Law Enforcement (LEO) Payscale in Missouri 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.

Missouri 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.

ST. LOUIS-ST. CHARLES-FARMINGTON, MO-IL

The ST. LOUIS-ST. CHARLES-FARMINGTON, MO-IL General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in Saint Louis and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 17.05% 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$32,823$33,735$34,647$35,559$36,470$37,382$38,294$39,206$40,118$41,030
LEO-4$36,844$37,867$38,890$39,913$40,936$41,959$42,982$44,005$45,028$46,051
LEO-5$42,367$43,512$44,657$45,802$46,946$48,091$49,236$50,381$51,525$52,670
LEO-6$44,679$45,956$47,233$48,510$49,787$51,064$52,341$53,618$54,895$56,172
LEO-7$48,229$49,648$51,067$52,485$53,904$55,323$56,741$58,160$59,578$60,997
LEO-8$50,269$51,840$53,411$54,982$56,553$58,124$59,694$61,265$62,836$64,407
LEO-9$53,788$55,523$57,257$58,992$60,727$62,461$64,196$65,931$67,665$69,400
LEO-10$59,233$61,143$63,054$64,964$66,874$68,784$70,695$72,605$74,515$76,425

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

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KANSAS CITY-OVERLAND PARK-KANSAS CITY, MO-KS

The KANSAS CITY-OVERLAND PARK-KANSAS CITY, MO-KS General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in Kansas City and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 16.6% 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$32,697$33,605$34,514$35,422$36,330$37,239$38,147$39,055$39,963$40,872
LEO-4$36,702$37,721$38,740$39,759$40,779$41,798$42,817$43,836$44,855$45,874
LEO-5$42,205$43,345$44,485$45,626$46,766$47,906$49,047$50,187$51,327$52,468
LEO-6$44,507$45,779$47,052$48,324$49,596$50,868$52,140$53,412$54,684$55,956
LEO-7$48,044$49,457$50,870$52,283$53,697$55,110$56,523$57,936$59,349$60,763
LEO-8$50,076$51,641$53,206$54,771$56,335$57,900$59,465$61,030$62,594$64,159
LEO-9$53,581$55,309$57,037$58,765$60,493$62,221$63,949$65,677$67,405$69,133
LEO-10$59,005$60,908$62,811$64,714$66,617$68,520$70,423$72,326$74,229$76,132

The Kansas City locality pay rates also apply to federal workers in the following major cities: Independence, Kansas City, Knob Noster, and other areas within the region.

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Rest of Missouri Locality Adjustment: 15.67%

Any federal employees in Missouri 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: Columbia, Springfield, Fort Leonard Wood, 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/missouri