Law Enforcement (LEO) Payscale in Ohio 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.

Ohio 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.

CLEVELAND-AKRON-CANTON, OH

The CLEVELAND-AKRON-CANTON, OH General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in Cleveland and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 18.87% 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$32,100$32,992$33,884$34,777$35,668$36,561$37,452$38,344$39,237$40,128
LEO-4$36,035$37,036$38,038$39,039$40,041$41,042$42,043$43,045$44,046$45,047
LEO-5$41,436$42,555$43,676$44,796$45,916$47,037$48,157$49,276$50,397$51,517
LEO-6$43,692$44,940$46,189$47,437$48,687$49,935$51,183$52,432$53,681$54,930
LEO-7$47,162$48,548$49,935$51,321$52,708$54,095$55,481$56,869$58,255$59,642
LEO-8$49,160$50,697$52,234$53,771$55,308$56,844$58,381$59,918$61,455$62,992
LEO-9$52,600$54,296$55,993$57,690$59,386$61,083$62,779$64,475$66,171$67,868
LEO-10$57,924$59,793$61,661$63,529$65,398$67,265$69,134$71,001$72,870$74,738

The Cleveland locality pay rates also apply to federal workers in the following major cities: Akron, Cleveland, and other areas within the region.

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CINCINNATI-WILMINGTON-MAYSVILLE, OH-KY-IN

The CINCINNATI-WILMINGTON-MAYSVILLE, OH-KY-IN General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in Cincinnati and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 18.76% 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$32,070$32,962$33,853$34,744$35,635$36,527$37,418$38,308$39,200$40,091
LEO-4$36,002$37,002$38,003$39,003$40,004$41,004$42,004$43,005$44,005$45,005
LEO-5$41,397$42,516$43,636$44,755$45,873$46,993$48,112$49,231$50,351$51,469
LEO-6$43,651$44,898$46,147$47,394$48,642$49,889$51,136$52,384$53,631$54,879
LEO-7$47,118$48,503$49,889$51,273$52,659$54,045$55,430$56,816$58,201$59,587
LEO-8$49,114$50,650$52,186$53,721$55,257$56,791$58,327$59,862$61,398$62,933
LEO-9$52,551$54,246$55,941$57,637$59,331$61,026$62,721$64,415$66,110$67,805
LEO-10$57,871$59,737$61,604$63,470$65,337$67,203$69,070$70,935$72,802$74,669

The Cincinnati locality pay rates also apply to federal workers in the following major cities: Cincinnati, Montgomery, and other areas within the region.

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COLUMBUS-MARION-ZANESVILLE, OH

The COLUMBUS-MARION-ZANESVILLE, OH General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in Columbus and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 17.41% 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$31,705$32,587$33,468$34,349$35,230$36,112$36,992$37,873$38,755$39,635
LEO-4$35,593$36,581$37,571$38,560$39,550$40,538$41,527$42,517$43,505$44,494
LEO-5$40,927$42,033$43,140$44,246$45,352$46,459$47,565$48,671$49,778$50,884
LEO-6$43,155$44,388$45,622$46,855$48,089$49,322$50,554$51,788$53,021$54,255
LEO-7$46,582$47,951$49,322$50,691$52,061$53,431$54,800$56,170$57,539$58,909
LEO-8$48,556$50,074$51,592$53,110$54,629$56,145$57,664$59,182$60,700$62,218
LEO-9$51,954$53,629$55,305$56,981$58,657$60,332$62,008$63,683$65,359$67,034
LEO-10$57,213$59,058$60,904$62,749$64,594$66,439$68,284$70,129$71,975$73,820

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

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PITTSBURGH-NEW CASTLE-WEIRTON, PA-OH-WV

The PITTSBURGH-NEW CASTLE-WEIRTON, PA-OH-WV General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in Pittsburgh and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 16.68% 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$31,508$32,385$33,260$34,136$35,011$35,887$36,762$37,637$38,514$39,389
LEO-4$35,372$36,354$37,338$38,320$39,304$40,286$41,269$42,252$43,235$44,217
LEO-5$40,672$41,771$42,872$43,971$45,070$46,170$47,269$48,369$49,469$50,568
LEO-6$42,887$44,112$45,338$46,563$47,790$49,015$50,240$51,466$52,692$53,918
LEO-7$46,293$47,653$49,015$50,375$51,737$53,099$54,459$55,821$57,181$58,543
LEO-8$48,254$49,763$51,272$52,780$54,289$55,796$57,305$58,814$60,322$61,831
LEO-9$51,631$53,296$54,961$56,627$58,292$59,957$61,622$63,287$64,952$66,617
LEO-10$56,857$58,691$60,525$62,358$64,193$66,026$67,860$69,693$71,527$73,361

The Pittsburgh locality pay rates also apply to federal workers in the following major cities: and other areas within the region.

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DAYTON-SPRINGFIELD-SIDNEY, OH

The DAYTON-SPRINGFIELD-SIDNEY, OH General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in Dayton and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 16.5% 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$31,460$32,335$33,208$34,083$34,957$35,832$36,706$37,579$38,454$39,328
LEO-4$35,317$36,298$37,280$38,261$39,243$40,224$41,205$42,187$43,168$44,149
LEO-5$40,610$41,707$42,806$43,903$45,000$46,099$47,196$48,294$49,393$50,490
LEO-6$42,821$44,044$45,268$46,492$47,716$48,939$50,163$51,387$52,610$53,835
LEO-7$46,221$47,580$48,939$50,298$51,657$53,017$54,375$55,735$57,093$58,453
LEO-8$48,180$49,686$51,192$52,699$54,205$55,710$57,217$58,723$60,229$61,736
LEO-9$51,551$53,214$54,876$56,540$58,202$59,865$61,527$63,190$64,852$66,515
LEO-10$56,769$58,601$60,432$62,262$64,094$65,924$67,755$69,585$71,417$73,248

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

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Rest of Ohio Locality Adjustment: 14.35%

Any federal employees in Ohio 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: Toledo, 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/ohio