Seattle Locality Area - General Schedule Localities

The SEATTLE-TACOMA, WA 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 24.24%, which means that GS employees in this area are paid 24.24% more then the GS Base Pay Table.

While the major city in this Locality Area is Seattle, Washington, federal employees located within the surrounding areas may also be considered to be within this pay area. The Seattle locality map shows which counties in Washington are included in the Seattle 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 Seattle GS locality is 24.24%. This is the 2017 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Seattle-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$23,017$23,787$24,552$25,314$26,079$26,526$27,283$28,047$28,077$28,788
GS-2$25,878$26,494$27,351$28,077$28,393$29,227$30,062$30,897$31,732$32,567
GS-3$28,236$29,178$30,120$31,061$32,003$32,945$33,886$34,828$35,770$36,709
GS-4$31,699$32,755$33,811$34,867$35,923$36,979$38,035$39,091$40,147$41,203
GS-5$35,464$36,647$37,830$39,013$40,195$41,378$42,561$43,744$44,926$46,109
GS-6$39,532$40,850$42,168$43,486$44,805$46,123$47,441$48,759$50,077$51,396
GS-7$43,930$45,395$46,860$48,324$49,789$51,254$52,719$54,184$55,648$57,113
GS-8$48,651$50,272$51,894$53,515$55,136$56,758$58,379$60,000$61,622$63,243
GS-9$53,735$55,527$57,318$59,110$60,901$62,693$64,484$66,276$68,067$69,859
GS-10$59,176$61,148$63,121$65,094$67,067$69,040$71,013$72,986$74,959$76,932
GS-11$65,014$67,180$69,347$71,514$73,681$75,847$78,014$80,181$82,348$84,514
GS-12$77,926$80,524$83,122$85,719$88,317$90,915$93,513$96,111$98,709$101,307
GS-13$92,663$95,752$98,840$101,929$105,018$108,106$111,195$114,283$117,372$120,461
GS-14$109,500$113,150$116,801$120,451$124,101$127,751$131,401$135,051$138,702$142,352
GS-15$128,802$133,096$137,390$141,683$145,977$150,271$154,564$158,858$161,900*$161,900*

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2016 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Seattle GS locality is 22.26%. This is the 2016 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Seattle-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$22,426$23,176$23,921$24,664$25,409$25,846$26,583$27,326$27,356$28,048
GS-2$25,214$25,814$26,649$27,356$27,666$28,480$29,295$30,109$30,923$31,737
GS-3$27,511$28,428$29,345$30,262$31,179$32,096$33,013$33,930$34,847$35,763
GS-4$30,884$31,914$32,943$33,972$35,002$36,031$37,061$38,090$39,120$40,149
GS-5$34,553$35,705$36,856$38,008$39,160$40,312$41,463$42,615$43,767$44,918
GS-6$38,517$39,801$41,084$42,368$43,652$44,935$46,219$47,503$48,787$50,070
GS-7$42,802$44,229$45,656$47,082$48,509$49,936$51,363$52,789$54,216$55,643
GS-8$47,401$48,981$50,561$52,140$53,720$55,299$56,879$58,459$60,038$61,618
GS-9$52,355$54,100$55,845$57,589$59,334$61,079$62,823$64,568$66,313$68,057
GS-10$57,655$59,577$61,499$63,421$65,343$67,265$69,187$71,109$73,031$74,953
GS-11$63,344$65,456$67,567$69,678$71,790$73,901$76,013$78,124$80,236$82,347
GS-12$75,925$78,455$80,986$83,517$86,048$88,579$91,109$93,640$96,171$98,702
GS-13$90,284$93,294$96,304$99,314$102,324$105,334$108,344$111,354$114,364$117,374
GS-14$106,688$110,244$113,801$117,357$120,914$124,470$128,027$131,584$135,140$138,697
GS-15$125,495$129,679$133,862$138,046$142,230$146,414$150,597$154,781$158,965$160,300*

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2015 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Seattle GS locality is 21.81%. This is the 2015 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Seattle-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$22,122$22,861$23,597$24,329$25,065$25,496$26,223$26,957$26,985$27,665
GS-2$24,872$25,464$26,288$26,985$27,289$28,092$28,895$29,697$30,500$31,303
GS-3$27,138$28,043$28,948$29,853$30,758$31,663$32,568$33,473$34,378$35,283
GS-4$30,466$31,482$32,498$33,514$34,529$35,545$36,561$37,577$38,593$39,609
GS-5$34,085$35,221$36,358$37,494$38,631$39,767$40,904$42,040$43,177$44,313
GS-6$37,995$39,262$40,529$41,795$43,062$44,329$45,596$46,863$48,130$49,396
GS-7$42,222$43,629$45,036$46,442$47,849$49,256$50,663$52,070$53,477$54,884
GS-8$46,759$48,318$49,878$51,437$52,996$54,555$56,114$57,673$59,233$60,792
GS-9$51,646$53,367$55,089$56,810$58,531$60,252$61,973$63,694$65,416$67,137
GS-10$56,874$58,770$60,665$62,560$64,456$66,351$68,246$70,142$72,037$73,933
GS-11$62,486$64,569$66,652$68,735$70,818$72,901$74,984$77,067$79,150$81,233
GS-12$74,896$77,393$79,890$82,387$84,885$87,382$89,879$92,376$94,873$97,370
GS-13$89,061$92,030$94,998$97,967$100,935$103,904$106,872$109,841$112,809$115,778
GS-14$105,243$108,751$112,259$115,767$119,275$122,783$126,291$129,800$133,308$136,816
GS-15$123,796$127,922$132,049$136,176$140,303$144,430$148,557$152,684$156,811$158,700*

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2014 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Seattle GS locality is 21.81%. This is the 2014 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Seattle-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$21,903$22,635$23,363$24,088$24,816$25,244$25,964$26,690$26,718$27,400
GS-2$24,626$25,212$26,027$26,718$27,016$27,810$28,605$29,399$30,193$30,987
GS-3$26,869$27,764$28,659$29,555$30,450$31,345$32,241$33,136$34,031$34,927
GS-4$30,164$31,169$32,174$33,179$34,184$35,188$36,193$37,198$38,203$39,208
GS-5$33,747$34,873$35,999$37,124$38,250$39,375$40,501$41,626$42,752$43,877
GS-6$37,619$38,872$40,125$41,379$42,632$43,886$45,139$46,393$47,646$48,899
GS-7$41,804$43,197$44,591$45,984$47,378$48,772$50,165$51,559$52,952$54,346
GS-8$46,296$47,840$49,383$50,926$52,470$54,013$55,556$57,100$58,643$60,186
GS-9$51,135$52,839$54,543$56,247$57,951$59,655$61,359$63,063$64,768$66,472
GS-10$56,312$58,189$60,066$61,943$63,820$65,697$67,574$69,451$71,328$73,205
GS-11$61,867$63,930$65,992$68,054$70,116$72,179$74,241$76,303$78,365$80,427
GS-12$74,154$76,626$79,097$81,569$84,040$86,512$88,983$91,455$93,926$96,398
GS-13$88,179$91,119$94,058$96,997$99,937$102,876$105,815$108,754$111,694$114,633
GS-14$104,201$107,674$111,147$114,620$118,092$121,565$125,038$128,511$131,984$135,456
GS-15$122,570$126,656$130,741$134,827$138,912$142,998$147,083$151,169$155,254$155,500*

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2013 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Seattle GS locality is 21.81%. This is the 2013 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Seattle-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$21,686$22,411$23,132$23,849$24,570$24,994$25,707$26,425$26,453$27,126
GS-2$24,383$24,963$25,769$26,453$26,751$27,538$28,324$29,111$29,898$30,685
GS-3$26,603$27,490$28,377$29,264$30,150$31,037$31,924$32,811$33,698$34,584
GS-4$29,865$30,861$31,856$32,851$33,846$34,841$35,837$36,832$37,827$38,822
GS-5$33,414$34,527$35,640$36,754$37,867$38,980$40,094$41,207$42,320$43,434
GS-6$37,246$38,487$39,728$40,970$42,211$43,452$44,693$45,935$47,176$48,417
GS-7$41,390$42,770$44,150$45,530$46,910$48,290$49,670$51,051$52,431$53,811
GS-8$45,838$47,366$48,893$50,421$51,948$53,476$55,003$56,531$58,058$59,586
GS-9$50,628$52,315$54,002$55,689$57,376$59,063$60,750$62,437$64,124$65,812
GS-10$55,754$57,612$59,471$61,330$63,189$65,048$66,907$68,765$70,624$72,483
GS-11$61,255$63,296$65,338$67,379$69,421$71,462$73,504$75,545$77,587$79,628
GS-12$73,420$75,867$78,314$80,761$83,208$85,656$88,103$90,550$92,997$95,444
GS-13$87,306$90,216$93,126$96,036$98,946$101,856$104,766$107,676$110,586$113,496
GS-14$103,169$106,608$110,047$113,486$116,924$120,363$123,802$127,240$130,679$134,118
GS-15$121,357$125,402$129,447$133,493$137,538$141,583$145,629$149,674$153,719$155,500*

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2012 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Seattle GS locality is 21.81%. This is the 2012 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Seattle-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$21,686$22,411$23,132$23,849$24,570$24,994$25,707$26,425$26,453$27,126
GS-2$24,383$24,963$25,769$26,453$26,751$27,538$28,324$29,111$29,898$30,685
GS-3$26,603$27,490$28,377$29,264$30,150$31,037$31,924$32,811$33,698$34,584
GS-4$29,865$30,861$31,856$32,851$33,846$34,841$35,837$36,832$37,827$38,822
GS-5$33,414$34,527$35,640$36,754$37,867$38,980$40,094$41,207$42,320$43,434
GS-6$37,246$38,487$39,728$40,970$42,211$43,452$44,693$45,935$47,176$48,417
GS-7$41,390$42,770$44,150$45,530$46,910$48,290$49,670$51,051$52,431$53,811
GS-8$45,838$47,366$48,893$50,421$51,948$53,476$55,003$56,531$58,058$59,586
GS-9$50,628$52,315$54,002$55,689$57,376$59,063$60,750$62,437$64,124$65,812
GS-10$55,754$57,612$59,471$61,330$63,189$65,048$66,907$68,765$70,624$72,483
GS-11$61,255$63,296$65,338$67,379$69,421$71,462$73,504$75,545$77,587$79,628
GS-12$73,420$75,867$78,314$80,761$83,208$85,656$88,103$90,550$92,997$95,444
GS-13$87,306$90,216$93,126$96,036$98,946$101,856$104,766$107,676$110,586$113,496
GS-14$103,169$106,608$110,047$113,486$116,924$120,363$123,802$127,240$130,679$134,118
GS-15$121,357$125,402$129,447$133,493$137,538$141,583$145,629$149,674$153,719$155,500*

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2011 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Seattle GS locality is 21.81%. This is the 2011 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Seattle-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$21,686$22,411$23,132$23,849$24,570$24,994$25,707$26,425$26,453$27,126
GS-2$24,383$24,963$25,769$26,453$26,751$27,538$28,324$29,111$29,898$30,685
GS-3$26,603$27,490$28,377$29,264$30,150$31,037$31,924$32,811$33,698$34,584
GS-4$29,865$30,861$31,856$32,851$33,846$34,841$35,837$36,832$37,827$38,822
GS-5$33,414$34,527$35,640$36,754$37,867$38,980$40,094$41,207$42,320$43,434
GS-6$37,246$38,487$39,728$40,970$42,211$43,452$44,693$45,935$47,176$48,417
GS-7$41,390$42,770$44,150$45,530$46,910$48,290$49,670$51,051$52,431$53,811
GS-8$45,838$47,366$48,893$50,421$51,948$53,476$55,003$56,531$58,058$59,586
GS-9$50,628$52,315$54,002$55,689$57,376$59,063$60,750$62,437$64,124$65,812
GS-10$55,754$57,612$59,471$61,330$63,189$65,048$66,907$68,765$70,624$72,483
GS-11$61,255$63,296$65,338$67,379$69,421$71,462$73,504$75,545$77,587$79,628
GS-12$73,420$75,867$78,314$80,761$83,208$85,656$88,103$90,550$92,997$95,444
GS-13$87,306$90,216$93,126$96,036$98,946$101,856$104,766$107,676$110,586$113,496
GS-14$103,169$106,608$110,047$113,486$116,924$120,363$123,802$127,240$130,679$134,118
GS-15$121,357$125,402$129,447$133,493$137,538$141,583$145,629$149,674$153,719$155,500*

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2010 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Seattle GS locality is 21.81%. This is the 2010 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Seattle-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$21,686$22,411$23,132$23,849$24,570$24,994$25,707$26,425$26,453$27,126
GS-2$24,383$24,963$25,769$26,453$26,751$27,538$28,324$29,111$29,898$30,685
GS-3$26,603$27,490$28,377$29,264$30,150$31,037$31,924$32,811$33,698$34,584
GS-4$29,865$30,861$31,856$32,851$33,846$34,841$35,837$36,832$37,827$38,822
GS-5$33,414$34,527$35,640$36,754$37,867$38,980$40,094$41,207$42,320$43,434
GS-6$37,246$38,487$39,728$40,970$42,211$43,452$44,693$45,935$47,176$48,417
GS-7$41,390$42,770$44,150$45,530$46,910$48,290$49,670$51,051$52,431$53,811
GS-8$45,838$47,366$48,893$50,421$51,948$53,476$55,003$56,531$58,058$59,586
GS-9$50,628$52,315$54,002$55,689$57,376$59,063$60,750$62,437$64,124$65,812
GS-10$55,754$57,612$59,471$61,330$63,189$65,048$66,907$68,765$70,624$72,483
GS-11$61,255$63,296$65,338$67,379$69,421$71,462$73,504$75,545$77,587$79,628
GS-12$73,420$75,867$78,314$80,761$83,208$85,656$88,103$90,550$92,997$95,444
GS-13$87,306$90,216$93,126$96,036$98,946$101,856$104,766$107,676$110,586$113,496
GS-14$103,169$106,608$110,047$113,486$116,924$120,363$123,802$127,240$130,679$134,118
GS-15$121,357$125,402$129,447$133,493$137,538$141,583$145,629$149,674$153,719$155,500*

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2009 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Seattle GS locality is 21.06%. This is the 2009 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Seattle-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$21,234$21,943$22,649$23,352$24,058$24,473$25,171$25,874$25,902$26,565
GS-2$23,874$24,442$25,231$25,902$26,191$26,961$27,731$28,501$29,271$30,041
GS-3$26,048$26,916$27,784$28,652$29,520$30,388$31,256$32,124$32,992$33,860
GS-4$29,243$30,218$31,192$32,167$33,141$34,116$35,090$36,065$37,040$38,014
GS-5$32,718$33,808$34,899$35,990$37,081$38,171$39,262$40,353$41,444$42,534
GS-6$36,469$37,685$38,900$40,116$41,331$42,547$43,762$44,977$46,193$47,408
GS-7$40,527$41,878$43,229$44,580$45,931$47,282$48,633$49,984$51,335$52,687
GS-8$44,883$46,379$47,876$49,372$50,868$52,365$53,861$55,357$56,853$58,350
GS-9$49,573$51,225$52,878$54,530$56,183$57,835$59,488$61,140$62,793$64,445
GS-10$54,592$56,412$58,231$60,051$61,870$63,690$65,509$67,329$69,148$70,968
GS-11$59,978$61,977$63,975$65,974$67,973$69,971$71,970$73,969$75,968$77,966
GS-12$71,889$74,285$76,681$79,076$81,472$83,868$86,264$88,660$91,055$93,451
GS-13$85,487$88,336$91,186$94,036$96,886$99,735$102,585$105,435$108,285$111,134
GS-14$101,019$104,386$107,754$111,122$114,490$117,858$121,226$124,594$127,962$131,330
GS-15$118,828$122,789$126,750$130,711$134,672$138,633$142,594$146,555$150,516$153,200*

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2008 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Seattle GS locality is 19.16%. This is the 2008 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Seattle-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$20,312$20,990$21,666$22,338$23,013$23,410$24,077$24,751$24,777$25,410
GS-2$22,837$23,380$24,136$24,777$25,053$25,790$26,526$27,263$27,999$28,735
GS-3$24,918$25,748$26,579$27,409$28,240$29,070$29,901$30,731$31,562$32,392
GS-4$27,973$28,906$29,839$30,772$31,705$32,638$33,571$34,504$35,437$36,370
GS-5$31,296$32,339$33,381$34,424$35,467$36,509$37,552$38,595$39,637$40,680
GS-6$34,885$36,048$37,211$38,374$39,537$40,700$41,863$43,026$44,189$45,352
GS-7$38,768$40,059$41,351$42,643$43,934$45,226$46,518$47,809$49,101$50,393
GS-8$42,933$44,364$45,796$47,227$48,658$50,089$51,520$52,951$54,382$55,813
GS-9$47,420$49,001$50,582$52,163$53,745$55,326$56,907$58,488$60,070$61,651
GS-10$52,221$53,962$55,703$57,443$59,184$60,925$62,666$64,407$66,148$67,889
GS-11$57,373$59,286$61,198$63,111$65,023$66,936$68,848$70,761$72,673$74,586
GS-12$68,766$71,059$73,351$75,644$77,937$80,229$82,522$84,815$87,107$89,400
GS-13$81,774$84,500$87,226$89,953$92,679$95,405$98,132$100,858$103,585$106,311
GS-14$96,630$99,851$103,072$106,293$109,514$112,735$115,956$119,177$122,398$125,618
GS-15$113,667$117,456$121,245$125,035$128,824$132,613$136,402$140,192$143,981$147,770

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2007 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Seattle GS locality is 18.58%. This is the 2007 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Seattle-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$19,720$20,378$21,035$21,687$22,343$22,728$23,376$24,029$24,055$24,662
GS-2$22,172$22,699$23,433$24,055$24,323$25,038$25,753$26,468$27,183$27,898
GS-3$24,192$24,998$25,804$26,611$27,417$28,223$29,030$29,836$30,642$31,449
GS-4$27,157$28,062$28,967$29,871$30,776$31,681$32,586$33,491$34,395$35,300
GS-5$30,384$31,396$32,409$33,422$34,434$35,447$36,460$37,472$38,485$39,498
GS-6$33,869$34,998$36,127$37,255$38,384$39,513$40,642$41,771$42,900$44,029
GS-7$37,637$38,892$40,146$41,401$42,656$43,910$45,165$46,419$47,674$48,928
GS-8$41,682$43,072$44,462$45,851$47,241$48,631$50,021$51,410$52,800$54,190
GS-9$46,037$47,572$49,106$50,641$52,175$53,710$55,244$56,778$58,313$59,847
GS-10$50,699$52,389$54,078$55,768$57,458$59,148$60,837$62,527$64,217$65,907
GS-11$55,702$57,559$59,416$61,273$63,130$64,987$66,844$68,701$70,557$72,414
GS-12$66,762$68,987$71,213$73,439$75,665$77,890$80,116$82,342$84,568$86,793
GS-13$79,390$82,037$84,684$87,331$89,977$92,624$95,271$97,917$100,564$103,211
GS-14$93,815$96,942$100,068$103,195$106,322$109,449$112,576$115,703$118,830$121,957
GS-15$110,354$114,032$117,711$121,389$125,068$128,746$132,424$136,103$139,781$143,459

Get PDF Pay Chart Download PDF The 2006 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Seattle GS locality is 17.93%. This is the 2006 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Seattle-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 SEATTLE-TACOMA, WA Locality:

Bellevue, Bremerton, Everett, Kent, Oak Harbor, Seattle, Tacoma, and other areas within the region.

Government facilities in the SEATTLE-TACOMA, WA Locality:

Bangor Naval Base, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Everett Naval 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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