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Ohio Cleveland General Schedule Payscale

2,272 federal employees †
$79,467 average yearly pay
+0% salary raise this year

The Cleveland Locality Area is a General Schedule locality primarily located within Ohio. Federal employees who work within the Cleveland locality area receive a locality adjustment of 20.08%, 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 Cleveland, 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 Cleveland's 20.08% 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$22,557$23,312$24,063$24,809$25,559$25,997$26,738$27,488$27,516$28,221
GS-2$25,362$25,966$26,805$27,516$27,829$28,647$29,466$30,285$31,104$31,923
GS-3$27,672$28,595$29,517$30,439$31,361$32,284$33,206$34,128$35,050$35,972
GS-4$31,066$32,101$33,136$34,171$35,206$36,241$37,276$38,312$39,347$40,382
GS-5$34,757$35,916$37,075$38,233$39,392$40,551$41,710$42,869$44,027$45,186
GS-6$38,743$40,033$41,324$42,615$43,906$45,197$46,488$47,779$49,069$50,360
GS-7$43,053$44,488$45,923$47,358$48,793$50,228$51,663$53,098$54,533$55,968
GS-8$47,680$49,270$50,860$52,450$54,040$55,629$57,219$58,809$60,399$61,989
GS-9$52,663$54,419$56,175$57,930$59,686$61,441$63,197$64,952$66,708$68,464
GS-10$57,995$59,928$61,862$63,795$65,728$67,661$69,595$71,528$73,461$75,395
GS-11$63,717$65,841$67,965$70,089$72,214$74,338$76,462$78,586$80,711$82,835
GS-12$76,371$78,917$81,462$84,008$86,554$89,099$91,645$94,191$96,736$99,282
GS-13$90,814$93,841$96,869$99,896$102,923$105,950$108,977$112,005$115,032$118,059
GS-14$107,315$110,893$114,470$118,047$121,624$125,201$128,779$132,356$135,933$139,510
GS-15$126,232$130,439$134,647$138,855$143,062$147,270$151,477$155,685$159,893$164,100
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$22,557$23,312$24,063$24,809$25,559$25,997$26,738$27,488$27,516$28,221
GS-2$25,362$25,966$26,805$27,516$27,829$28,647$29,466$30,285$31,104$31,923
GS-3$27,672$28,595$29,517$30,439$31,361$32,284$33,206$34,128$35,050$35,972
GS-4$31,066$32,101$33,136$34,171$35,206$36,241$37,276$38,312$39,347$40,382
GS-5$34,757$35,916$37,075$38,233$39,392$40,551$41,710$42,869$44,027$45,186
GS-6$38,743$40,033$41,324$42,615$43,906$45,197$46,488$47,779$49,069$50,360
GS-7$43,053$44,488$45,923$47,358$48,793$50,228$51,663$53,098$54,533$55,968
GS-8$47,680$49,270$50,860$52,450$54,040$55,629$57,219$58,809$60,399$61,989
GS-9$52,663$54,419$56,175$57,930$59,686$61,441$63,197$64,952$66,708$68,464
GS-10$57,995$59,928$61,862$63,795$65,728$67,661$69,595$71,528$73,461$75,395
GS-11$63,717$65,841$67,965$70,089$72,214$74,338$76,462$78,586$80,711$82,835
GS-12$76,371$78,917$81,462$84,008$86,554$89,099$91,645$94,191$96,736$99,282
GS-13$90,814$93,841$96,869$99,896$102,923$105,950$108,977$112,005$115,032$118,059
GS-14$107,315$110,893$114,470$118,047$121,624$125,201$128,779$132,356$135,933$139,510
GS-15$126,232$130,439$134,647$138,855$143,062$147,270$151,477$155,685$159,893$164,100
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$22,177$22,920$23,657$24,391$25,128$25,559$26,288$27,025$27,053$27,738
GS-2$24,934$25,528$26,354$27,053$27,357$28,162$28,966$29,771$30,575$31,380
GS-3$27,206$28,114$29,021$29,929$30,836$31,744$32,651$33,558$34,466$35,371
GS-4$30,543$31,560$32,578$33,595$34,613$35,630$36,648$37,666$38,683$39,701
GS-5$34,171$35,311$36,450$37,590$38,730$39,869$41,009$42,149$43,288$44,428
GS-6$38,091$39,361$40,631$41,901$43,171$44,441$45,711$46,981$48,252$49,522
GS-7$42,328$43,740$45,151$46,562$47,974$49,385$50,797$52,208$53,619$55,031
GS-8$46,877$48,439$50,002$51,564$53,126$54,688$56,251$57,813$59,375$60,937
GS-9$51,776$53,502$55,228$56,954$58,681$60,407$62,133$63,859$65,586$67,312
GS-10$57,018$58,919$60,820$62,721$64,622$66,523$68,424$70,325$72,226$74,127
GS-11$62,643$64,731$66,819$68,906$70,994$73,082$75,170$77,257$79,345$81,433
GS-12$75,085$77,588$80,091$82,594$85,097$87,600$90,103$92,606$95,110$97,613
GS-13$89,285$92,260$95,236$98,212$101,188$104,164$107,140$110,116$113,092$116,068
GS-14$105,508$109,025$112,542$116,059$119,576$123,093$126,610$130,127$133,644$137,161
GS-15$124,106$128,243$132,380$136,517$140,654$144,792$148,929$153,066$157,203$161,340
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,804$22,533$23,258$23,980$24,705$25,129$25,846$26,569$26,597$27,270
GS-2$24,515$25,098$25,910$26,597$26,899$27,691$28,482$29,274$30,066$30,857
GS-3$26,748$27,640$28,531$29,423$30,314$31,206$32,097$32,989$33,880$34,772
GS-4$30,028$31,029$32,030$33,030$34,031$35,032$36,033$37,034$38,035$39,036
GS-5$33,595$34,715$35,835$36,954$38,074$39,194$40,314$41,433$42,553$43,673
GS-6$37,449$38,697$39,945$41,193$42,441$43,689$44,938$46,186$47,434$48,682
GS-7$41,615$43,002$44,390$45,777$47,164$48,551$49,938$51,326$52,713$54,100
GS-8$46,087$47,623$49,159$50,694$52,230$53,766$55,302$56,838$58,373$59,909
GS-9$50,904$52,600$54,296$55,993$57,689$59,385$61,081$62,778$64,474$66,170
GS-10$56,057$57,925$59,794$61,663$63,531$65,400$67,269$69,137$71,006$72,874
GS-11$61,588$63,641$65,694$67,746$69,799$71,852$73,905$75,958$78,011$80,064
GS-12$73,819$76,280$78,741$81,201$83,662$86,123$88,583$91,044$93,504$95,965
GS-13$87,781$90,707$93,634$96,560$99,487$102,414$105,340$108,267$111,193$114,120
GS-14$103,730$107,187$110,645$114,103$117,561$121,019$124,477$127,935$131,393$134,851
GS-15$122,015$126,083$130,151$134,218$138,286$142,354$146,422$150,489$154,557$158,625
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,553$22,274$22,991$23,704$24,421$24,841$25,549$26,264$26,291$26,955
GS-2$24,233$24,810$25,612$26,291$26,588$27,370$28,152$28,934$29,716$30,498
GS-3$26,441$27,323$28,204$29,086$29,968$30,850$31,731$32,613$33,495$34,377
GS-4$29,683$30,673$31,663$32,652$33,642$34,632$35,622$36,612$37,601$38,591
GS-5$33,209$34,316$35,424$36,531$37,638$38,745$39,853$40,960$42,067$43,175
GS-6$37,019$38,253$39,487$40,721$41,956$43,190$44,424$45,659$46,893$48,127
GS-7$41,137$42,508$43,878$45,249$46,620$47,991$49,361$50,732$52,103$53,474
GS-8$45,558$47,077$48,596$50,115$51,634$53,153$54,672$56,191$57,711$59,230
GS-9$50,319$51,996$53,673$55,350$57,027$58,704$60,381$62,058$63,735$65,412
GS-10$55,413$57,260$59,106$60,953$62,800$64,646$66,493$68,340$70,186$72,033
GS-11$60,880$62,910$64,939$66,969$68,998$71,028$73,057$75,086$77,116$79,145
GS-12$72,972$75,405$77,837$80,270$82,703$85,136$87,569$90,002$92,435$94,868
GS-13$86,773$89,665$92,557$95,450$98,342$101,234$104,126$107,019$109,911$112,803
GS-14$102,538$105,956$109,374$112,792$116,210$119,628$123,046$126,464$129,882$133,300
GS-15$120,614$124,635$128,656$132,677$136,698$140,719$144,740$148,761$152,782$156,802
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,340$22,053$22,763$23,469$24,179$24,595$25,297$26,004$26,031$26,696
GS-2$23,994$24,564$25,358$26,031$26,322$27,096$27,870$28,643$29,417$30,191
GS-3$26,178$27,051$27,923$28,795$29,668$30,540$31,412$32,285$33,157$34,029
GS-4$29,389$30,368$31,347$32,326$33,305$34,284$35,263$36,242$37,222$38,201
GS-5$32,880$33,977$35,074$36,170$37,267$38,363$39,460$40,557$41,653$42,750
GS-6$36,652$37,873$39,094$40,316$41,537$42,758$43,979$45,200$46,422$47,643
GS-7$40,730$42,087$43,445$44,803$46,161$47,518$48,876$50,234$51,591$52,949
GS-8$45,107$46,610$48,114$49,618$51,121$52,625$54,129$55,632$57,136$58,640
GS-9$49,821$51,481$53,141$54,802$56,462$58,122$59,783$61,443$63,103$64,764
GS-10$54,865$56,693$58,522$60,351$62,180$64,009$65,838$67,667$69,495$71,324
GS-11$60,278$62,287$64,296$66,305$68,315$70,324$72,333$74,342$76,352$78,361
GS-12$72,249$74,657$77,065$79,473$81,881$84,289$86,697$89,105$91,513$93,921
GS-13$85,914$88,777$91,641$94,505$97,369$100,232$103,096$105,960$108,824$111,687
GS-14$101,524$104,907$108,291$111,674$115,058$118,441$121,825$125,209$128,592$131,976
GS-15$119,421$123,401$127,382$131,362$135,343$139,323$143,304$147,284$151,265$155,245
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,129$21,835$22,537$23,236$23,939$24,352$25,046$25,746$25,774$26,429
GS-2$23,756$24,321$25,107$25,774$26,063$26,830$27,597$28,363$29,130$29,897
GS-3$25,920$26,784$27,648$28,512$29,376$30,240$31,104$31,968$32,832$33,696
GS-4$29,098$30,068$31,037$32,007$32,976$33,946$34,916$35,885$36,855$37,825
GS-5$32,555$33,640$34,725$35,809$36,894$37,979$39,064$40,148$41,233$42,318
GS-6$36,289$37,498$38,707$39,917$41,126$42,336$43,545$44,754$45,964$47,173
GS-7$40,326$41,671$43,016$44,360$45,705$47,049$48,394$49,739$51,083$52,428
GS-8$44,660$46,149$47,637$49,125$50,613$52,102$53,590$55,078$56,566$58,055
GS-9$49,327$50,971$52,614$54,258$55,902$57,546$59,189$60,833$62,477$64,120
GS-10$54,321$56,132$57,943$59,754$61,565$63,376$65,187$66,998$68,809$70,621
GS-11$59,681$61,670$63,659$65,648$67,637$69,626$71,615$73,604$75,593$77,582
GS-12$71,533$73,917$76,302$78,686$81,070$83,455$85,839$88,223$90,607$92,992
GS-13$85,063$87,898$90,733$93,568$96,404$99,239$102,074$104,910$107,745$110,580
GS-14$100,518$103,869$107,219$110,569$113,920$117,270$120,620$123,971$127,321$130,671
GS-15$118,239$122,180$126,121$130,063$134,004$137,945$141,887$145,828$149,769$153,711
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,129$21,835$22,537$23,236$23,939$24,352$25,046$25,746$25,774$26,429
GS-2$23,756$24,321$25,107$25,774$26,063$26,830$27,597$28,363$29,130$29,897
GS-3$25,920$26,784$27,648$28,512$29,376$30,240$31,104$31,968$32,832$33,696
GS-4$29,098$30,068$31,037$32,007$32,976$33,946$34,916$35,885$36,855$37,825
GS-5$32,555$33,640$34,725$35,809$36,894$37,979$39,064$40,148$41,233$42,318
GS-6$36,289$37,498$38,707$39,917$41,126$42,336$43,545$44,754$45,964$47,173
GS-7$40,326$41,671$43,016$44,360$45,705$47,049$48,394$49,739$51,083$52,428
GS-8$44,660$46,149$47,637$49,125$50,613$52,102$53,590$55,078$56,566$58,055
GS-9$49,327$50,971$52,614$54,258$55,902$57,546$59,189$60,833$62,477$64,120
GS-10$54,321$56,132$57,943$59,754$61,565$63,376$65,187$66,998$68,809$70,621
GS-11$59,681$61,670$63,659$65,648$67,637$69,626$71,615$73,604$75,593$77,582
GS-12$71,533$73,917$76,302$78,686$81,070$83,455$85,839$88,223$90,607$92,992
GS-13$85,063$87,898$90,733$93,568$96,404$99,239$102,074$104,910$107,745$110,580
GS-14$100,518$103,869$107,219$110,569$113,920$117,270$120,620$123,971$127,321$130,671
GS-15$118,239$122,180$126,121$130,063$134,004$137,945$141,887$145,828$149,769$153,711
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,129$21,835$22,537$23,236$23,939$24,352$25,046$25,746$25,774$26,429
GS-2$23,756$24,321$25,107$25,774$26,063$26,830$27,597$28,363$29,130$29,897
GS-3$25,920$26,784$27,648$28,512$29,376$30,240$31,104$31,968$32,832$33,696
GS-4$29,098$30,068$31,037$32,007$32,976$33,946$34,916$35,885$36,855$37,825
GS-5$32,555$33,640$34,725$35,809$36,894$37,979$39,064$40,148$41,233$42,318
GS-6$36,289$37,498$38,707$39,917$41,126$42,336$43,545$44,754$45,964$47,173
GS-7$40,326$41,671$43,016$44,360$45,705$47,049$48,394$49,739$51,083$52,428
GS-8$44,660$46,149$47,637$49,125$50,613$52,102$53,590$55,078$56,566$58,055
GS-9$49,327$50,971$52,614$54,258$55,902$57,546$59,189$60,833$62,477$64,120
GS-10$54,321$56,132$57,943$59,754$61,565$63,376$65,187$66,998$68,809$70,621
GS-11$59,681$61,670$63,659$65,648$67,637$69,626$71,615$73,604$75,593$77,582
GS-12$71,533$73,917$76,302$78,686$81,070$83,455$85,839$88,223$90,607$92,992
GS-13$85,063$87,898$90,733$93,568$96,404$99,239$102,074$104,910$107,745$110,580
GS-14$100,518$103,869$107,219$110,569$113,920$117,270$120,620$123,971$127,321$130,671
GS-15$118,239$122,180$126,121$130,063$134,004$137,945$141,887$145,828$149,769$153,711
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,129$21,835$22,537$23,236$23,939$24,352$25,046$25,746$25,774$26,429
GS-2$23,756$24,321$25,107$25,774$26,063$26,830$27,597$28,363$29,130$29,897
GS-3$25,920$26,784$27,648$28,512$29,376$30,240$31,104$31,968$32,832$33,696
GS-4$29,098$30,068$31,037$32,007$32,976$33,946$34,916$35,885$36,855$37,825
GS-5$32,555$33,640$34,725$35,809$36,894$37,979$39,064$40,148$41,233$42,318
GS-6$36,289$37,498$38,707$39,917$41,126$42,336$43,545$44,754$45,964$47,173
GS-7$40,326$41,671$43,016$44,360$45,705$47,049$48,394$49,739$51,083$52,428
GS-8$44,660$46,149$47,637$49,125$50,613$52,102$53,590$55,078$56,566$58,055
GS-9$49,327$50,971$52,614$54,258$55,902$57,546$59,189$60,833$62,477$64,120
GS-10$54,321$56,132$57,943$59,754$61,565$63,376$65,187$66,998$68,809$70,621
GS-11$59,681$61,670$63,659$65,648$67,637$69,626$71,615$73,604$75,593$77,582
GS-12$71,533$73,917$76,302$78,686$81,070$83,455$85,839$88,223$90,607$92,992
GS-13$85,063$87,898$90,733$93,568$96,404$99,239$102,074$104,910$107,745$110,580
GS-14$100,518$103,869$107,219$110,569$113,920$117,270$120,620$123,971$127,321$130,671
GS-15$118,239$122,180$126,121$130,063$134,004$137,945$141,887$145,828$149,769$153,711
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,725$21,418$22,107$22,793$23,482$23,887$24,568$25,254$25,282$25,929
GS-2$23,302$23,857$24,627$25,282$25,564$26,315$27,067$27,818$28,570$29,321
GS-3$25,424$26,272$27,119$27,966$28,813$29,661$30,508$31,355$32,202$33,049
GS-4$28,543$29,494$30,445$31,396$32,347$33,299$34,250$35,201$36,152$37,103
GS-5$31,934$32,999$34,063$35,128$36,192$37,257$38,322$39,386$40,451$41,516
GS-6$35,596$36,782$37,968$39,155$40,341$41,527$42,714$43,900$45,086$46,273
GS-7$39,556$40,875$42,194$43,512$44,831$46,150$47,468$48,787$50,106$51,424
GS-8$43,808$45,268$46,729$48,189$49,650$51,110$52,571$54,031$55,491$56,952
GS-9$48,385$49,998$51,611$53,224$54,837$56,450$58,063$59,676$61,288$62,901
GS-10$53,284$55,060$56,836$58,612$60,388$62,164$63,940$65,716$67,492$69,268
GS-11$58,541$60,492$62,443$64,394$66,344$68,295$70,246$72,197$74,148$76,099
GS-12$70,167$72,505$74,844$77,182$79,520$81,859$84,197$86,536$88,874$91,212
GS-13$83,439$86,220$89,002$91,783$94,565$97,346$100,128$102,909$105,691$108,472
GS-14$98,599$101,886$105,173$108,460$111,747$115,035$118,322$121,609$124,896$128,184
GS-15$115,981$119,847$123,714$127,580$131,446$135,312$139,178$143,044$146,911$150,777
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$19,864$20,527$21,187$21,845$22,505$22,893$23,546$24,204$24,230$24,849
GS-2$22,333$22,864$23,603$24,230$24,500$25,221$25,941$26,661$27,381$28,101
GS-3$24,368$25,180$25,992$26,804$27,616$28,429$29,241$30,053$30,865$31,678
GS-4$27,355$28,268$29,180$30,093$31,005$31,918$32,830$33,742$34,655$35,567
GS-5$30,605$31,625$32,645$33,664$34,684$35,704$36,723$37,743$38,763$39,782
GS-6$34,115$35,253$36,390$37,527$38,665$39,802$40,939$42,077$43,214$44,351
GS-7$37,912$39,175$40,438$41,701$42,965$44,228$45,491$46,754$48,017$49,281
GS-8$41,986$43,385$44,785$46,184$47,584$48,983$50,383$51,782$53,182$54,581
GS-9$46,373$47,919$49,466$51,012$52,559$54,105$55,651$57,198$58,744$60,290
GS-10$51,068$52,771$54,473$56,176$57,878$59,581$61,283$62,986$64,688$66,391
GS-11$56,107$57,977$59,847$61,718$63,588$65,458$67,329$69,199$71,069$72,940
GS-12$67,248$69,490$71,732$73,974$76,216$78,458$80,701$82,943$85,185$87,427
GS-13$79,969$82,635$85,301$87,967$90,634$93,300$95,966$98,632$101,298$103,965
GS-14$94,498$97,647$100,797$103,947$107,097$110,247$113,397$116,546$119,696$122,846
GS-15$111,158$114,864$118,569$122,275$125,981$129,686$133,392$137,098$140,803$144,509
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$19,284$19,928$20,570$21,208$21,849$22,226$22,859$23,498$23,524$24,117
GS-2$21,682$22,197$22,915$23,524$23,786$24,485$25,184$25,883$26,583$27,282
GS-3$23,657$24,446$25,234$26,023$26,811$27,600$28,388$29,177$29,965$30,754
GS-4$26,557$27,442$28,327$29,211$30,096$30,981$31,866$32,751$33,635$34,520
GS-5$29,712$30,703$31,693$32,683$33,674$34,664$35,654$36,645$37,635$38,625
GS-6$33,120$34,224$35,328$36,432$37,536$38,640$39,744$40,848$41,952$43,056
GS-7$36,806$38,033$39,259$40,486$41,713$42,940$44,167$45,394$46,621$47,847
GS-8$40,761$42,120$43,479$44,838$46,197$47,556$48,915$50,274$51,634$52,993
GS-9$45,020$46,521$48,021$49,522$51,022$52,523$54,023$55,524$57,024$58,525
GS-10$49,579$51,231$52,884$54,536$56,188$57,841$59,493$61,146$62,798$64,451
GS-11$54,471$56,287$58,103$59,919$61,735$63,551$65,367$67,183$68,999$70,814
GS-12$65,287$67,463$69,640$71,816$73,993$76,169$78,346$80,523$82,699$84,876
GS-13$77,636$80,225$82,813$85,401$87,989$90,578$93,166$95,754$98,342$100,930
GS-14$91,742$94,800$97,857$100,915$103,973$107,031$110,089$113,147$116,205$119,263
GS-15$107,916$111,513$115,110$118,707$122,304$125,901$129,498$133,095$136,692$140,290

* 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.

Cleveland Pay Locality Federal Employment Statistics

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

Common Occupations in Cleveland Locality

Occupation Number Employed Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Aerospace Engineering 328 $123,418.00 $43.00
Veterans Claims Examining 246 $73,523.00 $127.00
General Engineering 228 $131,552.00 $46.00
Medical Support Assistance 223 $41,524.00 $23.00
Contact Representative 192 $51,221.00 $0.00
Nursing Assistant 174 $37,416.00 $84.00
Practical Nurse 152 $50,598.00 $62.00
General Legal And Kindred Administration 144 $50,326.00 $94.00
Worker's Compensation Claims Examining 132 $92,524.00 $21.00
Social Work 126 $76,283.00 $72.00
Electrical Engineering 122 $109,814.00 $62.00
Electronics Engineering 103 $118,219.00 $40.00
General Health Science 102 $76,647.00 $51.00

This table lists the top thirteen occupations held by the approximately 2,272 federal employees working in the Cleveland Locality, across all agencies, as well as average yearly compensation for Cleveland Locality based federal employees of that occupation.

Federal Agencies in Cleveland Locality

Agency Cleveland Locality Employees Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
John Glenn Research Ctr At Lewis Field 781 $120,751.00 $48.00
Veterans Health Administration 777 $56,494.00 $58.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 390 $61,925.00 $111.00
Internal Revenue Service 192 $51,221.00 $0.00
Office Of Workers' Compensation Programs 132 $92,524.00 $21.00

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

There are approximately 2,272 federal employees on the General Schedule payscale located within the Cleveland pay area. The average federal employee in the Cleveland lcality earns $79,467 per year, and the average yearly bonus is $56.

Based on data provided by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the most common job title for federal employees based in the Cleveland locality is Aerospace Engineering. The Federal agency with the largest number of employees in the Cleveland locality is the John Glenn Research Ctr At Lewis Field, which has total of 781 employees in the area.

The bar graph to the left shows the distribution of employees in the Cleveland 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 Cleveland locality area include Coast Guard Marine Safety Center, Akron and Brook Park.

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