Denver Locality Area - General Schedule Localities

The DENVER-AURORA, CO 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 24.65%, which means that GS employees in this area are paid 24.65% more then the GS Base Pay Table.

While the major city in this Locality Area is Denver, Colorado, federal employees located within the surrounding areas may also be considered to be within this pay area. The Denver locality map shows which counties in Colorado are included in the Denver 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 Denver GS locality is 24.65%. This is the 2017 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Denver-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$23,093$23,865$24,633$25,397$26,165$26,614$27,373$28,140$28,170$28,883
GS-2$25,963$26,582$27,442$28,170$28,486$29,324$30,162$30,999$31,837$32,675
GS-3$28,329$29,274$30,219$31,164$32,109$33,053$33,998$34,943$35,888$36,830
GS-4$31,803$32,863$33,922$34,982$36,041$37,101$38,160$39,220$40,279$41,339
GS-5$35,581$36,768$37,955$39,141$40,328$41,515$42,701$43,888$45,075$46,261
GS-6$39,662$40,985$42,307$43,630$44,953$46,275$47,598$48,920$50,243$51,565
GS-7$44,075$45,545$47,014$48,484$49,953$51,423$52,893$54,362$55,832$57,302
GS-8$48,812$50,438$52,065$53,692$55,318$56,945$58,572$60,198$61,825$63,452
GS-9$53,912$55,710$57,507$59,305$61,102$62,900$64,697$66,495$68,292$70,089
GS-10$59,371$61,350$63,330$65,309$67,289$69,268$71,247$73,227$75,206$77,186
GS-11$65,228$67,402$69,576$71,750$73,924$76,098$78,271$80,445$82,619$84,793
GS-12$78,183$80,789$83,396$86,002$88,609$91,215$93,822$96,428$99,034$101,641
GS-13$92,969$96,068$99,167$102,265$105,364$108,463$111,562$114,661$117,759$120,858
GS-14$109,862$113,524$117,186$120,848$124,510$128,173$131,835$135,497$139,159$142,821
GS-15$129,227$133,535$137,843$142,151$146,459$150,767$155,075$159,382$161,900*$161,900*

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2016 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Denver GS locality is 22.93%. This is the 2016 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Denver-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$22,549$23,303$24,052$24,799$25,549$25,987$26,729$27,476$27,506$28,201
GS-2$25,352$25,955$26,795$27,506$27,818$28,637$29,455$30,274$31,093$31,911
GS-3$27,662$28,584$29,506$30,428$31,350$32,272$33,194$34,116$35,038$35,959
GS-4$31,053$32,088$33,123$34,159$35,194$36,229$37,264$38,299$39,334$40,369
GS-5$34,742$35,900$37,058$38,216$39,374$40,532$41,690$42,848$44,006$45,164
GS-6$38,728$40,019$41,309$42,600$43,891$45,182$46,472$47,763$49,054$50,345
GS-7$43,037$44,471$45,906$47,340$48,775$50,210$51,644$53,079$54,513$55,948
GS-8$47,661$49,249$50,838$52,426$54,014$55,602$57,191$58,779$60,367$61,955
GS-9$52,642$54,397$56,151$57,905$59,659$61,413$63,168$64,922$66,676$68,430
GS-10$57,971$59,904$61,836$63,769$65,701$67,634$69,566$71,499$73,431$75,363
GS-11$63,691$65,814$67,937$70,060$72,183$74,306$76,429$78,552$80,675$82,798
GS-12$76,341$78,885$81,430$83,975$86,519$89,064$91,609$94,153$96,698$99,243
GS-13$90,779$93,805$96,832$99,858$102,885$105,912$108,938$111,965$114,991$118,018
GS-14$107,272$110,848$114,424$118,001$121,577$125,153$128,729$132,305$135,881$139,457
GS-15$126,183$130,389$134,596$138,803$143,009$147,216$151,423$155,629$159,836$160,300*

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2015 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Denver GS locality is 22.52%. This is the 2015 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Denver-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$22,251$22,995$23,735$24,471$25,211$25,645$26,376$27,114$27,142$27,827
GS-2$25,017$25,613$26,441$27,142$27,448$28,256$29,063$29,870$30,678$31,485
GS-3$27,296$28,207$29,117$30,027$30,938$31,848$32,758$33,668$34,579$35,489
GS-4$30,643$31,665$32,687$33,709$34,731$35,753$36,774$37,796$38,818$39,840
GS-5$34,284$35,427$36,570$37,713$38,856$39,999$41,142$42,285$43,428$44,572
GS-6$38,216$39,491$40,765$42,039$43,313$44,587$45,862$47,136$48,410$49,684
GS-7$42,468$43,883$45,298$46,713$48,128$49,543$50,959$52,374$53,789$55,204
GS-8$47,032$48,600$50,168$51,737$53,305$54,873$56,441$58,010$59,578$61,146
GS-9$51,947$53,678$55,410$57,141$58,872$60,603$62,335$64,066$65,797$67,528
GS-10$57,206$59,112$61,019$62,925$64,831$66,738$68,644$70,551$72,457$74,364
GS-11$62,850$64,945$67,040$69,136$71,231$73,326$75,421$77,516$79,611$81,706
GS-12$75,333$77,844$80,356$82,868$85,379$87,891$90,403$92,914$95,426$97,938
GS-13$89,580$92,566$95,552$98,538$101,524$104,510$107,495$110,481$113,467$116,453
GS-14$105,856$109,385$112,913$116,442$119,970$123,499$127,028$130,556$134,085$137,613
GS-15$124,517$128,668$132,819$136,970$141,121$145,272$149,423$153,574$157,725$158,700*

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2014 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Denver GS locality is 22.52%. This is the 2014 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Denver-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$22,030$22,767$23,499$24,228$24,961$25,391$26,115$26,845$26,874$27,560
GS-2$24,770$25,359$26,179$26,874$27,174$27,973$28,771$29,570$30,369$31,168
GS-3$27,025$27,926$28,827$29,727$30,628$31,528$32,429$33,329$34,230$35,130
GS-4$30,340$31,350$32,361$33,372$34,383$35,394$36,404$37,415$38,426$39,437
GS-5$33,944$35,076$36,208$37,340$38,473$39,605$40,737$41,869$43,001$44,133
GS-6$37,838$39,099$40,359$41,620$42,881$44,142$45,402$46,663$47,924$49,184
GS-7$42,048$43,449$44,851$46,253$47,654$49,056$50,457$51,859$53,261$54,662
GS-8$46,566$48,119$49,671$51,223$52,775$54,328$55,880$57,432$58,985$60,537
GS-9$51,433$53,147$54,861$56,575$58,289$60,003$61,717$63,431$65,145$66,859
GS-10$56,640$58,528$60,416$62,304$64,192$66,080$67,968$69,856$71,744$73,632
GS-11$62,228$64,302$66,376$68,451$70,525$72,599$74,673$76,748$78,822$80,896
GS-12$74,587$77,072$79,558$82,044$84,530$87,016$89,502$91,988$94,474$96,960
GS-13$88,693$91,650$94,606$97,563$100,519$103,475$106,432$109,388$112,345$115,301
GS-14$104,809$108,302$111,795$115,288$118,781$122,274$125,767$129,260$132,753$136,246
GS-15$123,285$127,394$131,503$135,612$139,722$143,831$147,940$152,050$155,500*$155,500*

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2013 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Denver GS locality is 22.52%. This is the 2013 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Denver-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$21,812$22,541$23,267$23,988$24,714$25,140$25,857$26,579$26,608$27,284
GS-2$24,525$25,108$25,919$26,608$26,907$27,698$28,490$29,281$30,073$30,864
GS-3$26,758$27,650$28,542$29,434$30,326$31,218$32,110$33,002$33,894$34,786
GS-4$30,039$31,040$32,041$33,042$34,043$35,044$36,045$37,046$38,047$39,048
GS-5$33,608$34,728$35,848$36,968$38,088$39,208$40,327$41,447$42,567$43,687
GS-6$37,463$38,711$39,960$41,208$42,457$43,705$44,954$46,202$47,451$48,699
GS-7$41,631$43,019$44,407$45,796$47,184$48,572$49,960$51,348$52,736$54,124
GS-8$46,106$47,642$49,178$50,715$52,251$53,788$55,324$56,860$58,397$59,933
GS-9$50,923$52,620$54,317$56,014$57,711$59,407$61,104$62,801$64,498$66,195
GS-10$56,079$57,948$59,818$61,688$63,557$65,427$67,297$69,166$71,036$72,906
GS-11$61,612$63,665$65,719$67,772$69,825$71,879$73,932$75,986$78,039$80,093
GS-12$73,848$76,309$78,771$81,232$83,693$86,155$88,616$91,078$93,539$96,001
GS-13$87,815$90,742$93,669$96,596$99,523$102,450$105,377$108,304$111,231$114,158
GS-14$103,771$107,230$110,688$114,147$117,606$121,064$124,523$127,982$131,441$134,899
GS-15$122,064$126,133$130,202$134,271$138,340$142,409$146,478$150,546$154,615$155,500*

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2012 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Denver GS locality is 22.52%. This is the 2012 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Denver-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$21,812$22,541$23,267$23,988$24,714$25,140$25,857$26,579$26,608$27,284
GS-2$24,525$25,108$25,919$26,608$26,907$27,698$28,490$29,281$30,073$30,864
GS-3$26,758$27,650$28,542$29,434$30,326$31,218$32,110$33,002$33,894$34,786
GS-4$30,039$31,040$32,041$33,042$34,043$35,044$36,045$37,046$38,047$39,048
GS-5$33,608$34,728$35,848$36,968$38,088$39,208$40,327$41,447$42,567$43,687
GS-6$37,463$38,711$39,960$41,208$42,457$43,705$44,954$46,202$47,451$48,699
GS-7$41,631$43,019$44,407$45,796$47,184$48,572$49,960$51,348$52,736$54,124
GS-8$46,106$47,642$49,178$50,715$52,251$53,788$55,324$56,860$58,397$59,933
GS-9$50,923$52,620$54,317$56,014$57,711$59,407$61,104$62,801$64,498$66,195
GS-10$56,079$57,948$59,818$61,688$63,557$65,427$67,297$69,166$71,036$72,906
GS-11$61,612$63,665$65,719$67,772$69,825$71,879$73,932$75,986$78,039$80,093
GS-12$73,848$76,309$78,771$81,232$83,693$86,155$88,616$91,078$93,539$96,001
GS-13$87,815$90,742$93,669$96,596$99,523$102,450$105,377$108,304$111,231$114,158
GS-14$103,771$107,230$110,688$114,147$117,606$121,064$124,523$127,982$131,441$134,899
GS-15$122,064$126,133$130,202$134,271$138,340$142,409$146,478$150,546$154,615$155,500*

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2011 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Denver GS locality is 22.52%. This is the 2011 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Denver-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$21,812$22,541$23,267$23,988$24,714$25,140$25,857$26,579$26,608$27,284
GS-2$24,525$25,108$25,919$26,608$26,907$27,698$28,490$29,281$30,073$30,864
GS-3$26,758$27,650$28,542$29,434$30,326$31,218$32,110$33,002$33,894$34,786
GS-4$30,039$31,040$32,041$33,042$34,043$35,044$36,045$37,046$38,047$39,048
GS-5$33,608$34,728$35,848$36,968$38,088$39,208$40,327$41,447$42,567$43,687
GS-6$37,463$38,711$39,960$41,208$42,457$43,705$44,954$46,202$47,451$48,699
GS-7$41,631$43,019$44,407$45,796$47,184$48,572$49,960$51,348$52,736$54,124
GS-8$46,106$47,642$49,178$50,715$52,251$53,788$55,324$56,860$58,397$59,933
GS-9$50,923$52,620$54,317$56,014$57,711$59,407$61,104$62,801$64,498$66,195
GS-10$56,079$57,948$59,818$61,688$63,557$65,427$67,297$69,166$71,036$72,906
GS-11$61,612$63,665$65,719$67,772$69,825$71,879$73,932$75,986$78,039$80,093
GS-12$73,848$76,309$78,771$81,232$83,693$86,155$88,616$91,078$93,539$96,001
GS-13$87,815$90,742$93,669$96,596$99,523$102,450$105,377$108,304$111,231$114,158
GS-14$103,771$107,230$110,688$114,147$117,606$121,064$124,523$127,982$131,441$134,899
GS-15$122,064$126,133$130,202$134,271$138,340$142,409$146,478$150,546$154,615$155,500*

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2010 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Denver GS locality is 22.52%. This is the 2010 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Denver-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$21,812$22,541$23,267$23,988$24,714$25,140$25,857$26,579$26,608$27,284
GS-2$24,525$25,108$25,919$26,608$26,907$27,698$28,490$29,281$30,073$30,864
GS-3$26,758$27,650$28,542$29,434$30,326$31,218$32,110$33,002$33,894$34,786
GS-4$30,039$31,040$32,041$33,042$34,043$35,044$36,045$37,046$38,047$39,048
GS-5$33,608$34,728$35,848$36,968$38,088$39,208$40,327$41,447$42,567$43,687
GS-6$37,463$38,711$39,960$41,208$42,457$43,705$44,954$46,202$47,451$48,699
GS-7$41,631$43,019$44,407$45,796$47,184$48,572$49,960$51,348$52,736$54,124
GS-8$46,106$47,642$49,178$50,715$52,251$53,788$55,324$56,860$58,397$59,933
GS-9$50,923$52,620$54,317$56,014$57,711$59,407$61,104$62,801$64,498$66,195
GS-10$56,079$57,948$59,818$61,688$63,557$65,427$67,297$69,166$71,036$72,906
GS-11$61,612$63,665$65,719$67,772$69,825$71,879$73,932$75,986$78,039$80,093
GS-12$73,848$76,309$78,771$81,232$83,693$86,155$88,616$91,078$93,539$96,001
GS-13$87,815$90,742$93,669$96,596$99,523$102,450$105,377$108,304$111,231$114,158
GS-14$103,771$107,230$110,688$114,147$117,606$121,064$124,523$127,982$131,441$134,899
GS-15$122,064$126,133$130,202$134,271$138,340$142,409$146,478$150,546$154,615$155,500*

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2009 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Denver GS locality is 22.03%. This is the 2009 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Denver-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$21,404$22,119$22,831$23,540$24,251$24,670$25,372$26,081$26,110$26,778
GS-2$24,066$24,638$25,433$26,110$26,401$27,177$27,953$28,730$29,506$30,282
GS-3$26,257$27,132$28,007$28,882$29,757$30,632$31,507$32,382$33,257$34,132
GS-4$29,478$30,460$31,442$32,425$33,407$34,389$35,372$36,354$37,336$38,319
GS-5$32,980$34,079$35,179$36,278$37,378$38,477$39,577$40,676$41,776$42,875
GS-6$36,762$37,987$39,212$40,437$41,662$42,887$44,113$45,338$46,563$47,788
GS-7$40,852$42,214$43,576$44,938$46,299$47,661$49,023$50,385$51,747$53,109
GS-8$45,243$46,751$48,259$49,767$51,276$52,784$54,292$55,801$57,309$58,817
GS-9$49,970$51,636$53,301$54,967$56,633$58,299$59,964$61,630$63,296$64,961
GS-10$55,029$56,864$58,698$60,532$62,366$64,200$66,034$67,868$69,702$71,536
GS-11$60,459$62,473$64,488$66,503$68,517$70,532$72,547$74,562$76,576$78,591
GS-12$72,465$74,880$77,295$79,710$82,125$84,540$86,955$89,370$91,785$94,200
GS-13$86,171$89,044$91,917$94,789$97,662$100,534$103,407$106,280$109,152$112,025
GS-14$101,828$105,223$108,618$112,013$115,407$118,802$122,197$125,592$128,987$132,382
GS-15$119,780$123,773$127,765$131,758$135,751$139,744$143,737$147,730$151,722$153,200*

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2008 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Denver GS locality is 20.52%. This is the 2008 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Denver-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$20,544$21,230$21,913$22,593$23,276$23,677$24,352$25,033$25,060$25,700
GS-2$23,098$23,647$24,411$25,060$25,339$26,084$26,829$27,574$28,319$29,063
GS-3$25,202$26,042$26,882$27,722$28,562$29,402$30,242$31,082$31,922$32,762
GS-4$28,292$29,236$30,179$31,123$32,067$33,010$33,954$34,898$35,841$36,785
GS-5$31,653$32,708$33,762$34,817$35,872$36,926$37,981$39,035$40,090$41,144
GS-6$35,283$36,460$37,636$38,812$39,989$41,165$42,341$43,517$44,694$45,870
GS-7$39,210$40,516$41,823$43,129$44,436$45,742$47,049$48,355$49,661$50,968
GS-8$43,423$44,871$46,318$47,766$49,213$50,661$52,108$53,555$55,003$56,450
GS-9$47,961$49,560$51,160$52,759$54,358$55,957$57,557$59,156$60,755$62,355
GS-10$52,817$54,577$56,338$58,099$59,860$61,621$63,381$65,142$66,903$68,664
GS-11$58,028$59,962$61,897$63,831$65,765$67,700$69,634$71,568$73,503$75,437
GS-12$69,551$71,870$74,188$76,507$78,826$81,145$83,464$85,783$88,101$90,420
GS-13$82,707$85,464$88,222$90,979$93,737$96,494$99,252$102,009$104,767$107,524
GS-14$97,733$100,991$104,249$107,506$110,764$114,022$117,279$120,537$123,795$127,052
GS-15$114,964$118,797$122,629$126,462$130,294$134,127$137,959$141,792$145,624$149,000*

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2007 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Denver GS locality is 20.02%. This is the 2007 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Denver-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$19,959$20,625$21,290$21,950$22,614$23,004$23,660$24,321$24,347$24,962
GS-2$22,441$22,974$23,717$24,347$24,619$25,342$26,066$26,790$27,513$28,237
GS-3$24,485$25,301$26,118$26,934$27,750$28,566$29,382$30,198$31,014$31,831
GS-4$27,487$28,403$29,318$30,234$31,150$32,066$32,981$33,897$34,813$35,729
GS-5$30,753$31,778$32,803$33,828$34,853$35,878$36,903$37,928$38,952$39,977
GS-6$34,280$35,423$36,565$37,708$38,850$39,993$41,136$42,278$43,421$44,563
GS-7$38,094$39,364$40,634$41,904$43,174$44,443$45,713$46,983$48,253$49,523
GS-8$42,188$43,595$45,001$46,408$47,815$49,221$50,628$52,035$53,441$54,848
GS-9$46,597$48,150$49,703$51,256$52,809$54,362$55,915$57,468$59,021$60,574
GS-10$51,315$53,025$54,735$56,445$58,156$59,866$61,576$63,287$64,997$66,707
GS-11$56,378$58,258$60,137$62,017$63,896$65,776$67,655$69,535$71,414$73,294
GS-12$67,572$69,825$72,078$74,331$76,584$78,836$81,089$83,342$85,595$87,847
GS-13$80,355$83,033$85,712$88,391$91,070$93,749$96,428$99,107$101,785$104,464
GS-14$94,954$98,119$101,284$104,449$107,614$110,778$113,943$117,108$120,273$123,438
GS-15$111,694$115,417$119,140$122,863$126,586$130,309$134,032$137,755$141,478$145,201

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2006 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Denver GS locality is 19.49%. This is the 2006 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Denver-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 DENVER-AURORA, CO Locality:

Arvada, Aurora, Boulder, Centennial, Denver, Fort Collins, Lakewood, Thornton, Westminster, and other areas within the region.

Government facilities in the DENVER-AURORA, CO Locality:

Colorado National Guard, Buckley Air Force Base, Buckley Air Force Base, 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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