,397$50,894$52,392$53,889$55,387$56,884$58,381
GS-9$49,598$51,251$52,904$54,557$56,210$57,863$59,516$61,169$62,822$64,475
GS-10$54,619$56,439$58,260$60,080$61,900$63,720$65,540$67,361$69,181$71,001
GS-11$60,008$62,009$64,009$66,009$68,010$70,010$72,011$74,011$76,011$78,012
GS-12$71,926$74,324$76,723$79,121$81,519$83,917$86,315$88,713$91,111$93,509
GS-13$85,530$88,381$91,232$94,082$96,933$99,784$102,635$105,486$108,336$111,187
GS-14$101,070$104,439$107,808$111,177$114,546$117,915$121,284$124,653$128,022$131,391
GS-15$118,887$122,850$126,813$130,777$134,740$138,703$142,666$146,630$150,593$154,556

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2014 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Buffalo GS locality is 16.98%. This is the 2014 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Buffalo-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$21,034$21,737$22,437$23,133$23,832$24,243$24,934$25,631$25,658$26,313
GS-2$23,650$24,213$24,995$25,658$25,945$26,708$27,470$28,233$28,996$29,759
GS-3$25,803$26,663$27,523$28,383$29,243$30,102$30,962$31,822$32,682$33,542
GS-4$28,968$29,933$30,898$31,863$32,828$33,793$34,758$35,723$36,688$37,654
GS-5$32,409$33,490$34,571$35,652$36,733$37,814$38,895$39,976$41,056$42,137
GS-6$36,127$37,331$38,534$39,738$40,942$42,146$43,349$44,553$45,757$46,960
GS-7$40,146$41,485$42,823$44,161$45,499$46,838$48,176$49,514$50,852$52,191
GS-8$44,461$45,943$47,425$48,907$50,389$51,871$53,353$54,836$56,318$57,800
GS-9$49,107$50,744$52,380$54,017$55,653$57,290$58,926$60,563$62,199$63,836
GS-10$54,079$55,881$57,684$59,487$61,289$63,092$64,895$66,697$68,500$70,303
GS-11$59,414$61,395$63,375$65,356$67,336$69,316$71,297$73,277$75,258$77,238
GS-12$71,214$73,587$75,961$78,334$80,708$83,082$85,455$87,829$90,202$92,576
GS-13$84,683$87,506$90,328$93,151$95,974$98,797$101,619$104,442$107,265$110,088
GS-14$100,069$103,404$106,740$110,075$113,410$116,745$120,080$123,415$126,750$130,085
GS-15$117,710$121,633$125,557$129,480$133,404$137,328$141,251$145,175$149,098$153,022

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2013 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Buffalo GS locality is 16.98%. This is the 2013 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Buffalo-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$20,826$21,522$22,215$22,904$23,596$24,003$24,687$25,378$25,405$26,050
GS-2$23,416$23,973$24,747$25,405$25,690$26,446$27,201$27,957$28,713$29,468
GS-3$25,548$26,400$27,252$28,103$28,955$29,807$30,658$31,510$32,361$33,213
GS-4$28,681$29,637$30,593$31,548$32,504$33,460$34,416$35,371$36,327$37,283
GS-5$32,089$33,158$34,227$35,296$36,366$37,435$38,504$39,573$40,642$41,712
GS-6$35,769$36,961$38,153$39,345$40,537$41,729$42,921$44,113$45,305$46,497
GS-7$39,749$41,074$42,399$43,725$45,050$46,376$47,701$49,026$50,352$51,677
GS-8$44,021$45,488$46,955$48,422$49,888$51,355$52,822$54,289$55,756$57,223
GS-9$48,620$50,241$51,861$53,481$55,101$56,721$58,341$59,962$61,582$63,202
GS-10$53,543$55,328$57,113$58,898$60,683$62,468$64,254$66,039$67,824$69,609
GS-11$58,826$60,786$62,747$64,707$66,668$68,629$70,589$72,550$74,510$76,471
GS-12$70,509$72,859$75,209$77,559$79,909$82,259$84,609$86,959$89,310$91,660
GS-13$83,844$86,639$89,434$92,228$95,023$97,818$100,612$103,407$106,201$108,996
GS-14$99,079$102,381$105,683$108,986$112,288$115,590$118,893$122,195$125,497$128,800
GS-15$116,545$120,430$124,315$128,200$132,084$135,969$139,854$143,739$147,624$151,509

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2012 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Buffalo GS locality is 16.98%. This is the 2012 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Buffalo-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$20,826$21,522$22,215$22,904$23,596$24,003$24,687$25,378$25,405$26,050
GS-2$23,416$23,973$24,747$25,405$25,690$26,446$27,201$27,957$28,713$29,468
GS-3$25,548$26,400$27,252$28,103$28,955$29,807$30,658$31,510$32,361$33,213
GS-4$28,681$29,637$30,593$31,548$32,504$33,460$34,416$35,371$36,327$37,283
GS-5$32,089$33,158$34,227$35,296$36,366$37,435$38,504$39,573$40,642$41,712
GS-6$35,769$36,961$38,153$39,345$40,537$41,729$42,921$44,113$45,305$46,497
GS-7$39,749$41,074$42,399$43,725$45,050$46,376$47,701$49,026$50,352$51,677
GS-8$44,021$45,488$46,955$48,422$49,888$51,355$52,822$54,289$55,756$57,223
GS-9$48,620$50,241$51,861$53,481$55,101$56,721$58,341$59,962$61,582$63,202
GS-10$53,543$55,328$57,113$58,898$60,683$62,468$64,254$66,039$67,824$69,609
GS-11$58,826$60,786$62,747$64,707$66,668$68,629$70,589$72,550$74,510$76,471
GS-12$70,509$72,859$75,209$77,559$79,909$82,259$84,609$86,959$89,310$91,660
GS-13$83,844$86,639$89,434$92,228$95,023$97,818$100,612$103,407$106,201$108,996
GS-14$99,079$102,381$105,683$108,986$112,288$115,590$118,893$122,195$125,497$128,800
GS-15$116,545$120,430$124,315$128,200$132,084$135,969$139,854$143,739$147,624$151,509

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2011 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Buffalo GS locality is 16.98%. This is the 2011 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Buffalo-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$20,826$21,522$22,215$22,904$23,596$24,003$24,687$25,378$25,405$26,050
GS-2$23,416$23,973$24,747$25,405$25,690$26,446$27,201$27,957$28,713$29,468
GS-3$25,548$26,400$27,252$28,103$28,955$29,807$30,658$31,510$32,361$33,213
GS-4$28,681$29,637$30,593$31,548$32,504$33,460$34,416$35,371$36,327$37,283
GS-5$32,089$33,158$34,227$35,296$36,366$37,435$38,504$39,573$40,642$41,712
GS-6$35,769$36,961$38,153$39,345$40,537$41,729$42,921$44,113$45,305$46,497
GS-7$39,749$41,074$42,399$43,725$45,050$46,376$47,701$49,026$50,352$51,677
GS-8$44,021$45,488$46,955$48,422$49,888$51,355$52,822$54,289$55,756$57,223
GS-9$48,620$50,241$51,861$53,481$55,101$56,721$58,341$59,962$61,582$63,202
GS-10$53,543$55,328$57,113$58,898$60,683$62,468$64,254$66,039$67,824$69,609
GS-11$58,826$60,786$62,747$64,707$66,668$68,629$70,589$72,550$74,510$76,471
GS-12$70,509$72,859$75,209$77,559$79,909$82,259$84,609$86,959$89,310$91,660
GS-13$83,844$86,639$89,434$92,228$95,023$97,818$100,612$103,407$106,201$108,996
GS-14$99,079$102,381$105,683$108,986$112,288$115,590$118,893$122,195$125,497$128,800
GS-15$116,545$120,430$124,315$128,200$132,084$135,969$139,854$143,739$147,624$151,509

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2010 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Buffalo GS locality is 16.98%. This is the 2010 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Buffalo-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$20,826$21,522$22,215$22,904$23,596$24,003$24,687$25,378$25,405$26,050
GS-2$23,416$23,973$24,747$25,405$25,690$26,446$27,201$27,957$28,713$29,468
GS-3$25,548$26,400$27,252$28,103$28,955$29,807$30,658$31,510$32,361$33,213
GS-4$28,681$29,637$30,593$31,548$32,504$33,460$34,416$35,371$36,327$37,283
GS-5$32,089$33,158$34,227$35,296$36,366$37,435$38,504$39,573$40,642$41,712
GS-6$35,769$36,961$38,153$39,345$40,537$41,729$42,921$44,113$45,305$46,497
GS-7$39,749$41,074$42,399$43,725$45,050$46,376$47,701$49,026$50,352$51,677
GS-8$44,021$45,488$46,955$48,422$49,888$51,355$52,822$54,289$55,756$57,223
GS-9$48,620$50,241$51,861$53,481$55,101$56,721$58,341$59,962$61,582$63,202
GS-10$53,543$55,328$57,113$58,898$60,683$62,468$64,254$66,039$67,824$69,609
GS-11$58,826$60,786$62,747$64,707$66,668$68,629$70,589$72,550$74,510$76,471
GS-12$70,509$72,859$75,209$77,559$79,909$82,259$84,609$86,959$89,310$91,660
GS-13$83,844$86,639$89,434$92,228$95,023$97,818$100,612$103,407$106,201$108,996
GS-14$99,079$102,381$105,683$108,986$112,288$115,590$118,893$122,195$125,497$128,800
GS-15$116,545$120,430$124,315$128,200$132,084$135,969$139,854$143,739$147,624$151,509

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2009 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Buffalo GS locality is 16.39%. This is the 2009 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Buffalo-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$20,415$21,097$21,775$22,452$23,130$23,529$24,200$24,876$24,903$25,541
GS-2$22,953$23,499$24,258$24,903$25,181$25,921$26,661$27,402$28,142$28,882
GS-3$25,044$25,878$26,713$27,547$28,382$29,216$30,051$30,885$31,720$32,554
GS-4$28,115$29,052$29,989$30,926$31,863$32,800$33,737$34,674$35,611$36,548
GS-5$31,456$32,504$33,553$34,602$35,650$36,699$37,748$38,796$39,845$40,894
GS-6$35,062$36,231$37,400$38,568$39,737$40,905$42,074$43,242$44,411$45,579
GS-7$38,964$40,263$41,562$42,861$44,160$45,458$46,757$48,056$49,355$50,654
GS-8$43,152$44,590$46,029$47,467$48,906$50,344$51,783$53,222$54,660$56,099
GS-9$47,661$49,249$50,838$52,427$54,015$55,604$57,193$58,782$60,370$61,959
GS-10$52,486$54,235$55,985$57,734$59,483$61,233$62,982$64,731$66,481$68,230
GS-11$57,664$59,586$61,507$63,429$65,351$67,272$69,194$71,115$73,037$74,959
GS-12$69,116$71,419$73,723$76,026$78,329$80,633$82,936$85,239$87,543$89,846
GS-13$82,189$84,929$87,668$90,408$93,148$95,888$98,628$101,368$104,107$106,847
GS-14$97,122$100,360$103,598$106,836$110,074$113,311$116,549$119,787$123,025$126,263
GS-15$114,244$118,052$121,860$125,669$129,477$133,285$137,093$140,902$144,710$148,518

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2008 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Buffalo GS locality is 14.76%. This is the 2008 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Buffalo-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$19,562$20,215$20,866$21,513$22,164$22,546$23,188$23,837$23,862$24,471
GS-2$21,994$22,517$23,245$23,862$24,128$24,838$25,547$26,256$26,965$27,674
GS-3$23,997$24,797$25,597$26,397$27,197$27,997$28,797$29,597$30,396$31,196
GS-4$26,940$27,838$28,737$29,636$30,534$31,433$32,331$33,230$34,128$35,027
GS-5$30,141$31,145$32,149$33,153$34,157$35,161$36,165$37,170$38,174$39,178
GS-6$33,597$34,717$35,837$36,957$38,077$39,197$40,317$41,438$42,558$43,678
GS-7$37,336$38,580$39,824$41,068$42,312$43,556$44,800$46,044$47,288$48,532
GS-8$41,348$42,726$44,105$45,483$46,861$48,239$49,618$50,996$52,374$53,752
GS-9$45,669$47,192$48,714$50,237$51,760$53,283$54,806$56,329$57,852$59,375
GS-10$50,292$51,969$53,646$55,322$56,999$58,676$60,352$62,029$63,706$65,382
GS-11$55,255$57,097$58,938$60,780$62,622$64,464$66,306$68,148$69,990$71,832
GS-12$66,227$68,435$70,643$72,851$75,059$77,267$79,475$81,683$83,891$86,099
GS-13$78,754$81,380$84,005$86,631$89,257$91,883$94,508$97,134$99,760$102,385
GS-14$93,062$96,164$99,266$102,368$105,470$108,572$111,674$114,776$117,878$120,980
GS-15$109,470$113,119$116,768$120,418$124,067$127,716$131,366$135,015$138,665$142,314

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2007 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Buffalo GS locality is 14.15%. This is the 2007 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Buffalo-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$18,983$19,617$20,249$20,877$21,508$21,879$22,502$23,131$23,156$23,741
GS-2$21,344$21,851$22,557$23,156$23,414$24,103$24,791$25,479$26,168$26,856
GS-3$23,288$24,064$24,840$25,616$26,393$27,169$27,945$28,721$29,498$30,274
GS-4$26,143$27,014$27,885$28,756$29,626$30,497$31,368$32,239$33,110$33,981
GS-5$29,249$30,223$31,198$32,173$33,148$34,123$35,098$36,073$37,047$38,022
GS-6$32,604$33,690$34,777$35,864$36,950$38,037$39,124$40,210$41,297$42,384
GS-7$36,231$37,439$38,647$39,854$41,062$42,270$43,477$44,685$45,893$47,101
GS-8$40,125$41,463$42,801$44,138$45,476$46,814$48,152$49,490$50,828$52,165
GS-9$44,318$45,795$47,272$48,749$50,226$51,703$53,180$54,657$56,134$57,612
GS-10$48,805$50,431$52,058$53,685$55,311$56,938$58,565$60,191$61,818$63,445
GS-11$53,621$55,408$57,196$58,984$60,771$62,559$64,346$66,134$67,922$69,709
GS-12$64,268$66,410$68,553$70,695$72,838$74,981$77,123$79,266$81,408$83,551
GS-13$76,425$78,972$81,520$84,068$86,616$89,164$91,712$94,259$96,807$99,355
GS-14$90,310$93,320$96,330$99,340$102,350$105,360$108,371$111,381$114,391$117,401
GS-15$106,231$109,772$113,313$116,854$120,395$123,936$127,477$131,018$134,559$138,100

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2006 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Buffalo GS locality is 13.52%. This is the 2006 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Buffalo-area workers. Use the tabs to view different years.

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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 BUFFALO-CHEEKTOWAGA, NY Locality:

Buffalo, and other areas within the region.

Government facilities in the BUFFALO-CHEEKTOWAGA, NY Locality:

Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, 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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