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Michigan Detroit General Schedule Payscale

944 federal employees †
$68,915 average yearly pay
+1% salary raise this year

The Detroit Locality Area is a General Schedule locality primarily located within Michigan. Federal employees who work within the Detroit locality area receive a locality adjustment of 26.81%, 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 Detroit, 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 Detroit's 26.81% 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$24,155$24,964$25,768$26,565$27,369$27,839$28,632$29,434$29,466$30,215
GS-2$27,159$27,806$28,705$29,466$29,797$30,673$31,549$32,425$33,302$34,178
GS-3$29,633$30,621$31,609$32,597$33,584$34,572$35,560$36,548$37,536$38,524
GS-4$33,266$34,374$35,483$36,591$37,699$38,808$39,916$41,024$42,133$43,241
GS-5$37,219$38,459$39,699$40,939$42,180$43,420$44,660$45,900$47,140$48,381
GS-6$41,487$42,871$44,254$45,638$47,021$48,405$49,788$51,172$52,555$53,939
GS-7$46,103$47,640$49,177$50,714$52,251$53,788$55,325$56,862$58,399$59,935
GS-8$51,058$52,759$54,461$56,163$57,865$59,566$61,268$62,970$64,672$66,374
GS-9$56,394$58,273$60,152$62,032$63,911$65,790$67,670$69,549$71,428$73,308
GS-10$62,103$64,172$66,242$68,311$70,381$72,450$74,520$76,589$78,659$80,729
GS-11$68,230$70,505$72,780$75,055$77,330$79,605$81,880$84,155$86,430$88,705
GS-12$81,780$84,506$87,233$89,959$92,685$95,412$98,138$100,865$103,591$106,318
GS-13$97,247$100,488$103,729$106,971$110,212$113,453$116,694$119,936$123,177$126,418
GS-14$114,916$118,747$122,578$126,409$130,240$134,071$137,902$141,733$145,564$149,395
GS-15$135,173$139,679$144,184$148,690$153,195$157,701$162,206$166,500*$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$23,716$24,510$25,299$26,083$26,872$27,333$28,112$28,900$28,930$29,671
GS-2$26,665$27,300$28,183$28,930$29,258$30,119$30,980$31,842$32,703$33,564
GS-3$29,094$30,064$31,034$32,003$32,973$33,942$34,912$35,882$36,851$37,821
GS-4$32,662$33,750$34,839$35,927$37,015$38,104$39,192$40,280$41,368$42,457
GS-5$36,543$37,761$38,980$40,198$41,416$42,635$43,853$45,071$46,290$47,508
GS-6$40,733$42,090$43,448$44,805$46,162$47,519$48,876$50,234$51,591$52,948
GS-7$45,266$46,774$48,283$49,792$51,300$52,809$54,318$55,826$57,335$58,844
GS-8$50,130$51,802$53,473$55,145$56,816$58,488$60,159$61,831$63,502$65,174
GS-9$55,369$57,215$59,061$60,907$62,753$64,598$66,444$68,290$70,136$71,981
GS-10$60,975$63,008$65,040$67,073$69,105$71,138$73,171$75,203$77,236$79,269
GS-11$66,991$69,224$71,458$73,691$75,924$78,158$80,391$82,624$84,858$87,091
GS-12$80,295$82,972$85,648$88,325$91,001$93,678$96,354$99,031$101,707$104,384
GS-13$95,480$98,663$101,846$105,029$108,211$111,394$114,577$117,760$120,942$124,125
GS-14$112,830$116,591$120,352$124,113$127,874$131,635$135,396$139,157$142,918$146,679
GS-15$132,718$137,142$141,565$145,989$150,413$154,837$159,261$163,684$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$23,283$24,063$24,837$25,607$26,381$26,834$27,599$28,372$28,402$29,121
GS-2$26,178$26,801$27,668$28,402$28,722$29,566$30,411$31,255$32,100$32,944
GS-3$28,563$29,516$30,469$31,421$32,374$33,327$34,279$35,232$36,185$37,135
GS-4$32,066$33,134$34,203$35,271$36,339$37,407$38,476$39,544$40,612$41,681
GS-5$35,875$37,072$38,268$39,465$40,661$41,858$43,054$44,251$45,447$46,644
GS-6$39,990$41,324$42,657$43,991$45,324$46,657$47,991$49,324$50,658$51,991
GS-7$44,439$45,921$47,403$48,884$50,366$51,848$53,330$54,812$56,293$57,775
GS-8$49,215$50,855$52,495$54,135$55,776$57,416$59,056$60,696$62,336$63,976
GS-9$54,358$56,170$57,982$59,795$61,607$63,419$65,232$67,044$68,856$70,669
GS-10$59,861$61,857$63,853$65,849$67,845$69,840$71,836$73,832$75,828$77,824
GS-11$65,767$67,959$70,151$72,343$74,535$76,726$78,918$81,110$83,302$85,494
GS-12$78,829$81,457$84,085$86,713$89,341$91,969$94,597$97,225$99,853$102,481
GS-13$93,737$96,862$99,986$103,110$106,235$109,359$112,484$115,608$118,732$121,857
GS-14$110,769$114,462$118,154$121,847$125,539$129,232$132,924$136,617$140,309$144,002
GS-15$130,295$134,638$138,982$143,325$147,669$152,012$156,356$160,699$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$22,819$23,581$24,340$25,095$25,854$26,298$27,048$27,805$27,835$28,539
GS-2$25,655$26,266$27,115$27,835$28,150$28,979$29,807$30,636$31,464$32,293
GS-3$27,992$28,925$29,858$30,791$31,724$32,657$33,590$34,523$35,456$36,389
GS-4$31,425$32,472$33,520$34,567$35,614$36,662$37,709$38,757$39,804$40,852
GS-5$35,158$36,330$37,502$38,673$39,845$41,017$42,189$43,361$44,533$45,705
GS-6$39,191$40,497$41,803$43,110$44,416$45,722$47,028$48,334$49,641$50,947
GS-7$43,551$45,003$46,455$47,906$49,358$50,810$52,262$53,713$55,165$56,617
GS-8$48,231$49,838$51,446$53,053$54,660$56,267$57,875$59,482$61,089$62,696
GS-9$53,272$55,047$56,822$58,597$60,373$62,148$63,923$65,698$67,473$69,249
GS-10$58,665$60,620$62,576$64,531$66,487$68,442$70,398$72,354$74,309$76,265
GS-11$64,453$66,601$68,750$70,898$73,046$75,195$77,343$79,492$81,640$83,788
GS-12$77,254$79,829$82,404$84,979$87,554$90,129$92,704$95,279$97,854$100,429
GS-13$91,864$94,927$97,990$101,053$104,115$107,178$110,241$113,304$116,366$119,429
GS-14$108,555$112,174$115,793$119,412$123,030$126,649$130,268$133,887$137,506$141,124
GS-15$127,692$131,949$136,206$140,463$144,719$148,976$153,233$157,490$160,300*$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$22,536$23,289$24,039$24,784$25,534$25,973$26,714$27,461$27,490$28,183
GS-2$25,338$25,941$26,780$27,490$27,800$28,618$29,435$30,253$31,071$31,889
GS-3$27,646$28,568$29,490$30,412$31,334$32,256$33,178$34,100$35,022$35,944
GS-4$31,036$32,071$33,106$34,141$35,176$36,211$37,246$38,281$39,315$40,350
GS-5$34,723$35,881$37,038$38,196$39,354$40,512$41,669$42,827$43,985$45,143
GS-6$38,706$39,997$41,287$42,578$43,868$45,159$46,449$47,740$49,030$50,321
GS-7$43,012$44,445$45,879$47,312$48,745$50,178$51,612$53,045$54,478$55,911
GS-8$47,634$49,223$50,811$52,399$53,988$55,576$57,165$58,753$60,341$61,930
GS-9$52,613$54,366$56,120$57,873$59,626$61,380$63,133$64,887$66,640$68,393
GS-10$57,939$59,870$61,801$63,731$65,662$67,593$69,524$71,455$73,386$75,316
GS-11$63,656$65,778$67,900$70,022$72,143$74,265$76,387$78,509$80,631$82,753
GS-12$76,298$78,842$81,386$83,930$86,473$89,017$91,561$94,105$96,649$99,193
GS-13$90,728$93,752$96,777$99,801$102,825$105,849$108,873$111,897$114,921$117,945
GS-14$107,213$110,786$114,360$117,934$121,508$125,081$128,655$132,229$135,803$139,377
GS-15$126,113$130,317$134,521$138,725$142,929$147,134$151,338$155,542$158,700*$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$22,313$23,058$23,800$24,539$25,281$25,716$26,450$27,189$27,218$27,913
GS-2$25,087$25,684$26,514$27,218$27,522$28,331$29,140$29,949$30,758$31,567
GS-3$27,372$28,284$29,196$30,108$31,020$31,932$32,844$33,756$34,668$35,580
GS-4$30,728$31,752$32,776$33,800$34,823$35,847$36,871$37,895$38,918$39,942
GS-5$34,379$35,526$36,672$37,819$38,966$40,112$41,259$42,405$43,552$44,698
GS-6$38,323$39,600$40,876$42,153$43,430$44,707$45,984$47,261$48,538$49,815
GS-7$42,586$44,006$45,426$46,845$48,265$49,684$51,104$52,524$53,943$55,363
GS-8$47,163$48,735$50,307$51,880$53,452$55,024$56,596$58,168$59,741$61,313
GS-9$52,092$53,828$55,564$57,300$59,036$60,772$62,508$64,244$65,980$67,716
GS-10$57,366$59,278$61,190$63,102$65,014$66,927$68,839$70,751$72,663$74,576
GS-11$63,025$65,126$67,227$69,328$71,429$73,530$75,630$77,731$79,832$81,933
GS-12$75,542$78,060$80,578$83,096$85,613$88,131$90,649$93,167$95,685$98,202
GS-13$89,830$92,824$95,819$98,813$101,807$104,801$107,796$110,790$113,784$116,779
GS-14$106,152$109,689$113,227$116,765$120,303$123,841$127,378$130,916$134,454$137,992
GS-15$124,864$129,026$133,188$137,350$141,512$145,674$149,836$153,998$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$22,092$22,830$23,565$24,296$25,030$25,462$26,188$26,920$26,949$27,634
GS-2$24,839$25,430$26,251$26,949$27,251$28,053$28,855$29,656$30,458$31,260
GS-3$27,101$28,005$28,908$29,811$30,715$31,618$32,522$33,425$34,328$35,232
GS-4$30,424$31,438$32,452$33,466$34,480$35,493$36,507$37,521$38,535$39,549
GS-5$34,039$35,173$36,307$37,442$38,576$39,710$40,844$41,978$43,113$44,247
GS-6$37,943$39,207$40,472$41,736$43,001$44,265$45,530$46,794$48,059$49,323
GS-7$42,165$43,570$44,976$46,382$47,788$49,194$50,600$52,006$53,412$54,818
GS-8$46,696$48,252$49,808$51,365$52,921$54,477$56,033$57,589$59,145$60,701
GS-9$51,576$53,294$55,013$56,731$58,450$60,169$61,887$63,606$65,325$67,043
GS-10$56,797$58,691$60,584$62,478$64,372$66,265$68,159$70,053$71,946$73,840
GS-11$62,401$64,481$66,561$68,640$70,720$72,800$74,880$76,959$79,039$81,119
GS-12$74,794$77,287$79,780$82,273$84,766$87,259$89,752$92,245$94,738$97,231
GS-13$88,940$91,905$94,869$97,834$100,798$103,763$106,727$109,692$112,656$115,621
GS-14$105,101$108,604$112,107$115,610$119,113$122,616$126,119$129,622$133,125$136,628
GS-15$123,628$127,749$131,870$135,991$140,113$144,234$148,355$152,476$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$22,092$22,830$23,565$24,296$25,030$25,462$26,188$26,920$26,949$27,634
GS-2$24,839$25,430$26,251$26,949$27,251$28,053$28,855$29,656$30,458$31,260
GS-3$27,101$28,005$28,908$29,811$30,715$31,618$32,522$33,425$34,328$35,232
GS-4$30,424$31,438$32,452$33,466$34,480$35,493$36,507$37,521$38,535$39,549
GS-5$34,039$35,173$36,307$37,442$38,576$39,710$40,844$41,978$43,113$44,247
GS-6$37,943$39,207$40,472$41,736$43,001$44,265$45,530$46,794$48,059$49,323
GS-7$42,165$43,570$44,976$46,382$47,788$49,194$50,600$52,006$53,412$54,818
GS-8$46,696$48,252$49,808$51,365$52,921$54,477$56,033$57,589$59,145$60,701
GS-9$51,576$53,294$55,013$56,731$58,450$60,169$61,887$63,606$65,325$67,043
GS-10$56,797$58,691$60,584$62,478$64,372$66,265$68,159$70,053$71,946$73,840
GS-11$62,401$64,481$66,561$68,640$70,720$72,800$74,880$76,959$79,039$81,119
GS-12$74,794$77,287$79,780$82,273$84,766$87,259$89,752$92,245$94,738$97,231
GS-13$88,940$91,905$94,869$97,834$100,798$103,763$106,727$109,692$112,656$115,621
GS-14$105,101$108,604$112,107$115,610$119,113$122,616$126,119$129,622$133,125$136,628
GS-15$123,628$127,749$131,870$135,991$140,113$144,234$148,355$152,476$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$22,092$22,830$23,565$24,296$25,030$25,462$26,188$26,920$26,949$27,634
GS-2$24,839$25,430$26,251$26,949$27,251$28,053$28,855$29,656$30,458$31,260
GS-3$27,101$28,005$28,908$29,811$30,715$31,618$32,522$33,425$34,328$35,232
GS-4$30,424$31,438$32,452$33,466$34,480$35,493$36,507$37,521$38,535$39,549
GS-5$34,039$35,173$36,307$37,442$38,576$39,710$40,844$41,978$43,113$44,247
GS-6$37,943$39,207$40,472$41,736$43,001$44,265$45,530$46,794$48,059$49,323
GS-7$42,165$43,570$44,976$46,382$47,788$49,194$50,600$52,006$53,412$54,818
GS-8$46,696$48,252$49,808$51,365$52,921$54,477$56,033$57,589$59,145$60,701
GS-9$51,576$53,294$55,013$56,731$58,450$60,169$61,887$63,606$65,325$67,043
GS-10$56,797$58,691$60,584$62,478$64,372$66,265$68,159$70,053$71,946$73,840
GS-11$62,401$64,481$66,561$68,640$70,720$72,800$74,880$76,959$79,039$81,119
GS-12$74,794$77,287$79,780$82,273$84,766$87,259$89,752$92,245$94,738$97,231
GS-13$88,940$91,905$94,869$97,834$100,798$103,763$106,727$109,692$112,656$115,621
GS-14$105,101$108,604$112,107$115,610$119,113$122,616$126,119$129,622$133,125$136,628
GS-15$123,628$127,749$131,870$135,991$140,113$144,234$148,355$152,476$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$22,092$22,830$23,565$24,296$25,030$25,462$26,188$26,920$26,949$27,634
GS-2$24,839$25,430$26,251$26,949$27,251$28,053$28,855$29,656$30,458$31,260
GS-3$27,101$28,005$28,908$29,811$30,715$31,618$32,522$33,425$34,328$35,232
GS-4$30,424$31,438$32,452$33,466$34,480$35,493$36,507$37,521$38,535$39,549
GS-5$34,039$35,173$36,307$37,442$38,576$39,710$40,844$41,978$43,113$44,247
GS-6$37,943$39,207$40,472$41,736$43,001$44,265$45,530$46,794$48,059$49,323
GS-7$42,165$43,570$44,976$46,382$47,788$49,194$50,600$52,006$53,412$54,818
GS-8$46,696$48,252$49,808$51,365$52,921$54,477$56,033$57,589$59,145$60,701
GS-9$51,576$53,294$55,013$56,731$58,450$60,169$61,887$63,606$65,325$67,043
GS-10$56,797$58,691$60,584$62,478$64,372$66,265$68,159$70,053$71,946$73,840
GS-11$62,401$64,481$66,561$68,640$70,720$72,800$74,880$76,959$79,039$81,119
GS-12$74,794$77,287$79,780$82,273$84,766$87,259$89,752$92,245$94,738$97,231
GS-13$88,940$91,905$94,869$97,834$100,798$103,763$106,727$109,692$112,656$115,621
GS-14$105,101$108,604$112,107$115,610$119,113$122,616$126,119$129,622$133,125$136,628
GS-15$123,628$127,749$131,870$135,991$140,113$144,234$148,355$152,476$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$21,672$22,396$23,117$23,835$24,555$24,979$25,691$26,408$26,437$27,114
GS-2$24,367$24,947$25,752$26,437$26,732$27,518$28,304$29,090$29,876$30,661
GS-3$26,586$27,472$28,358$29,244$30,130$31,016$31,902$32,788$33,674$34,560
GS-4$29,847$30,842$31,836$32,831$33,826$34,820$35,815$36,810$37,804$38,799
GS-5$33,393$34,507$35,620$36,733$37,846$38,960$40,073$41,186$42,300$43,413
GS-6$37,222$38,463$39,704$40,944$42,185$43,425$44,666$45,906$47,147$48,387
GS-7$41,364$42,743$44,122$45,501$46,880$48,259$49,638$51,017$52,396$53,775
GS-8$45,810$47,337$48,864$50,391$51,919$53,446$54,973$56,500$58,027$59,555
GS-9$50,597$52,283$53,970$55,656$57,343$59,030$60,716$62,403$64,089$65,776
GS-10$55,719$57,576$59,434$61,291$63,148$65,005$66,862$68,719$70,576$72,433
GS-11$61,217$63,257$65,297$67,336$69,376$71,416$73,456$75,496$77,536$79,576
GS-12$73,374$75,819$78,264$80,709$83,155$85,600$88,045$90,490$92,936$95,381
GS-13$87,252$90,160$93,069$95,978$98,886$101,795$104,704$107,612$110,521$113,429
GS-14$103,105$106,542$109,980$113,417$116,854$120,292$123,729$127,167$130,604$134,042
GS-15$121,282$125,324$129,367$133,410$137,453$141,496$145,539$149,582$153,200*$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$20,801$21,496$22,187$22,876$23,568$23,974$24,657$25,347$25,374$26,022
GS-2$23,387$23,944$24,717$25,374$25,657$26,411$27,165$27,919$28,673$29,428
GS-3$25,518$26,368$27,219$28,069$28,920$29,770$30,621$31,472$32,322$33,173
GS-4$28,647$29,602$30,558$31,513$32,469$33,424$34,380$35,335$36,291$37,246
GS-5$32,050$33,118$34,185$35,253$36,321$37,389$38,457$39,524$40,592$41,660
GS-6$35,726$36,917$38,108$39,299$40,490$41,681$42,872$44,063$45,254$46,445
GS-7$39,701$41,024$42,347$43,670$44,992$46,315$47,638$48,961$50,284$51,606
GS-8$43,967$45,433$46,899$48,364$49,830$51,295$52,761$54,226$55,692$57,158
GS-9$48,562$50,181$51,801$53,420$55,039$56,659$58,278$59,897$61,517$63,136
GS-10$53,478$55,261$57,044$58,827$60,610$62,393$64,176$65,958$67,741$69,524
GS-11$58,755$60,714$62,672$64,631$66,589$68,548$70,506$72,465$74,424$76,382
GS-12$70,422$72,770$75,118$77,466$79,814$82,162$84,509$86,857$89,205$91,553
GS-13$83,743$86,535$89,327$92,119$94,911$97,703$100,495$103,287$106,079$108,872
GS-14$98,958$102,256$105,555$108,853$112,152$115,450$118,749$122,047$125,346$128,644
GS-15$116,404$120,285$124,166$128,046$131,927$135,807$139,688$143,568$147,449$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$20,210$20,885$21,558$22,227$22,899$23,294$23,957$24,627$24,654$25,276
GS-2$22,724$23,263$24,016$24,654$24,928$25,661$26,394$27,127$27,860$28,592
GS-3$24,793$25,620$26,446$27,273$28,099$28,925$29,752$30,578$31,405$32,231
GS-4$27,833$28,760$29,687$30,615$31,542$32,469$33,396$34,324$35,251$36,178
GS-5$31,140$32,177$33,215$34,253$35,291$36,329$37,367$38,405$39,443$40,480
GS-6$34,711$35,868$37,025$38,182$39,339$40,496$41,653$42,810$43,967$45,124
GS-7$38,574$39,859$41,145$42,431$43,717$45,003$46,288$47,574$48,860$50,146
GS-8$42,719$44,143$45,568$46,992$48,416$49,841$51,265$52,689$54,114$55,538
GS-9$47,183$48,755$50,328$51,901$53,473$55,046$56,618$58,191$59,764$61,336
GS-10$51,960$53,692$55,424$57,156$58,887$60,619$62,351$64,083$65,815$67,546
GS-11$57,088$58,991$60,894$62,797$64,700$66,603$68,506$70,410$72,313$74,216
GS-12$68,423$70,704$72,985$75,266$77,547$79,828$82,109$84,390$86,672$88,953
GS-13$81,366$84,078$86,791$89,503$92,216$94,928$97,641$100,353$103,066$105,778
GS-14$96,148$99,353$102,558$105,763$108,967$112,172$115,377$118,582$121,786$124,991
GS-15$113,099$116,869$120,639$124,409$128,179$131,949$135,719$139,488$143,258$145,400*

* 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.

Detroit Pay Locality Federal Employment Statistics

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

Common Occupations in Detroit Locality

Occupation Number Employed Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Medical Support Assistance 318 $43,981.00 $5.00
Information Technology Management 279 $104,738.00 $5.00
Veterans Claims Examining 196 $72,783.00 $65.00
General Health Science 151 $79,091.00 $11.00

This table lists the top four occupations held by the approximately 944 federal employees working in the Detroit Locality, across all agencies, as well as average yearly compensation for Detroit Locality based federal employees of that occupation.

Federal Agencies in Detroit Locality

Agency Detroit Locality Employees Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Veterans Health Administration 469 $55,684.00 $7.00
Internal Revenue Service 279 $104,738.00 $5.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 196 $72,783.00 $65.00

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

There are approximately 944 federal employees on the General Schedule payscale located within the Detroit pay area. The average federal employee in the Detroit lcality earns $68,915 per year, and the average yearly bonus is $18.

Based on data provided by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the most common job title for federal employees based in the Detroit locality is Medical Support Assistance. The Federal agency with the largest number of employees in the Detroit locality is the Veterans Health Administration, which has total of 469 employees in the area.

The bar graph to the left shows the distribution of employees in the Detroit 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 Detroit locality area include Detroit, Detroit Arsenal Army Base, Sterling Heights, Ann Arbor and Selfridge Air National Guard Base.

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