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 District of Columbia 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.

District of Columbia 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.

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 23.1% 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$31,783$32,666$33,548$34,431$35,314$36,196$37,079$37,962$38,844$39,727
LEO-4$35,682$36,673$37,664$38,655$39,646$40,637$41,627$42,618$43,609$44,600
LEO-5$41,033$42,142$43,251$44,360$45,469$46,579$47,688$48,797$49,906$51,015
LEO-6$43,263$44,499$45,735$46,971$48,207$49,443$50,679$51,915$53,151$54,387
LEO-7$46,705$48,079$49,453$50,827$52,201$53,574$54,948$56,322$57,696$59,070
LEO-8$48,682$50,204$51,725$53,247$54,768$56,290$57,811$59,333$60,854$62,376
LEO-9$52,089$53,769$55,449$57,129$58,810$60,490$62,170$63,851$65,531$67,211
LEO-10$57,362$59,212$61,063$62,913$64,763$66,613$68,463$70,313$72,164$74,014

The Washington DC locality pay rates also apply to federal workers in the following major cities: Washington, 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/districtofcolumbia