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Law Enforcement (LEO) Payscale in Arizona for 2021

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.

Arizona 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.

PHOENIX-MESA-SCOTTSDALE, AZ

The PHOENIX-MESA-SCOTTSDALE, AZ General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in Phoenix and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 20.12% 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$34,904$35,874$36,843$37,813$38,782$39,751$40,721$41,690$42,659$43,629
LEO-4$39,183$40,271$41,360$42,448$43,536$44,625$45,713$46,801$47,889$48,978
LEO-5$45,059$46,277$47,495$48,713$49,931$51,149$52,368$53,586$54,804$56,022
LEO-6$47,511$48,868$50,226$51,583$52,940$54,298$55,655$57,013$58,370$59,727
LEO-7$51,289$52,798$54,306$55,815$57,324$58,832$60,341$61,850$63,358$64,867
LEO-8$53,459$55,130$56,801$58,472$60,143$61,814$63,485$65,155$66,826$68,497
LEO-9$57,200$59,045$60,890$62,735$64,580$66,425$68,270$70,115$71,960$73,805
LEO-10$62,991$65,023$67,056$69,088$71,121$73,153$75,186$77,218$79,250$81,283

The Phoenix locality pay rates also apply to federal workers in the following major cities: Chandler, Gilbert, Glendale, Mesa, Peoria, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Surprise, Tempe, and other areas within the region.

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LAS VEGAS-HENDERSON, NV-AZ

The LAS VEGAS-HENDERSON, NV-AZ General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in Las Vegas and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 17.68% 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$34,195$35,145$36,095$37,044$37,994$38,944$39,894$40,843$41,793$42,743
LEO-4$38,387$39,453$40,520$41,586$42,652$43,718$44,784$45,850$46,917$47,983
LEO-5$44,144$45,337$46,531$47,724$48,917$50,110$51,304$52,497$53,690$54,884
LEO-6$46,546$47,876$49,206$50,535$51,865$53,195$54,525$55,854$57,184$58,514
LEO-7$50,247$51,725$53,203$54,681$56,159$57,637$59,115$60,593$62,071$63,550
LEO-8$52,373$54,010$55,647$57,284$58,921$60,558$62,195$63,832$65,469$67,106
LEO-9$56,038$57,846$59,653$61,461$63,268$65,076$66,883$68,691$70,499$72,306
LEO-10$61,711$63,703$65,694$67,685$69,676$71,667$73,658$75,649$77,641$79,632

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

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TUCSON-NOGALES, AZ

The TUCSON-NOGALES, AZ General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in Tucson and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 17.19% 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$34,053$34,999$35,945$36,890$37,836$38,782$39,727$40,673$41,619$42,565
LEO-4$38,227$39,289$40,351$41,413$42,474$43,536$44,598$45,660$46,721$47,783
LEO-5$43,960$45,149$46,337$47,525$48,714$49,902$51,090$52,278$53,467$54,655
LEO-6$46,352$47,676$49,001$50,325$51,649$52,973$54,298$55,622$56,946$58,270
LEO-7$50,038$51,510$52,982$54,454$55,925$57,397$58,869$60,341$61,813$63,285
LEO-8$52,155$53,786$55,416$57,046$58,676$60,306$61,936$63,566$65,196$66,826
LEO-9$55,805$57,605$59,405$61,205$63,005$64,805$66,605$68,405$70,205$72,005
LEO-10$61,454$63,437$65,420$67,403$69,386$71,369$73,352$75,334$77,317$79,300

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

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Rest of Arizona Locality Adjustment: 15.95%

Any federal employees in Arizona 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$33,693$34,628$35,564$36,500$37,436$38,371$39,307$40,243$41,178$42,114
LEO-4$37,823$38,873$39,924$40,974$42,025$43,075$44,126$45,176$46,227$47,277
LEO-5$43,495$44,671$45,847$47,022$48,198$49,374$50,550$51,725$52,901$54,077
LEO-6$45,862$47,172$48,482$49,792$51,103$52,413$53,723$55,033$56,344$57,654
LEO-7$49,508$50,965$52,421$53,877$55,334$56,790$58,246$59,703$61,159$62,615
LEO-8$51,604$53,216$54,829$56,442$58,055$59,668$61,281$62,894$64,506$66,119
LEO-9$55,214$56,995$58,776$60,557$62,338$64,119$65,900$67,681$69,462$71,243
LEO-10$60,804$62,766$64,728$66,690$68,652$70,614$72,575$74,537$76,499$78,461

The Rest of U.S. locality pay rates also apply to federal workers in the following major cities: Flagstaff, Wellton, Yuma, and other areas within the region.

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* For some high-paygrade workers, pay under the GS scale may be capped at $172,500 the SES (Senior Executive Scale)'s Level 4 pay for the current year (5 U.S.C. 5304 (g)(1)).

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