Law Enforcement (LEO) Payscale in District of Columbia for 2015

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$33,213$34,136$35,059$35,982$36,905$37,827$38,750$39,673$40,596$41,519
LEO-4$37,285$38,321$39,357$40,393$41,429$42,465$43,501$44,537$45,573$46,609
LEO-5$42,872$44,031$45,190$46,349$47,508$48,667$49,826$50,985$52,144$53,303
LEO-6$45,206$46,498$47,790$49,082$50,374$51,666$52,957$54,249$55,541$56,833
LEO-7$48,796$50,231$51,666$53,100$54,535$55,970$57,405$58,839$60,274$61,709
LEO-8$50,864$52,454$54,044$55,634$57,224$58,814$60,404$61,994$63,584$65,175
LEO-9$54,423$56,178$57,934$59,689$61,444$63,199$64,955$66,710$68,465$70,220
LEO-10$59,932$61,865$63,798$65,731$67,664$69,597$71,530$73,462$75,395$77,328

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 $158,700 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/2015/districtofcolumbia