Congress has passed a retro-active 1.4% pay raise for 2019 in addition to a locality increase and 6 new localities.

Law Enforcement (LEO) Payscale in District of Columbia for 2017

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 27.1% 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$34,667$35,630$36,593$37,557$38,520$39,484$40,447$41,410$42,374$43,337
LEO-4$38,910$39,991$41,071$42,151$43,232$44,312$45,392$46,473$47,553$48,634
LEO-5$44,751$45,961$47,171$48,381$49,591$50,801$52,011$53,221$54,431$55,641
LEO-6$47,185$48,533$49,882$51,230$52,579$53,927$55,276$56,624$57,973$59,321
LEO-7$50,935$52,434$53,932$55,431$56,929$58,428$59,926$61,425$62,923$64,422
LEO-8$53,088$54,747$56,406$58,064$59,723$61,382$63,040$64,699$66,358$68,016
LEO-9$56,805$58,638$60,470$62,303$64,136$65,969$67,801$69,634$71,467$73,300
LEO-10$62,556$64,574$66,593$68,611$70,629$72,648$74,666$76,685$78,703$80,721

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 $161,900 the SES (Senior Executive Scale)'s Level 4 pay for the current year (5 U.S.C. 5304 (g)(1)).

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** This Document Provided By www.FederalPay.org - The Civil Employee's Resource **
Source: www.federalpay.org/leo/2017/districtofcolumbia