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Law Enforcement (LEO) Payscale in Ohio 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.

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.

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 18.68% 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$31,104$31,968$32,832$33,696$34,560$35,424$36,288$37,152$38,016$38,880
LEO-4$34,916$35,885$36,855$37,825$38,794$39,764$40,733$41,703$42,673$43,642
LEO-5$40,148$41,233$42,318$43,402$44,487$45,572$46,657$47,741$48,826$49,911
LEO-6$42,336$43,545$44,754$45,964$47,173$48,382$49,592$50,801$52,010$53,220
LEO-7$45,705$47,049$48,394$49,739$51,083$52,428$53,773$55,117$56,462$57,807
LEO-8$47,637$49,125$50,613$52,102$53,590$55,078$56,566$58,055$59,543$61,031
LEO-9$50,971$52,614$54,258$55,902$57,546$59,189$60,833$62,477$64,120$65,764
LEO-10$56,132$57,943$59,754$61,565$63,376$65,187$66,998$68,809$70,621$72,432

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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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 18.55% 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$31,070$31,933$32,796$33,659$34,522$35,385$36,248$37,111$37,974$38,837
LEO-4$34,877$35,846$36,815$37,783$38,752$39,720$40,689$41,657$42,626$43,594
LEO-5$40,104$41,188$42,271$43,355$44,438$45,522$46,606$47,689$48,773$49,856
LEO-6$42,289$43,497$44,705$45,913$47,121$48,329$49,537$50,745$51,953$53,161
LEO-7$45,655$46,998$48,341$49,684$51,027$52,371$53,714$55,057$56,400$57,743
LEO-8$47,585$49,071$50,558$52,045$53,531$55,018$56,504$57,991$59,478$60,964
LEO-9$50,915$52,557$54,199$55,841$57,483$59,124$60,766$62,408$64,050$65,692
LEO-10$56,071$57,880$59,689$61,498$63,307$65,116$66,925$68,734$70,543$72,352

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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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 17.16% 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$30,705$31,558$32,411$33,264$34,117$34,970$35,823$36,676$37,529$38,382
LEO-4$34,468$35,426$36,383$37,340$38,297$39,254$40,212$41,169$42,126$43,083
LEO-5$39,634$40,705$41,776$42,847$43,917$44,988$46,059$47,130$48,201$49,272
LEO-6$41,793$42,987$44,181$45,375$46,569$47,763$48,956$50,150$51,344$52,538
LEO-7$45,119$46,447$47,774$49,102$50,429$51,757$53,084$54,411$55,739$57,066
LEO-8$47,027$48,496$49,965$51,434$52,904$54,373$55,842$57,311$58,780$60,250
LEO-9$50,318$51,941$53,563$55,186$56,809$58,431$60,054$61,677$63,299$64,922
LEO-10$55,413$57,201$58,989$60,777$62,565$64,352$66,140$67,928$69,716$71,504

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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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 16.37% 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$30,498$31,345$32,193$33,040$33,887$34,734$35,581$36,428$37,276$38,123
LEO-4$34,236$35,187$36,138$37,088$38,039$38,990$39,941$40,891$41,842$42,793
LEO-5$39,367$40,430$41,494$42,558$43,621$44,685$45,749$46,812$47,876$48,939
LEO-6$41,512$42,697$43,883$45,069$46,255$47,441$48,626$49,812$50,998$52,184
LEO-7$44,815$46,134$47,452$48,771$50,089$51,408$52,726$54,045$55,363$56,681
LEO-8$46,710$48,169$49,628$51,088$52,547$54,006$55,465$56,925$58,384$59,843
LEO-9$49,979$51,590$53,202$54,814$56,425$58,037$59,649$61,261$62,872$64,484
LEO-10$55,040$56,815$58,591$60,367$62,143$63,919$65,694$67,470$69,246$71,022

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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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 16.24% 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$30,464$31,310$32,157$33,003$33,849$34,695$35,542$36,388$37,234$38,080
LEO-4$34,198$35,147$36,097$37,047$37,997$38,946$39,896$40,846$41,795$42,745
LEO-5$39,323$40,385$41,448$42,510$43,573$44,635$45,697$46,760$47,822$48,885
LEO-6$41,465$42,650$43,834$45,019$46,203$47,388$48,572$49,757$50,941$52,126
LEO-7$44,765$46,082$47,399$48,716$50,033$51,350$52,667$53,984$55,301$56,618
LEO-8$46,658$48,115$49,573$51,031$52,488$53,946$55,403$56,861$58,319$59,776
LEO-9$49,923$51,533$53,143$54,753$56,362$57,972$59,582$61,192$62,802$64,412
LEO-10$54,978$56,752$58,526$60,300$62,073$63,847$65,621$67,395$69,169$70,942

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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Rest of Ohio Locality Adjustment: 14.16%

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 14.16% (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$29,919$30,750$31,581$32,412$33,243$34,074$34,906$35,737$36,568$37,399
LEO-4$33,586$34,519$35,451$36,384$37,317$38,249$39,182$40,115$41,047$41,980
LEO-5$38,619$39,663$40,706$41,749$42,793$43,836$44,880$45,923$46,967$48,010
LEO-6$40,723$41,886$43,050$44,213$45,376$46,540$47,703$48,866$50,029$51,193
LEO-7$43,964$45,258$46,551$47,844$49,138$50,431$51,725$53,018$54,312$55,605
LEO-8$45,823$47,254$48,686$50,117$51,549$52,981$54,412$55,844$57,275$58,707
LEO-9$49,029$50,611$52,192$53,773$55,354$56,935$58,516$60,097$61,678$63,259
LEO-10$53,994$55,736$57,478$59,221$60,963$62,705$64,447$66,189$67,931$69,673

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 $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/ohio