Columbus Locality Area - General Schedule Localities

The COLUMBUS-MARION-ZANESVILLE, OH 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 18.49%, which means that GS employees in this area are paid 18.49% more then the GS Base Pay Table.

While the major city in this Locality Area is Columbus, Ohio, federal employees located within the surrounding areas may also be considered to be within this pay area. The Columbus locality map shows which counties in Ohio are included in the Columbus 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 Columbus GS locality is 18.49%. This is the 2017 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Columbus-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$21,951$22,686$23,416$24,142$24,872$25,299$26,020$26,749$26,778$27,455
GS-2$24,680$25,268$26,086$26,778$27,079$27,875$28,671$29,467$30,264$31,060
GS-3$26,929$27,827$28,726$29,624$30,522$31,420$32,318$33,216$34,114$35,010
GS-4$30,232$31,239$32,246$33,253$34,260$35,267$36,275$37,282$38,289$39,296
GS-5$33,823$34,951$36,079$37,207$38,335$39,463$40,591$41,719$42,847$43,975
GS-6$37,702$38,960$40,217$41,474$42,731$43,988$45,245$46,503$47,760$49,017
GS-7$41,897$43,294$44,691$46,088$47,485$48,882$50,279$51,676$53,073$54,470
GS-8$46,399$47,946$49,492$51,038$52,585$54,131$55,677$57,224$58,770$60,316
GS-9$51,248$52,957$54,665$56,374$58,083$59,791$61,500$63,208$64,917$66,626
GS-10$56,437$58,318$60,200$62,082$63,963$65,845$67,727$69,608$71,490$73,371
GS-11$62,005$64,071$66,138$68,204$70,270$72,337$74,403$76,470$78,536$80,603
GS-12$74,319$76,797$79,275$81,752$84,230$86,707$89,185$91,663$94,140$96,618
GS-13$88,375$91,320$94,266$97,212$100,157$103,103$106,049$108,994$111,940$114,886
GS-14$104,432$107,914$111,395$114,876$118,357$121,839$125,320$128,801$132,282$135,763
GS-15$122,841$126,936$131,031$135,126$139,221$143,316$147,411$151,506$155,601$159,696

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2016 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Columbus GS locality is 17.41%. This is the 2016 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Columbus-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$21,537$22,256$22,972$23,685$24,401$24,820$25,528$26,242$26,270$26,935
GS-2$24,213$24,790$25,592$26,270$26,569$27,351$28,133$28,915$29,697$30,478
GS-3$26,420$27,300$28,181$29,061$29,942$30,822$31,703$32,584$33,464$34,345
GS-4$29,659$30,648$31,636$32,625$33,613$34,602$35,590$36,579$37,568$38,556
GS-5$33,182$34,288$35,394$36,500$37,606$38,712$39,818$40,924$42,030$43,136
GS-6$36,989$38,222$39,454$40,687$41,920$43,153$44,386$45,618$46,851$48,084
GS-7$41,104$42,474$43,844$45,215$46,585$47,955$49,325$50,695$52,065$53,436
GS-8$45,521$47,038$48,555$50,072$51,589$53,106$54,623$56,140$57,657$59,173
GS-9$50,278$51,954$53,629$55,305$56,980$58,656$60,331$62,007$63,682$65,357
GS-10$55,368$57,214$59,060$60,905$62,751$64,597$66,442$68,288$70,134$71,979
GS-11$60,831$62,859$64,887$66,914$68,942$70,970$72,997$75,025$77,053$79,080
GS-12$72,913$75,343$77,774$80,204$82,634$85,065$87,495$89,925$92,356$94,786
GS-13$86,703$89,593$92,484$95,374$98,265$101,156$104,046$106,937$109,828$112,718
GS-14$102,455$105,871$109,286$112,702$116,117$119,533$122,948$126,364$129,779$133,195
GS-15$120,517$124,534$128,552$132,570$136,588$140,606$144,623$148,641$152,659$156,677

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2015 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Columbus GS locality is 17.16%. This is the 2015 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Columbus-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$21,277$21,989$22,696$23,400$24,108$24,523$25,222$25,928$25,954$26,609
GS-2$23,923$24,492$25,284$25,954$26,247$27,019$27,792$28,564$29,336$30,108
GS-3$26,102$26,973$27,843$28,714$29,584$30,455$31,325$32,196$33,066$33,937
GS-4$29,303$30,280$31,257$32,234$33,211$34,188$35,166$36,143$37,120$38,097
GS-5$32,784$33,877$34,970$36,063$37,156$38,249$39,342$40,435$41,529$42,622
GS-6$36,545$37,763$38,981$40,200$41,418$42,637$43,855$45,074$46,292$47,511
GS-7$40,610$41,963$43,316$44,670$46,023$47,376$48,729$50,082$51,436$52,789
GS-8$44,974$46,474$47,974$49,473$50,973$52,472$53,972$55,472$56,971$58,471
GS-9$49,675$51,330$52,986$54,641$56,297$57,952$59,607$61,263$62,918$64,574
GS-10$54,703$56,526$58,349$60,172$61,995$63,818$65,641$67,464$69,287$71,110
GS-11$60,101$62,104$64,108$66,111$68,114$70,118$72,121$74,125$76,128$78,132
GS-12$72,037$74,439$76,841$79,242$81,644$84,046$86,448$88,849$91,251$93,653
GS-13$85,662$88,517$91,372$94,227$97,082$99,937$102,793$105,648$108,503$111,358
GS-14$101,225$104,599$107,973$111,348$114,722$118,096$121,470$124,845$128,219$131,593
GS-15$119,070$123,039$127,008$130,978$134,947$138,917$142,886$146,855$150,825$154,794

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2014 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Columbus GS locality is 17.16%. This is the 2014 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Columbus-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$21,067$21,771$22,471$23,168$23,869$24,280$24,973$25,671$25,698$26,354
GS-2$23,686$24,250$25,034$25,698$25,985$26,749$27,513$28,277$29,040$29,804
GS-3$25,843$26,704$27,565$28,427$29,288$30,149$31,010$31,871$32,732$33,593
GS-4$29,012$29,979$30,945$31,912$32,879$33,845$34,812$35,778$36,745$37,711
GS-5$32,459$33,542$34,624$35,707$36,789$37,872$38,955$40,037$41,120$42,202
GS-6$36,183$37,388$38,594$39,799$41,005$42,210$43,416$44,622$45,827$47,033
GS-7$40,208$41,548$42,889$44,229$45,569$46,910$48,250$49,590$50,931$52,271
GS-8$44,529$46,013$47,498$48,982$50,467$51,951$53,436$54,920$56,404$57,889
GS-9$49,183$50,822$52,461$54,100$55,739$57,378$59,017$60,656$62,295$63,934
GS-10$54,162$55,967$57,773$59,578$61,384$63,189$64,995$66,800$68,605$70,411
GS-11$59,506$61,489$63,473$65,456$67,440$69,423$71,407$73,390$75,374$77,357
GS-12$71,323$73,701$76,078$78,455$80,832$83,209$85,587$87,964$90,341$92,718
GS-13$84,813$87,640$90,467$93,295$96,122$98,949$101,776$104,603$107,430$110,257
GS-14$100,223$103,564$106,904$110,244$113,584$116,925$120,265$123,605$126,945$130,285
GS-15$117,891$121,821$125,750$129,680$133,609$137,539$141,468$145,398$149,327$153,257

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2013 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Columbus GS locality is 17.16%. This is the 2013 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Columbus-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$20,858$21,555$22,249$22,939$23,632$24,040$24,725$25,417$25,444$26,090
GS-2$23,452$24,010$24,785$25,444$25,730$26,486$27,243$28,000$28,757$29,514
GS-3$25,588$26,441$27,294$28,147$28,999$29,852$30,705$31,558$32,411$33,264
GS-4$28,725$29,682$30,640$31,597$32,554$33,511$34,468$35,426$36,383$37,340
GS-5$32,138$33,209$34,280$35,351$36,422$37,492$38,563$39,634$40,705$41,776
GS-6$35,824$37,018$38,212$39,406$40,599$41,793$42,987$44,181$45,375$46,569
GS-7$39,810$41,137$42,465$43,792$45,119$46,447$47,774$49,102$50,429$51,757
GS-8$44,088$45,558$47,027$48,496$49,965$51,434$52,904$54,373$55,842$57,311
GS-9$48,695$50,318$51,941$53,563$55,186$56,809$58,431$60,054$61,677$63,299
GS-10$53,625$55,413$57,201$58,989$60,777$62,565$64,352$66,140$67,928$69,716
GS-11$58,916$60,880$62,843$64,807$66,771$68,734$70,698$72,661$74,625$76,589
GS-12$70,617$72,971$75,325$77,678$80,032$82,386$84,739$87,093$89,447$91,801
GS-13$83,973$86,772$89,571$92,370$95,169$97,968$100,767$103,566$106,365$109,164
GS-14$99,231$102,538$105,846$109,153$112,461$115,768$119,076$122,383$125,690$128,998
GS-15$116,724$120,615$124,506$128,397$132,288$136,179$140,069$143,960$147,851$151,742

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2012 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Columbus GS locality is 17.16%. This is the 2012 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Columbus-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$20,858$21,555$22,249$22,939$23,632$24,040$24,725$25,417$25,444$26,090
GS-2$23,452$24,010$24,785$25,444$25,730$26,486$27,243$28,000$28,757$29,514
GS-3$25,588$26,441$27,294$28,147$28,999$29,852$30,705$31,558$32,411$33,264
GS-4$28,725$29,682$30,640$31,597$32,554$33,511$34,468$35,426$36,383$37,340
GS-5$32,138$33,209$34,280$35,351$36,422$37,492$38,563$39,634$40,705$41,776
GS-6$35,824$37,018$38,212$39,406$40,599$41,793$42,987$44,181$45,375$46,569
GS-7$39,810$41,137$42,465$43,792$45,119$46,447$47,774$49,102$50,429$51,757
GS-8$44,088$45,558$47,027$48,496$49,965$51,434$52,904$54,373$55,842$57,311
GS-9$48,695$50,318$51,941$53,563$55,186$56,809$58,431$60,054$61,677$63,299
GS-10$53,625$55,413$57,201$58,989$60,777$62,565$64,352$66,140$67,928$69,716
GS-11$58,916$60,880$62,843$64,807$66,771$68,734$70,698$72,661$74,625$76,589
GS-12$70,617$72,971$75,325$77,678$80,032$82,386$84,739$87,093$89,447$91,801
GS-13$83,973$86,772$89,571$92,370$95,169$97,968$100,767$103,566$106,365$109,164
GS-14$99,231$102,538$105,846$109,153$112,461$115,768$119,076$122,383$125,690$128,998
GS-15$116,724$120,615$124,506$128,397$132,288$136,179$140,069$143,960$147,851$151,742

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2011 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Columbus GS locality is 17.16%. This is the 2011 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Columbus-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$20,858$21,555$22,249$22,939$23,632$24,040$24,725$25,417$25,444$26,090
GS-2$23,452$24,010$24,785$25,444$25,730$26,486$27,243$28,000$28,757$29,514
GS-3$25,588$26,441$27,294$28,147$28,999$29,852$30,705$31,558$32,411$33,264
GS-4$28,725$29,682$30,640$31,597$32,554$33,511$34,468$35,426$36,383$37,340
GS-5$32,138$33,209$34,280$35,351$36,422$37,492$38,563$39,634$40,705$41,776
GS-6$35,824$37,018$38,212$39,406$40,599$41,793$42,987$44,181$45,375$46,569
GS-7$39,810$41,137$42,465$43,792$45,119$46,447$47,774$49,102$50,429$51,757
GS-8$44,088$45,558$47,027$48,496$49,965$51,434$52,904$54,373$55,842$57,311
GS-9$48,695$50,318$51,941$53,563$55,186$56,809$58,431$60,054$61,677$63,299
GS-10$53,625$55,413$57,201$58,989$60,777$62,565$64,352$66,140$67,928$69,716
GS-11$58,916$60,880$62,843$64,807$66,771$68,734$70,698$72,661$74,625$76,589
GS-12$70,617$72,971$75,325$77,678$80,032$82,386$84,739$87,093$89,447$91,801
GS-13$83,973$86,772$89,571$92,370$95,169$97,968$100,767$103,566$106,365$109,164
GS-14$99,231$102,538$105,846$109,153$112,461$115,768$119,076$122,383$125,690$128,998
GS-15$116,724$120,615$124,506$128,397$132,288$136,179$140,069$143,960$147,851$151,742

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2010 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Columbus GS locality is 17.16%. This is the 2010 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Columbus-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$20,858$21,555$22,249$22,939$23,632$24,040$24,725$25,417$25,444$26,090
GS-2$23,452$24,010$24,785$25,444$25,730$26,486$27,243$28,000$28,757$29,514
GS-3$25,588$26,441$27,294$28,147$28,999$29,852$30,705$31,558$32,411$33,264
GS-4$28,725$29,682$30,640$31,597$32,554$33,511$34,468$35,426$36,383$37,340
GS-5$32,138$33,209$34,280$35,351$36,422$37,492$38,563$39,634$40,705$41,776
GS-6$35,824$37,018$38,212$39,406$40,599$41,793$42,987$44,181$45,375$46,569
GS-7$39,810$41,137$42,465$43,792$45,119$46,447$47,774$49,102$50,429$51,757
GS-8$44,088$45,558$47,027$48,496$49,965$51,434$52,904$54,373$55,842$57,311
GS-9$48,695$50,318$51,941$53,563$55,186$56,809$58,431$60,054$61,677$63,299
GS-10$53,625$55,413$57,201$58,989$60,777$62,565$64,352$66,140$67,928$69,716
GS-11$58,916$60,880$62,843$64,807$66,771$68,734$70,698$72,661$74,625$76,589
GS-12$70,617$72,971$75,325$77,678$80,032$82,386$84,739$87,093$89,447$91,801
GS-13$83,973$86,772$89,571$92,370$95,169$97,968$100,767$103,566$106,365$109,164
GS-14$99,231$102,538$105,846$109,153$112,461$115,768$119,076$122,383$125,690$128,998
GS-15$116,724$120,615$124,506$128,397$132,288$136,179$140,069$143,960$147,851$151,742

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2009 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Columbus GS locality is 16.62%. This is the 2009 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Columbus-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$20,455$21,139$21,818$22,496$23,176$23,576$24,248$24,925$24,952$25,591
GS-2$22,999$23,546$24,306$24,952$25,231$25,972$26,714$27,456$28,198$28,939
GS-3$25,093$25,929$26,765$27,602$28,438$29,274$30,110$30,946$31,782$32,619
GS-4$28,171$29,110$30,048$30,987$31,926$32,865$33,803$34,742$35,681$36,620
GS-5$31,518$32,568$33,619$34,670$35,721$36,771$37,822$38,873$39,924$40,974
GS-6$35,132$36,303$37,474$38,644$39,815$40,986$42,157$43,328$44,499$45,670
GS-7$39,041$40,342$41,644$42,945$44,247$45,548$46,850$48,151$49,453$50,754
GS-8$43,237$44,678$46,120$47,561$49,003$50,444$51,885$53,327$54,768$56,210
GS-9$47,755$49,347$50,938$52,530$54,122$55,714$57,306$58,898$60,490$62,081
GS-10$52,590$54,343$56,095$57,848$59,601$61,354$63,107$64,859$66,612$68,365
GS-11$57,778$59,704$61,629$63,554$65,480$67,405$69,331$71,256$73,181$75,107
GS-12$69,252$71,560$73,868$76,176$78,484$80,792$83,100$85,408$87,716$90,024
GS-13$82,351$85,096$87,842$90,587$93,332$96,077$98,823$101,568$104,313$107,058
GS-14$97,314$100,558$103,802$107,047$110,291$113,535$116,780$120,024$123,269$126,513
GS-15$114,470$118,285$122,101$125,917$129,733$133,549$137,364$141,180$144,996$148,812

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2008 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Columbus GS locality is 15.4%. This is the 2008 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Columbus-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$19,671$20,328$20,982$21,633$22,287$22,671$23,318$23,970$23,995$24,608
GS-2$22,116$22,643$23,374$23,995$24,263$24,976$25,689$26,402$27,116$27,829
GS-3$24,131$24,936$25,740$26,544$27,349$28,153$28,957$29,762$30,566$31,370
GS-4$27,090$27,994$28,897$29,801$30,704$31,608$32,512$33,415$34,319$35,222
GS-5$30,309$31,318$32,328$33,338$34,348$35,357$36,367$37,377$38,387$39,396
GS-6$33,785$34,911$36,037$37,163$38,290$39,416$40,542$41,669$42,795$43,921
GS-7$37,544$38,795$40,046$41,297$42,548$43,799$45,050$46,301$47,552$48,803
GS-8$41,579$42,965$44,351$45,736$47,122$48,508$49,894$51,280$52,666$54,052
GS-9$45,923$47,455$48,986$50,518$52,049$53,580$55,112$56,643$58,174$59,706
GS-10$50,573$52,259$53,945$55,631$57,317$59,003$60,689$62,375$64,061$65,747
GS-11$55,563$57,415$59,267$61,119$62,971$64,824$66,676$68,528$70,380$72,232
GS-12$66,596$68,816$71,037$73,257$75,477$77,698$79,918$82,138$84,359$86,579
GS-13$79,193$81,834$84,474$87,114$89,755$92,395$95,035$97,676$100,316$102,956
GS-14$93,581$96,701$99,820$102,939$106,058$109,178$112,297$115,416$118,535$121,655
GS-15$110,080$113,750$117,420$121,089$124,759$128,429$132,098$135,768$139,438$143,108

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2007 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Columbus GS locality is 15%. This is the 2007 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Columbus-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$19,125$19,763$20,400$21,032$21,668$22,042$22,670$23,304$23,329$23,918
GS-2$21,503$22,013$22,725$23,329$23,589$24,282$24,976$25,669$26,363$27,056
GS-3$23,461$24,243$25,025$25,807$26,589$27,371$28,153$28,935$29,717$30,499
GS-4$26,337$27,215$28,092$28,970$29,847$30,725$31,602$32,479$33,357$34,234
GS-5$29,466$30,449$31,431$32,413$33,395$34,377$35,359$36,341$37,323$38,305
GS-6$32,846$33,941$35,036$36,131$37,226$38,320$39,415$40,510$41,605$42,700
GS-7$36,501$37,718$38,934$40,151$41,368$42,585$43,801$45,018$46,235$47,451
GS-8$40,424$41,771$43,119$44,467$45,815$47,163$48,510$49,858$51,206$52,554
GS-9$44,648$46,136$47,624$49,112$50,600$52,088$53,576$55,064$56,552$58,041
GS-10$49,168$50,807$52,446$54,085$55,723$57,362$59,001$60,640$62,278$63,917
GS-11$54,020$55,821$57,622$59,423$61,224$63,025$64,826$66,626$68,427$70,228
GS-12$64,746$66,905$69,063$71,222$73,380$75,539$77,697$79,856$82,015$84,173
GS-13$76,994$79,560$82,127$84,694$87,261$89,828$92,394$94,961$97,528$100,095
GS-14$90,982$94,015$97,047$100,080$103,112$106,145$109,178$112,210$115,243$118,275
GS-15$107,022$110,590$114,157$117,724$121,292$124,859$128,426$131,994$135,561$139,128

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2006 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Columbus GS locality is 14.85%. This is the 2006 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Columbus-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 COLUMBUS-MARION-ZANESVILLE, OH Locality:

Columbus, and other areas within the region.

* 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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