Congress has passed a retro-active 1.4% pay raise for 2019 in addition to a locality increase and 6 new localities.

Law Enforcement (LEO) Payscale in Connecticut for 2009

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.

Connecticut 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.

NEW YORK-NEWARK, NY-NJ-CT-PA

The NEW YORK-NEWARK, NY-NJ-CT-PA General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in New York City and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 27.96% 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$33,038$33,955$34,873$35,790$36,708$37,625$38,543$39,460$40,378$41,295
LEO-4$37,090$38,121$39,151$40,181$41,211$42,241$43,271$44,301$45,331$46,361
LEO-5$42,653$43,806$44,959$46,112$47,265$48,418$49,570$50,723$51,876$53,029
LEO-6$44,972$46,256$47,541$48,826$50,110$51,395$52,680$53,965$55,249$56,534
LEO-7$48,549$49,977$51,405$52,833$54,261$55,689$57,118$58,546$59,974$61,402
LEO-8$50,604$52,186$53,768$55,349$56,931$58,512$60,094$61,675$63,257$64,839
LEO-9$54,145$55,892$57,638$59,385$61,132$62,878$64,625$66,372$68,118$69,865
LEO-10$59,627$61,550$63,473$65,397$67,320$69,243$71,166$73,089$75,013$76,936

The New York City locality pay rates also apply to federal workers in the following major cities: Bridgeport, New Haven, Stamford, Waterbury, and other areas within the region.

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HARTFORD-WEST HARTFORD, CT-MA

The HARTFORD-WEST HARTFORD, CT-MA General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in Hartford and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 25.08% 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$32,294$33,191$34,088$34,985$35,882$36,779$37,675$38,572$39,469$40,366
LEO-4$36,256$37,263$38,269$39,276$40,283$41,290$42,297$43,304$44,311$45,318
LEO-5$41,693$42,820$43,947$45,074$46,201$47,328$48,455$49,582$50,709$51,836
LEO-6$43,959$45,215$46,471$47,727$48,983$50,238$51,494$52,750$54,006$55,262
LEO-7$47,457$48,852$50,248$51,644$53,040$54,436$55,832$57,228$58,624$60,020
LEO-8$49,465$51,011$52,557$54,103$55,649$57,195$58,741$60,287$61,833$63,379
LEO-9$52,926$54,634$56,341$58,048$59,756$61,463$63,170$64,878$66,585$68,292
LEO-10$58,285$60,165$62,045$63,925$65,805$67,685$69,564$71,444$73,324$75,204

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

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* For some high-paygrade workers, pay under the GS scale may be capped at $153,200 the SES (Senior Executive Scale)'s Level 4 pay for the current year (5 U.S.C. 5304 (g)(1)).

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** This Document Provided By www.FederalPay.org - The Civil Employee's Resource **
Source: www.federalpay.org/leo/2009/connecticut