San Francisco Locality Area - General Schedule Localities

The SAN JOSE-SAN FRANCISCO-OAKLAND, CA 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 38.17%, which means that GS employees in this area are paid 38.17% more then the GS Base Pay Table.

While the major city in this Locality Area is San Francisco, California, federal employees located within the surrounding areas may also be considered to be within this pay area. The San Francisco locality map shows which counties in California are included in the San Francisco 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 San Francisco GS locality is 38.17%. This is the 2017 locality-adjusted GS pay table for San Francisco-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$25,597$26,454$27,305$28,152$29,003$29,501$30,342$31,192$31,225$32,015
GS-2$28,779$29,465$30,418$31,225$31,576$32,504$33,433$34,361$35,290$36,219
GS-3$31,402$32,449$33,497$34,544$35,591$36,639$37,686$38,733$39,781$40,825
GS-4$35,253$36,427$37,602$38,776$39,950$41,125$42,299$43,474$44,648$45,823
GS-5$39,441$40,756$42,071$43,387$44,702$46,018$47,333$48,648$49,964$51,279
GS-6$43,964$45,430$46,896$48,362$49,828$51,294$52,760$54,226$55,692$57,158
GS-7$48,856$50,485$52,114$53,743$55,372$57,001$58,630$60,259$61,888$63,517
GS-8$54,106$55,909$57,712$59,515$61,318$63,122$64,925$66,728$68,531$70,334
GS-9$59,760$61,752$63,745$65,737$67,730$69,722$71,714$73,707$75,699$77,692
GS-10$65,810$68,005$70,199$72,393$74,587$76,781$78,975$81,169$83,363$85,558
GS-11$72,303$74,713$77,122$79,532$81,942$84,351$86,761$89,171$91,580$93,990
GS-12$86,663$89,552$92,441$95,330$98,220$101,109$103,998$106,887$109,776$112,665
GS-13$103,053$106,488$109,923$113,357$116,792$120,227$123,662$127,097$130,532$133,967
GS-14$121,778$125,837$129,896$133,956$138,015$142,075$146,134$150,194$154,253$158,312
GS-15$143,244$148,019$152,794$157,569$161,900*$161,900*$161,900*$161,900*$161,900*$161,900*

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2016 Locality Adjustment Rate for the San Francisco GS locality is 35.75%. This is the 2016 locality-adjusted GS pay table for San Francisco-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$24,901$25,733$26,561$27,385$28,213$28,698$29,516$30,341$30,374$31,142
GS-2$27,996$28,662$29,589$30,374$30,719$31,623$32,527$33,431$34,335$35,239
GS-3$30,546$31,565$32,583$33,601$34,619$35,637$36,655$37,673$38,691$39,710
GS-4$34,292$35,435$36,578$37,721$38,864$40,007$41,150$42,293$43,436$44,579
GS-5$38,366$39,644$40,923$42,202$43,481$44,759$46,038$47,317$48,596$49,875
GS-6$42,767$44,192$45,617$47,043$48,468$49,894$51,319$52,744$54,170$55,595
GS-7$47,525$49,109$50,693$52,277$53,862$55,446$57,030$58,614$60,198$61,783
GS-8$52,632$54,386$56,139$57,893$59,647$61,401$63,155$64,909$66,663$68,417
GS-9$58,132$60,069$62,007$63,944$65,881$67,818$69,755$71,692$73,629$75,567
GS-10$64,017$66,151$68,285$70,419$72,553$74,687$76,821$78,955$81,089$83,223
GS-11$70,333$72,678$75,022$77,367$79,711$82,055$84,400$86,744$89,089$91,433
GS-12$84,302$87,112$89,922$92,732$95,542$98,352$101,162$103,972$106,782$109,592
GS-13$100,246$103,588$106,930$110,272$113,615$116,957$120,299$123,641$126,983$130,325
GS-14$118,460$122,408$126,357$130,306$134,255$138,204$142,153$146,102$150,051$154,000
GS-15$139,342$143,987$148,633$153,278$157,923$160,300*$160,300*$160,300*$160,300*$160,300*

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2015 Locality Adjustment Rate for the San Francisco GS locality is 35.15%. This is the 2015 locality-adjusted GS pay table for San Francisco-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$24,545$25,365$26,181$26,994$27,810$28,288$29,095$29,909$29,940$30,695
GS-2$27,596$28,253$29,167$29,940$30,278$31,168$32,059$32,950$33,840$34,731
GS-3$30,110$31,114$32,118$33,123$34,127$35,131$36,135$37,139$38,143$39,148
GS-4$33,802$34,930$36,057$37,184$38,311$39,438$40,565$41,692$42,820$43,947
GS-5$37,818$39,079$40,340$41,601$42,861$44,122$45,383$46,644$47,905$49,166
GS-6$42,156$43,562$44,967$46,373$47,778$49,184$50,589$51,995$53,400$54,806
GS-7$46,846$48,407$49,968$51,529$53,090$54,651$56,212$57,773$59,334$60,895
GS-8$51,880$53,610$55,340$57,070$58,800$60,530$62,260$63,989$65,719$67,449
GS-9$57,302$59,212$61,122$63,031$64,941$66,851$68,760$70,670$72,580$74,489
GS-10$63,103$65,206$67,309$69,412$71,515$73,618$75,720$77,823$79,926$82,029
GS-11$69,329$71,640$73,951$76,262$78,574$80,885$83,196$85,507$87,818$90,129
GS-12$83,098$85,869$88,639$91,410$94,181$96,951$99,722$102,492$105,263$108,034
GS-13$98,815$102,109$105,402$108,696$111,989$115,283$118,577$121,870$125,164$128,457
GS-14$116,768$120,661$124,553$128,445$132,338$136,230$140,122$144,014$147,907$151,799
GS-15$137,353$141,932$146,511$151,090$155,668$158,700*$158,700*$158,700*$158,700*$158,700*

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2014 Locality Adjustment Rate for the San Francisco GS locality is 35.15%. This is the 2014 locality-adjusted GS pay table for San Francisco-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$24,301$25,114$25,922$26,726$27,534$28,008$28,807$29,613$29,644$30,401
GS-2$27,323$27,973$28,878$29,644$29,975$30,856$31,737$32,618$33,500$34,381
GS-3$29,811$30,805$31,798$32,791$33,785$34,778$35,772$36,765$37,758$38,752
GS-4$33,467$34,582$35,697$36,812$37,927$39,042$40,157$41,272$42,387$43,502
GS-5$37,443$38,692$39,941$41,190$42,438$43,687$44,936$46,185$47,434$48,682
GS-6$41,738$43,129$44,520$45,910$47,301$48,692$50,083$51,473$52,864$54,255
GS-7$46,382$47,928$49,474$51,020$52,567$54,113$55,659$57,205$58,751$60,297
GS-8$51,366$53,079$54,791$56,504$58,216$59,928$61,641$63,353$65,065$66,778
GS-9$56,735$58,625$60,516$62,407$64,298$66,188$68,079$69,970$71,861$73,751
GS-10$62,478$64,561$66,644$68,726$70,809$72,892$74,974$77,057$79,140$81,222
GS-11$68,643$70,931$73,219$75,507$77,795$80,083$82,371$84,659$86,947$89,235
GS-12$82,275$85,017$87,760$90,502$93,244$95,986$98,728$101,471$104,213$106,955
GS-13$97,836$101,098$104,359$107,620$110,881$114,142$117,403$120,665$123,926$127,187
GS-14$115,613$119,466$123,319$127,172$131,025$134,878$138,731$142,585$146,438$150,291
GS-15$135,993$140,526$145,059$149,592$154,125$155,500*$155,500*$155,500*$155,500*$155,500*

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2013 Locality Adjustment Rate for the San Francisco GS locality is 35.15%. This is the 2013 locality-adjusted GS pay table for San Francisco-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$24,061$24,865$25,665$26,461$27,261$27,731$28,522$29,319$29,351$30,097
GS-2$27,053$27,696$28,591$29,351$29,680$30,553$31,426$32,299$33,173$34,046
GS-3$29,517$30,501$31,485$32,468$33,452$34,436$35,420$36,404$37,388$38,372
GS-4$33,136$34,240$35,344$36,449$37,553$38,657$39,761$40,865$41,969$43,074
GS-5$37,073$38,308$39,544$40,779$42,014$43,249$44,485$45,720$46,955$48,190
GS-6$41,325$42,702$44,079$45,456$46,834$48,211$49,588$50,965$52,342$53,719
GS-7$45,923$47,454$48,985$50,516$52,048$53,579$55,110$56,641$58,173$59,704
GS-8$50,858$52,553$54,248$55,943$57,637$59,332$61,027$62,722$64,417$66,111
GS-9$56,172$58,044$59,916$61,788$63,660$65,532$67,403$69,275$71,147$73,019
GS-10$61,860$63,922$65,984$68,047$70,109$72,171$74,234$76,296$78,359$80,421
GS-11$67,963$70,228$72,493$74,758$77,023$79,288$81,554$83,819$86,084$88,349
GS-12$81,460$84,175$86,891$89,606$92,321$95,036$97,751$100,466$103,182$105,897
GS-13$96,867$100,096$103,325$106,554$109,782$113,011$116,240$119,469$122,697$125,926
GS-14$114,468$118,283$122,099$125,914$129,729$133,544$137,360$141,175$144,990$148,806
GS-15$134,647$139,136$143,624$148,112$152,601$155,500*$155,500*$155,500*$155,500*$155,500*

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2012 Locality Adjustment Rate for the San Francisco GS locality is 35.15%. This is the 2012 locality-adjusted GS pay table for San Francisco-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$24,061$24,865$25,665$26,461$27,261$27,731$28,522$29,319$29,351$30,097
GS-2$27,053$27,696$28,591$29,351$29,680$30,553$31,426$32,299$33,173$34,046
GS-3$29,517$30,501$31,485$32,468$33,452$34,436$35,420$36,404$37,388$38,372
GS-4$33,136$34,240$35,344$36,449$37,553$38,657$39,761$40,865$41,969$43,074
GS-5$37,073$38,308$39,544$40,779$42,014$43,249$44,485$45,720$46,955$48,190
GS-6$41,325$42,702$44,079$45,456$46,834$48,211$49,588$50,965$52,342$53,719
GS-7$45,923$47,454$48,985$50,516$52,048$53,579$55,110$56,641$58,173$59,704
GS-8$50,858$52,553$54,248$55,943$57,637$59,332$61,027$62,722$64,417$66,111
GS-9$56,172$58,044$59,916$61,788$63,660$65,532$67,403$69,275$71,147$73,019
GS-10$61,860$63,922$65,984$68,047$70,109$72,171$74,234$76,296$78,359$80,421
GS-11$67,963$70,228$72,493$74,758$77,023$79,288$81,554$83,819$86,084$88,349
GS-12$81,460$84,175$86,891$89,606$92,321$95,036$97,751$100,466$103,182$105,897
GS-13$96,867$100,096$103,325$106,554$109,782$113,011$116,240$119,469$122,697$125,926
GS-14$114,468$118,283$122,099$125,914$129,729$133,544$137,360$141,175$144,990$148,806
GS-15$134,647$139,136$143,624$148,112$152,601$155,500*$155,500*$155,500*$155,500*$155,500*

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2011 Locality Adjustment Rate for the San Francisco GS locality is 35.15%. This is the 2011 locality-adjusted GS pay table for San Francisco-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$24,061$24,865$25,665$26,461$27,261$27,731$28,522$29,319$29,351$30,097
GS-2$27,053$27,696$28,591$29,351$29,680$30,553$31,426$32,299$33,173$34,046
GS-3$29,517$30,501$31,485$32,468$33,452$34,436$35,420$36,404$37,388$38,372
GS-4$33,136$34,240$35,344$36,449$37,553$38,657$39,761$40,865$41,969$43,074
GS-5$37,073$38,308$39,544$40,779$42,014$43,249$44,485$45,720$46,955$48,190
GS-6$41,325$42,702$44,079$45,456$46,834$48,211$49,588$50,965$52,342$53,719
GS-7$45,923$47,454$48,985$50,516$52,048$53,579$55,110$56,641$58,173$59,704
GS-8$50,858$52,553$54,248$55,943$57,637$59,332$61,027$62,722$64,417$66,111
GS-9$56,172$58,044$59,916$61,788$63,660$65,532$67,403$69,275$71,147$73,019
GS-10$61,860$63,922$65,984$68,047$70,109$72,171$74,234$76,296$78,359$80,421
GS-11$67,963$70,228$72,493$74,758$77,023$79,288$81,554$83,819$86,084$88,349
GS-12$81,460$84,175$86,891$89,606$92,321$95,036$97,751$100,466$103,182$105,897
GS-13$96,867$100,096$103,325$106,554$109,782$113,011$116,240$119,469$122,697$125,926
GS-14$114,468$118,283$122,099$125,914$129,729$133,544$137,360$141,175$144,990$148,806
GS-15$134,647$139,136$143,624$148,112$152,601$155,500*$155,500*$155,500*$155,500*$155,500*

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2010 Locality Adjustment Rate for the San Francisco GS locality is 35.15%. This is the 2010 locality-adjusted GS pay table for San Francisco-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$24,061$24,865$25,665$26,461$27,261$27,731$28,522$29,319$29,351$30,097
GS-2$27,053$27,696$28,591$29,351$29,680$30,553$31,426$32,299$33,173$34,046
GS-3$29,517$30,501$31,485$32,468$33,452$34,436$35,420$36,404$37,388$38,372
GS-4$33,136$34,240$35,344$36,449$37,553$38,657$39,761$40,865$41,969$43,074
GS-5$37,073$38,308$39,544$40,779$42,014$43,249$44,485$45,720$46,955$48,190
GS-6$41,325$42,702$44,079$45,456$46,834$48,211$49,588$50,965$52,342$53,719
GS-7$45,923$47,454$48,985$50,516$52,048$53,579$55,110$56,641$58,173$59,704
GS-8$50,858$52,553$54,248$55,943$57,637$59,332$61,027$62,722$64,417$66,111
GS-9$56,172$58,044$59,916$61,788$63,660$65,532$67,403$69,275$71,147$73,019
GS-10$61,860$63,922$65,984$68,047$70,109$72,171$74,234$76,296$78,359$80,421
GS-11$67,963$70,228$72,493$74,758$77,023$79,288$81,554$83,819$86,084$88,349
GS-12$81,460$84,175$86,891$89,606$92,321$95,036$97,751$100,466$103,182$105,897
GS-13$96,867$100,096$103,325$106,554$109,782$113,011$116,240$119,469$122,697$125,926
GS-14$114,468$118,283$122,099$125,914$129,729$133,544$137,360$141,175$144,990$148,806
GS-15$134,647$139,136$143,624$148,112$152,601$155,500*$155,500*$155,500*$155,500*$155,500*

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2009 Locality Adjustment Rate for the San Francisco GS locality is 34.35%. This is the 2009 locality-adjusted GS pay table for San Francisco-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$23,565$24,352$25,136$25,916$26,699$27,160$27,934$28,715$28,746$29,482
GS-2$26,495$27,125$28,001$28,746$29,067$29,921$30,776$31,630$32,484$33,339
GS-3$28,908$29,871$30,835$31,798$32,761$33,725$34,688$35,651$36,614$37,578
GS-4$32,454$33,535$34,617$35,698$36,780$37,861$38,943$40,024$41,106$42,187
GS-5$36,309$37,520$38,730$39,941$41,151$42,362$43,572$44,783$45,993$47,204
GS-6$40,473$41,822$43,171$44,520$45,868$47,217$48,566$49,915$51,264$52,613
GS-7$44,976$46,476$47,975$49,474$50,974$52,473$53,972$55,472$56,971$58,470
GS-8$49,810$51,471$53,131$54,792$56,453$58,113$59,774$61,434$63,095$64,755
GS-9$55,015$56,849$58,683$60,517$62,350$64,184$66,018$67,852$69,686$71,520
GS-10$60,585$62,604$64,624$66,643$68,662$70,682$72,701$74,720$76,739$78,759
GS-11$66,562$68,780$70,999$73,217$75,435$77,653$79,871$82,089$84,307$86,525
GS-12$79,781$82,440$85,099$87,757$90,416$93,075$95,734$98,393$101,051$103,710
GS-13$94,871$98,034$101,196$104,359$107,522$110,684$113,847$117,009$120,172$123,335
GS-14$112,108$115,846$119,584$123,321$127,059$130,796$134,534$138,272$142,009$145,747
GS-15$131,873$136,269$140,664$145,060$149,456$153,200*$153,200*$153,200*$153,200*$153,200*

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2008 Locality Adjustment Rate for the San Francisco GS locality is 31.43%. This is the 2008 locality-adjusted GS pay table for San Francisco-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$22,404$23,151$23,897$24,638$25,383$25,821$26,557$27,299$27,328$28,026
GS-2$25,189$25,788$26,621$27,328$27,633$28,445$29,258$30,070$30,882$31,694
GS-3$27,483$28,399$29,315$30,232$31,148$32,064$32,980$33,896$34,812$35,728
GS-4$30,853$31,882$32,911$33,940$34,970$35,999$37,028$38,057$39,086$40,115
GS-5$34,519$35,669$36,819$37,969$39,119$40,269$41,419$42,569$43,719$44,869
GS-6$38,477$39,760$41,043$42,326$43,608$44,891$46,174$47,457$48,740$50,022
GS-7$42,759$44,184$45,609$47,034$48,458$49,883$51,308$52,732$54,157$55,582
GS-8$47,354$48,933$50,511$52,090$53,668$55,247$56,825$58,404$59,982$61,560
GS-9$52,303$54,047$55,791$57,535$59,279$61,023$62,767$64,511$66,255$67,999
GS-10$57,598$59,518$61,438$63,358$65,279$67,199$69,119$71,039$72,959$74,880
GS-11$63,281$65,390$67,500$69,609$71,719$73,828$75,938$78,047$80,157$82,266
GS-12$75,847$78,376$80,904$83,433$85,962$88,491$91,019$93,548$96,077$98,605
GS-13$90,194$93,201$96,208$99,215$102,222$105,229$108,237$111,244$114,251$117,258
GS-14$106,581$110,133$113,686$117,238$120,791$124,343$127,896$131,448$135,001$138,554
GS-15$125,371$129,551$133,730$137,909$142,089$146,268$149,000*$149,000*$149,000*$149,000*

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2007 Locality Adjustment Rate for the San Francisco GS locality is 30.33%. This is the 2007 locality-adjusted GS pay table for San Francisco-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$21,674$22,397$23,119$23,836$24,557$24,980$25,692$26,410$26,439$27,106
GS-2$24,369$24,948$25,755$26,439$26,733$27,519$28,305$29,091$29,877$30,663
GS-3$26,589$27,475$28,361$29,247$30,134$31,020$31,906$32,792$33,679$34,565
GS-4$29,848$30,843$31,837$32,831$33,826$34,820$35,815$36,809$37,804$38,798
GS-5$33,394$34,507$35,620$36,734$37,847$38,960$40,073$41,186$42,299$43,412
GS-6$37,225$38,466$39,706$40,947$42,188$43,429$44,669$45,910$47,151$48,392
GS-7$41,367$42,746$44,125$45,503$46,882$48,261$49,640$51,019$52,398$53,777
GS-8$45,812$47,340$48,867$50,395$51,922$53,450$54,977$56,505$58,032$59,560
GS-9$50,599$52,286$53,972$55,659$57,345$59,032$60,718$62,405$64,091$65,778
GS-10$55,723$57,580$59,437$61,294$63,151$65,009$66,866$68,723$70,580$72,437
GS-11$61,221$63,262$65,303$67,344$69,385$71,426$73,467$75,508$77,549$79,590
GS-12$73,377$75,823$78,270$80,716$83,162$85,609$88,055$90,501$92,947$95,394
GS-13$87,257$90,166$93,075$95,984$98,893$101,802$104,711$107,620$110,529$113,438
GS-14$103,111$106,547$109,984$113,421$116,858$120,295$123,731$127,168$130,605$134,042
GS-15$121,289$125,332$129,375$133,418$137,460$141,503$145,400*$145,400*$145,400*$145,400*

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2006 Locality Adjustment Rate for the San Francisco GS locality is 28.68%. This is the 2006 locality-adjusted GS pay table for San Francisco-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 SAN JOSE-SAN FRANCISCO-OAKLAND, CA Locality:

Alameda, Antioch, Berkeley, Concord, Daly City, Dublin, Fairfield, Fremont, Hayward, Monterey, Oakland, Petaluma, Richmond, Salinas, San Francisco, San Jose, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Rosa, Stockton, Sunnyvale, Vallejo, Fort Hunter Liggett, and other areas within the region.

Government facilities in the SAN JOSE-SAN FRANCISCO-OAKLAND, CA Locality:

Naval Postgraduate School, Travis Air Force Base, Defense Distribution 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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