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Alaska Alaska General Schedule Payscale

106 federal employees †
$45,369 average yearly pay
+0% salary raise this year

The Alaska Locality Area is a General Schedule locality primarily located within Alaska. Federal employees who work within the Alaska locality area receive a locality adjustment of 28.02%, which is applied to the base General Schedule payscale.

Locality adjustment rates are set yearly by the OPM to account for higher costs of living within Alaska, as compared to the Rest of U.S. locality raise (which is applied to all Federal employees not located within any other locality).

The chart below is the 2019 General Schedule pay table, with Alaska's 28.02% locality raise applied to the base pay rates. These are the yearly pay rates that are applicable to most salaried federal employees within this region, based on their GS Grade and Step.


GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$24,049$24,854$25,654$26,449$27,249$27,716$28,506$29,305$29,336$30,087
GS-2$27,039$27,683$28,578$29,336$29,669$30,542$31,415$32,288$33,161$34,034
GS-3$29,502$30,485$31,469$32,452$33,435$34,418$35,401$36,385$37,368$38,351
GS-4$33,120$34,224$35,327$36,431$37,534$38,638$39,741$40,845$41,948$43,052
GS-5$37,055$38,291$39,526$40,762$41,997$43,232$44,468$45,703$46,939$48,174
GS-6$41,304$42,681$44,057$45,433$46,809$48,185$49,562$50,938$52,314$53,690
GS-7$45,900$47,430$48,960$50,490$52,020$53,549$55,079$56,609$58,139$59,669
GS-8$50,833$52,528$54,223$55,918$57,613$59,308$61,003$62,698$64,393$66,088
GS-9$56,146$58,017$59,889$61,761$63,632$65,504$67,376$69,247$71,119$72,991
GS-10$61,830$63,891$65,952$68,013$70,074$72,135$74,197$76,258$78,319$80,380
GS-11$67,930$70,195$72,459$74,724$76,989$79,253$81,518$83,783$86,047$88,312
GS-12$81,421$84,135$86,849$89,563$92,277$94,991$97,705$100,419$103,133$105,847
GS-13$96,819$100,046$103,274$106,501$109,729$112,956$116,183$119,411$122,638$125,865
GS-14$114,411$118,225$122,039$125,853$129,666$133,480$137,294$141,107$144,921$148,735
GS-15$134,578$139,064$143,550$148,036$152,522$157,008$161,493$164,200*$164,200*$164,200*
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$24,049$24,854$25,654$26,449$27,249$27,716$28,506$29,305$29,336$30,087
GS-2$27,039$27,683$28,578$29,336$29,669$30,542$31,415$32,288$33,161$34,034
GS-3$29,502$30,485$31,469$32,452$33,435$34,418$35,401$36,385$37,368$38,351
GS-4$33,120$34,224$35,327$36,431$37,534$38,638$39,741$40,845$41,948$43,052
GS-5$37,055$38,291$39,526$40,762$41,997$43,232$44,468$45,703$46,939$48,174
GS-6$41,304$42,681$44,057$45,433$46,809$48,185$49,562$50,938$52,314$53,690
GS-7$45,900$47,430$48,960$50,490$52,020$53,549$55,079$56,609$58,139$59,669
GS-8$50,833$52,528$54,223$55,918$57,613$59,308$61,003$62,698$64,393$66,088
GS-9$56,146$58,017$59,889$61,761$63,632$65,504$67,376$69,247$71,119$72,991
GS-10$61,830$63,891$65,952$68,013$70,074$72,135$74,197$76,258$78,319$80,380
GS-11$67,930$70,195$72,459$74,724$76,989$79,253$81,518$83,783$86,047$88,312
GS-12$81,421$84,135$86,849$89,563$92,277$94,991$97,705$100,419$103,133$105,847
GS-13$96,819$100,046$103,274$106,501$109,729$112,956$116,183$119,411$122,638$125,865
GS-14$114,411$118,225$122,039$125,853$129,666$133,480$137,294$141,107$144,921$148,735
GS-15$134,578$139,064$143,550$148,036$152,522$157,008$161,493$164,200*$164,200*$164,200*
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$23,552$24,340$25,123$25,903$26,686$27,144$27,918$28,700$28,730$29,457
GS-2$26,480$27,110$27,988$28,730$29,053$29,907$30,762$31,616$32,470$33,325
GS-3$28,893$29,856$30,820$31,784$32,747$33,711$34,675$35,638$36,602$37,563
GS-4$32,436$33,517$34,597$35,678$36,758$37,839$38,920$40,000$41,081$42,161
GS-5$36,289$37,500$38,710$39,920$41,130$42,341$43,551$44,761$45,971$47,182
GS-6$40,451$41,800$43,149$44,498$45,847$47,196$48,545$49,893$51,242$52,591
GS-7$44,952$46,451$47,950$49,448$50,947$52,446$53,945$55,444$56,943$58,442
GS-8$49,783$51,442$53,101$54,760$56,419$58,078$59,737$61,396$63,055$64,714
GS-9$54,985$56,818$58,651$60,485$62,318$64,151$65,984$67,817$69,651$71,484
GS-10$60,552$62,571$64,590$66,608$68,627$70,646$72,665$74,684$76,703$78,721
GS-11$66,526$68,743$70,960$73,177$75,394$77,612$79,829$82,046$84,263$86,480
GS-12$79,738$82,397$85,055$87,713$90,372$93,030$95,688$98,346$101,005$103,663
GS-13$94,819$97,979$101,140$104,300$107,460$110,621$113,781$116,942$120,102$123,263
GS-14$112,047$115,782$119,517$123,253$126,988$130,723$134,458$138,193$141,928$145,663
GS-15$131,798$136,192$140,585$144,979$149,373$153,766$158,160$161,900*$161,900*$161,900*
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$22,958$23,725$24,489$25,249$26,012$26,459$27,214$27,975$28,005$28,713
GS-2$25,812$26,426$27,281$28,005$28,322$29,156$29,990$30,823$31,657$32,490
GS-3$28,164$29,102$30,041$30,980$31,918$32,857$33,796$34,734$35,673$36,612
GS-4$31,617$32,671$33,724$34,778$35,832$36,886$37,940$38,994$40,047$41,101
GS-5$35,373$36,552$37,731$38,910$40,089$41,268$42,447$43,626$44,805$45,984
GS-6$39,430$40,745$42,059$43,373$44,687$46,001$47,315$48,630$49,944$51,258
GS-7$43,817$45,278$46,738$48,199$49,660$51,120$52,581$54,042$55,502$56,963
GS-8$48,526$50,143$51,760$53,377$54,994$56,611$58,228$59,845$61,462$63,079
GS-9$53,597$55,383$57,169$58,955$60,741$62,527$64,313$66,099$67,886$69,672
GS-10$59,023$60,990$62,958$64,925$66,893$68,861$70,828$72,796$74,763$76,731
GS-11$64,847$67,008$69,170$71,331$73,493$75,654$77,816$79,977$82,139$84,300
GS-12$77,726$80,316$82,907$85,498$88,089$90,680$93,270$95,861$98,452$101,043
GS-13$92,426$95,507$98,589$101,670$104,751$107,833$110,914$113,996$117,077$120,159
GS-14$109,218$112,859$116,500$120,141$123,782$127,423$131,064$134,705$138,346$141,987
GS-15$128,472$132,755$137,038$141,321$145,604$149,887$154,170$158,453$160,300*$160,300*
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$22,645$23,402$24,155$24,904$25,657$26,099$26,843$27,594$27,623$28,320
GS-2$25,460$26,066$26,909$27,623$27,934$28,756$29,578$30,399$31,221$32,043
GS-3$27,780$28,706$29,633$30,559$31,485$32,412$33,338$34,265$35,191$36,118
GS-4$31,186$32,226$33,266$34,306$35,346$36,386$37,426$38,466$39,506$40,545
GS-5$34,891$36,054$37,217$38,381$39,544$40,708$41,871$43,034$44,198$45,361
GS-6$38,893$40,190$41,487$42,784$44,080$45,377$46,674$47,971$49,268$50,564
GS-7$43,220$44,660$46,100$47,541$48,981$50,421$51,861$53,301$54,741$56,182
GS-8$47,865$49,461$51,057$52,653$54,249$55,845$57,441$59,037$60,633$62,229
GS-9$52,867$54,629$56,391$58,153$59,915$61,677$63,439$65,200$66,962$68,724
GS-10$58,219$60,159$62,099$64,040$65,980$67,920$69,860$71,800$73,740$75,681
GS-11$63,963$66,096$68,228$70,360$72,492$74,624$76,757$78,889$81,021$83,153
GS-12$76,667$79,223$81,779$84,335$86,891$89,448$92,004$94,560$97,116$99,672
GS-13$91,167$94,206$97,244$100,283$103,322$106,361$109,399$112,438$115,477$118,515
GS-14$107,731$111,322$114,913$118,504$122,095$125,686$129,277$132,868$136,459$140,051
GS-15$126,722$130,947$135,171$139,396$143,620$147,845$152,069$156,294$158,700*$158,700*
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$22,421$23,170$23,916$24,657$25,403$25,841$26,578$27,321$27,350$28,048
GS-2$25,209$25,808$26,643$27,350$27,655$28,468$29,281$30,094$30,907$31,720
GS-3$27,504$28,421$29,337$30,254$31,170$32,086$33,003$33,919$34,836$35,752
GS-4$30,877$31,906$32,934$33,963$34,992$36,020$37,049$38,078$39,107$40,135
GS-5$34,545$35,698$36,850$38,002$39,154$40,306$41,458$42,610$43,762$44,915
GS-6$38,508$39,791$41,074$42,357$43,640$44,923$46,206$47,489$48,772$50,056
GS-7$42,792$44,219$45,645$47,072$48,498$49,925$51,351$52,778$54,204$55,630
GS-8$47,391$48,971$50,551$52,130$53,710$55,290$56,870$58,450$60,030$61,609
GS-9$52,344$54,088$55,832$57,577$59,321$61,066$62,810$64,555$66,299$68,043
GS-10$57,643$59,564$61,486$63,407$65,329$67,250$69,172$71,093$73,015$74,936
GS-11$63,330$65,441$67,552$69,663$71,774$73,885$75,996$78,107$80,218$82,329
GS-12$75,908$78,437$80,967$83,497$86,027$88,557$91,087$93,617$96,147$98,677
GS-13$90,264$93,273$96,282$99,291$102,299$105,308$108,317$111,326$114,334$117,343
GS-14$106,665$110,220$113,775$117,330$120,884$124,439$127,994$131,549$135,104$138,659
GS-15$125,468$129,650$133,832$138,014$142,196$146,379$150,561$154,743$155,500*$155,500*
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$22,199$22,940$23,679$24,413$25,151$25,585$26,315$27,050$27,079$27,767
GS-2$24,959$25,553$26,378$27,079$27,383$28,189$28,994$29,800$30,605$31,411
GS-3$27,232$28,140$29,048$29,956$30,863$31,771$32,679$33,586$34,494$35,402
GS-4$30,571$31,590$32,609$33,628$34,646$35,665$36,684$37,703$38,721$39,740
GS-5$34,204$35,343$36,483$37,623$38,762$39,902$41,042$42,181$43,321$44,461
GS-6$38,126$39,397$40,668$41,938$43,209$44,479$45,750$47,021$48,291$49,562
GS-7$42,368$43,781$45,194$46,607$48,019$49,432$50,845$52,258$53,670$55,083
GS-8$46,922$48,486$50,049$51,613$53,177$54,740$56,304$57,867$59,431$60,995
GS-9$51,825$53,552$55,279$57,006$58,733$60,460$62,187$63,914$65,641$67,368
GS-10$57,072$58,975$60,877$62,780$64,683$66,586$68,488$70,391$72,294$74,197
GS-11$62,703$64,793$66,882$68,972$71,062$73,152$75,242$77,331$79,421$81,511
GS-12$75,156$77,661$80,166$82,671$85,176$87,681$90,186$92,691$95,196$97,701
GS-13$89,370$92,349$95,328$98,307$101,286$104,265$107,243$110,222$113,201$116,180
GS-14$105,609$109,129$112,649$116,169$119,689$123,209$126,729$130,249$133,769$137,289
GS-15$124,226$128,367$132,508$136,649$140,790$144,931$149,072$153,213$155,500*$155,500*
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$22,199$22,940$23,679$24,413$25,151$25,585$26,315$27,050$27,079$27,767
GS-2$24,959$25,553$26,378$27,079$27,383$28,189$28,994$29,800$30,605$31,411
GS-3$27,232$28,140$29,048$29,956$30,863$31,771$32,679$33,586$34,494$35,402
GS-4$30,571$31,590$32,609$33,628$34,646$35,665$36,684$37,703$38,721$39,740
GS-5$34,204$35,343$36,483$37,623$38,762$39,902$41,042$42,181$43,321$44,461
GS-6$38,126$39,397$40,668$41,938$43,209$44,479$45,750$47,021$48,291$49,562
GS-7$42,368$43,781$45,194$46,607$48,019$49,432$50,845$52,258$53,670$55,083
GS-8$46,922$48,486$50,049$51,613$53,177$54,740$56,304$57,867$59,431$60,995
GS-9$51,825$53,552$55,279$57,006$58,733$60,460$62,187$63,914$65,641$67,368
GS-10$57,072$58,975$60,877$62,780$64,683$66,586$68,488$70,391$72,294$74,197
GS-11$62,703$64,793$66,882$68,972$71,062$73,152$75,242$77,331$79,421$81,511
GS-12$75,156$77,661$80,166$82,671$85,176$87,681$90,186$92,691$95,196$97,701
GS-13$89,370$92,349$95,328$98,307$101,286$104,265$107,243$110,222$113,201$116,180
GS-14$105,609$109,129$112,649$116,169$119,689$123,209$126,729$130,249$133,769$137,289
GS-15$124,226$128,367$132,508$136,649$140,790$144,931$149,072$153,213$155,500*$155,500*
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$22,199$22,940$23,679$24,413$25,151$25,585$26,315$27,050$27,079$27,767
GS-2$24,959$25,553$26,378$27,079$27,383$28,189$28,994$29,800$30,605$31,411
GS-3$27,232$28,140$29,048$29,956$30,863$31,771$32,679$33,586$34,494$35,402
GS-4$30,571$31,590$32,609$33,628$34,646$35,665$36,684$37,703$38,721$39,740
GS-5$34,204$35,343$36,483$37,623$38,762$39,902$41,042$42,181$43,321$44,461
GS-6$38,126$39,397$40,668$41,938$43,209$44,479$45,750$47,021$48,291$49,562
GS-7$42,368$43,781$45,194$46,607$48,019$49,432$50,845$52,258$53,670$55,083
GS-8$46,922$48,486$50,049$51,613$53,177$54,740$56,304$57,867$59,431$60,995
GS-9$51,825$53,552$55,279$57,006$58,733$60,460$62,187$63,914$65,641$67,368
GS-10$57,072$58,975$60,877$62,780$64,683$66,586$68,488$70,391$72,294$74,197
GS-11$62,703$64,793$66,882$68,972$71,062$73,152$75,242$77,331$79,421$81,511
GS-12$75,156$77,661$80,166$82,671$85,176$87,681$90,186$92,691$95,196$97,701
GS-13$89,370$92,349$95,328$98,307$101,286$104,265$107,243$110,222$113,201$116,180
GS-14$105,609$109,129$112,649$116,169$119,689$123,209$126,729$130,249$133,769$137,289
GS-15$124,226$128,367$132,508$136,649$140,790$144,931$149,072$153,213$155,500*$155,500*
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$22,199$22,940$23,679$24,413$25,151$25,585$26,315$27,050$27,079$27,767
GS-2$24,959$25,553$26,378$27,079$27,383$28,189$28,994$29,800$30,605$31,411
GS-3$27,232$28,140$29,048$29,956$30,863$31,771$32,679$33,586$34,494$35,402
GS-4$30,571$31,590$32,609$33,628$34,646$35,665$36,684$37,703$38,721$39,740
GS-5$34,204$35,343$36,483$37,623$38,762$39,902$41,042$42,181$43,321$44,461
GS-6$38,126$39,397$40,668$41,938$43,209$44,479$45,750$47,021$48,291$49,562
GS-7$42,368$43,781$45,194$46,607$48,019$49,432$50,845$52,258$53,670$55,083
GS-8$46,922$48,486$50,049$51,613$53,177$54,740$56,304$57,867$59,431$60,995
GS-9$51,825$53,552$55,279$57,006$58,733$60,460$62,187$63,914$65,641$67,368
GS-10$57,072$58,975$60,877$62,780$64,683$66,586$68,488$70,391$72,294$74,197
GS-11$62,703$64,793$66,882$68,972$71,062$73,152$75,242$77,331$79,421$81,511
GS-12$75,156$77,661$80,166$82,671$85,176$87,681$90,186$92,691$95,196$97,701
GS-13$89,370$92,349$95,328$98,307$101,286$104,265$107,243$110,222$113,201$116,180
GS-14$105,609$109,129$112,649$116,169$119,689$123,209$126,729$130,249$133,769$137,289
GS-15$124,226$128,367$132,508$136,649$140,790$144,931$149,072$153,213$155,500*$155,500*

* The 2019 General Schedule payscale is capped at a maximum salary of $164,200 per year, which is Level 4 of the Senior Executive Service payscale.

Alaska Pay Locality Federal Employment Statistics

This section provides statistics on Federal government employees in the Alaska pay area, including most common occupations, agencies with the most local employees, and the average paygrade and salary rates of general schedule employees in the area. All data in this section is derived from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM)'s most recent available listings of federal employees in the Alaska pay area.

Common Occupations in Alaska Locality

Occupation Number Employed Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Medical Support Assistance 106 $45,369.00 $52.00

This table lists the top one occupations held by the approximately 106 federal employees working in the Alaska Locality, across all agencies, as well as average yearly compensation for Alaska Locality based federal employees of that occupation.

Federal Agencies in Alaska Locality

Agency Alaska Locality Employees Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Veterans Health Administration 106 $45,369.00 $52.00

There are one Federal agency with a significant workforce in the Alaska Locality. General Schedule employees at all of the agencies listed below will be paid according to the locality-adjusted GS payscale listed on this page.


Distribution of GS Employees in Alaska Locality

There are approximately 106 federal employees on the General Schedule payscale located within the Alaska pay area. The average federal employee in the Alaska lcality earns $45,369 per year, and the average yearly bonus is $52.

Based on data provided by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the most common job title for federal employees based in the Alaska locality is Medical Support Assistance. The Federal agency with the largest number of employees in the Alaska locality is the Veterans Health Administration, which has total of 106 employees in the area.

The bar graph to the left shows the distribution of employees in the Alaska pay area by paygrade, from GS-1 to GS-15. To learn more about how paygrades are determined and how they affect a federal employee's salary, see how to calculate GS Pay.


Some of the largest cities and military installations covered by the Alaska locality area include Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Eielson Air Force Base, Coast Guard Juneau, Integrated Support Command Kodiak, Marine Safety Unit Valdez, Clear Air Force Station, Fort Greely and Fort Wainwright.

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