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Law Enforcement (LEO) Payscale in Ohio 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.

Ohio 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.

CINCINNATI-WILMINGTON-MAYSVILLE, OH-KY-IN

The CINCINNATI-WILMINGTON-MAYSVILLE, OH-KY-IN General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in Cincinnati and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 17.38% 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$28,736$29,534$30,332$31,130$31,929$32,727$33,525$34,323$35,121$35,919
LEO-4$32,256$33,152$34,047$34,943$35,838$36,734$37,630$38,525$39,421$40,317
LEO-5$37,093$38,096$39,098$40,101$41,103$42,105$43,108$44,110$45,113$46,115
LEO-6$39,113$40,231$41,348$42,466$43,583$44,701$45,818$46,936$48,053$49,170
LEO-7$42,224$43,466$44,708$45,950$47,191$48,433$49,675$50,917$52,159$53,401
LEO-8$44,012$45,387$46,763$48,139$49,514$50,890$52,266$53,641$55,017$56,393
LEO-9$47,091$48,609$50,128$51,647$53,166$54,685$56,204$57,723$59,242$60,761
LEO-10$51,858$53,531$55,204$56,876$58,549$60,222$61,894$63,567$65,240$66,912

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

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CLEVELAND-AKRON-CANTON, OH

The CLEVELAND-AKRON-CANTON, OH General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in Cleveland and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 15.96% 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$28,388$29,177$29,965$30,754$31,542$32,331$33,119$33,908$34,696$35,485
LEO-4$31,866$32,751$33,635$34,520$35,405$36,290$37,174$38,059$38,944$39,829
LEO-5$36,645$37,635$38,625$39,615$40,606$41,596$42,586$43,577$44,567$45,557
LEO-6$38,640$39,744$40,848$41,952$43,056$44,160$45,264$46,368$47,472$48,576
LEO-7$41,713$42,940$44,167$45,394$46,621$47,847$49,074$50,301$51,528$52,755
LEO-8$43,479$44,838$46,197$47,556$48,915$50,274$51,634$52,993$54,352$55,711
LEO-9$46,521$48,021$49,522$51,022$52,523$54,023$55,524$57,024$58,525$60,026
LEO-10$51,231$52,884$54,536$56,188$57,841$59,493$61,146$62,798$64,451$66,103

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

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COLUMBUS-MARION-ZANESVILLE, OH

The COLUMBUS-MARION-ZANESVILLE, OH General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in Columbus and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 15% 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$28,153$28,935$29,717$30,499$31,281$32,063$32,845$33,627$34,409$35,191
LEO-4$31,602$32,479$33,357$34,234$35,112$35,989$36,867$37,744$38,622$39,499
LEO-5$36,341$37,323$38,305$39,287$40,270$41,252$42,234$43,216$44,198$45,180
LEO-6$38,320$39,415$40,510$41,605$42,700$43,794$44,889$45,984$47,079$48,174
LEO-7$41,368$42,585$43,801$45,018$46,235$47,451$48,668$49,885$51,101$52,318
LEO-8$43,119$44,467$45,815$47,163$48,510$49,858$51,206$52,554$53,902$55,249
LEO-9$46,136$47,624$49,112$50,600$52,088$53,576$55,064$56,552$58,041$59,529
LEO-10$50,807$52,446$54,085$55,723$57,362$59,001$60,640$62,278$63,917$65,556

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

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DAYTON-SPRINGFIELD-SIDNEY, OH

The DAYTON-SPRINGFIELD-SIDNEY, OH General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in Dayton and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 14.27% 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$27,974$28,751$29,529$30,306$31,083$31,860$32,637$33,414$34,191$34,968
LEO-4$31,401$32,273$33,145$34,017$34,889$35,761$36,633$37,505$38,376$39,248
LEO-5$36,110$37,086$38,062$39,038$40,014$40,990$41,966$42,942$43,917$44,893
LEO-6$38,077$39,165$40,253$41,341$42,428$43,516$44,604$45,692$46,780$47,868
LEO-7$41,105$42,314$43,523$44,732$45,941$47,150$48,359$49,568$50,777$51,986
LEO-8$42,846$44,185$45,524$46,863$48,203$49,542$50,881$52,220$53,559$54,899
LEO-9$45,843$47,321$48,800$50,279$51,757$53,236$54,715$56,193$57,672$59,151
LEO-10$50,484$52,113$53,741$55,370$56,998$58,626$60,255$61,883$63,511$65,140

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

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PITTSBURGH-NEW CASTLE-WEIRTON, PA-OH-WV

The PITTSBURGH-NEW CASTLE-WEIRTON, PA-OH-WV General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in Pittsburgh and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 14.16% 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$27,948$28,724$29,500$30,276$31,053$31,829$32,605$33,382$34,158$34,934
LEO-4$31,371$32,242$33,113$33,984$34,855$35,726$36,597$37,468$38,339$39,211
LEO-5$36,076$37,051$38,026$39,000$39,975$40,950$41,925$42,900$43,875$44,850
LEO-6$38,040$39,127$40,214$41,301$42,388$43,474$44,561$45,648$46,735$47,822
LEO-7$41,066$42,273$43,481$44,689$45,897$47,105$48,313$49,520$50,728$51,936
LEO-8$42,804$44,142$45,480$46,818$48,156$49,494$50,832$52,170$53,508$54,846
LEO-9$45,799$47,276$48,753$50,230$51,708$53,185$54,662$56,139$57,617$59,094
LEO-10$50,436$52,063$53,689$55,316$56,943$58,570$60,197$61,823$63,450$65,077

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

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Rest of Ohio Locality Adjustment: 12.64%

Any federal employees in Ohio 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: Toledo, 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/ohio