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Law Enforcement (LEO) Payscale in Missouri 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.

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 17.65% 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$34,187$35,136$36,086$37,035$37,984$38,934$39,883$40,833$41,782$42,732
LEO-4$38,377$39,443$40,509$41,575$42,641$43,707$44,773$45,839$46,905$47,971
LEO-5$44,133$45,326$46,519$47,712$48,905$50,098$51,291$52,484$53,677$54,870
LEO-6$46,534$47,864$49,193$50,522$51,852$53,181$54,511$55,840$57,170$58,499
LEO-7$50,234$51,712$53,190$54,667$56,145$57,623$59,100$60,578$62,056$63,533
LEO-8$52,360$53,997$55,633$57,270$58,906$60,543$62,179$63,816$65,452$67,089
LEO-9$56,024$57,831$59,638$61,445$63,252$65,059$66,866$68,673$70,481$72,288
LEO-10$61,696$63,686$65,677$67,668$69,658$71,649$73,639$75,630$77,621$79,611

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 17.13% 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$34,036$34,981$35,926$36,871$37,817$38,762$39,707$40,652$41,598$42,543
LEO-4$38,208$39,269$40,330$41,391$42,453$43,514$44,575$45,636$46,697$47,759
LEO-5$43,938$45,126$46,313$47,501$48,689$49,876$51,064$52,252$53,439$54,627
LEO-6$46,328$47,652$48,976$50,299$51,623$52,946$54,270$55,593$56,917$58,241
LEO-7$50,012$51,483$52,954$54,426$55,897$57,368$58,839$60,310$61,781$63,253
LEO-8$52,129$53,758$55,387$57,017$58,646$60,275$61,904$63,534$65,163$66,792
LEO-9$55,776$57,575$59,374$61,173$62,973$64,772$66,571$68,370$70,169$71,968
LEO-10$61,423$63,405$65,387$67,368$69,350$71,332$73,314$75,296$77,278$79,260

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: 15.95%

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 15.95% (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: 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 $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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Source: www.federalpay.org/leo/2021/missouri