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Law Enforcement (LEO) Payscale in New York 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.

New York 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.

NEW YORK-NEWARK, NY-NJ-CT-PA

The NEW YORK-NEWARK, NY-NJ-CT-PA General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in New York City and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 31.22% 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$35,790$36,785$37,780$38,774$39,769$40,763$41,758$42,753$43,747$44,742
LEO-4$40,172$41,287$42,402$43,518$44,633$45,749$46,864$47,979$49,095$50,210
LEO-5$46,201$47,450$48,700$49,949$51,198$52,447$53,697$54,946$56,195$57,444
LEO-6$48,714$50,106$51,499$52,891$54,283$55,675$57,068$58,460$59,852$61,244
LEO-7$52,586$54,133$55,681$57,228$58,775$60,322$61,869$63,416$64,963$66,510
LEO-8$54,809$56,522$58,234$59,947$61,659$63,371$65,084$66,796$68,509$70,221
LEO-9$58,646$60,538$62,431$64,323$66,215$68,107$69,999$71,892$73,784$75,676
LEO-10$64,584$66,668$68,751$70,835$72,919$75,003$77,087$79,170$81,254$83,338

The New York City locality pay rates also apply to federal workers in the following major cities: New York, Yonkers, Fort Hamilton, West Point, and other areas within the region.

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BUFFALO-CHEEKTOWAGA, NY

The BUFFALO-CHEEKTOWAGA, NY General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in Buffalo and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 18.66% 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$32,365$33,264$34,163$35,063$35,962$36,862$37,761$38,661$39,560$40,460
LEO-4$36,327$37,335$38,344$39,352$40,361$41,370$42,378$43,387$44,395$45,404
LEO-5$41,779$42,909$44,038$45,168$46,298$47,427$48,557$49,687$50,816$51,946
LEO-6$44,051$45,310$46,569$47,828$49,087$50,346$51,605$52,864$54,123$55,382
LEO-7$47,553$48,952$50,351$51,750$53,149$54,548$55,947$57,346$58,745$60,144
LEO-8$49,563$51,112$52,660$54,209$55,757$57,306$58,854$60,403$61,951$63,500
LEO-9$53,033$54,744$56,455$58,166$59,877$61,588$63,299$65,010$66,721$68,432
LEO-10$58,402$60,286$62,171$64,055$65,939$67,824$69,708$71,592$73,477$75,361

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

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ALBANY-SCHENECTADY, NY-MA

The ALBANY-SCHENECTADY, NY-MA General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in Albany and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 15.85% 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$31,598$32,476$33,354$34,233$35,111$35,989$36,867$37,745$38,623$39,501
LEO-4$35,466$36,451$37,436$38,420$39,405$40,390$41,375$42,359$43,344$44,329
LEO-5$40,790$41,893$42,995$44,098$45,201$46,304$47,407$48,510$49,613$50,716
LEO-6$43,008$44,237$45,466$46,696$47,925$49,154$50,383$51,612$52,842$54,071
LEO-7$46,427$47,793$49,159$50,525$51,890$53,256$54,622$55,988$57,354$58,720
LEO-8$48,389$49,901$51,413$52,925$54,437$55,949$57,460$58,972$60,484$61,996
LEO-9$51,777$53,447$55,118$56,789$58,459$60,130$61,800$63,471$65,141$66,812
LEO-10$57,019$58,859$60,698$62,538$64,378$66,218$68,057$69,897$71,737$73,576

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

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Rest of New York Locality Adjustment: 15.06%

Any federal employees in New York 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 15.06% (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$31,383$32,255$33,127$33,999$34,871$35,743$36,616$37,488$38,360$39,232
LEO-4$35,224$36,202$37,180$38,158$39,137$40,115$41,093$42,071$43,049$44,027
LEO-5$40,511$41,607$42,702$43,798$44,893$45,988$47,084$48,179$49,274$50,370
LEO-6$42,715$43,936$45,156$46,377$47,598$48,819$50,040$51,260$52,481$53,702
LEO-7$46,110$47,467$48,823$50,180$51,537$52,893$54,250$55,606$56,963$58,319
LEO-8$48,059$49,561$51,062$52,564$54,066$55,567$57,069$58,570$60,072$61,573
LEO-9$51,424$53,083$54,742$56,401$58,060$59,720$61,379$63,038$64,697$66,356
LEO-10$56,630$58,457$60,285$62,112$63,939$65,766$67,593$69,420$71,247$73,075

The Rest of U.S. locality pay rates also apply to federal workers in the following major cities: Rochester, Syracuse, Fort Drum, 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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Source: www.federalpay.org/leo/2017/newyork