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Colorado Denver General Schedule Payscale

3,137 federal employees †
$82,816 average yearly pay
+1% salary raise this year

The Denver Locality Area is a General Schedule locality primarily located within Colorado. Federal employees who work within the Denver locality area receive a locality adjustment of 26.3%, 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 Denver, 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 Denver's 26.3% 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$24,058$24,863$25,664$26,459$27,259$27,727$28,517$29,315$29,347$30,094
GS-2$27,050$27,694$28,589$29,347$29,677$30,549$31,422$32,295$33,168$34,040
GS-3$29,514$30,498$31,482$32,465$33,449$34,433$35,417$36,401$37,385$38,369
GS-4$33,132$34,236$35,340$36,444$37,548$38,652$39,755$40,859$41,963$43,067
GS-5$37,069$38,304$39,539$40,775$42,010$43,245$44,480$45,716$46,951$48,186
GS-6$41,320$42,698$44,076$45,454$46,832$48,210$49,588$50,966$52,344$53,722
GS-7$45,918$47,448$48,979$50,510$52,041$53,571$55,102$56,633$58,164$59,694
GS-8$50,852$52,547$54,242$55,937$57,632$59,327$61,022$62,717$64,412$66,107
GS-9$56,167$58,039$59,910$61,782$63,654$65,526$67,397$69,269$71,141$73,013
GS-10$61,853$63,914$65,975$68,037$70,098$72,159$74,220$76,281$78,343$80,404
GS-11$67,956$70,222$72,487$74,753$77,019$79,285$81,551$83,816$86,082$88,348
GS-12$81,451$84,166$86,882$89,597$92,313$95,028$97,744$100,459$103,174$105,890
GS-13$96,856$100,084$103,312$106,540$109,769$112,997$116,225$119,453$122,682$125,910
GS-14$114,454$118,270$122,085$125,901$129,716$133,532$137,347$141,163$144,979$148,794
GS-15$134,629$139,117$143,604$148,092$152,579$157,067$161,554$166,042$166,500*$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$23,570$24,359$25,143$25,922$26,706$27,164$27,938$28,721$28,751$29,488
GS-2$26,501$27,132$28,009$28,751$29,078$29,933$30,789$31,645$32,500$33,356
GS-3$28,915$29,878$30,842$31,805$32,769$33,733$34,696$35,660$36,623$37,587
GS-4$32,460$33,542$34,623$35,705$36,787$37,868$38,950$40,031$41,113$42,194
GS-5$36,317$37,528$38,739$39,950$41,160$42,371$43,582$44,793$46,004$47,214
GS-6$40,482$41,830$43,179$44,528$45,877$47,226$48,574$49,923$51,272$52,621
GS-7$44,986$46,485$47,985$49,484$50,983$52,483$53,982$55,482$56,981$58,480
GS-8$49,820$51,482$53,143$54,804$56,465$58,126$59,788$61,449$63,110$64,771
GS-9$55,027$56,862$58,696$60,530$62,365$64,199$66,034$67,868$69,702$71,537
GS-10$60,598$62,618$64,638$66,658$68,679$70,699$72,719$74,739$76,759$78,779
GS-11$66,577$68,796$71,016$73,236$75,455$77,675$79,894$82,114$84,333$86,553
GS-12$79,799$82,459$85,119$87,779$90,439$93,099$95,759$98,419$101,079$103,739
GS-13$94,890$98,054$101,217$104,380$107,543$110,706$113,869$117,032$120,195$123,358
GS-14$112,133$115,870$119,608$123,346$127,084$130,821$134,559$138,297$142,035$145,772
GS-15$131,898$136,294$140,691$145,087$149,484$153,880$158,277$162,673$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$23,093$23,865$24,633$25,397$26,165$26,614$27,373$28,140$28,170$28,883
GS-2$25,963$26,582$27,442$28,170$28,486$29,324$30,162$30,999$31,837$32,675
GS-3$28,329$29,274$30,219$31,164$32,109$33,053$33,998$34,943$35,888$36,830
GS-4$31,803$32,863$33,922$34,982$36,041$37,101$38,160$39,220$40,279$41,339
GS-5$35,581$36,768$37,955$39,141$40,328$41,515$42,701$43,888$45,075$46,261
GS-6$39,662$40,985$42,307$43,630$44,953$46,275$47,598$48,920$50,243$51,565
GS-7$44,075$45,545$47,014$48,484$49,953$51,423$52,893$54,362$55,832$57,302
GS-8$48,812$50,438$52,065$53,692$55,318$56,945$58,572$60,198$61,825$63,452
GS-9$53,912$55,710$57,507$59,305$61,102$62,900$64,697$66,495$68,292$70,089
GS-10$59,371$61,350$63,330$65,309$67,289$69,268$71,247$73,227$75,206$77,186
GS-11$65,228$67,402$69,576$71,750$73,924$76,098$78,271$80,445$82,619$84,793
GS-12$78,183$80,789$83,396$86,002$88,609$91,215$93,822$96,428$99,034$101,641
GS-13$92,969$96,068$99,167$102,265$105,364$108,463$111,562$114,661$117,759$120,858
GS-14$109,862$113,524$117,186$120,848$124,510$128,173$131,835$135,497$139,159$142,821
GS-15$129,227$133,535$137,843$142,151$146,459$150,767$155,075$159,382$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$22,549$23,303$24,052$24,799$25,549$25,987$26,729$27,476$27,506$28,201
GS-2$25,352$25,955$26,795$27,506$27,818$28,637$29,455$30,274$31,093$31,911
GS-3$27,662$28,584$29,506$30,428$31,350$32,272$33,194$34,116$35,038$35,959
GS-4$31,053$32,088$33,123$34,159$35,194$36,229$37,264$38,299$39,334$40,369
GS-5$34,742$35,900$37,058$38,216$39,374$40,532$41,690$42,848$44,006$45,164
GS-6$38,728$40,019$41,309$42,600$43,891$45,182$46,472$47,763$49,054$50,345
GS-7$43,037$44,471$45,906$47,340$48,775$50,210$51,644$53,079$54,513$55,948
GS-8$47,661$49,249$50,838$52,426$54,014$55,602$57,191$58,779$60,367$61,955
GS-9$52,642$54,397$56,151$57,905$59,659$61,413$63,168$64,922$66,676$68,430
GS-10$57,971$59,904$61,836$63,769$65,701$67,634$69,566$71,499$73,431$75,363
GS-11$63,691$65,814$67,937$70,060$72,183$74,306$76,429$78,552$80,675$82,798
GS-12$76,341$78,885$81,430$83,975$86,519$89,064$91,609$94,153$96,698$99,243
GS-13$90,779$93,805$96,832$99,858$102,885$105,912$108,938$111,965$114,991$118,018
GS-14$107,272$110,848$114,424$118,001$121,577$125,153$128,729$132,305$135,881$139,457
GS-15$126,183$130,389$134,596$138,803$143,009$147,216$151,423$155,629$159,836$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$22,251$22,995$23,735$24,471$25,211$25,645$26,376$27,114$27,142$27,827
GS-2$25,017$25,613$26,441$27,142$27,448$28,256$29,063$29,870$30,678$31,485
GS-3$27,296$28,207$29,117$30,027$30,938$31,848$32,758$33,668$34,579$35,489
GS-4$30,643$31,665$32,687$33,709$34,731$35,753$36,774$37,796$38,818$39,840
GS-5$34,284$35,427$36,570$37,713$38,856$39,999$41,142$42,285$43,428$44,572
GS-6$38,216$39,491$40,765$42,039$43,313$44,587$45,862$47,136$48,410$49,684
GS-7$42,468$43,883$45,298$46,713$48,128$49,543$50,959$52,374$53,789$55,204
GS-8$47,032$48,600$50,168$51,737$53,305$54,873$56,441$58,010$59,578$61,146
GS-9$51,947$53,678$55,410$57,141$58,872$60,603$62,335$64,066$65,797$67,528
GS-10$57,206$59,112$61,019$62,925$64,831$66,738$68,644$70,551$72,457$74,364
GS-11$62,850$64,945$67,040$69,136$71,231$73,326$75,421$77,516$79,611$81,706
GS-12$75,333$77,844$80,356$82,868$85,379$87,891$90,403$92,914$95,426$97,938
GS-13$89,580$92,566$95,552$98,538$101,524$104,510$107,495$110,481$113,467$116,453
GS-14$105,856$109,385$112,913$116,442$119,970$123,499$127,028$130,556$134,085$137,613
GS-15$124,517$128,668$132,819$136,970$141,121$145,272$149,423$153,574$157,725$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$22,030$22,767$23,499$24,228$24,961$25,391$26,115$26,845$26,874$27,560
GS-2$24,770$25,359$26,179$26,874$27,174$27,973$28,771$29,570$30,369$31,168
GS-3$27,025$27,926$28,827$29,727$30,628$31,528$32,429$33,329$34,230$35,130
GS-4$30,340$31,350$32,361$33,372$34,383$35,394$36,404$37,415$38,426$39,437
GS-5$33,944$35,076$36,208$37,340$38,473$39,605$40,737$41,869$43,001$44,133
GS-6$37,838$39,099$40,359$41,620$42,881$44,142$45,402$46,663$47,924$49,184
GS-7$42,048$43,449$44,851$46,253$47,654$49,056$50,457$51,859$53,261$54,662
GS-8$46,566$48,119$49,671$51,223$52,775$54,328$55,880$57,432$58,985$60,537
GS-9$51,433$53,147$54,861$56,575$58,289$60,003$61,717$63,431$65,145$66,859
GS-10$56,640$58,528$60,416$62,304$64,192$66,080$67,968$69,856$71,744$73,632
GS-11$62,228$64,302$66,376$68,451$70,525$72,599$74,673$76,748$78,822$80,896
GS-12$74,587$77,072$79,558$82,044$84,530$87,016$89,502$91,988$94,474$96,960
GS-13$88,693$91,650$94,606$97,563$100,519$103,475$106,432$109,388$112,345$115,301
GS-14$104,809$108,302$111,795$115,288$118,781$122,274$125,767$129,260$132,753$136,246
GS-15$123,285$127,394$131,503$135,612$139,722$143,831$147,940$152,050$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$21,812$22,541$23,267$23,988$24,714$25,140$25,857$26,579$26,608$27,284
GS-2$24,525$25,108$25,919$26,608$26,907$27,698$28,490$29,281$30,073$30,864
GS-3$26,758$27,650$28,542$29,434$30,326$31,218$32,110$33,002$33,894$34,786
GS-4$30,039$31,040$32,041$33,042$34,043$35,044$36,045$37,046$38,047$39,048
GS-5$33,608$34,728$35,848$36,968$38,088$39,208$40,327$41,447$42,567$43,687
GS-6$37,463$38,711$39,960$41,208$42,457$43,705$44,954$46,202$47,451$48,699
GS-7$41,631$43,019$44,407$45,796$47,184$48,572$49,960$51,348$52,736$54,124
GS-8$46,106$47,642$49,178$50,715$52,251$53,788$55,324$56,860$58,397$59,933
GS-9$50,923$52,620$54,317$56,014$57,711$59,407$61,104$62,801$64,498$66,195
GS-10$56,079$57,948$59,818$61,688$63,557$65,427$67,297$69,166$71,036$72,906
GS-11$61,612$63,665$65,719$67,772$69,825$71,879$73,932$75,986$78,039$80,093
GS-12$73,848$76,309$78,771$81,232$83,693$86,155$88,616$91,078$93,539$96,001
GS-13$87,815$90,742$93,669$96,596$99,523$102,450$105,377$108,304$111,231$114,158
GS-14$103,771$107,230$110,688$114,147$117,606$121,064$124,523$127,982$131,441$134,899
GS-15$122,064$126,133$130,202$134,271$138,340$142,409$146,478$150,546$154,615$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$21,812$22,541$23,267$23,988$24,714$25,140$25,857$26,579$26,608$27,284
GS-2$24,525$25,108$25,919$26,608$26,907$27,698$28,490$29,281$30,073$30,864
GS-3$26,758$27,650$28,542$29,434$30,326$31,218$32,110$33,002$33,894$34,786
GS-4$30,039$31,040$32,041$33,042$34,043$35,044$36,045$37,046$38,047$39,048
GS-5$33,608$34,728$35,848$36,968$38,088$39,208$40,327$41,447$42,567$43,687
GS-6$37,463$38,711$39,960$41,208$42,457$43,705$44,954$46,202$47,451$48,699
GS-7$41,631$43,019$44,407$45,796$47,184$48,572$49,960$51,348$52,736$54,124
GS-8$46,106$47,642$49,178$50,715$52,251$53,788$55,324$56,860$58,397$59,933
GS-9$50,923$52,620$54,317$56,014$57,711$59,407$61,104$62,801$64,498$66,195
GS-10$56,079$57,948$59,818$61,688$63,557$65,427$67,297$69,166$71,036$72,906
GS-11$61,612$63,665$65,719$67,772$69,825$71,879$73,932$75,986$78,039$80,093
GS-12$73,848$76,309$78,771$81,232$83,693$86,155$88,616$91,078$93,539$96,001
GS-13$87,815$90,742$93,669$96,596$99,523$102,450$105,377$108,304$111,231$114,158
GS-14$103,771$107,230$110,688$114,147$117,606$121,064$124,523$127,982$131,441$134,899
GS-15$122,064$126,133$130,202$134,271$138,340$142,409$146,478$150,546$154,615$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$21,812$22,541$23,267$23,988$24,714$25,140$25,857$26,579$26,608$27,284
GS-2$24,525$25,108$25,919$26,608$26,907$27,698$28,490$29,281$30,073$30,864
GS-3$26,758$27,650$28,542$29,434$30,326$31,218$32,110$33,002$33,894$34,786
GS-4$30,039$31,040$32,041$33,042$34,043$35,044$36,045$37,046$38,047$39,048
GS-5$33,608$34,728$35,848$36,968$38,088$39,208$40,327$41,447$42,567$43,687
GS-6$37,463$38,711$39,960$41,208$42,457$43,705$44,954$46,202$47,451$48,699
GS-7$41,631$43,019$44,407$45,796$47,184$48,572$49,960$51,348$52,736$54,124
GS-8$46,106$47,642$49,178$50,715$52,251$53,788$55,324$56,860$58,397$59,933
GS-9$50,923$52,620$54,317$56,014$57,711$59,407$61,104$62,801$64,498$66,195
GS-10$56,079$57,948$59,818$61,688$63,557$65,427$67,297$69,166$71,036$72,906
GS-11$61,612$63,665$65,719$67,772$69,825$71,879$73,932$75,986$78,039$80,093
GS-12$73,848$76,309$78,771$81,232$83,693$86,155$88,616$91,078$93,539$96,001
GS-13$87,815$90,742$93,669$96,596$99,523$102,450$105,377$108,304$111,231$114,158
GS-14$103,771$107,230$110,688$114,147$117,606$121,064$124,523$127,982$131,441$134,899
GS-15$122,064$126,133$130,202$134,271$138,340$142,409$146,478$150,546$154,615$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$21,812$22,541$23,267$23,988$24,714$25,140$25,857$26,579$26,608$27,284
GS-2$24,525$25,108$25,919$26,608$26,907$27,698$28,490$29,281$30,073$30,864
GS-3$26,758$27,650$28,542$29,434$30,326$31,218$32,110$33,002$33,894$34,786
GS-4$30,039$31,040$32,041$33,042$34,043$35,044$36,045$37,046$38,047$39,048
GS-5$33,608$34,728$35,848$36,968$38,088$39,208$40,327$41,447$42,567$43,687
GS-6$37,463$38,711$39,960$41,208$42,457$43,705$44,954$46,202$47,451$48,699
GS-7$41,631$43,019$44,407$45,796$47,184$48,572$49,960$51,348$52,736$54,124
GS-8$46,106$47,642$49,178$50,715$52,251$53,788$55,324$56,860$58,397$59,933
GS-9$50,923$52,620$54,317$56,014$57,711$59,407$61,104$62,801$64,498$66,195
GS-10$56,079$57,948$59,818$61,688$63,557$65,427$67,297$69,166$71,036$72,906
GS-11$61,612$63,665$65,719$67,772$69,825$71,879$73,932$75,986$78,039$80,093
GS-12$73,848$76,309$78,771$81,232$83,693$86,155$88,616$91,078$93,539$96,001
GS-13$87,815$90,742$93,669$96,596$99,523$102,450$105,377$108,304$111,231$114,158
GS-14$103,771$107,230$110,688$114,147$117,606$121,064$124,523$127,982$131,441$134,899
GS-15$122,064$126,133$130,202$134,271$138,340$142,409$146,478$150,546$154,615$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$21,404$22,119$22,831$23,540$24,251$24,670$25,372$26,081$26,110$26,778
GS-2$24,066$24,638$25,433$26,110$26,401$27,177$27,953$28,730$29,506$30,282
GS-3$26,257$27,132$28,007$28,882$29,757$30,632$31,507$32,382$33,257$34,132
GS-4$29,478$30,460$31,442$32,425$33,407$34,389$35,372$36,354$37,336$38,319
GS-5$32,980$34,079$35,179$36,278$37,378$38,477$39,577$40,676$41,776$42,875
GS-6$36,762$37,987$39,212$40,437$41,662$42,887$44,113$45,338$46,563$47,788
GS-7$40,852$42,214$43,576$44,938$46,299$47,661$49,023$50,385$51,747$53,109
GS-8$45,243$46,751$48,259$49,767$51,276$52,784$54,292$55,801$57,309$58,817
GS-9$49,970$51,636$53,301$54,967$56,633$58,299$59,964$61,630$63,296$64,961
GS-10$55,029$56,864$58,698$60,532$62,366$64,200$66,034$67,868$69,702$71,536
GS-11$60,459$62,473$64,488$66,503$68,517$70,532$72,547$74,562$76,576$78,591
GS-12$72,465$74,880$77,295$79,710$82,125$84,540$86,955$89,370$91,785$94,200
GS-13$86,171$89,044$91,917$94,789$97,662$100,534$103,407$106,280$109,152$112,025
GS-14$101,828$105,223$108,618$112,013$115,407$118,802$122,197$125,592$128,987$132,382
GS-15$119,780$123,773$127,765$131,758$135,751$139,744$143,737$147,730$151,722$153,200*
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,544$21,230$21,913$22,593$23,276$23,677$24,352$25,033$25,060$25,700
GS-2$23,098$23,647$24,411$25,060$25,339$26,084$26,829$27,574$28,319$29,063
GS-3$25,202$26,042$26,882$27,722$28,562$29,402$30,242$31,082$31,922$32,762
GS-4$28,292$29,236$30,179$31,123$32,067$33,010$33,954$34,898$35,841$36,785
GS-5$31,653$32,708$33,762$34,817$35,872$36,926$37,981$39,035$40,090$41,144
GS-6$35,283$36,460$37,636$38,812$39,989$41,165$42,341$43,517$44,694$45,870
GS-7$39,210$40,516$41,823$43,129$44,436$45,742$47,049$48,355$49,661$50,968
GS-8$43,423$44,871$46,318$47,766$49,213$50,661$52,108$53,555$55,003$56,450
GS-9$47,961$49,560$51,160$52,759$54,358$55,957$57,557$59,156$60,755$62,355
GS-10$52,817$54,577$56,338$58,099$59,860$61,621$63,381$65,142$66,903$68,664
GS-11$58,028$59,962$61,897$63,831$65,765$67,700$69,634$71,568$73,503$75,437
GS-12$69,551$71,870$74,188$76,507$78,826$81,145$83,464$85,783$88,101$90,420
GS-13$82,707$85,464$88,222$90,979$93,737$96,494$99,252$102,009$104,767$107,524
GS-14$97,733$100,991$104,249$107,506$110,764$114,022$117,279$120,537$123,795$127,052
GS-15$114,964$118,797$122,629$126,462$130,294$134,127$137,959$141,792$145,624$149,000*
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$19,959$20,625$21,290$21,950$22,614$23,004$23,660$24,321$24,347$24,962
GS-2$22,441$22,974$23,717$24,347$24,619$25,342$26,066$26,790$27,513$28,237
GS-3$24,485$25,301$26,118$26,934$27,750$28,566$29,382$30,198$31,014$31,831
GS-4$27,487$28,403$29,318$30,234$31,150$32,066$32,981$33,897$34,813$35,729
GS-5$30,753$31,778$32,803$33,828$34,853$35,878$36,903$37,928$38,952$39,977
GS-6$34,280$35,423$36,565$37,708$38,850$39,993$41,136$42,278$43,421$44,563
GS-7$38,094$39,364$40,634$41,904$43,174$44,443$45,713$46,983$48,253$49,523
GS-8$42,188$43,595$45,001$46,408$47,815$49,221$50,628$52,035$53,441$54,848
GS-9$46,597$48,150$49,703$51,256$52,809$54,362$55,915$57,468$59,021$60,574
GS-10$51,315$53,025$54,735$56,445$58,156$59,866$61,576$63,287$64,997$66,707
GS-11$56,378$58,258$60,137$62,017$63,896$65,776$67,655$69,535$71,414$73,294
GS-12$67,572$69,825$72,078$74,331$76,584$78,836$81,089$83,342$85,595$87,847
GS-13$80,355$83,033$85,712$88,391$91,070$93,749$96,428$99,107$101,785$104,464
GS-14$94,954$98,119$101,284$104,449$107,614$110,778$113,943$117,108$120,273$123,438
GS-15$111,694$115,417$119,140$122,863$126,586$130,309$134,032$137,755$141,478$145,201

* 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.

Denver Pay Locality Federal Employment Statistics

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

Common Occupations in Denver Locality

Occupation Number Employed Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Contact Representative 484 $49,076.00 $7.00
General Business And Industry 394 $98,223.00 $244.00
Civil Engineering 362 $97,281.00 $425.00
Voucher Examining 345 $49,886.00 $0.00
Veterans Claims Examining 189 $75,151.00 $73.00
Financial Administration And Program 179 $87,426.00 $377.00
Management And Program Analysis 170 $81,813.00 $134.00
Medical Support Assistance 170 $42,742.00 $12.00
Social Work 143 $77,742.00 $14.00
Information Technology Management 138 $115,877.00 $436.00
Miscellaneous Clerk And Assistant 131 $45,234.00 $45.00
Miscellaneous Administration And Program 115 $75,678.00 $49.00
Environmental Protection Specialist 111 $115,872.00 $1,419.00
Accounting 104 $103,940.00 $254.00
Geology 102 $114,764.00 $117.00

This table lists the top fifteen occupations held by the approximately 3,137 federal employees working in the Denver Locality, across all agencies, as well as average yearly compensation for Denver Locality based federal employees of that occupation.

Federal Agencies in Denver Locality

Agency Denver Locality Employees Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Veterans Health Administration 1,321 $59,960.00 $38.00
Office Of The Secretary Of The Interior 571 $100,124.00 $272.00
Bureau Of Reclamation 243 $98,962.00 $617.00
Internal Revenue Service 237 $51,528.00 $0.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 189 $75,151.00 $73.00
Ofc Of Sr Coord For Rocky Mountains 143 $100,413.00 $670.00
Federal Highway Administration 119 $95,599.00 $233.00
Environmental Protection Agency 111 $115,872.00 $1,419.00
Geological Survey 102 $114,764.00 $117.00
Public Buildings Service 101 $101,003.00 $39.00

There are ten Federal agencies with a significant workforce in the Denver 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 Denver Locality

There are approximately 3,137 federal employees on the General Schedule payscale located within the Denver pay area. The average federal employee in the Denver lcality earns $82,816 per year, and the average yearly bonus is $238.

Based on data provided by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the most common job title for federal employees based in the Denver locality is Contact Representative. The Federal agency with the largest number of employees in the Denver locality is the Veterans Health Administration, which has total of 1,321 employees in the area.

The bar graph to the left shows the distribution of employees in the Denver 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 Denver locality area include Denver, Buckley Air Force Base, Fort Collins, Lakewood, Thornton, Arvada, Westminster, Centennial and Boulder.

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