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Law Enforcement (LEO) Payscale in Iowa 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.

Iowa 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.

DAVENPORT-MOLINE, IA-IL

The DAVENPORT-MOLINE, IA-IL General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in Davenport and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 16.08% 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$32,100$32,991$33,883$34,774$35,666$36,557$37,449$38,340$39,232$40,123
LEO-4$36,035$37,035$38,036$39,037$40,037$41,038$42,038$43,039$44,040$45,040
LEO-5$41,441$42,561$43,681$44,801$45,921$47,041$48,162$49,282$50,402$51,522
LEO-6$43,691$44,939$46,187$47,435$48,683$49,931$51,179$52,426$53,674$54,922
LEO-7$47,168$48,555$49,942$51,329$52,717$54,104$55,491$56,878$58,265$59,652
LEO-8$49,166$50,703$52,239$53,776$55,313$56,850$58,387$59,924$61,461$62,998
LEO-9$52,606$54,303$56,000$57,698$59,395$61,092$62,789$64,486$66,183$67,880
LEO-10$57,932$59,801$61,670$63,539$65,408$67,276$69,145$71,014$72,883$74,752

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

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Rest of Iowa Locality Adjustment: 15.37%

Any federal employees in Iowa 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: Cedar Rapids, Des Moines, 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/2019/iowa