Law Enforcement (LEO) Payscale in Michigan 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.

Michigan 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.

DETROIT-WARREN-ANN ARBOR, MI

The DETROIT-WARREN-ANN ARBOR, MI General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in Detroit and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 24.09% 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$32,844$33,756$34,668$35,580$36,492$37,404$38,317$39,229$40,141$41,053
LEO-4$36,871$37,895$38,918$39,942$40,966$41,990$43,013$44,037$45,061$46,085
LEO-5$42,405$43,552$44,698$45,845$46,992$48,138$49,285$50,431$51,578$52,725
LEO-6$44,707$45,984$47,261$48,538$49,815$51,092$52,368$53,645$54,922$56,199
LEO-7$48,265$49,684$51,104$52,524$53,943$55,363$56,782$58,202$59,622$61,041
LEO-8$50,307$51,880$53,452$55,024$56,596$58,168$59,741$61,313$62,885$64,457
LEO-9$53,828$55,564$57,300$59,036$60,772$62,508$64,244$65,980$67,716$69,452
LEO-10$59,278$61,190$63,102$65,014$66,927$68,839$70,751$72,663$74,576$76,488

The Detroit locality pay rates also apply to federal workers in the following major cities: Ann Arbor, Detroit, Sterling Heights, Warren, Harrison Township, and other areas within the region.

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Rest of Michigan Locality Adjustment: 14.16%

Any federal employees in Michigan 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$30,216$31,055$31,894$32,733$33,572$34,411$35,250$36,089$36,928$37,768
LEO-4$33,920$34,862$35,804$36,746$37,688$38,629$39,571$40,513$41,455$42,397
LEO-5$39,012$40,067$41,122$42,176$43,231$44,286$45,341$46,396$47,451$48,505
LEO-6$41,130$42,304$43,479$44,654$45,828$47,003$48,178$49,353$50,527$51,702
LEO-7$44,403$45,709$47,015$48,321$49,626$50,932$52,238$53,544$54,850$56,156
LEO-8$46,282$47,728$49,174$50,621$52,067$53,514$54,960$56,406$57,853$59,299
LEO-9$49,520$51,117$52,715$54,312$55,909$57,506$59,103$60,700$62,297$63,894
LEO-10$54,534$56,293$58,053$59,812$61,571$63,330$65,089$66,849$68,608$70,367

The Rest of U.S. locality pay rates also apply to federal workers in the following major cities: Grand Rapids, Lansing, 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/2014/michigan