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Georgia Atlanta General Schedule Payscale

1,618 federal employees †
$100,729 average yearly pay
+0% salary raise this year

The Atlanta Locality Area is a General Schedule locality primarily located within Georgia. Federal employees who work within the Atlanta locality area receive a locality adjustment of 21.16%, 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 Atlanta, 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 Atlanta's 21.16% 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$22,760$23,522$24,279$25,032$25,789$26,231$26,979$27,735$27,764$28,475
GS-2$25,590$26,200$27,047$27,764$28,079$28,905$29,731$30,558$31,384$32,210
GS-3$27,921$28,852$29,782$30,713$31,643$32,574$33,504$34,435$35,365$36,296
GS-4$31,345$32,390$33,434$34,479$35,523$36,567$37,612$38,656$39,700$40,745
GS-5$35,070$36,239$37,408$38,577$39,747$40,916$42,085$43,254$44,423$45,593
GS-6$39,091$40,394$41,696$42,998$44,301$45,603$46,906$48,208$49,511$50,813
GS-7$43,441$44,889$46,336$47,784$49,232$50,680$52,128$53,576$55,024$56,471
GS-8$48,109$49,713$51,317$52,921$54,526$56,130$57,734$59,338$60,942$62,546
GS-9$53,137$54,909$56,680$58,451$60,223$61,994$63,765$65,537$67,308$69,079
GS-10$58,517$60,467$62,418$64,369$66,319$68,270$70,221$72,171$74,122$76,073
GS-11$64,290$66,433$68,577$70,720$72,863$75,007$77,150$79,293$81,436$83,580
GS-12$77,058$79,626$82,195$84,764$87,332$89,901$92,469$95,038$97,606$100,175
GS-13$91,631$94,685$97,740$100,794$103,849$106,903$109,958$113,012$116,066$119,121
GS-14$108,281$111,890$115,499$119,109$122,718$126,327$129,937$133,546$137,156$140,765
GS-15$127,367$131,612$135,858$140,103$144,349$148,594$152,840$157,085$161,331$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$22,760$23,522$24,279$25,032$25,789$26,231$26,979$27,735$27,764$28,475
GS-2$25,590$26,200$27,047$27,764$28,079$28,905$29,731$30,558$31,384$32,210
GS-3$27,921$28,852$29,782$30,713$31,643$32,574$33,504$34,435$35,365$36,296
GS-4$31,345$32,390$33,434$34,479$35,523$36,567$37,612$38,656$39,700$40,745
GS-5$35,070$36,239$37,408$38,577$39,747$40,916$42,085$43,254$44,423$45,593
GS-6$39,091$40,394$41,696$42,998$44,301$45,603$46,906$48,208$49,511$50,813
GS-7$43,441$44,889$46,336$47,784$49,232$50,680$52,128$53,576$55,024$56,471
GS-8$48,109$49,713$51,317$52,921$54,526$56,130$57,734$59,338$60,942$62,546
GS-9$53,137$54,909$56,680$58,451$60,223$61,994$63,765$65,537$67,308$69,079
GS-10$58,517$60,467$62,418$64,369$66,319$68,270$70,221$72,171$74,122$76,073
GS-11$64,290$66,433$68,577$70,720$72,863$75,007$77,150$79,293$81,436$83,580
GS-12$77,058$79,626$82,195$84,764$87,332$89,901$92,469$95,038$97,606$100,175
GS-13$91,631$94,685$97,740$100,794$103,849$106,903$109,958$113,012$116,066$119,121
GS-14$108,281$111,890$115,499$119,109$122,718$126,327$129,937$133,546$137,156$140,765
GS-15$127,367$131,612$135,858$140,103$144,349$148,594$152,840$157,085$161,331$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$22,361$23,109$23,853$24,593$25,336$25,771$26,506$27,248$27,277$27,967
GS-2$25,141$25,739$26,572$27,277$27,584$28,395$29,206$30,017$30,828$31,639
GS-3$27,431$28,346$29,261$30,176$31,091$32,006$32,921$33,836$34,751$35,663
GS-4$30,795$31,821$32,847$33,873$34,899$35,925$36,951$37,977$39,003$40,029
GS-5$34,454$35,603$36,752$37,901$39,050$40,199$41,348$42,497$43,646$44,795
GS-6$38,406$39,686$40,967$42,247$43,528$44,809$46,089$47,370$48,651$49,931
GS-7$42,678$44,101$45,524$46,947$48,371$49,794$51,217$52,640$54,063$55,486
GS-8$47,265$48,840$50,415$51,990$53,565$55,141$56,716$58,291$59,866$61,441
GS-9$52,204$53,944$55,685$57,425$59,166$60,906$62,647$64,387$66,128$67,868
GS-10$57,489$59,406$61,323$63,240$65,156$67,073$68,990$70,906$72,823$74,740
GS-11$63,161$65,266$67,371$69,476$71,581$73,686$75,791$77,896$80,001$82,106
GS-12$75,705$78,229$80,753$83,277$85,801$88,325$90,848$93,372$95,896$98,420
GS-13$90,023$93,023$96,024$99,025$102,025$105,026$108,027$111,027$114,028$117,028
GS-14$106,380$109,926$113,472$117,019$120,565$124,111$127,657$131,203$134,749$138,296
GS-15$125,132$129,303$133,475$137,646$141,818$145,989$150,160$154,332$158,503$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$21,935$22,668$23,397$24,123$24,852$25,279$26,000$26,727$26,756$27,433
GS-2$24,661$25,248$26,065$26,756$27,060$27,856$28,653$29,449$30,245$31,042
GS-3$26,908$27,805$28,702$29,598$30,495$31,392$32,289$33,186$34,083$34,980
GS-4$30,207$31,214$32,221$33,228$34,235$35,241$36,248$37,255$38,262$39,269
GS-5$33,796$34,922$36,049$37,175$38,301$39,428$40,554$41,681$42,807$43,934
GS-6$37,672$38,928$40,184$41,439$42,695$43,950$45,206$46,462$47,717$48,973
GS-7$41,864$43,259$44,655$46,050$47,446$48,841$50,237$51,632$53,028$54,423
GS-8$46,362$47,907$49,452$50,997$52,542$54,087$55,632$57,177$58,722$60,267
GS-9$51,208$52,914$54,621$56,327$58,033$59,740$61,446$63,153$64,859$66,565
GS-10$56,392$58,271$60,151$62,031$63,911$65,791$67,670$69,550$71,430$73,310
GS-11$61,956$64,021$66,086$68,151$70,216$72,281$74,346$76,412$78,477$80,542
GS-12$74,260$76,736$79,211$81,686$84,162$86,637$89,112$91,588$94,063$96,538
GS-13$88,305$91,249$94,193$97,137$100,081$103,025$105,969$108,913$111,858$114,802
GS-14$104,349$107,828$111,306$114,785$118,263$121,742$125,221$128,699$132,178$135,656
GS-15$122,744$126,836$130,928$135,020$139,112$143,204$147,296$151,388$155,480$159,572
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,664$22,388$23,109$23,826$24,546$24,969$25,681$26,399$26,426$27,093
GS-2$24,358$24,938$25,744$26,426$26,725$27,511$28,297$29,083$29,869$30,655
GS-3$26,577$27,463$28,349$29,236$30,122$31,008$31,895$32,781$33,667$34,554
GS-4$29,836$30,831$31,825$32,820$33,815$34,810$35,805$36,800$37,795$38,790
GS-5$33,380$34,493$35,606$36,719$37,832$38,945$40,058$41,171$42,284$43,397
GS-6$37,209$38,450$39,690$40,931$42,171$43,412$44,653$45,893$47,134$48,374
GS-7$41,348$42,726$44,104$45,482$46,859$48,237$49,615$50,993$52,371$53,748
GS-8$45,792$47,319$48,846$50,373$51,900$53,426$54,953$56,480$58,007$59,534
GS-9$50,578$52,263$53,949$55,634$57,320$59,006$60,691$62,377$64,062$65,748
GS-10$55,698$57,554$59,410$61,266$63,122$64,978$66,835$68,691$70,547$72,403
GS-11$61,193$63,233$65,273$67,313$69,353$71,393$73,433$75,472$77,512$79,552
GS-12$73,347$75,792$78,238$80,683$83,128$85,574$88,019$90,465$92,910$95,356
GS-13$87,219$90,126$93,033$95,940$98,847$101,754$104,661$107,569$110,476$113,383
GS-14$103,065$106,501$109,936$113,372$116,808$120,243$123,679$127,114$130,550$133,985
GS-15$121,234$125,276$129,318$133,359$137,401$141,442$145,484$149,525$153,567$157,608
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,450$22,166$22,880$23,590$24,303$24,722$25,427$26,138$26,165$26,833
GS-2$24,117$24,691$25,489$26,165$26,457$27,235$28,013$28,791$29,568$30,346
GS-3$26,313$27,190$28,067$28,943$29,820$30,697$31,574$32,450$33,327$34,204
GS-4$29,540$30,524$31,508$32,492$33,476$34,460$35,445$36,429$37,413$38,397
GS-5$33,049$34,152$35,254$36,356$37,458$38,560$39,663$40,765$41,867$42,969
GS-6$36,840$38,068$39,295$40,523$41,750$42,978$44,205$45,433$46,660$47,888
GS-7$40,939$42,304$43,668$45,033$46,398$47,763$49,127$50,492$51,857$53,221
GS-8$45,339$46,850$48,361$49,873$51,384$52,896$54,407$55,918$57,430$58,941
GS-9$50,077$51,746$53,414$55,083$56,752$58,421$60,090$61,759$63,428$65,097
GS-10$55,147$56,985$58,823$60,661$62,500$64,338$66,176$68,014$69,853$71,691
GS-11$60,587$62,607$64,627$66,646$68,666$70,685$72,705$74,724$76,744$78,764
GS-12$72,620$75,041$77,461$79,881$82,302$84,722$87,143$89,563$91,983$94,404
GS-13$86,355$89,234$92,112$94,991$97,869$100,748$103,626$106,504$109,383$112,261
GS-14$102,045$105,446$108,847$112,248$115,649$119,050$122,451$125,852$129,253$132,654
GS-15$120,034$124,035$128,036$132,037$136,038$140,039$144,040$148,041$152,042$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$21,237$21,947$22,653$23,356$24,062$24,477$25,175$25,879$25,906$26,565
GS-2$23,878$24,446$25,236$25,906$26,197$26,968$27,739$28,509$29,280$30,050
GS-3$26,053$26,921$27,790$28,658$29,527$30,395$31,264$32,132$33,000$33,869
GS-4$29,248$30,222$31,197$32,171$33,146$34,121$35,095$36,070$37,044$38,019
GS-5$32,722$33,813$34,903$35,993$37,084$38,174$39,264$40,355$41,445$42,535
GS-6$36,475$37,691$38,906$40,122$41,338$42,553$43,769$44,984$46,200$47,415
GS-7$40,534$41,885$43,237$44,588$45,940$47,291$48,643$49,994$51,346$52,698
GS-8$44,890$46,386$47,882$49,378$50,874$52,370$53,865$55,361$56,857$58,353
GS-9$49,581$51,233$52,885$54,537$56,189$57,841$59,494$61,146$62,798$64,450
GS-10$54,600$56,421$58,241$60,061$61,882$63,702$65,522$67,343$69,163$70,984
GS-11$59,987$61,987$63,986$65,985$67,985$69,984$71,983$73,982$75,982$77,981
GS-12$71,901$74,297$76,694$79,090$81,487$83,884$86,280$88,677$91,073$93,470
GS-13$85,500$88,350$91,200$94,049$96,899$99,749$102,599$105,449$108,299$111,148
GS-14$101,035$104,403$107,770$111,138$114,505$117,873$121,240$124,608$127,976$131,343
GS-15$118,846$122,808$126,769$130,731$134,693$138,654$142,616$146,578$150,539$154,501
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,237$21,947$22,653$23,356$24,062$24,477$25,175$25,879$25,906$26,565
GS-2$23,878$24,446$25,236$25,906$26,197$26,968$27,739$28,509$29,280$30,050
GS-3$26,053$26,921$27,790$28,658$29,527$30,395$31,264$32,132$33,000$33,869
GS-4$29,248$30,222$31,197$32,171$33,146$34,121$35,095$36,070$37,044$38,019
GS-5$32,722$33,813$34,903$35,993$37,084$38,174$39,264$40,355$41,445$42,535
GS-6$36,475$37,691$38,906$40,122$41,338$42,553$43,769$44,984$46,200$47,415
GS-7$40,534$41,885$43,237$44,588$45,940$47,291$48,643$49,994$51,346$52,698
GS-8$44,890$46,386$47,882$49,378$50,874$52,370$53,865$55,361$56,857$58,353
GS-9$49,581$51,233$52,885$54,537$56,189$57,841$59,494$61,146$62,798$64,450
GS-10$54,600$56,421$58,241$60,061$61,882$63,702$65,522$67,343$69,163$70,984
GS-11$59,987$61,987$63,986$65,985$67,985$69,984$71,983$73,982$75,982$77,981
GS-12$71,901$74,297$76,694$79,090$81,487$83,884$86,280$88,677$91,073$93,470
GS-13$85,500$88,350$91,200$94,049$96,899$99,749$102,599$105,449$108,299$111,148
GS-14$101,035$104,403$107,770$111,138$114,505$117,873$121,240$124,608$127,976$131,343
GS-15$118,846$122,808$126,769$130,731$134,693$138,654$142,616$146,578$150,539$154,501
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,237$21,947$22,653$23,356$24,062$24,477$25,175$25,879$25,906$26,565
GS-2$23,878$24,446$25,236$25,906$26,197$26,968$27,739$28,509$29,280$30,050
GS-3$26,053$26,921$27,790$28,658$29,527$30,395$31,264$32,132$33,000$33,869
GS-4$29,248$30,222$31,197$32,171$33,146$34,121$35,095$36,070$37,044$38,019
GS-5$32,722$33,813$34,903$35,993$37,084$38,174$39,264$40,355$41,445$42,535
GS-6$36,475$37,691$38,906$40,122$41,338$42,553$43,769$44,984$46,200$47,415
GS-7$40,534$41,885$43,237$44,588$45,940$47,291$48,643$49,994$51,346$52,698
GS-8$44,890$46,386$47,882$49,378$50,874$52,370$53,865$55,361$56,857$58,353
GS-9$49,581$51,233$52,885$54,537$56,189$57,841$59,494$61,146$62,798$64,450
GS-10$54,600$56,421$58,241$60,061$61,882$63,702$65,522$67,343$69,163$70,984
GS-11$59,987$61,987$63,986$65,985$67,985$69,984$71,983$73,982$75,982$77,981
GS-12$71,901$74,297$76,694$79,090$81,487$83,884$86,280$88,677$91,073$93,470
GS-13$85,500$88,350$91,200$94,049$96,899$99,749$102,599$105,449$108,299$111,148
GS-14$101,035$104,403$107,770$111,138$114,505$117,873$121,240$124,608$127,976$131,343
GS-15$118,846$122,808$126,769$130,731$134,693$138,654$142,616$146,578$150,539$154,501
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,237$21,947$22,653$23,356$24,062$24,477$25,175$25,879$25,906$26,565
GS-2$23,878$24,446$25,236$25,906$26,197$26,968$27,739$28,509$29,280$30,050
GS-3$26,053$26,921$27,790$28,658$29,527$30,395$31,264$32,132$33,000$33,869
GS-4$29,248$30,222$31,197$32,171$33,146$34,121$35,095$36,070$37,044$38,019
GS-5$32,722$33,813$34,903$35,993$37,084$38,174$39,264$40,355$41,445$42,535
GS-6$36,475$37,691$38,906$40,122$41,338$42,553$43,769$44,984$46,200$47,415
GS-7$40,534$41,885$43,237$44,588$45,940$47,291$48,643$49,994$51,346$52,698
GS-8$44,890$46,386$47,882$49,378$50,874$52,370$53,865$55,361$56,857$58,353
GS-9$49,581$51,233$52,885$54,537$56,189$57,841$59,494$61,146$62,798$64,450
GS-10$54,600$56,421$58,241$60,061$61,882$63,702$65,522$67,343$69,163$70,984
GS-11$59,987$61,987$63,986$65,985$67,985$69,984$71,983$73,982$75,982$77,981
GS-12$71,901$74,297$76,694$79,090$81,487$83,884$86,280$88,677$91,073$93,470
GS-13$85,500$88,350$91,200$94,049$96,899$99,749$102,599$105,449$108,299$111,148
GS-14$101,035$104,403$107,770$111,138$114,505$117,873$121,240$124,608$127,976$131,343
GS-15$118,846$122,808$126,769$130,731$134,693$138,654$142,616$146,578$150,539$154,501
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,794$21,488$22,180$22,868$23,559$23,966$24,649$25,338$25,365$26,015
GS-2$23,379$23,935$24,708$25,365$25,648$26,402$27,156$27,910$28,664$29,418
GS-3$25,508$26,358$27,208$28,058$28,908$29,758$30,608$31,458$32,308$33,158
GS-4$28,637$29,591$30,546$31,500$32,454$33,409$34,363$35,317$36,272$37,226
GS-5$32,039$33,107$34,176$35,244$36,312$37,380$38,448$39,516$40,584$41,653
GS-6$35,713$36,903$38,094$39,284$40,474$41,664$42,855$44,045$45,235$46,425
GS-7$39,687$41,010$42,333$43,656$44,979$46,302$47,625$48,948$50,271$51,594
GS-8$43,952$45,418$46,883$48,348$49,814$51,279$52,744$54,209$55,675$57,140
GS-9$48,545$50,163$51,781$53,400$55,018$56,636$58,254$59,872$61,491$63,109
GS-10$53,460$55,242$57,024$58,806$60,587$62,369$64,151$65,933$67,715$69,496
GS-11$58,734$60,692$62,649$64,606$66,563$68,521$70,478$72,435$74,392$76,350
GS-12$70,399$72,745$75,091$77,437$79,783$82,129$84,475$86,821$89,167$91,513
GS-13$83,714$86,505$89,295$92,086$94,877$97,667$100,458$103,249$106,039$108,830
GS-14$98,924$102,222$105,520$108,818$112,116$115,414$118,712$122,010$125,309$128,607
GS-15$116,364$120,243$124,122$128,001$131,880$135,759$139,638$143,517$147,396$151,275
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$19,874$20,537$21,198$21,856$22,517$22,905$23,558$24,217$24,243$24,862
GS-2$22,344$22,876$23,615$24,243$24,513$25,234$25,954$26,675$27,395$28,116
GS-3$24,380$25,193$26,005$26,818$27,631$28,443$29,256$30,069$30,881$31,694
GS-4$27,370$28,282$29,195$30,108$31,021$31,934$32,847$33,760$34,673$35,586
GS-5$30,621$31,641$32,662$33,682$34,702$35,722$36,742$37,762$38,782$39,803
GS-6$34,133$35,271$36,409$37,547$38,685$39,822$40,960$42,098$43,236$44,374
GS-7$37,931$39,195$40,459$41,723$42,987$44,251$45,514$46,778$48,042$49,306
GS-8$42,007$43,408$44,808$46,208$47,608$49,009$50,409$51,809$53,209$54,610
GS-9$46,397$47,944$49,491$51,038$52,586$54,133$55,680$57,227$58,774$60,321
GS-10$51,094$52,798$54,501$56,205$57,908$59,611$61,315$63,018$64,721$66,425
GS-11$56,136$58,007$59,878$61,750$63,621$65,492$67,363$69,235$71,106$72,977
GS-12$67,283$69,526$71,769$74,012$76,256$78,499$80,742$82,985$85,228$87,472
GS-13$80,010$82,677$85,345$88,013$90,680$93,348$96,015$98,683$101,351$104,018
GS-14$94,546$97,698$100,849$104,001$107,152$110,303$113,455$116,606$119,758$122,909
GS-15$111,215$114,923$118,630$122,338$126,045$129,753$133,461$137,168$140,876$144,583
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$19,273$19,916$20,558$21,195$21,836$22,213$22,845$23,484$23,509$24,103
GS-2$21,669$22,184$22,901$23,509$23,771$24,470$25,169$25,868$26,567$27,265
GS-3$23,643$24,431$25,219$26,007$26,795$27,583$28,371$29,159$29,947$30,735
GS-4$26,541$27,425$28,310$29,194$30,078$30,962$31,847$32,731$33,615$34,499
GS-5$29,694$30,684$31,674$32,664$33,653$34,643$35,633$36,622$37,612$38,602
GS-6$33,101$34,204$35,307$36,410$37,514$38,617$39,720$40,823$41,927$43,030
GS-7$36,783$38,010$39,236$40,462$41,688$42,914$44,140$45,366$46,592$47,819
GS-8$40,736$42,095$43,453$44,811$46,169$47,528$48,886$50,244$51,602$52,961
GS-9$44,993$46,493$47,992$49,492$50,992$52,491$53,991$55,490$56,990$58,490
GS-10$49,549$51,200$52,852$54,503$56,154$57,806$59,457$61,109$62,760$64,412
GS-11$54,438$56,253$58,068$59,883$61,698$63,512$65,327$67,142$68,957$70,772
GS-12$65,247$67,422$69,598$71,773$73,948$76,124$78,299$80,474$82,649$84,825
GS-13$77,590$80,176$82,763$85,350$87,936$90,523$93,110$95,696$98,283$100,869
GS-14$91,686$94,742$97,798$100,854$103,910$106,966$110,022$113,079$116,135$119,191
GS-15$107,851$111,446$115,041$118,635$122,230$125,825$129,420$133,015$136,610$140,205

* 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.

Atlanta Pay Locality Federal Employment Statistics

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

Common Occupations in Atlanta Locality

Occupation Number Employed Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Veterans Claims Examining 453 $69,433.00 $102.00
Social Insurance Administration 207 $94,138.00 $225.00
Environmental Engineering 200 $110,189.00 $1,465.00
Financial Administration And Program 174 $102,832.00 $0.00
General Business And Industry 167 $98,312.00 $432.00
Management And Program Analysis 155 $112,056.00 $0.00
General Physical Science 152 $110,333.00 $1,272.00
General Attorney 110 $108,535.00 $190.00

This table lists the top eight occupations held by the approximately 1,618 federal employees working in the Atlanta Locality, across all agencies, as well as average yearly compensation for Atlanta Locality based federal employees of that occupation.

Federal Agencies in Atlanta Locality

Agency Atlanta Locality Employees Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Veterans Benefits Administration 453 $69,433.00 $102.00
Environmental Protection Agency 352 $110,261.00 $1,369.00
Internal Revenue Service 329 $107,444.00 $0.00
Social Security Administration 317 $101,337.00 $208.00
Ofc Of Sr Coord For Southeast/caribbean 167 $98,312.00 $432.00

There are five Federal agencies with a significant workforce in the Atlanta 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 Atlanta Locality

There are approximately 1,618 federal employees on the General Schedule payscale located within the Atlanta pay area. The average federal employee in the Atlanta lcality earns $100,729 per year, and the average yearly bonus is $461.

Based on data provided by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the most common job title for federal employees based in the Atlanta locality is Veterans Claims Examining. The Federal agency with the largest number of employees in the Atlanta locality is the Veterans Benefits Administration, which has total of 453 employees in the area.

The bar graph to the left shows the distribution of employees in the Atlanta 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 Atlanta locality area include Atlanta, Sandy Springs, Naval Air Station Atlanta/General Lucius Dubignon Clay National Guard Center, Fort Mcpherson and Fort Gillem.

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