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Ohio Columbus General Schedule Payscale

272 federal employees †
$40,558 average yearly pay
+1% salary raise this year

The Columbus Locality Area is a General Schedule locality primarily located within Ohio. Federal employees who work within the Columbus locality area receive a locality adjustment of 19.47%, 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 Columbus, 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 Columbus' 19.47% 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.


Note: We have projected the 2020 General Schedule payscale below based on last year's General Schedule base pay increase of 1.4%. We will publish the official General Schedule payscale for 2020 when it becomes available.
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$22,984$23,753$24,519$25,277$26,042$26,489$27,244$28,007$28,037$28,750
GS-2$25,843$26,458$27,313$28,037$28,351$29,185$30,019$30,853$31,687$32,521
GS-3$28,196$29,136$30,077$31,017$31,956$32,896$33,836$34,777$35,717$36,656
GS-4$31,654$32,708$33,762$34,817$35,872$36,927$37,981$39,036$40,091$41,144
GS-5$35,414$36,595$37,775$38,954$40,135$41,315$42,495$43,675$44,855$46,035
GS-6$39,476$40,793$42,108$43,425$44,742$46,058$47,375$48,691$50,008$51,324
GS-7$43,868$45,331$46,793$48,255$49,719$51,181$52,643$54,106$55,568$57,030
GS-8$48,582$50,202$51,821$53,440$55,060$56,679$58,299$59,918$61,537$63,157
GS-9$53,660$55,448$57,237$59,025$60,813$62,601$64,390$66,178$67,966$69,755
GS-10$59,092$61,062$63,031$65,000$66,970$68,939$70,908$72,877$74,847$76,816
GS-11$64,924$67,087$69,252$71,417$73,582$75,746$77,911$80,076$82,241$84,406
GS-12$77,816$80,410$83,004$85,599$88,193$90,788$93,381$95,976$98,570$101,165
GS-13$92,533$95,618$98,701$101,786$104,871$107,954$111,039$114,123$117,207$120,291
GS-14$109,347$112,992$116,637$120,282$123,929$127,574$131,219$134,864$138,509$142,155
GS-15$128,621$132,909$137,197$141,484$145,771$150,058$154,346$158,632$162,920$166,500*
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$22,757$23,519$24,276$25,028$25,785$26,227$26,975$27,730$27,760$28,466
GS-2$25,587$26,196$27,043$27,760$28,072$28,897$29,723$30,548$31,374$32,200
GS-3$27,918$28,848$29,779$30,710$31,640$32,571$33,502$34,432$35,363$36,294
GS-4$31,341$32,385$33,429$34,473$35,517$36,561$37,606$38,650$39,694$40,738
GS-5$35,064$36,233$37,401$38,570$39,738$40,907$42,075$43,243$44,412$45,580
GS-6$39,086$40,389$41,693$42,996$44,299$45,603$46,906$48,210$49,513$50,817
GS-7$43,435$44,882$46,330$47,778$49,226$50,674$52,122$53,570$55,018$56,466
GS-8$48,102$49,705$51,309$52,912$54,515$56,119$57,722$59,325$60,929$62,532
GS-9$53,130$54,900$56,671$58,441$60,212$61,982$63,753$65,523$67,294$69,064
GS-10$58,508$60,458$62,408$64,357$66,307$68,257$70,207$72,156$74,106$76,056
GS-11$64,281$66,424$68,567$70,711$72,854$74,997$77,141$79,284$81,427$83,570
GS-12$77,046$79,615$82,183$84,752$87,321$89,889$92,458$95,026$97,595$100,164
GS-13$91,618$94,672$97,725$100,779$103,833$106,886$109,940$112,994$116,047$119,101
GS-14$108,265$111,874$115,483$119,092$122,702$126,311$129,920$133,529$137,138$140,748
GS-15$127,349$131,594$135,839$140,083$144,328$148,573$152,818$157,062$161,307$165,552
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$22,349$23,097$23,840$24,579$25,323$25,757$26,491$27,233$27,262$27,960
GS-2$25,128$25,726$26,558$27,262$27,571$28,383$29,194$30,005$30,817$31,628
GS-3$27,417$28,330$29,244$30,158$31,071$31,985$32,899$33,812$34,726$35,640
GS-4$30,779$31,804$32,830$33,855$34,881$35,906$36,932$37,957$38,983$40,008
GS-5$34,436$35,584$36,732$37,880$39,028$40,176$41,324$42,472$43,620$44,768
GS-6$38,384$39,663$40,942$42,221$43,500$44,779$46,058$47,337$48,616$49,895
GS-7$42,656$44,077$45,499$46,921$48,342$49,764$51,186$52,607$54,029$55,451
GS-8$47,239$48,815$50,390$51,965$53,540$55,115$56,690$58,266$59,841$61,416
GS-9$52,177$53,916$55,655$57,395$59,134$60,873$62,613$64,352$66,091$67,831
GS-10$57,459$59,374$61,290$63,205$65,121$67,036$68,951$70,867$72,782$74,698
GS-11$63,128$65,232$67,337$69,442$71,546$73,651$75,755$77,860$79,964$82,069
GS-12$75,665$78,187$80,709$83,231$85,754$88,276$90,798$93,320$95,842$98,364
GS-13$89,975$92,974$95,973$98,972$101,972$104,971$107,970$110,969$113,969$116,968
GS-14$106,323$109,868$113,412$116,956$120,500$124,044$127,588$131,132$134,676$138,221
GS-15$125,065$129,234$133,402$137,571$141,740$145,908$150,077$154,246$158,415$162,583
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,951$22,686$23,416$24,142$24,872$25,299$26,020$26,749$26,778$27,455
GS-2$24,680$25,268$26,086$26,778$27,079$27,875$28,671$29,467$30,264$31,060
GS-3$26,929$27,827$28,726$29,624$30,522$31,420$32,318$33,216$34,114$35,010
GS-4$30,232$31,239$32,246$33,253$34,260$35,267$36,275$37,282$38,289$39,296
GS-5$33,823$34,951$36,079$37,207$38,335$39,463$40,591$41,719$42,847$43,975
GS-6$37,702$38,960$40,217$41,474$42,731$43,988$45,245$46,503$47,760$49,017
GS-7$41,897$43,294$44,691$46,088$47,485$48,882$50,279$51,676$53,073$54,470
GS-8$46,399$47,946$49,492$51,038$52,585$54,131$55,677$57,224$58,770$60,316
GS-9$51,248$52,957$54,665$56,374$58,083$59,791$61,500$63,208$64,917$66,626
GS-10$56,437$58,318$60,200$62,082$63,963$65,845$67,727$69,608$71,490$73,371
GS-11$62,005$64,071$66,138$68,204$70,270$72,337$74,403$76,470$78,536$80,603
GS-12$74,319$76,797$79,275$81,752$84,230$86,707$89,185$91,663$94,140$96,618
GS-13$88,375$91,320$94,266$97,212$100,157$103,103$106,049$108,994$111,940$114,886
GS-14$104,432$107,914$111,395$114,876$118,357$121,839$125,320$128,801$132,282$135,763
GS-15$122,841$126,936$131,031$135,126$139,221$143,316$147,411$151,506$155,601$159,696
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,537$22,256$22,972$23,685$24,401$24,820$25,528$26,242$26,270$26,935
GS-2$24,213$24,790$25,592$26,270$26,569$27,351$28,133$28,915$29,697$30,478
GS-3$26,420$27,300$28,181$29,061$29,942$30,822$31,703$32,584$33,464$34,345
GS-4$29,659$30,648$31,636$32,625$33,613$34,602$35,590$36,579$37,568$38,556
GS-5$33,182$34,288$35,394$36,500$37,606$38,712$39,818$40,924$42,030$43,136
GS-6$36,989$38,222$39,454$40,687$41,920$43,153$44,386$45,618$46,851$48,084
GS-7$41,104$42,474$43,844$45,215$46,585$47,955$49,325$50,695$52,065$53,436
GS-8$45,521$47,038$48,555$50,072$51,589$53,106$54,623$56,140$57,657$59,173
GS-9$50,278$51,954$53,629$55,305$56,980$58,656$60,331$62,007$63,682$65,357
GS-10$55,368$57,214$59,060$60,905$62,751$64,597$66,442$68,288$70,134$71,979
GS-11$60,831$62,859$64,887$66,914$68,942$70,970$72,997$75,025$77,053$79,080
GS-12$72,913$75,343$77,774$80,204$82,634$85,065$87,495$89,925$92,356$94,786
GS-13$86,703$89,593$92,484$95,374$98,265$101,156$104,046$106,937$109,828$112,718
GS-14$102,455$105,871$109,286$112,702$116,117$119,533$122,948$126,364$129,779$133,195
GS-15$120,517$124,534$128,552$132,570$136,588$140,606$144,623$148,641$152,659$156,677
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,277$21,989$22,696$23,400$24,108$24,523$25,222$25,928$25,954$26,609
GS-2$23,923$24,492$25,284$25,954$26,247$27,019$27,792$28,564$29,336$30,108
GS-3$26,102$26,973$27,843$28,714$29,584$30,455$31,325$32,196$33,066$33,937
GS-4$29,303$30,280$31,257$32,234$33,211$34,188$35,166$36,143$37,120$38,097
GS-5$32,784$33,877$34,970$36,063$37,156$38,249$39,342$40,435$41,529$42,622
GS-6$36,545$37,763$38,981$40,200$41,418$42,637$43,855$45,074$46,292$47,511
GS-7$40,610$41,963$43,316$44,670$46,023$47,376$48,729$50,082$51,436$52,789
GS-8$44,974$46,474$47,974$49,473$50,973$52,472$53,972$55,472$56,971$58,471
GS-9$49,675$51,330$52,986$54,641$56,297$57,952$59,607$61,263$62,918$64,574
GS-10$54,703$56,526$58,349$60,172$61,995$63,818$65,641$67,464$69,287$71,110
GS-11$60,101$62,104$64,108$66,111$68,114$70,118$72,121$74,125$76,128$78,132
GS-12$72,037$74,439$76,841$79,242$81,644$84,046$86,448$88,849$91,251$93,653
GS-13$85,662$88,517$91,372$94,227$97,082$99,937$102,793$105,648$108,503$111,358
GS-14$101,225$104,599$107,973$111,348$114,722$118,096$121,470$124,845$128,219$131,593
GS-15$119,070$123,039$127,008$130,978$134,947$138,917$142,886$146,855$150,825$154,794
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,067$21,771$22,471$23,168$23,869$24,280$24,973$25,671$25,698$26,354
GS-2$23,686$24,250$25,034$25,698$25,985$26,749$27,513$28,277$29,040$29,804
GS-3$25,843$26,704$27,565$28,427$29,288$30,149$31,010$31,871$32,732$33,593
GS-4$29,012$29,979$30,945$31,912$32,879$33,845$34,812$35,778$36,745$37,711
GS-5$32,459$33,542$34,624$35,707$36,789$37,872$38,955$40,037$41,120$42,202
GS-6$36,183$37,388$38,594$39,799$41,005$42,210$43,416$44,622$45,827$47,033
GS-7$40,208$41,548$42,889$44,229$45,569$46,910$48,250$49,590$50,931$52,271
GS-8$44,529$46,013$47,498$48,982$50,467$51,951$53,436$54,920$56,404$57,889
GS-9$49,183$50,822$52,461$54,100$55,739$57,378$59,017$60,656$62,295$63,934
GS-10$54,162$55,967$57,773$59,578$61,384$63,189$64,995$66,800$68,605$70,411
GS-11$59,506$61,489$63,473$65,456$67,440$69,423$71,407$73,390$75,374$77,357
GS-12$71,323$73,701$76,078$78,455$80,832$83,209$85,587$87,964$90,341$92,718
GS-13$84,813$87,640$90,467$93,295$96,122$98,949$101,776$104,603$107,430$110,257
GS-14$100,223$103,564$106,904$110,244$113,584$116,925$120,265$123,605$126,945$130,285
GS-15$117,891$121,821$125,750$129,680$133,609$137,539$141,468$145,398$149,327$153,257
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,858$21,555$22,249$22,939$23,632$24,040$24,725$25,417$25,444$26,090
GS-2$23,452$24,010$24,785$25,444$25,730$26,486$27,243$28,000$28,757$29,514
GS-3$25,588$26,441$27,294$28,147$28,999$29,852$30,705$31,558$32,411$33,264
GS-4$28,725$29,682$30,640$31,597$32,554$33,511$34,468$35,426$36,383$37,340
GS-5$32,138$33,209$34,280$35,351$36,422$37,492$38,563$39,634$40,705$41,776
GS-6$35,824$37,018$38,212$39,406$40,599$41,793$42,987$44,181$45,375$46,569
GS-7$39,810$41,137$42,465$43,792$45,119$46,447$47,774$49,102$50,429$51,757
GS-8$44,088$45,558$47,027$48,496$49,965$51,434$52,904$54,373$55,842$57,311
GS-9$48,695$50,318$51,941$53,563$55,186$56,809$58,431$60,054$61,677$63,299
GS-10$53,625$55,413$57,201$58,989$60,777$62,565$64,352$66,140$67,928$69,716
GS-11$58,916$60,880$62,843$64,807$66,771$68,734$70,698$72,661$74,625$76,589
GS-12$70,617$72,971$75,325$77,678$80,032$82,386$84,739$87,093$89,447$91,801
GS-13$83,973$86,772$89,571$92,370$95,169$97,968$100,767$103,566$106,365$109,164
GS-14$99,231$102,538$105,846$109,153$112,461$115,768$119,076$122,383$125,690$128,998
GS-15$116,724$120,615$124,506$128,397$132,288$136,179$140,069$143,960$147,851$151,742
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,858$21,555$22,249$22,939$23,632$24,040$24,725$25,417$25,444$26,090
GS-2$23,452$24,010$24,785$25,444$25,730$26,486$27,243$28,000$28,757$29,514
GS-3$25,588$26,441$27,294$28,147$28,999$29,852$30,705$31,558$32,411$33,264
GS-4$28,725$29,682$30,640$31,597$32,554$33,511$34,468$35,426$36,383$37,340
GS-5$32,138$33,209$34,280$35,351$36,422$37,492$38,563$39,634$40,705$41,776
GS-6$35,824$37,018$38,212$39,406$40,599$41,793$42,987$44,181$45,375$46,569
GS-7$39,810$41,137$42,465$43,792$45,119$46,447$47,774$49,102$50,429$51,757
GS-8$44,088$45,558$47,027$48,496$49,965$51,434$52,904$54,373$55,842$57,311
GS-9$48,695$50,318$51,941$53,563$55,186$56,809$58,431$60,054$61,677$63,299
GS-10$53,625$55,413$57,201$58,989$60,777$62,565$64,352$66,140$67,928$69,716
GS-11$58,916$60,880$62,843$64,807$66,771$68,734$70,698$72,661$74,625$76,589
GS-12$70,617$72,971$75,325$77,678$80,032$82,386$84,739$87,093$89,447$91,801
GS-13$83,973$86,772$89,571$92,370$95,169$97,968$100,767$103,566$106,365$109,164
GS-14$99,231$102,538$105,846$109,153$112,461$115,768$119,076$122,383$125,690$128,998
GS-15$116,724$120,615$124,506$128,397$132,288$136,179$140,069$143,960$147,851$151,742
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,858$21,555$22,249$22,939$23,632$24,040$24,725$25,417$25,444$26,090
GS-2$23,452$24,010$24,785$25,444$25,730$26,486$27,243$28,000$28,757$29,514
GS-3$25,588$26,441$27,294$28,147$28,999$29,852$30,705$31,558$32,411$33,264
GS-4$28,725$29,682$30,640$31,597$32,554$33,511$34,468$35,426$36,383$37,340
GS-5$32,138$33,209$34,280$35,351$36,422$37,492$38,563$39,634$40,705$41,776
GS-6$35,824$37,018$38,212$39,406$40,599$41,793$42,987$44,181$45,375$46,569
GS-7$39,810$41,137$42,465$43,792$45,119$46,447$47,774$49,102$50,429$51,757
GS-8$44,088$45,558$47,027$48,496$49,965$51,434$52,904$54,373$55,842$57,311
GS-9$48,695$50,318$51,941$53,563$55,186$56,809$58,431$60,054$61,677$63,299
GS-10$53,625$55,413$57,201$58,989$60,777$62,565$64,352$66,140$67,928$69,716
GS-11$58,916$60,880$62,843$64,807$66,771$68,734$70,698$72,661$74,625$76,589
GS-12$70,617$72,971$75,325$77,678$80,032$82,386$84,739$87,093$89,447$91,801
GS-13$83,973$86,772$89,571$92,370$95,169$97,968$100,767$103,566$106,365$109,164
GS-14$99,231$102,538$105,846$109,153$112,461$115,768$119,076$122,383$125,690$128,998
GS-15$116,724$120,615$124,506$128,397$132,288$136,179$140,069$143,960$147,851$151,742
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,858$21,555$22,249$22,939$23,632$24,040$24,725$25,417$25,444$26,090
GS-2$23,452$24,010$24,785$25,444$25,730$26,486$27,243$28,000$28,757$29,514
GS-3$25,588$26,441$27,294$28,147$28,999$29,852$30,705$31,558$32,411$33,264
GS-4$28,725$29,682$30,640$31,597$32,554$33,511$34,468$35,426$36,383$37,340
GS-5$32,138$33,209$34,280$35,351$36,422$37,492$38,563$39,634$40,705$41,776
GS-6$35,824$37,018$38,212$39,406$40,599$41,793$42,987$44,181$45,375$46,569
GS-7$39,810$41,137$42,465$43,792$45,119$46,447$47,774$49,102$50,429$51,757
GS-8$44,088$45,558$47,027$48,496$49,965$51,434$52,904$54,373$55,842$57,311
GS-9$48,695$50,318$51,941$53,563$55,186$56,809$58,431$60,054$61,677$63,299
GS-10$53,625$55,413$57,201$58,989$60,777$62,565$64,352$66,140$67,928$69,716
GS-11$58,916$60,880$62,843$64,807$66,771$68,734$70,698$72,661$74,625$76,589
GS-12$70,617$72,971$75,325$77,678$80,032$82,386$84,739$87,093$89,447$91,801
GS-13$83,973$86,772$89,571$92,370$95,169$97,968$100,767$103,566$106,365$109,164
GS-14$99,231$102,538$105,846$109,153$112,461$115,768$119,076$122,383$125,690$128,998
GS-15$116,724$120,615$124,506$128,397$132,288$136,179$140,069$143,960$147,851$151,742
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,455$21,139$21,818$22,496$23,176$23,576$24,248$24,925$24,952$25,591
GS-2$22,999$23,546$24,306$24,952$25,231$25,972$26,714$27,456$28,198$28,939
GS-3$25,093$25,929$26,765$27,602$28,438$29,274$30,110$30,946$31,782$32,619
GS-4$28,171$29,110$30,048$30,987$31,926$32,865$33,803$34,742$35,681$36,620
GS-5$31,518$32,568$33,619$34,670$35,721$36,771$37,822$38,873$39,924$40,974
GS-6$35,132$36,303$37,474$38,644$39,815$40,986$42,157$43,328$44,499$45,670
GS-7$39,041$40,342$41,644$42,945$44,247$45,548$46,850$48,151$49,453$50,754
GS-8$43,237$44,678$46,120$47,561$49,003$50,444$51,885$53,327$54,768$56,210
GS-9$47,755$49,347$50,938$52,530$54,122$55,714$57,306$58,898$60,490$62,081
GS-10$52,590$54,343$56,095$57,848$59,601$61,354$63,107$64,859$66,612$68,365
GS-11$57,778$59,704$61,629$63,554$65,480$67,405$69,331$71,256$73,181$75,107
GS-12$69,252$71,560$73,868$76,176$78,484$80,792$83,100$85,408$87,716$90,024
GS-13$82,351$85,096$87,842$90,587$93,332$96,077$98,823$101,568$104,313$107,058
GS-14$97,314$100,558$103,802$107,047$110,291$113,535$116,780$120,024$123,269$126,513
GS-15$114,470$118,285$122,101$125,917$129,733$133,549$137,364$141,180$144,996$148,812
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$19,671$20,328$20,982$21,633$22,287$22,671$23,318$23,970$23,995$24,608
GS-2$22,116$22,643$23,374$23,995$24,263$24,976$25,689$26,402$27,116$27,829
GS-3$24,131$24,936$25,740$26,544$27,349$28,153$28,957$29,762$30,566$31,370
GS-4$27,090$27,994$28,897$29,801$30,704$31,608$32,512$33,415$34,319$35,222
GS-5$30,309$31,318$32,328$33,338$34,348$35,357$36,367$37,377$38,387$39,396
GS-6$33,785$34,911$36,037$37,163$38,290$39,416$40,542$41,669$42,795$43,921
GS-7$37,544$38,795$40,046$41,297$42,548$43,799$45,050$46,301$47,552$48,803
GS-8$41,579$42,965$44,351$45,736$47,122$48,508$49,894$51,280$52,666$54,052
GS-9$45,923$47,455$48,986$50,518$52,049$53,580$55,112$56,643$58,174$59,706
GS-10$50,573$52,259$53,945$55,631$57,317$59,003$60,689$62,375$64,061$65,747
GS-11$55,563$57,415$59,267$61,119$62,971$64,824$66,676$68,528$70,380$72,232
GS-12$66,596$68,816$71,037$73,257$75,477$77,698$79,918$82,138$84,359$86,579
GS-13$79,193$81,834$84,474$87,114$89,755$92,395$95,035$97,676$100,316$102,956
GS-14$93,581$96,701$99,820$102,939$106,058$109,178$112,297$115,416$118,535$121,655
GS-15$110,080$113,750$117,420$121,089$124,759$128,429$132,098$135,768$139,438$143,108
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$19,125$19,763$20,400$21,032$21,668$22,042$22,670$23,304$23,329$23,918
GS-2$21,503$22,013$22,725$23,329$23,589$24,282$24,976$25,669$26,363$27,056
GS-3$23,461$24,243$25,025$25,807$26,589$27,371$28,153$28,935$29,717$30,499
GS-4$26,337$27,215$28,092$28,970$29,847$30,725$31,602$32,479$33,357$34,234
GS-5$29,466$30,449$31,431$32,413$33,395$34,377$35,359$36,341$37,323$38,305
GS-6$32,846$33,941$35,036$36,131$37,226$38,320$39,415$40,510$41,605$42,700
GS-7$36,501$37,718$38,934$40,151$41,368$42,585$43,801$45,018$46,235$47,451
GS-8$40,424$41,771$43,119$44,467$45,815$47,163$48,510$49,858$51,206$52,554
GS-9$44,648$46,136$47,624$49,112$50,600$52,088$53,576$55,064$56,552$58,041
GS-10$49,168$50,807$52,446$54,085$55,723$57,362$59,001$60,640$62,278$63,917
GS-11$54,020$55,821$57,622$59,423$61,224$63,025$64,826$66,626$68,427$70,228
GS-12$64,746$66,905$69,063$71,222$73,380$75,539$77,697$79,856$82,015$84,173
GS-13$76,994$79,560$82,127$84,694$87,261$89,828$92,394$94,961$97,528$100,095
GS-14$90,982$94,015$97,047$100,080$103,112$106,145$109,178$112,210$115,243$118,275
GS-15$107,022$110,590$114,157$117,724$121,292$124,859$128,426$131,994$135,561$139,128

* The 2019 General Schedule payscale is capped at a maximum salary of $166,500 per year, which is Level 4 of the Senior Executive Service payscale.

Columbus Pay Locality Federal Employment Statistics

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

Common Occupations in Columbus Locality

Occupation Number Employed Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Medical Support Assistance 145 $38,981.00 $24.00
Practical Nurse 127 $42,135.00 $14.00

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

Federal Agencies in Columbus Locality

Agency Columbus Locality Employees Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Veterans Health Administration 272 $40,558.00 $19.00

There are one Federal agency with a significant workforce in the Columbus 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 Columbus Locality

There are approximately 272 federal employees on the General Schedule payscale located within the Columbus pay area. The average federal employee in the Columbus lcality earns $40,558 per year, and the average yearly bonus is $19.

Based on data provided by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the most common job title for federal employees based in the Columbus locality is Medical Support Assistance. The Federal agency with the largest number of employees in the Columbus locality is the Veterans Health Administration, which has total of 272 employees in the area.

The bar graph to the left shows the distribution of employees in the Columbus 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.


The primary city to which the Columbus locality area applies is Columbus.

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