Law Enforcement (LEO) Payscale in District of Columbia for 2016

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 24.78% 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$33,696$34,633$35,569$36,506$37,441$38,379$39,314$40,250$41,187$42,123
LEO-4$37,827$38,878$39,930$40,980$42,032$43,083$44,133$45,185$46,236$47,287
LEO-5$43,496$44,671$45,848$47,023$48,199$49,375$50,551$51,726$52,903$54,078
LEO-6$45,864$47,174$48,486$49,796$51,107$52,418$53,728$55,039$56,349$57,661
LEO-7$49,506$50,961$52,418$53,873$55,329$56,785$58,240$59,696$61,151$62,607
LEO-8$51,604$53,217$54,831$56,444$58,058$59,670$61,283$62,897$64,510$66,123
LEO-9$55,215$56,996$58,776$60,558$62,339$64,119$65,900$67,681$69,461$71,242
LEO-10$60,804$62,766$64,727$66,687$68,649$70,609$72,571$74,531$76,493$78,454

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 $160,300 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/2016/districtofcolumbia