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 Michigan 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.

Michigan 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.

DETROIT-WARREN-ANN ARBOR, MI

The DETROIT-WARREN-ANN ARBOR, MI General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in Detroit and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 26.25% 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$34,912$35,882$36,851$37,821$38,790$39,760$40,730$41,699$42,669$43,638
LEO-4$39,192$40,280$41,368$42,457$43,545$44,633$45,721$46,810$47,898$48,986
LEO-5$45,071$46,290$47,508$48,726$49,945$51,163$52,381$53,599$54,818$56,036
LEO-6$47,519$48,876$50,234$51,591$52,948$54,305$55,662$57,020$58,377$59,734
LEO-7$51,300$52,809$54,318$55,826$57,335$58,844$60,353$61,861$63,370$64,879
LEO-8$53,473$55,145$56,816$58,488$60,159$61,831$63,502$65,174$66,846$68,517
LEO-9$57,215$59,061$60,907$62,753$64,598$66,444$68,290$70,136$71,981$73,827
LEO-10$63,008$65,040$67,073$69,105$71,138$73,171$75,203$77,236$79,269$81,301

The Detroit locality pay rates also apply to federal workers in the following major cities: Ann Arbor, Detroit, Sterling Heights, Warren, Harrison Township, and other areas within the region.

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Rest of Michigan Locality Adjustment: 15.37%

Any federal employees in Michigan 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 15.37% (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$31,903$32,789$33,675$34,561$35,447$36,333$37,220$38,106$38,992$39,878
LEO-4$35,814$36,809$37,803$38,798$39,792$40,787$41,781$42,776$43,770$44,765
LEO-5$41,187$42,300$43,414$44,527$45,640$46,754$47,867$48,980$50,094$51,207
LEO-6$43,424$44,664$45,905$47,145$48,385$49,625$50,865$52,106$53,346$54,586
LEO-7$46,879$48,258$49,637$51,015$52,394$53,773$55,151$56,530$57,909$59,287
LEO-8$48,865$50,392$51,920$53,447$54,975$56,502$58,030$59,557$61,085$62,612
LEO-9$52,285$53,971$55,658$57,345$59,031$60,718$62,405$64,091$65,778$67,465
LEO-10$57,578$59,435$61,293$63,150$65,008$66,865$68,722$70,580$72,437$74,295

The Rest of U.S. locality pay rates also apply to federal workers in the following major cities: Grand Rapids, Lansing, 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/michigan