Law Enforcement (LEO) Payscale in Michigan 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.

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 27.32% 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$36,630$37,647$38,665$39,682$40,699$41,716$42,734$43,751$44,768$45,786
LEO-4$41,121$42,263$43,405$44,547$45,689$46,831$47,973$49,115$50,257$51,399
LEO-5$47,288$48,566$49,845$51,123$52,401$53,679$54,958$56,236$57,514$58,793
LEO-6$49,861$51,286$52,710$54,135$55,560$56,985$58,409$59,834$61,259$62,683
LEO-7$53,822$55,405$56,987$58,570$60,152$61,735$63,318$64,900$66,483$68,065
LEO-8$56,102$57,855$59,609$61,362$63,115$64,868$66,621$68,375$70,128$71,881
LEO-9$60,029$61,965$63,902$65,838$67,775$69,712$71,648$73,585$75,521$77,458
LEO-10$66,106$68,238$70,371$72,504$74,636$76,769$78,901$81,034$83,167$85,299

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: 15.95%

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 15.95% (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: 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 $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/michigan