Law Enforcement (LEO) Payscale in District of Columbia for 2013

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 24.22% 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$32,556$33,460$34,364$35,269$36,173$37,077$37,982$38,886$39,790$40,694
LEO-4$36,546$37,560$38,575$39,590$40,605$41,620$42,635$43,650$44,665$45,679
LEO-5$42,022$43,158$44,293$45,428$46,564$47,699$48,835$49,970$51,105$52,241
LEO-6$44,312$45,578$46,843$48,109$49,375$50,641$51,907$53,172$54,438$55,704
LEO-7$47,838$49,246$50,653$52,061$53,468$54,875$56,283$57,690$59,098$60,505
LEO-8$49,861$51,418$52,976$54,534$56,092$57,649$59,207$60,765$62,322$63,880
LEO-9$53,350$55,070$56,791$58,511$60,232$61,952$63,673$65,393$67,114$68,834
LEO-10$58,752$60,648$62,544$64,439$66,335$68,230$70,126$72,022$73,917$75,813

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 $155,500 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/2013/districtofcolumbia