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Law Enforcement (LEO) Payscale in Connecticut for 2014

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 28.72% 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$34,070$35,016$35,962$36,908$37,854$38,800$39,746$40,692$41,638$42,584
LEO-4$38,247$39,309$40,370$41,432$42,494$43,556$44,618$45,680$46,742$47,804
LEO-5$43,987$45,177$46,366$47,556$48,745$49,934$51,124$52,313$53,502$54,692
LEO-6$46,375$47,700$49,024$50,349$51,673$52,998$54,322$55,647$56,971$58,296
LEO-7$50,066$51,538$53,011$54,483$55,956$57,428$58,901$60,374$61,846$63,319
LEO-8$52,184$53,815$55,446$57,077$58,708$60,339$61,970$63,601$65,231$66,862
LEO-9$55,836$57,637$59,438$61,239$63,039$64,840$66,641$68,442$70,243$72,043
LEO-10$61,490$63,473$65,457$67,440$69,424$71,407$73,391$75,375$77,358$79,342

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 25.82% 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$33,302$34,227$35,152$36,076$37,001$37,926$38,851$39,775$40,700$41,625
LEO-4$37,385$38,423$39,461$40,499$41,537$42,575$43,613$44,651$45,689$46,727
LEO-5$42,996$44,159$45,322$46,484$47,647$48,809$49,972$51,135$52,297$53,460
LEO-6$45,330$46,625$47,920$49,214$50,509$51,804$53,099$54,393$55,688$56,983
LEO-7$48,938$50,377$51,816$53,256$54,695$56,135$57,574$59,013$60,453$61,892
LEO-8$51,009$52,603$54,197$55,791$57,385$58,979$60,574$62,168$63,762$65,356
LEO-9$54,578$56,338$58,099$59,859$61,619$63,379$65,140$66,900$68,660$70,420
LEO-10$60,104$62,043$63,982$65,921$67,860$69,799$71,738$73,676$75,615$77,554

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 $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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** This Document Provided By www.FederalPay.org - The Civil Employee's Resource **
Source: www.federalpay.org/leo/2014/connecticut