Law Enforcement (LEO) Payscale in District of Columbia for 2018

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 28.22% 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$35,457$36,441$37,426$38,411$39,396$40,380$41,365$42,350$43,335$44,319
LEO-4$39,803$40,909$42,014$43,119$44,224$45,330$46,435$47,540$48,645$49,751
LEO-5$45,775$47,012$48,249$49,487$50,724$51,961$53,198$54,436$55,673$56,910
LEO-6$48,261$49,639$51,017$52,396$53,774$55,153$56,531$57,909$59,288$60,666
LEO-7$52,101$53,633$55,165$56,698$58,230$59,762$61,294$62,827$64,359$65,891
LEO-8$54,308$56,005$57,703$59,400$61,098$62,796$64,493$66,191$67,889$69,586
LEO-9$58,108$59,983$61,857$63,732$65,606$67,481$69,355$71,230$73,105$74,979
LEO-10$63,991$66,055$68,119$70,184$72,248$74,312$76,377$78,441$80,505$82,570

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 $164,200 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/2018/districtofcolumbia