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Law Enforcement (LEO) Payscale in Indiana for 2020

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 28.59% 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$36,995$38,023$39,050$40,078$41,105$42,133$43,160$44,187$45,215$46,242
LEO-4$41,531$42,684$43,838$44,991$46,145$47,298$48,451$49,605$50,758$51,912
LEO-5$47,760$49,051$50,342$51,633$52,924$54,215$55,506$56,797$58,088$59,379
LEO-6$50,358$51,797$53,236$54,675$56,114$57,553$58,992$60,431$61,870$63,309
LEO-7$54,359$55,957$57,556$59,154$60,752$62,351$63,949$65,547$67,146$68,744
LEO-8$56,662$58,433$60,203$61,974$63,745$65,515$67,286$69,057$70,827$72,598
LEO-9$60,628$62,583$64,539$66,495$68,451$70,407$72,363$74,319$76,274$78,230
LEO-10$66,765$68,919$71,073$73,227$75,381$77,535$79,689$81,842$83,996$86,150

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 20.55% 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$34,682$35,645$36,609$37,572$38,535$39,498$40,461$41,425$42,388$43,351
LEO-4$38,934$40,015$41,097$42,178$43,259$44,341$45,422$46,503$47,585$48,666
LEO-5$44,773$45,984$47,194$48,404$49,615$50,825$52,035$53,246$54,456$55,666
LEO-6$47,210$48,559$49,908$51,257$52,606$53,955$55,304$56,652$58,001$59,350
LEO-7$50,960$52,459$53,957$55,455$56,954$58,452$59,951$61,449$62,948$64,446
LEO-8$53,119$54,779$56,439$58,099$59,759$61,419$63,079$64,739$66,399$68,059
LEO-9$56,837$58,670$60,504$62,338$64,171$66,005$67,838$69,672$71,505$73,339
LEO-10$62,591$64,610$66,629$68,648$70,668$72,687$74,706$76,725$78,744$80,764

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 16.92% 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$33,638$34,572$35,506$36,440$37,375$38,309$39,243$40,177$41,111$42,046
LEO-4$37,762$38,810$39,859$40,908$41,957$43,006$44,054$45,103$46,152$47,201
LEO-5$43,425$44,599$45,773$46,947$48,121$49,295$50,469$51,642$52,816$53,990
LEO-6$45,788$47,097$48,405$49,713$51,022$52,330$53,638$54,947$56,255$57,563
LEO-7$49,426$50,879$52,332$53,786$55,239$56,692$58,145$59,599$61,052$62,505
LEO-8$51,520$53,130$54,740$56,350$57,960$59,570$61,180$62,790$64,400$66,010
LEO-9$55,125$56,904$58,682$60,461$62,239$64,017$65,796$67,574$69,352$71,131
LEO-10$60,706$62,664$64,623$66,581$68,540$70,498$72,456$74,415$76,373$78,332

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: 15.95%

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 15.95% (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$33,359$34,285$35,212$36,138$37,065$37,991$38,917$39,844$40,770$41,697
LEO-4$37,448$38,488$39,529$40,569$41,609$42,649$43,689$44,729$45,769$46,809
LEO-5$43,065$44,229$45,393$46,557$47,722$48,886$50,050$51,214$52,378$53,542
LEO-6$45,408$46,706$48,003$49,301$50,598$51,896$53,193$54,491$55,788$57,086
LEO-7$49,016$50,457$51,898$53,339$54,781$56,222$57,663$59,104$60,546$61,987
LEO-8$51,092$52,689$54,285$55,882$57,479$59,075$60,672$62,269$63,865$65,462
LEO-9$54,668$56,432$58,195$59,959$61,723$63,486$65,250$67,013$68,777$70,541
LEO-10$60,202$62,145$64,087$66,029$67,971$69,913$71,855$73,798$75,740$77,682

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 $170,800 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/2020/indiana