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 Indiana for 2019

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.

Indiana 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.

CHICAGO-NAPERVILLE, IL-IN-WI

The CHICAGO-NAPERVILLE, IL-IN-WI General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in Chicago and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 28.05% 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$35,908$36,905$37,903$38,900$39,898$40,895$41,893$42,890$43,888$44,885
LEO-4$40,306$41,425$42,545$43,664$44,783$45,902$47,021$48,140$49,260$50,379
LEO-5$46,349$47,601$48,854$50,106$51,358$52,611$53,863$55,115$56,368$57,620
LEO-6$48,878$50,275$51,672$53,069$54,466$55,863$57,260$58,657$60,054$61,451
LEO-7$52,762$54,314$55,866$57,418$58,970$60,522$62,074$63,625$65,177$66,729
LEO-8$54,994$56,712$58,430$60,149$61,867$63,586$65,304$67,023$68,741$70,460
LEO-9$58,843$60,741$62,638$64,536$66,434$68,331$70,229$72,127$74,024$75,922
LEO-10$64,800$66,889$68,979$71,069$73,159$75,249$77,338$79,428$81,518$83,608

The Chicago locality pay rates also apply to federal workers in the following major cities: 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 20.21% 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$33,709$34,646$35,582$36,519$37,455$38,391$39,328$40,264$41,201$42,137
LEO-4$37,839$38,889$39,940$40,990$42,041$43,092$44,142$45,193$46,244$47,294
LEO-5$43,511$44,687$45,863$47,038$48,214$49,389$50,565$51,741$52,916$54,092
LEO-6$45,885$47,197$48,508$49,820$51,131$52,443$53,754$55,066$56,377$57,689
LEO-7$49,531$50,988$52,445$53,902$55,359$56,816$58,273$59,730$61,187$62,644
LEO-8$51,627$53,240$54,853$56,466$58,079$59,693$61,306$62,919$64,532$66,146
LEO-9$55,240$57,022$58,803$60,585$62,366$64,148$65,929$67,711$69,492$71,274
LEO-10$60,832$62,794$64,756$66,718$68,680$70,641$72,603$74,565$76,527$78,489

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

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INDIANAPOLIS-CARMEL-MUNCIE, IN

The INDIANAPOLIS-CARMEL-MUNCIE, IN General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in Indianapolis and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 16.57% 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$32,689$33,597$34,505$35,413$36,321$37,229$38,137$39,045$39,953$40,861
LEO-4$36,693$37,712$38,730$39,749$40,768$41,787$42,806$43,824$44,843$45,862
LEO-5$42,194$43,334$44,474$45,614$46,754$47,894$49,034$50,174$51,314$52,454
LEO-6$44,496$45,768$47,039$48,311$49,583$50,855$52,127$53,398$54,670$55,942
LEO-7$48,032$49,444$50,857$52,270$53,683$55,096$56,508$57,921$59,334$60,747
LEO-8$50,063$51,628$53,192$54,756$56,321$57,885$59,450$61,014$62,578$64,143
LEO-9$53,567$55,295$57,023$58,750$60,478$62,205$63,933$65,660$67,388$69,116
LEO-10$58,990$60,893$62,795$64,698$66,600$68,502$70,405$72,307$74,210$76,112

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

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Rest of Indiana Locality Adjustment: 15.67%

Any federal employees in Indiana 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 15.67% (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$32,436$33,337$34,238$35,139$36,040$36,942$37,843$38,744$39,645$40,546
LEO-4$36,409$37,420$38,431$39,442$40,453$41,464$42,475$43,486$44,497$45,508
LEO-5$41,868$42,999$44,130$45,262$46,393$47,524$48,655$49,787$50,918$52,049
LEO-6$44,152$45,414$46,676$47,938$49,200$50,462$51,724$52,986$54,248$55,510
LEO-7$47,661$49,063$50,465$51,866$53,268$54,670$56,072$57,474$58,876$60,278
LEO-8$49,677$51,229$52,781$54,334$55,886$57,438$58,991$60,543$62,095$63,647
LEO-9$53,154$54,868$56,582$58,297$60,011$61,725$63,439$65,153$66,868$68,582
LEO-10$58,535$60,423$62,310$64,198$66,086$67,973$69,861$71,749$73,637$75,524

The Rest of U.S. locality pay rates also apply to federal workers in the following major cities: Crane, Evansville, Fort Wayne, Kokomo, South Bend, and other areas within the region.

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* For some high-paygrade workers, pay under the GS scale may be capped at $166,500 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/2019/indiana