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Law Enforcement (LEO) Payscale in Indiana 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.

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 29.18% 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$38,365$39,431$40,497$41,562$42,628$43,694$44,760$45,825$46,891$47,957
LEO-4$43,066$44,262$45,458$46,655$47,851$49,047$50,243$51,439$52,636$53,832
LEO-5$49,521$50,859$52,198$53,536$54,874$56,213$57,551$58,889$60,228$61,566
LEO-6$52,220$53,712$55,204$56,696$58,188$59,680$61,172$62,664$64,156$65,648
LEO-7$56,368$58,025$59,682$61,340$62,997$64,655$66,312$67,969$69,627$71,284
LEO-8$58,755$60,591$62,426$64,262$66,098$67,933$69,769$71,604$73,440$75,276
LEO-9$62,868$64,896$66,924$68,952$70,981$73,009$75,037$77,065$79,093$81,121
LEO-10$69,231$71,465$73,698$75,932$78,166$80,399$82,633$84,866$87,100$89,333

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 20.94% 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$35,918$36,916$37,913$38,911$39,909$40,907$41,905$42,902$43,900$44,898
LEO-4$40,319$41,439$42,559$43,679$44,799$45,918$47,038$48,158$49,278$50,398
LEO-5$46,362$47,615$48,868$50,121$51,374$52,627$53,880$55,133$56,386$57,639
LEO-6$48,889$50,286$51,682$53,079$54,476$55,873$57,270$58,667$60,064$61,460
LEO-7$52,772$54,324$55,875$57,427$58,979$60,530$62,082$63,634$65,185$66,737
LEO-8$55,007$56,726$58,444$60,163$61,881$63,600$65,318$67,037$68,756$70,474
LEO-9$58,858$60,757$62,655$64,554$66,453$68,352$70,250$72,149$74,048$75,947
LEO-10$64,815$66,906$68,997$71,089$73,180$75,271$77,362$79,453$81,544$83,635

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 17.26% 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$34,825$35,792$36,760$37,727$38,695$39,662$40,629$41,597$42,564$43,532
LEO-4$39,092$40,178$41,264$42,350$43,435$44,521$45,607$46,693$47,779$48,865
LEO-5$44,952$46,166$47,381$48,596$49,811$51,026$52,241$53,455$54,670$55,885
LEO-6$47,401$48,756$50,110$51,464$52,819$54,173$55,527$56,882$58,236$59,590
LEO-7$51,166$52,671$54,175$55,680$57,184$58,689$60,193$61,698$63,202$64,706
LEO-8$53,333$55,000$56,666$58,332$59,998$61,665$63,331$64,997$66,663$68,330
LEO-9$57,067$58,908$60,749$62,590$64,431$66,272$68,113$69,954$71,795$73,636
LEO-10$62,843$64,871$66,898$68,925$70,953$72,980$75,008$77,035$79,063$81,090

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: 16.2%

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 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: 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 $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/indiana