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Law Enforcement (LEO) Payscale in Maryland for 2007

The Law Enforcement (LEO) payscale is the federal government payscale used to determine the salaries of over 70% of federal civilian employees.

Like the General Schedule (GS) Payscale, under the LEO payscale an employee's base pay depends on two factors - the LEO Paygrade of their job, and the Paygrade Step they have achieved (depending on seniority or performance). This base pay is then modified based on a "Locality Pay Adjustment", which adjusts the LEO payscale based on cost-of-living in different areas within the United States.

Maryland has one or more Locality Pay Adjustment areas with special locality pay adjustment rates. This page lists the locality-adjusted yearly LEO pay scales for each area, with starting pay for a LEO-1 broken down by county in the interactive map.

PHILADELPHIA-READING-CAMDEN, PA-NJ-DE-MD

The PHILADELPHIA-READING-CAMDEN, PA-NJ-DE-MD General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in Philadelphia and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 18.85% more than the GS base pay rates to account for local cost of living.

LEO Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
LEO-3$29,096$29,904$30,712$31,520$32,328$33,137$33,945$34,753$35,561$36,369
LEO-4$32,660$33,567$34,474$35,380$36,287$37,194$38,101$39,008$39,915$40,821
LEO-5$37,558$38,573$39,588$40,603$41,618$42,633$43,648$44,663$45,678$46,693
LEO-6$39,603$40,735$41,866$42,998$44,129$45,260$46,392$47,523$48,655$49,786
LEO-7$42,753$44,010$45,268$46,525$47,782$49,040$50,297$51,555$52,812$54,070
LEO-8$44,563$45,956$47,349$48,742$50,134$51,527$52,920$54,313$55,706$57,099
LEO-9$47,680$49,218$50,756$52,294$53,832$55,370$56,908$58,446$59,984$61,522
LEO-10$52,508$54,202$55,895$57,589$59,282$60,976$62,670$64,363$66,057$67,750

The Philadelphia locality pay rates also apply to federal workers in the following major cities: and other areas within the region.

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WASHINGTON-BALTIMORE-ARLINGTON, DC-MD-VA-WV-PA

The WASHINGTON-BALTIMORE-ARLINGTON, DC-MD-VA-WV-PA General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in Washington DC and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 18.59% more than the GS base pay rates to account for local cost of living.

LEO Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
LEO-3$29,032$29,838$30,645$31,451$32,258$33,064$33,870$34,677$35,483$36,290
LEO-4$32,589$33,493$34,398$35,303$36,208$37,113$38,018$38,922$39,827$40,732
LEO-5$37,476$38,488$39,501$40,514$41,527$42,539$43,552$44,565$45,578$46,590
LEO-6$39,517$40,646$41,775$42,903$44,032$45,161$46,290$47,419$48,548$49,677
LEO-7$42,659$43,914$45,169$46,423$47,678$48,933$50,187$51,442$52,697$53,951
LEO-8$44,465$45,855$47,245$48,635$50,025$51,415$52,805$54,194$55,584$56,974
LEO-9$47,576$49,110$50,645$52,180$53,714$55,249$56,783$58,318$59,852$61,387
LEO-10$52,393$54,083$55,773$57,463$59,153$60,843$62,533$64,222$65,912$67,602

The Washington DC locality pay rates also apply to federal workers in the following major cities: Aberdeen, Annapolis, Baltimore, Frederick, Indian Head, Fort Meade, Camp Springs, Patuxent River, Bethesda, and other areas within the region.

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Rest of Maryland Locality Adjustment: 12.64%

Any federal employees in Maryland who do not live in an area for which a specific Locality Pay Adjustment has been set will receive the generic "Rest of the United States" locality pay adjustment of 12.64% (shown in the table below).

LEO Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
LEO-3$27,575$28,341$29,107$29,873$30,639$31,405$32,171$32,937$33,703$34,469
LEO-4$30,953$31,813$32,672$33,532$34,391$35,251$36,110$36,970$37,829$38,688
LEO-5$35,595$36,557$37,519$38,481$39,443$40,405$41,367$42,329$43,291$44,253
LEO-6$37,534$38,606$39,679$40,751$41,823$42,896$43,968$45,040$46,113$47,185
LEO-7$40,519$41,711$42,902$44,094$45,286$46,478$47,669$48,861$50,053$51,244
LEO-8$42,234$43,555$44,875$46,195$47,515$48,835$50,155$51,475$52,795$54,116
LEO-9$45,189$46,646$48,104$49,562$51,019$52,477$53,934$55,392$56,849$58,307
LEO-10$49,764$51,369$52,975$54,580$56,185$57,790$59,395$61,000$62,605$64,210

The Rest of U.S. locality pay rates also apply to federal workers in the following major cities: and other areas within the region.

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* For some high-paygrade workers, pay under the GS scale may be capped at $145,400 the SES (Senior Executive Scale)'s Level 4 pay for the current year (5 U.S.C. 5304 (g)(1)).

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Source: www.federalpay.org/leo/2007/maryland