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Law Enforcement (LEO) Payscale in Florida 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.

Florida 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.

MIAMI-FORT LAUDERDALE-PORT ST. LUCIE, FL

The MIAMI-FORT LAUDERDALE-PORT ST. LUCIE, FL General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in Miami and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 21.05% 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$32,688$33,597$34,505$35,414$36,322$37,231$38,139$39,047$39,956$40,864
LEO-4$36,696$37,716$38,736$39,755$40,776$41,795$42,814$43,835$44,854$45,873
LEO-5$42,196$43,336$44,477$45,618$46,758$47,899$49,040$50,180$51,322$52,462
LEO-6$44,493$45,764$47,036$48,307$49,580$50,851$52,122$53,394$54,665$55,937
LEO-7$48,027$49,438$50,851$52,262$53,675$55,087$56,499$57,912$59,323$60,736
LEO-8$50,061$51,627$53,192$54,757$56,322$57,886$59,451$61,016$62,582$64,147
LEO-9$53,565$55,292$57,019$58,748$60,475$62,203$63,930$65,658$67,385$69,112
LEO-10$58,986$60,889$62,792$64,694$66,597$68,499$70,401$72,303$74,206$76,109

The Miami locality pay rates also apply to federal workers in the following major cities: Coral Springs, Fort Lauderdale, Hialeah, Hollywood, Key West, Miami, Miami Beach, Miami Gardens, Miramar, Pembroke Pines, Pompano Beach, Port Saint Lucie, West Palm Beach, and other areas within the region.

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PALM BAY-MELBOURNE-TITUSVILLE, FL

The PALM BAY-MELBOURNE-TITUSVILLE, FL General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in Palm Bay and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 14.42% 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$30,898$31,757$32,615$33,475$34,333$35,192$36,050$36,908$37,768$38,626
LEO-4$34,686$35,650$36,614$37,578$38,542$39,506$40,469$41,434$42,397$43,361
LEO-5$39,885$40,962$42,041$43,119$44,197$45,276$46,354$47,432$48,511$49,588
LEO-6$42,056$43,258$44,460$45,662$46,864$48,066$49,267$50,470$51,671$52,873
LEO-7$45,396$46,730$48,066$49,400$50,735$52,070$53,404$54,740$56,074$57,409
LEO-8$47,320$48,799$50,278$51,758$53,237$54,716$56,195$57,675$59,154$60,633
LEO-9$50,631$52,264$53,896$55,530$57,163$58,796$60,429$62,061$63,694$65,327
LEO-10$55,756$57,554$59,353$61,151$62,949$64,747$66,546$68,343$70,142$71,940

The Palm Bay locality pay rates also apply to federal workers in the following major cities: Cocoa Beach, Palm Bay, and other areas within the region.

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Rest of Florida Locality Adjustment: 14.35%

Any federal employees in Florida 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 14.35% (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$30,879$31,738$32,595$33,454$34,312$35,171$36,028$36,886$37,745$38,602
LEO-4$34,665$35,628$36,592$37,555$38,519$39,482$40,444$41,408$42,371$43,334
LEO-5$39,860$40,937$42,016$43,093$44,170$45,248$46,325$47,403$48,481$49,558
LEO-6$42,030$43,231$44,433$45,634$46,835$48,036$49,237$50,439$51,639$52,841
LEO-7$45,368$46,702$48,036$49,369$50,704$52,038$53,372$54,706$56,040$57,374
LEO-8$47,291$48,769$50,248$51,726$53,205$54,682$56,161$57,639$59,118$60,596
LEO-9$50,600$52,232$53,863$55,496$57,128$58,760$60,392$62,023$63,655$65,287
LEO-10$55,722$57,519$59,317$61,113$62,911$64,707$66,505$68,301$70,099$71,896

The Rest of U.S. locality pay rates also apply to federal workers in the following major cities: Atlantic Beach, Cape Coral, Clearwater, Gainesville, Jacksonville, Lakeland, Mary Esther, Milton, Orlando, Panama City, Pensacola, Saint Petersburg, Starke, Tallahassee, Tampa, Valparaiso, 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/florida