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Law Enforcement (LEO) Payscale in Indiana 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.

Indiana 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.

CHICAGO-NAPERVILLE, IL-IN-WI

The CHICAGO-NAPERVILLE, IL-IN-WI General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in Chicago and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 24.17% 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$32,059$32,950$33,840$34,730$35,621$36,511$37,401$38,292$39,182$40,072
LEO-4$35,992$36,991$37,991$38,991$39,990$40,990$41,989$42,989$43,988$44,988
LEO-5$41,390$42,508$43,627$44,746$45,865$46,983$48,102$49,221$50,340$51,459
LEO-6$43,640$44,886$46,133$47,380$48,626$49,873$51,120$52,366$53,613$54,860
LEO-7$47,111$48,497$49,883$51,269$52,654$54,040$55,426$56,812$58,197$59,583
LEO-8$49,106$50,640$52,175$53,710$55,244$56,779$58,314$59,849$61,383$62,918
LEO-9$52,541$54,236$55,931$57,626$59,321$61,016$62,711$64,406$66,101$67,796
LEO-10$57,861$59,727$61,593$63,460$65,326$67,192$69,058$70,925$72,791$74,657

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

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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 18.28% 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$30,539$31,387$32,235$33,083$33,931$34,779$35,627$36,475$37,323$38,171
LEO-4$34,285$35,237$36,189$37,141$38,093$39,045$39,998$40,950$41,902$42,854
LEO-5$39,426$40,492$41,558$42,623$43,689$44,755$45,820$46,886$47,952$49,018
LEO-6$41,570$42,757$43,945$45,132$46,320$47,507$48,695$49,882$51,070$52,257
LEO-7$44,877$46,197$47,517$48,837$50,157$51,477$52,797$54,117$55,437$56,757
LEO-8$46,776$48,238$49,700$51,162$52,624$54,086$55,548$57,010$58,472$59,934
LEO-9$50,049$51,664$53,278$54,893$56,507$58,122$59,736$61,351$62,965$64,580
LEO-10$55,116$56,894$58,672$60,449$62,227$64,005$65,783$67,560$69,338$71,116

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

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INDIANAPOLIS-CARMEL-MUNCIE, IN

The INDIANAPOLIS-CARMEL-MUNCIE, IN General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in Indianapolis and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 14.23% 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$29,493$30,312$31,131$31,950$32,769$33,588$34,407$35,226$36,045$36,864
LEO-4$33,111$34,030$34,950$35,869$36,789$37,708$38,628$39,548$40,467$41,387
LEO-5$38,076$39,105$40,135$41,164$42,193$43,222$44,252$45,281$46,310$47,339
LEO-6$40,146$41,293$42,440$43,587$44,734$45,880$47,027$48,174$49,321$50,468
LEO-7$43,340$44,615$45,890$47,164$48,439$49,714$50,989$52,264$53,538$54,813
LEO-8$45,175$46,586$47,998$49,410$50,822$52,234$53,646$55,058$56,470$57,881
LEO-9$48,335$49,895$51,454$53,013$54,572$56,131$57,691$59,250$60,809$62,368
LEO-10$53,229$54,946$56,663$58,380$60,096$61,813$63,530$65,247$66,964$68,681

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

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Rest of Indiana Locality Adjustment: 13.86%

Any federal employees in Indiana 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 13.86% (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$29,398$30,214$31,030$31,847$32,663$33,479$34,296$35,112$35,929$36,745
LEO-4$33,003$33,920$34,837$35,753$36,670$37,586$38,503$39,419$40,336$41,253
LEO-5$37,953$38,979$40,005$41,031$42,056$43,082$44,108$45,134$46,160$47,186
LEO-6$40,016$41,159$42,302$43,446$44,589$45,732$46,875$48,018$49,161$50,304
LEO-7$43,200$44,470$45,741$47,012$48,282$49,553$50,824$52,094$53,365$54,636
LEO-8$45,028$46,436$47,843$49,250$50,657$52,065$53,472$54,879$56,287$57,694
LEO-9$48,179$49,733$51,287$52,841$54,395$55,950$57,504$59,058$60,612$62,166
LEO-10$53,056$54,768$56,479$58,190$59,902$61,613$63,324$65,036$66,747$68,458

The Rest of U.S. locality pay rates also apply to federal workers in the following major cities: Crane, Evansville, Fort Wayne, Kokomo, South Bend, 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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