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New Mexico Albuquerque General Schedule Payscale

1,673 federal employees †
$52,893 average yearly pay
+0% salary raise this year

The Albuquerque Locality Area is a General Schedule locality primarily located within New Mexico. Federal employees who work within the Albuquerque locality area receive a locality adjustment of 15.76%, 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 Albuquerque, 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 Albuquerque's 15.76% 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$21,746$22,474$23,197$23,916$24,640$25,062$25,776$26,499$26,526$27,206
GS-2$24,450$25,032$25,841$26,526$26,827$27,617$28,406$29,196$29,985$30,775
GS-3$26,677$27,566$28,455$29,344$30,233$31,122$32,011$32,900$33,789$34,678
GS-4$29,948$30,946$31,944$32,942$33,940$34,938$35,935$36,933$37,931$38,929
GS-5$33,507$34,624$35,741$36,858$37,975$39,092$40,209$41,326$42,443$43,560
GS-6$37,349$38,593$39,838$41,082$42,326$43,571$44,815$46,060$47,304$48,549
GS-7$41,505$42,888$44,271$45,655$47,038$48,421$49,805$51,188$52,571$53,955
GS-8$45,965$47,497$49,030$50,563$52,095$53,628$55,161$56,693$58,226$59,759
GS-9$50,769$52,461$54,154$55,846$57,539$59,231$60,923$62,616$64,308$66,001
GS-10$55,909$57,772$59,636$61,500$63,364$65,227$67,091$68,955$70,818$72,682
GS-11$61,425$63,472$65,520$67,568$69,616$71,664$73,711$75,759$77,807$79,855
GS-12$73,623$76,077$78,532$80,986$83,440$85,894$88,348$90,802$93,256$95,710
GS-13$87,547$90,465$93,384$96,302$99,220$102,139$105,057$107,975$110,893$113,812
GS-14$103,455$106,903$110,352$113,800$117,249$120,697$124,146$127,594$131,043$134,491
GS-15$121,690$125,747$129,803$133,859$137,915$141,972$146,028$150,084$154,140$158,196
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,746$22,474$23,197$23,916$24,640$25,062$25,776$26,499$26,526$27,206
GS-2$24,450$25,032$25,841$26,526$26,827$27,617$28,406$29,196$29,985$30,775
GS-3$26,677$27,566$28,455$29,344$30,233$31,122$32,011$32,900$33,789$34,678
GS-4$29,948$30,946$31,944$32,942$33,940$34,938$35,935$36,933$37,931$38,929
GS-5$33,507$34,624$35,741$36,858$37,975$39,092$40,209$41,326$42,443$43,560
GS-6$37,349$38,593$39,838$41,082$42,326$43,571$44,815$46,060$47,304$48,549
GS-7$41,505$42,888$44,271$45,655$47,038$48,421$49,805$51,188$52,571$53,955
GS-8$45,965$47,497$49,030$50,563$52,095$53,628$55,161$56,693$58,226$59,759
GS-9$50,769$52,461$54,154$55,846$57,539$59,231$60,923$62,616$64,308$66,001
GS-10$55,909$57,772$59,636$61,500$63,364$65,227$67,091$68,955$70,818$72,682
GS-11$61,425$63,472$65,520$67,568$69,616$71,664$73,711$75,759$77,807$79,855
GS-12$73,623$76,077$78,532$80,986$83,440$85,894$88,348$90,802$93,256$95,710
GS-13$87,547$90,465$93,384$96,302$99,220$102,139$105,057$107,975$110,893$113,812
GS-14$103,455$106,903$110,352$113,800$117,249$120,697$124,146$127,594$131,043$134,491
GS-15$121,690$125,747$129,803$133,859$137,915$141,972$146,028$150,084$154,140$158,196
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,372$22,087$22,797$23,505$24,215$24,631$25,333$26,043$26,070$26,730
GS-2$24,028$24,601$25,397$26,070$26,363$27,138$27,914$28,689$29,464$30,239
GS-3$26,218$27,092$27,967$28,841$29,716$30,590$31,464$32,339$33,213$34,085
GS-4$29,433$30,414$31,394$32,375$33,355$34,336$35,316$36,297$37,277$38,258
GS-5$32,930$34,028$35,126$36,224$37,322$38,421$39,519$40,617$41,715$42,814
GS-6$36,706$37,930$39,154$40,378$41,602$42,826$44,050$45,274$46,498$47,722
GS-7$40,790$42,150$43,510$44,870$46,231$47,591$48,951$50,311$51,671$53,031
GS-8$45,174$46,679$48,185$49,690$51,196$52,701$54,207$55,712$57,217$58,723
GS-9$49,894$51,558$53,221$54,885$56,548$58,212$59,875$61,539$63,202$64,866
GS-10$54,946$56,778$58,610$60,442$62,274$64,106$65,937$67,769$69,601$71,433
GS-11$60,367$62,379$64,390$66,402$68,414$70,426$72,438$74,450$76,462$78,474
GS-12$72,356$74,768$77,180$79,593$82,005$84,417$86,829$89,241$91,654$94,066
GS-13$86,040$88,908$91,776$94,644$97,512$100,379$103,247$106,115$108,983$111,851
GS-14$101,674$105,063$108,452$111,842$115,231$118,620$122,009$125,399$128,788$132,177
GS-15$119,596$123,583$127,570$131,557$135,543$139,530$143,517$147,504$151,491$155,478
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,979$21,680$22,378$23,072$23,770$24,178$24,867$25,563$25,590$26,238
GS-2$23,587$24,148$24,929$25,590$25,881$26,642$27,404$28,166$28,928$29,689
GS-3$25,736$26,593$27,451$28,309$29,167$30,024$30,882$31,740$32,598$33,456
GS-4$28,891$29,854$30,817$31,780$32,743$33,706$34,669$35,632$36,595$37,558
GS-5$32,323$33,401$34,478$35,555$36,633$37,710$38,787$39,865$40,942$42,020
GS-6$36,031$37,232$38,433$39,634$40,835$42,036$43,236$44,437$45,638$46,839
GS-7$40,040$41,374$42,709$44,044$45,379$46,713$48,048$49,383$50,717$52,052
GS-8$44,342$45,820$47,298$48,775$50,253$51,731$53,208$54,686$56,164$57,641
GS-9$48,977$50,609$52,241$53,873$55,505$57,137$58,769$60,401$62,033$63,665
GS-10$53,935$55,733$57,530$59,328$61,126$62,924$64,722$66,520$68,318$70,116
GS-11$59,256$61,231$63,207$65,182$67,157$69,132$71,107$73,082$75,058$77,033
GS-12$71,025$73,392$75,760$78,127$80,495$82,862$85,230$87,597$89,965$92,332
GS-13$84,458$87,273$90,089$92,905$95,721$98,537$101,352$104,168$106,984$109,800
GS-14$99,803$103,130$106,457$109,784$113,111$116,438$119,765$123,092$126,419$129,746
GS-15$117,396$121,310$125,224$129,137$133,051$136,965$140,879$144,792$148,706$152,620
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,733$21,426$22,115$22,801$23,491$23,895$24,576$25,264$25,290$25,928
GS-2$23,310$23,865$24,637$25,290$25,575$26,328$27,080$27,832$28,585$29,337
GS-3$25,434$26,282$27,130$27,978$28,827$29,675$30,523$31,371$32,219$33,068
GS-4$28,553$29,505$30,457$31,409$32,361$33,313$34,265$35,217$36,169$37,121
GS-5$31,944$33,009$34,074$35,140$36,205$37,270$38,335$39,400$40,465$41,530
GS-6$35,609$36,796$37,983$39,171$40,358$41,545$42,732$43,920$45,107$46,294
GS-7$39,570$40,889$42,207$43,526$44,844$46,163$47,481$48,800$50,119$51,437
GS-8$43,823$45,284$46,745$48,206$49,668$51,129$52,590$54,051$55,513$56,974
GS-9$48,403$50,016$51,629$53,242$54,855$56,468$58,081$59,694$61,307$62,920
GS-10$53,302$55,079$56,855$58,631$60,408$62,184$63,960$65,737$67,513$69,289
GS-11$58,562$60,514$62,466$64,418$66,370$68,322$70,275$72,227$74,179$76,131
GS-12$70,192$72,533$74,873$77,213$79,554$81,894$84,234$86,574$88,915$91,255
GS-13$83,468$86,250$89,032$91,814$94,596$97,378$100,161$102,943$105,725$108,507
GS-14$98,633$101,921$105,209$108,497$111,784$115,072$118,360$121,648$124,936$128,223
GS-15$116,021$119,889$123,756$127,624$131,492$135,360$139,227$143,095$146,963$150,830
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,527$21,213$21,896$22,575$23,258$23,659$24,333$25,014$25,040$25,679
GS-2$23,080$23,629$24,393$25,040$25,320$26,064$26,808$27,553$28,297$29,041
GS-3$25,181$26,020$26,860$27,699$28,538$29,377$30,216$31,055$31,894$32,733
GS-4$28,269$29,211$30,153$31,095$32,037$32,979$33,920$34,862$35,804$36,746
GS-5$31,628$32,683$33,738$34,793$35,847$36,902$37,957$39,012$40,067$41,122
GS-6$35,256$36,431$37,605$38,780$39,955$41,130$42,304$43,479$44,654$45,828
GS-7$39,179$40,485$41,791$43,097$44,403$45,709$47,015$48,321$49,626$50,932
GS-8$43,389$44,835$46,282$47,728$49,174$50,621$52,067$53,514$54,960$56,406
GS-9$47,923$49,520$51,117$52,715$54,312$55,909$57,506$59,103$60,700$62,297
GS-10$52,775$54,534$56,293$58,053$59,812$61,571$63,330$65,089$66,849$68,608
GS-11$57,982$59,915$61,847$63,780$65,713$67,646$69,578$71,511$73,444$75,376
GS-12$69,497$71,813$74,130$76,446$78,762$81,079$83,395$85,711$88,028$90,344
GS-13$82,642$85,396$88,151$90,906$93,660$96,415$99,170$101,924$104,679$107,434
GS-14$97,657$100,912$104,166$107,421$110,676$113,931$117,185$120,440$123,695$126,949
GS-15$114,872$118,701$122,530$126,359$130,188$134,017$137,846$141,675$145,504$149,333
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,324$21,003$21,679$22,351$23,027$23,424$24,092$24,766$24,792$25,422
GS-2$22,851$23,395$24,151$24,792$25,071$25,808$26,546$27,283$28,021$28,758
GS-3$24,933$25,764$26,595$27,426$28,257$29,088$29,919$30,750$31,581$32,412
GS-4$27,990$28,922$29,855$30,788$31,720$32,653$33,586$34,519$35,451$36,384
GS-5$31,315$32,359$33,402$34,445$35,489$36,532$37,576$38,619$39,663$40,706
GS-6$34,907$36,070$37,233$38,397$39,560$40,723$41,886$43,050$44,213$45,376
GS-7$38,790$40,084$41,377$42,671$43,964$45,258$46,551$47,844$49,138$50,431
GS-8$42,960$44,391$45,823$47,254$48,686$50,117$51,549$52,981$54,412$55,844
GS-9$47,448$49,029$50,611$52,192$53,773$55,354$56,935$58,516$60,097$61,678
GS-10$52,252$53,994$55,736$57,478$59,221$60,963$62,705$64,447$66,189$67,931
GS-11$57,408$59,321$61,234$63,148$65,061$66,974$68,888$70,801$72,714$74,628
GS-12$68,809$71,102$73,396$75,689$77,983$80,276$82,570$84,863$87,157$89,450
GS-13$81,823$84,550$87,278$90,005$92,732$95,459$98,187$100,914$103,641$106,369
GS-14$96,690$99,913$103,136$106,358$109,581$112,804$116,027$119,249$122,472$125,695
GS-15$113,735$117,527$121,318$125,109$128,900$132,692$136,483$140,274$144,065$147,857
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,324$21,003$21,679$22,351$23,027$23,424$24,092$24,766$24,792$25,422
GS-2$22,851$23,395$24,151$24,792$25,071$25,808$26,546$27,283$28,021$28,758
GS-3$24,933$25,764$26,595$27,426$28,257$29,088$29,919$30,750$31,581$32,412
GS-4$27,990$28,922$29,855$30,788$31,720$32,653$33,586$34,519$35,451$36,384
GS-5$31,315$32,359$33,402$34,445$35,489$36,532$37,576$38,619$39,663$40,706
GS-6$34,907$36,070$37,233$38,397$39,560$40,723$41,886$43,050$44,213$45,376
GS-7$38,790$40,084$41,377$42,671$43,964$45,258$46,551$47,844$49,138$50,431
GS-8$42,960$44,391$45,823$47,254$48,686$50,117$51,549$52,981$54,412$55,844
GS-9$47,448$49,029$50,611$52,192$53,773$55,354$56,935$58,516$60,097$61,678
GS-10$52,252$53,994$55,736$57,478$59,221$60,963$62,705$64,447$66,189$67,931
GS-11$57,408$59,321$61,234$63,148$65,061$66,974$68,888$70,801$72,714$74,628
GS-12$68,809$71,102$73,396$75,689$77,983$80,276$82,570$84,863$87,157$89,450
GS-13$81,823$84,550$87,278$90,005$92,732$95,459$98,187$100,914$103,641$106,369
GS-14$96,690$99,913$103,136$106,358$109,581$112,804$116,027$119,249$122,472$125,695
GS-15$113,735$117,527$121,318$125,109$128,900$132,692$136,483$140,274$144,065$147,857
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,324$21,003$21,679$22,351$23,027$23,424$24,092$24,766$24,792$25,422
GS-2$22,851$23,395$24,151$24,792$25,071$25,808$26,546$27,283$28,021$28,758
GS-3$24,933$25,764$26,595$27,426$28,257$29,088$29,919$30,750$31,581$32,412
GS-4$27,990$28,922$29,855$30,788$31,720$32,653$33,586$34,519$35,451$36,384
GS-5$31,315$32,359$33,402$34,445$35,489$36,532$37,576$38,619$39,663$40,706
GS-6$34,907$36,070$37,233$38,397$39,560$40,723$41,886$43,050$44,213$45,376
GS-7$38,790$40,084$41,377$42,671$43,964$45,258$46,551$47,844$49,138$50,431
GS-8$42,960$44,391$45,823$47,254$48,686$50,117$51,549$52,981$54,412$55,844
GS-9$47,448$49,029$50,611$52,192$53,773$55,354$56,935$58,516$60,097$61,678
GS-10$52,252$53,994$55,736$57,478$59,221$60,963$62,705$64,447$66,189$67,931
GS-11$57,408$59,321$61,234$63,148$65,061$66,974$68,888$70,801$72,714$74,628
GS-12$68,809$71,102$73,396$75,689$77,983$80,276$82,570$84,863$87,157$89,450
GS-13$81,823$84,550$87,278$90,005$92,732$95,459$98,187$100,914$103,641$106,369
GS-14$96,690$99,913$103,136$106,358$109,581$112,804$116,027$119,249$122,472$125,695
GS-15$113,735$117,527$121,318$125,109$128,900$132,692$136,483$140,274$144,065$147,857
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,324$21,003$21,679$22,351$23,027$23,424$24,092$24,766$24,792$25,422
GS-2$22,851$23,395$24,151$24,792$25,071$25,808$26,546$27,283$28,021$28,758
GS-3$24,933$25,764$26,595$27,426$28,257$29,088$29,919$30,750$31,581$32,412
GS-4$27,990$28,922$29,855$30,788$31,720$32,653$33,586$34,519$35,451$36,384
GS-5$31,315$32,359$33,402$34,445$35,489$36,532$37,576$38,619$39,663$40,706
GS-6$34,907$36,070$37,233$38,397$39,560$40,723$41,886$43,050$44,213$45,376
GS-7$38,790$40,084$41,377$42,671$43,964$45,258$46,551$47,844$49,138$50,431
GS-8$42,960$44,391$45,823$47,254$48,686$50,117$51,549$52,981$54,412$55,844
GS-9$47,448$49,029$50,611$52,192$53,773$55,354$56,935$58,516$60,097$61,678
GS-10$52,252$53,994$55,736$57,478$59,221$60,963$62,705$64,447$66,189$67,931
GS-11$57,408$59,321$61,234$63,148$65,061$66,974$68,888$70,801$72,714$74,628
GS-12$68,809$71,102$73,396$75,689$77,983$80,276$82,570$84,863$87,157$89,450
GS-13$81,823$84,550$87,278$90,005$92,732$95,459$98,187$100,914$103,641$106,369
GS-14$96,690$99,913$103,136$106,358$109,581$112,804$116,027$119,249$122,472$125,695
GS-15$113,735$117,527$121,318$125,109$128,900$132,692$136,483$140,274$144,065$147,857
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$19,971$20,638$21,302$21,964$22,627$23,018$23,674$24,335$24,361$24,985
GS-2$22,454$22,988$23,731$24,361$24,634$25,358$26,082$26,806$27,530$28,254
GS-3$24,499$25,316$26,132$26,948$27,765$28,581$29,398$30,214$31,030$31,847
GS-4$27,504$28,421$29,337$30,254$31,170$32,087$33,003$33,920$34,837$35,753
GS-5$30,772$31,798$32,824$33,849$34,875$35,901$36,927$37,953$38,979$40,005
GS-6$34,300$35,443$36,587$37,730$38,873$40,016$41,159$42,302$43,446$44,589
GS-7$38,117$39,388$40,658$41,929$43,200$44,470$45,741$47,012$48,282$49,553
GS-8$42,214$43,621$45,028$46,436$47,843$49,250$50,657$52,065$53,472$54,879
GS-9$46,625$48,179$49,733$51,287$52,841$54,395$55,950$57,504$59,058$60,612
GS-10$51,345$53,056$54,768$56,479$58,190$59,902$61,613$63,324$65,036$66,747
GS-11$56,411$58,291$60,170$62,050$63,930$65,810$67,690$69,570$71,449$73,329
GS-12$67,613$69,867$72,120$74,373$76,627$78,880$81,133$83,387$85,640$87,893
GS-13$80,402$83,083$85,763$88,443$91,123$93,804$96,484$99,164$101,844$104,525
GS-14$95,010$98,178$101,346$104,513$107,681$110,848$114,016$117,184$120,351$123,519
GS-15$111,760$115,486$119,211$122,937$126,662$130,388$134,113$137,839$141,564$145,290
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$19,247$19,889$20,529$21,166$21,806$22,182$22,815$23,453$23,477$24,077
GS-2$21,639$22,154$22,870$23,477$23,739$24,437$25,135$25,833$26,530$27,228
GS-3$23,611$24,398$25,185$25,972$26,759$27,546$28,333$29,119$29,906$30,693
GS-4$26,506$27,390$28,274$29,158$30,042$30,926$31,810$32,694$33,578$34,462
GS-5$29,655$30,643$31,631$32,619$33,607$34,594$35,582$36,570$37,558$38,546
GS-6$33,056$34,158$35,260$36,362$37,464$38,566$39,668$40,770$41,872$42,974
GS-7$36,734$37,958$39,182$40,406$41,630$42,854$44,078$45,302$46,526$47,750
GS-8$40,681$42,038$43,394$44,750$46,106$47,462$48,818$50,174$51,530$52,886
GS-9$44,933$46,431$47,929$49,427$50,926$52,424$53,922$55,421$56,919$58,417
GS-10$49,482$51,131$52,781$54,431$56,080$57,730$59,379$61,029$62,679$64,328
GS-11$54,364$56,176$57,988$59,801$61,613$63,425$65,237$67,049$68,862$70,674
GS-12$65,159$67,332$69,504$71,676$73,849$76,021$78,194$80,366$82,538$84,711
GS-13$77,484$80,068$82,651$85,235$87,818$90,401$92,985$95,568$98,152$100,735
GS-14$91,562$94,614$97,666$100,718$103,770$106,822$109,874$112,926$115,978$119,030
GS-15$107,705$111,295$114,886$118,476$122,067$125,658$129,248$132,839$136,429$140,020
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$18,732$19,357$19,981$20,601$21,224$21,590$22,205$22,825$22,850$23,427
GS-2$21,061$21,562$22,259$22,850$23,105$23,784$24,463$25,142$25,822$26,501
GS-3$22,980$23,746$24,512$25,278$26,043$26,809$27,575$28,341$29,107$29,873
GS-4$25,797$26,656$27,516$28,375$29,235$30,094$30,953$31,813$32,672$33,532
GS-5$28,862$29,824$30,786$31,748$32,710$33,671$34,633$35,595$36,557$37,519
GS-6$32,172$33,245$34,317$35,389$36,462$37,534$38,606$39,679$40,751$41,823
GS-7$35,752$36,944$38,135$39,327$40,519$41,711$42,902$44,094$45,286$46,478
GS-8$39,594$40,914$42,234$43,555$44,875$46,195$47,515$48,835$50,155$51,475
GS-9$43,731$45,189$46,646$48,104$49,562$51,019$52,477$53,934$55,392$56,849
GS-10$48,159$49,764$51,369$52,975$54,580$56,185$57,790$59,395$61,000$62,605
GS-11$52,912$54,675$56,439$58,203$59,967$61,731$63,495$65,259$67,023$68,787
GS-12$63,417$65,532$67,646$69,760$71,874$73,989$76,103$78,217$80,331$82,446
GS-13$75,414$77,928$80,442$82,956$85,470$87,984$90,498$93,012$95,527$98,041
GS-14$89,115$92,085$95,056$98,026$100,996$103,967$106,937$109,907$112,878$115,848
GS-15$104,826$108,320$111,814$115,308$118,803$122,297$125,791$129,285$132,779$136,273

* 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.

Albuquerque Pay Locality Federal Employment Statistics

This section provides statistics on Federal government employees in the Albuquerque 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 Albuquerque pay area.

Common Occupations in Albuquerque Locality

Occupation Number Employed Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Contact Representative 471 $51,305.00 $279.00
Human Resources Management 265 $72,340.00 $72.00
Financial Administration And Program 200 $67,944.00 $41.00
Human Resources Assistance 197 $39,088.00 $16.00
Medical Support Assistance 160 $38,479.00 $6.00
Social Insurance Administration 134 $75,392.00 $226.00
Nursing Assistant 126 $36,039.00 $0.00
Health Aid And Technician 120 $42,554.00 $2.00

This table lists the top eight occupations held by the approximately 1,673 federal employees working in the Albuquerque Locality, across all agencies, as well as average yearly compensation for Albuquerque Locality based federal employees of that occupation.

Federal Agencies in Albuquerque Locality

Agency Albuquerque Locality Employees Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Forest Service 662 $59,791.00 $43.00
Social Security Administration 605 $63,349.00 $253.00
Veterans Health Administration 406 $39,024.00 $3.00

There are three Federal agencies with a significant workforce in the Albuquerque 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 Albuquerque Locality

There are approximately 1,673 federal employees on the General Schedule payscale located within the Albuquerque pay area. The average federal employee in the Albuquerque lcality earns $52,893 per year, and the average yearly bonus is $80.

Based on data provided by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the most common job title for federal employees based in the Albuquerque locality is Contact Representative. The Federal agency with the largest number of employees in the Albuquerque locality is the Forest Service, which has total of 662 employees in the area.

The bar graph to the left shows the distribution of employees in the Albuquerque 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 Albuquerque locality area include Kirtland Air Force Base and Los Alamos Demolition Army Base.

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