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Law Enforcement (LEO) Payscale in Florida for 2022

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.

Florida 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.

MIAMI-FORT LAUDERDALE-PORT ST. LUCIE, FL

The MIAMI-FORT LAUDERDALE-PORT ST. LUCIE, FL General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in Miami and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 23.8% 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$36,767$37,789$38,810$39,831$40,853$41,874$42,895$43,917$44,938$45,960
LEO-4$41,272$42,419$43,565$44,712$45,858$47,004$48,151$49,297$50,444$51,590
LEO-5$47,459$48,741$50,024$51,306$52,589$53,872$55,154$56,437$57,719$59,002
LEO-6$50,045$51,475$52,905$54,335$55,764$57,194$58,624$60,054$61,484$62,914
LEO-7$54,020$55,608$57,197$58,785$60,374$61,962$63,550$65,139$66,727$68,315
LEO-8$56,308$58,067$59,826$61,586$63,345$65,104$66,863$68,622$70,382$72,141
LEO-9$60,250$62,193$64,137$66,081$68,024$69,968$71,912$73,855$75,799$77,743
LEO-10$66,348$68,489$70,629$72,770$74,910$77,051$79,191$81,332$83,472$85,613

The Miami locality pay rates also apply to federal workers in the following major cities: Coral Springs, Fort Lauderdale, Hialeah, Hollywood, Key West, Miami, Miami Beach, Miami Gardens, Miramar, Pembroke Pines, Pompano Beach, Port Saint Lucie, West Palm Beach, and other areas within the region.

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PALM BAY-MELBOURNE-TITUSVILLE, FL

The PALM BAY-MELBOURNE-TITUSVILLE, FL General Schedule locality region applies to government employees who work in Palm Bay and surrounding areas. General Schedule employees who work within this region are paid 17.01% 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$34,751$35,716$36,681$37,647$38,612$39,577$40,543$41,508$42,473$43,439
LEO-4$39,009$40,092$41,176$42,259$43,343$44,426$45,510$46,593$47,677$48,760
LEO-5$44,856$46,068$47,280$48,492$49,705$50,917$52,129$53,341$54,554$55,766
LEO-6$47,300$48,652$50,003$51,355$52,706$54,057$55,409$56,760$58,112$59,463
LEO-7$51,057$52,559$54,060$55,561$57,062$58,564$60,065$61,566$63,067$64,568
LEO-8$53,220$54,882$56,545$58,208$59,871$61,533$63,196$64,859$66,521$68,184
LEO-9$56,945$58,782$60,619$62,456$64,293$66,131$67,968$69,805$71,642$73,479
LEO-10$62,709$64,732$66,755$68,778$70,802$72,825$74,848$76,871$78,894$80,917

The Palm Bay locality pay rates also apply to federal workers in the following major cities: Cocoa Beach, Palm Bay, and other areas within the region.

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Rest of Florida Locality Adjustment: 16.2%

Any federal employees in Florida 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 16.2% (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$34,510$35,469$36,428$37,386$38,345$39,303$40,262$41,221$42,179$43,138
LEO-4$38,739$39,815$40,891$41,967$43,043$44,119$45,195$46,271$47,347$48,423
LEO-5$44,545$45,749$46,953$48,157$49,361$50,564$51,768$52,972$54,176$55,380
LEO-6$46,973$48,315$49,657$50,999$52,341$53,683$55,025$56,367$57,710$59,052
LEO-7$50,704$52,195$53,686$55,176$56,667$58,158$59,649$61,140$62,631$64,121
LEO-8$52,851$54,502$56,154$57,805$59,456$61,107$62,758$64,410$66,061$67,712
LEO-9$56,551$58,375$60,200$62,024$63,848$65,673$67,497$69,321$71,146$72,970
LEO-10$62,275$64,284$66,293$68,302$70,311$72,321$74,330$76,339$78,348$80,357

The Rest of U.S. locality pay rates also apply to federal workers in the following major cities: Atlantic Beach, Cape Coral, Clearwater, Gainesville, Jacksonville, Lakeland, Mary Esther, Milton, Orlando, Panama City, Pensacola, Saint Petersburg, Starke, Tallahassee, Tampa, Valparaiso, and other areas within the region.

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* For some high-paygrade workers, pay under the GS scale may be capped at $176,300 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/2022/florida