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Indiana Indianapolis General Schedule Payscale

744 federal employees †
$54,229 average yearly pay
+1% salary raise this year

The Indianapolis Locality Area is a General Schedule locality primarily located within Indiana. Federal employees who work within the Indianapolis locality area receive a locality adjustment of 16.57%, 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 Indianapolis, 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 Indianapolis' 16.57% 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$22,426$23,176$23,924$24,664$25,410$25,846$26,583$27,328$27,357$28,053
GS-2$25,215$25,816$26,650$27,357$27,663$28,477$29,291$30,104$30,918$31,732
GS-3$27,512$28,429$29,346$30,264$31,180$32,098$33,015$33,932$34,850$35,766
GS-4$30,885$31,915$32,943$33,972$35,001$36,031$37,059$38,088$39,117$40,146
GS-5$34,555$35,707$36,858$38,009$39,161$40,312$41,464$42,614$43,766$44,918
GS-6$38,518$39,803$41,086$42,371$43,655$44,940$46,225$47,509$48,794$50,078
GS-7$42,803$44,230$45,657$47,084$48,512$49,939$51,365$52,792$54,219$55,646
GS-8$47,403$48,984$50,563$52,143$53,724$55,303$56,884$58,463$60,043$61,624
GS-9$52,357$54,102$55,848$57,593$59,336$61,082$62,827$64,572$66,317$68,062
GS-10$57,658$59,580$61,501$63,422$65,344$67,266$69,187$71,108$73,030$74,951
GS-11$63,348$65,459$67,571$69,683$71,795$73,908$76,020$78,132$80,244$82,357
GS-12$75,927$78,459$80,989$83,521$86,052$88,584$91,115$93,647$96,177$98,709
GS-13$90,287$93,297$96,305$99,315$102,325$105,334$108,344$111,352$114,362$117,371
GS-14$106,693$110,250$113,806$117,363$120,920$124,477$128,033$131,590$135,147$138,704
GS-15$125,499$129,683$133,867$138,049$142,233$146,415$150,599$154,782$158,965$163,148
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$22,204$22,948$23,687$24,420$25,159$25,591$26,320$27,057$27,086$27,775
GS-2$24,966$25,560$26,387$27,086$27,390$28,196$29,001$29,807$30,612$31,418
GS-3$27,240$28,148$29,056$29,964$30,872$31,780$32,689$33,597$34,505$35,413
GS-4$30,580$31,599$32,617$33,636$34,655$35,674$36,693$37,712$38,730$39,749
GS-5$34,213$35,353$36,493$37,633$38,774$39,914$41,054$42,194$43,334$44,474
GS-6$38,137$39,409$40,681$41,952$43,224$44,496$45,768$47,039$48,311$49,583
GS-7$42,380$43,793$45,206$46,619$48,032$49,444$50,857$52,270$53,683$55,096
GS-8$46,935$48,499$50,063$51,628$53,192$54,756$56,321$57,885$59,450$61,014
GS-9$51,840$53,567$55,295$57,023$58,750$60,478$62,205$63,933$65,660$67,388
GS-10$57,088$58,990$60,893$62,795$64,698$66,600$68,502$70,405$72,307$74,210
GS-11$62,720$64,812$66,903$68,994$71,086$73,177$75,268$77,359$79,451$81,542
GS-12$75,176$77,682$80,189$82,695$85,201$87,707$90,214$92,720$95,226$97,732
GS-13$89,394$92,374$95,353$98,333$101,312$104,292$107,271$110,251$113,230$116,210
GS-14$105,637$109,158$112,680$116,202$119,723$123,245$126,766$130,288$133,810$137,331
GS-15$124,258$128,400$132,541$136,683$140,825$144,966$149,108$153,250$157,392$161,533
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,834$22,565$23,291$24,013$24,740$25,164$25,881$26,606$26,634$27,316
GS-2$24,549$25,134$25,946$26,634$26,936$27,729$28,522$29,314$30,107$30,900
GS-3$26,785$27,678$28,570$29,463$30,356$31,248$32,141$33,034$33,926$34,819
GS-4$30,070$31,072$32,074$33,076$34,077$35,079$36,081$37,083$38,085$39,087
GS-5$33,643$34,764$35,886$37,008$38,129$39,251$40,372$41,494$42,616$43,737
GS-6$37,500$38,750$39,999$41,249$42,498$43,748$44,997$46,247$47,496$48,746
GS-7$41,673$43,062$44,451$45,840$47,229$48,618$50,007$51,396$52,785$54,174
GS-8$46,151$47,690$49,229$50,768$52,307$53,846$55,385$56,924$58,463$60,001
GS-9$50,975$52,674$54,374$56,073$57,772$59,471$61,171$62,870$64,569$66,269
GS-10$56,136$58,007$59,878$61,750$63,621$65,492$67,363$69,235$71,106$72,977
GS-11$61,674$63,730$65,786$67,842$69,898$71,955$74,011$76,067$78,123$80,179
GS-12$73,922$76,386$78,850$81,315$83,779$86,243$88,707$91,171$93,635$96,099
GS-13$87,902$90,833$93,763$96,693$99,623$102,553$105,483$108,414$111,344$114,274
GS-14$103,875$107,337$110,800$114,262$117,725$121,187$124,650$128,112$131,575$135,037
GS-15$122,184$126,257$130,330$134,403$138,475$142,548$146,621$150,693$154,766$158,839
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,462$22,181$22,894$23,604$24,318$24,735$25,441$26,153$26,181$26,844
GS-2$24,130$24,705$25,504$26,181$26,475$27,254$28,032$28,811$29,589$30,368
GS-3$26,329$27,207$28,086$28,964$29,842$30,720$31,598$32,476$33,354$34,230
GS-4$29,558$30,543$31,527$32,512$33,497$34,482$35,466$36,451$37,436$38,420
GS-5$33,069$34,172$35,275$36,378$37,481$38,584$39,687$40,790$41,893$42,995
GS-6$36,862$38,091$39,321$40,550$41,779$43,008$44,237$45,466$46,696$47,925
GS-7$40,963$42,329$43,695$45,061$46,427$47,793$49,159$50,525$51,890$53,256
GS-8$45,366$46,878$48,389$49,901$51,413$52,925$54,437$55,949$57,460$58,972
GS-9$50,106$51,777$53,447$55,118$56,789$58,459$60,130$61,800$63,471$65,141
GS-10$55,179$57,019$58,859$60,698$62,538$64,378$66,218$68,057$69,897$71,737
GS-11$60,623$62,644$64,664$66,684$68,705$70,725$72,746$74,766$76,787$78,807
GS-12$72,663$75,086$77,508$79,931$82,353$84,776$87,198$89,620$92,043$94,465
GS-13$86,406$89,286$92,166$95,046$97,926$100,806$103,686$106,566$109,446$112,326
GS-14$102,106$105,509$108,913$112,317$115,720$119,124$122,528$125,931$129,335$132,739
GS-15$120,104$124,108$128,112$132,115$136,119$140,123$144,127$148,130$152,134$156,138
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,080$21,784$22,485$23,183$23,884$24,294$24,987$25,686$25,713$26,364
GS-2$23,700$24,264$25,049$25,713$26,005$26,771$27,536$28,301$29,067$29,832
GS-3$25,859$26,721$27,583$28,445$29,307$30,169$31,031$31,893$32,754$33,616
GS-4$29,030$29,998$30,965$31,933$32,900$33,868$34,836$35,803$36,771$37,739
GS-5$32,479$33,561$34,644$35,726$36,809$37,891$38,974$40,057$41,139$42,222
GS-6$36,204$37,411$38,618$39,824$41,031$42,238$43,444$44,651$45,858$47,064
GS-7$40,232$41,573$42,915$44,256$45,597$46,938$48,279$49,620$50,961$52,302
GS-8$44,556$46,040$47,525$49,010$50,495$51,979$53,464$54,949$56,434$57,919
GS-9$49,212$50,852$52,492$54,132$55,772$57,412$59,052$60,692$62,331$63,971
GS-10$54,194$56,001$57,807$59,614$61,420$63,227$65,033$66,840$68,646$70,453
GS-11$59,541$61,526$63,511$65,495$67,480$69,465$71,449$73,434$75,419$77,403
GS-12$71,366$73,745$76,124$78,503$80,882$83,261$85,640$88,018$90,397$92,776
GS-13$84,864$87,693$90,522$93,352$96,181$99,010$101,840$104,669$107,498$110,328
GS-14$100,283$103,626$106,969$110,312$113,655$116,998$120,341$123,684$127,027$130,370
GS-15$117,961$121,893$125,826$129,758$133,691$137,624$141,556$145,489$149,421$153,354
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,827$21,523$22,216$22,905$23,598$24,004$24,688$25,379$25,405$26,046
GS-2$23,417$23,974$24,749$25,405$25,692$26,448$27,203$27,959$28,715$29,470
GS-3$25,550$26,402$27,254$28,106$28,958$29,810$30,662$31,514$32,366$33,218
GS-4$28,683$29,639$30,595$31,552$32,508$33,465$34,421$35,378$36,334$37,290
GS-5$32,090$33,160$34,230$35,300$36,370$37,440$38,510$39,580$40,649$41,719
GS-6$35,771$36,964$38,156$39,349$40,542$41,734$42,927$44,120$45,312$46,505
GS-7$39,750$41,075$42,399$43,724$45,049$46,373$47,698$49,022$50,347$51,671
GS-8$44,022$45,490$46,958$48,426$49,894$51,362$52,830$54,298$55,765$57,233
GS-9$48,623$50,244$51,864$53,484$55,105$56,725$58,346$59,966$61,587$63,207
GS-10$53,545$55,330$57,114$58,899$60,683$62,467$64,252$66,036$67,821$69,605
GS-11$58,829$60,790$62,751$64,712$66,673$68,634$70,595$72,556$74,517$76,478
GS-12$70,512$72,863$75,214$77,565$79,916$82,267$84,618$86,969$89,320$91,671
GS-13$83,848$86,643$89,438$92,233$95,027$97,822$100,617$103,412$106,206$109,001
GS-14$99,082$102,385$105,688$108,991$112,294$115,596$118,899$122,202$125,505$128,807
GS-15$116,549$120,435$124,320$128,205$132,091$135,976$139,861$143,747$147,632$151,518
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,621$21,310$21,996$22,678$23,364$23,766$24,444$25,128$25,154$25,796
GS-2$23,185$23,736$24,504$25,154$25,435$26,183$26,930$27,678$28,426$29,173
GS-3$25,296$26,139$26,982$27,825$28,668$29,511$30,354$31,196$32,039$32,882
GS-4$28,398$29,344$30,290$31,237$32,183$33,129$34,075$35,021$35,967$36,913
GS-5$31,772$32,832$33,891$34,951$36,011$37,070$38,130$39,190$40,249$41,309
GS-6$35,417$36,597$37,777$38,957$40,137$41,317$42,497$43,677$44,857$46,037
GS-7$39,357$40,669$41,981$43,293$44,605$45,917$47,229$48,541$49,853$51,164
GS-8$43,586$45,039$46,492$47,945$49,398$50,851$52,304$53,757$55,210$56,663
GS-9$48,142$49,746$51,350$52,955$54,559$56,163$57,768$59,372$60,977$62,581
GS-10$53,015$54,783$56,550$58,317$60,084$61,852$63,619$65,386$67,153$68,920
GS-11$58,246$60,188$62,129$64,071$66,012$67,954$69,895$71,837$73,778$75,720
GS-12$69,814$72,141$74,467$76,794$79,121$81,448$83,775$86,102$88,429$90,755
GS-13$83,018$85,785$88,552$91,320$94,087$96,854$99,621$102,389$105,156$107,923
GS-14$98,102$101,371$104,641$107,910$111,180$114,449$117,719$120,989$124,258$127,528
GS-15$115,396$119,242$123,088$126,935$130,781$134,627$138,474$142,320$146,167$150,013
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,416$21,099$21,778$22,453$23,132$23,531$24,202$24,879$24,905$25,538
GS-2$22,955$23,501$24,261$24,905$25,185$25,926$26,667$27,407$28,148$28,889
GS-3$25,046$25,881$26,716$27,551$28,386$29,220$30,055$30,890$31,725$32,560
GS-4$28,117$29,054$29,991$30,928$31,865$32,802$33,739$34,676$35,613$36,550
GS-5$31,458$32,506$33,554$34,602$35,651$36,699$37,747$38,795$39,843$40,891
GS-6$35,066$36,234$37,403$38,571$39,740$40,909$42,077$43,246$44,414$45,583
GS-7$38,967$40,266$41,566$42,865$44,164$45,464$46,763$48,062$49,362$50,661
GS-8$43,155$44,593$46,031$47,469$48,908$50,346$51,784$53,222$54,660$56,098
GS-9$47,664$49,253$50,841$52,429$54,018$55,606$57,194$58,783$60,371$61,959
GS-10$52,490$54,240$55,990$57,740$59,490$61,240$62,990$64,740$66,490$68,240
GS-11$57,669$59,591$61,513$63,435$65,357$67,279$69,201$71,123$73,045$74,967
GS-12$69,122$71,426$73,730$76,034$78,338$80,642$82,946$85,250$87,554$89,858
GS-13$82,196$84,935$87,675$90,415$93,155$95,894$98,634$101,374$104,113$106,853
GS-14$97,131$100,368$103,605$106,843$110,080$113,318$116,555$119,792$123,030$126,267
GS-15$114,253$118,062$121,870$125,679$129,487$133,296$137,105$140,913$144,722$148,530
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,416$21,099$21,778$22,453$23,132$23,531$24,202$24,879$24,905$25,538
GS-2$22,955$23,501$24,261$24,905$25,185$25,926$26,667$27,407$28,148$28,889
GS-3$25,046$25,881$26,716$27,551$28,386$29,220$30,055$30,890$31,725$32,560
GS-4$28,117$29,054$29,991$30,928$31,865$32,802$33,739$34,676$35,613$36,550
GS-5$31,458$32,506$33,554$34,602$35,651$36,699$37,747$38,795$39,843$40,891
GS-6$35,066$36,234$37,403$38,571$39,740$40,909$42,077$43,246$44,414$45,583
GS-7$38,967$40,266$41,566$42,865$44,164$45,464$46,763$48,062$49,362$50,661
GS-8$43,155$44,593$46,031$47,469$48,908$50,346$51,784$53,222$54,660$56,098
GS-9$47,664$49,253$50,841$52,429$54,018$55,606$57,194$58,783$60,371$61,959
GS-10$52,490$54,240$55,990$57,740$59,490$61,240$62,990$64,740$66,490$68,240
GS-11$57,669$59,591$61,513$63,435$65,357$67,279$69,201$71,123$73,045$74,967
GS-12$69,122$71,426$73,730$76,034$78,338$80,642$82,946$85,250$87,554$89,858
GS-13$82,196$84,935$87,675$90,415$93,155$95,894$98,634$101,374$104,113$106,853
GS-14$97,131$100,368$103,605$106,843$110,080$113,318$116,555$119,792$123,030$126,267
GS-15$114,253$118,062$121,870$125,679$129,487$133,296$137,105$140,913$144,722$148,530
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,416$21,099$21,778$22,453$23,132$23,531$24,202$24,879$24,905$25,538
GS-2$22,955$23,501$24,261$24,905$25,185$25,926$26,667$27,407$28,148$28,889
GS-3$25,046$25,881$26,716$27,551$28,386$29,220$30,055$30,890$31,725$32,560
GS-4$28,117$29,054$29,991$30,928$31,865$32,802$33,739$34,676$35,613$36,550
GS-5$31,458$32,506$33,554$34,602$35,651$36,699$37,747$38,795$39,843$40,891
GS-6$35,066$36,234$37,403$38,571$39,740$40,909$42,077$43,246$44,414$45,583
GS-7$38,967$40,266$41,566$42,865$44,164$45,464$46,763$48,062$49,362$50,661
GS-8$43,155$44,593$46,031$47,469$48,908$50,346$51,784$53,222$54,660$56,098
GS-9$47,664$49,253$50,841$52,429$54,018$55,606$57,194$58,783$60,371$61,959
GS-10$52,490$54,240$55,990$57,740$59,490$61,240$62,990$64,740$66,490$68,240
GS-11$57,669$59,591$61,513$63,435$65,357$67,279$69,201$71,123$73,045$74,967
GS-12$69,122$71,426$73,730$76,034$78,338$80,642$82,946$85,250$87,554$89,858
GS-13$82,196$84,935$87,675$90,415$93,155$95,894$98,634$101,374$104,113$106,853
GS-14$97,131$100,368$103,605$106,843$110,080$113,318$116,555$119,792$123,030$126,267
GS-15$114,253$118,062$121,870$125,679$129,487$133,296$137,105$140,913$144,722$148,530
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,416$21,099$21,778$22,453$23,132$23,531$24,202$24,879$24,905$25,538
GS-2$22,955$23,501$24,261$24,905$25,185$25,926$26,667$27,407$28,148$28,889
GS-3$25,046$25,881$26,716$27,551$28,386$29,220$30,055$30,890$31,725$32,560
GS-4$28,117$29,054$29,991$30,928$31,865$32,802$33,739$34,676$35,613$36,550
GS-5$31,458$32,506$33,554$34,602$35,651$36,699$37,747$38,795$39,843$40,891
GS-6$35,066$36,234$37,403$38,571$39,740$40,909$42,077$43,246$44,414$45,583
GS-7$38,967$40,266$41,566$42,865$44,164$45,464$46,763$48,062$49,362$50,661
GS-8$43,155$44,593$46,031$47,469$48,908$50,346$51,784$53,222$54,660$56,098
GS-9$47,664$49,253$50,841$52,429$54,018$55,606$57,194$58,783$60,371$61,959
GS-10$52,490$54,240$55,990$57,740$59,490$61,240$62,990$64,740$66,490$68,240
GS-11$57,669$59,591$61,513$63,435$65,357$67,279$69,201$71,123$73,045$74,967
GS-12$69,122$71,426$73,730$76,034$78,338$80,642$82,946$85,250$87,554$89,858
GS-13$82,196$84,935$87,675$90,415$93,155$95,894$98,634$101,374$104,113$106,853
GS-14$97,131$100,368$103,605$106,843$110,080$113,318$116,555$119,792$123,030$126,267
GS-15$114,253$118,062$121,870$125,679$129,487$133,296$137,105$140,913$144,722$148,530
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,036$20,705$21,371$22,035$22,701$23,093$23,751$24,414$24,441$25,067
GS-2$22,527$23,063$23,808$24,441$24,714$25,440$26,167$26,893$27,620$28,346
GS-3$24,579$25,398$26,217$27,036$27,855$28,674$29,493$30,312$31,131$31,950
GS-4$27,593$28,513$29,433$30,352$31,272$32,191$33,111$34,030$34,950$35,869
GS-5$30,872$31,901$32,930$33,959$34,989$36,018$37,047$38,076$39,105$40,135
GS-6$34,412$35,559$36,706$37,852$38,999$40,146$41,293$42,440$43,587$44,734
GS-7$38,241$39,516$40,790$42,065$43,340$44,615$45,890$47,164$48,439$49,714
GS-8$42,351$43,763$45,175$46,586$47,998$49,410$50,822$52,234$53,646$55,058
GS-9$46,776$48,335$49,895$51,454$53,013$54,572$56,131$57,691$59,250$60,809
GS-10$51,512$53,229$54,946$56,663$58,380$60,096$61,813$63,530$65,247$66,964
GS-11$56,594$58,480$60,366$62,252$64,138$66,024$67,910$69,796$71,682$73,568
GS-12$67,833$70,094$72,354$74,615$76,876$79,136$81,397$83,657$85,918$88,179
GS-13$80,664$83,352$86,041$88,730$91,419$94,108$96,797$99,486$102,175$104,864
GS-14$95,319$98,497$101,675$104,853$108,031$111,209$114,386$117,564$120,742$123,920
GS-15$112,124$115,861$119,599$123,336$127,074$130,812$134,549$138,287$142,024$145,762
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$19,305$19,949$20,591$21,230$21,872$22,249$22,883$23,523$23,548$24,149
GS-2$21,704$22,221$22,939$23,548$23,811$24,511$25,211$25,910$26,610$27,310
GS-3$23,682$24,471$25,260$26,050$26,839$27,628$28,418$29,207$29,997$30,786
GS-4$26,585$27,472$28,359$29,246$30,132$31,019$31,906$32,793$33,679$34,566
GS-5$29,744$30,735$31,726$32,717$33,708$34,699$35,690$36,681$37,671$38,662
GS-6$33,155$34,260$35,366$36,471$37,576$38,682$39,787$40,892$41,998$43,103
GS-7$36,845$38,072$39,300$40,528$41,755$42,983$44,211$45,438$46,666$47,893
GS-8$40,804$42,164$43,524$44,884$46,245$47,605$48,965$50,325$51,685$53,045
GS-9$45,068$46,571$48,073$49,576$51,079$52,582$54,085$55,588$57,090$58,593
GS-10$49,631$51,285$52,940$54,594$56,249$57,904$59,558$61,213$62,867$64,522
GS-11$54,528$56,345$58,163$59,981$61,798$63,616$65,434$67,251$69,069$70,887
GS-12$65,355$67,534$69,713$71,892$74,071$76,250$78,429$80,608$82,787$84,966
GS-13$77,718$80,309$82,900$85,491$88,082$90,674$93,265$95,856$98,447$101,038
GS-14$91,838$94,899$97,960$101,021$104,082$107,144$110,205$113,266$116,327$119,388
GS-15$108,029$111,631$115,232$118,833$122,435$126,036$129,637$133,239$136,840$140,441
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$18,792$19,419$20,045$20,667$21,291$21,659$22,276$22,898$22,923$23,502
GS-2$21,129$21,630$22,330$22,923$23,179$23,860$24,541$25,223$25,904$26,586
GS-3$23,053$23,822$24,590$25,358$26,127$26,895$27,664$28,432$29,200$29,969
GS-4$25,879$26,741$27,604$28,466$29,328$30,190$31,052$31,915$32,777$33,639
GS-5$28,954$29,919$30,884$31,849$32,814$33,779$34,744$35,709$36,674$37,639
GS-6$32,275$33,351$34,427$35,502$36,578$37,654$38,730$39,805$40,881$41,957
GS-7$35,866$37,062$38,257$39,453$40,648$41,844$43,039$44,235$45,431$46,626
GS-8$39,721$41,045$42,369$43,694$45,018$46,342$47,667$48,991$50,316$51,640
GS-9$43,871$45,333$46,796$48,258$49,720$51,182$52,644$54,107$55,569$57,031
GS-10$48,313$49,923$51,534$53,144$54,754$56,364$57,975$59,585$61,195$62,805
GS-11$53,081$54,850$56,620$58,389$60,159$61,929$63,698$65,468$67,237$69,007
GS-12$63,620$65,741$67,862$69,983$72,104$74,225$76,346$78,467$80,588$82,709
GS-13$75,655$78,177$80,699$83,221$85,743$88,265$90,788$93,310$95,832$98,354
GS-14$89,400$92,380$95,360$98,339$101,319$104,299$107,279$110,259$113,238$116,218
GS-15$105,161$108,666$112,172$115,677$119,182$122,687$126,193$129,698$133,203$136,709

* 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.

Indianapolis Pay Locality Federal Employment Statistics

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

Common Occupations in Indianapolis Locality

Occupation Number Employed Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Medical Support Assistance 209 $40,572.00 $7.00
Veterans Claims Examining 155 $67,557.00 $148.00
Contact Representative 135 $48,055.00 $0.00
Health Aid And Technician 129 $42,787.00 $0.00
Social Work 116 $72,174.00 $0.00

This table lists the top five occupations held by the approximately 744 federal employees working in the Indianapolis Locality, across all agencies, as well as average yearly compensation for Indianapolis Locality based federal employees of that occupation.

Federal Agencies in Indianapolis Locality

Agency Indianapolis Locality Employees Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Veterans Health Administration 454 $51,844.00 $2.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 155 $67,557.00 $148.00
Internal Revenue Service 135 $48,055.00 $0.00

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

There are approximately 744 federal employees on the General Schedule payscale located within the Indianapolis pay area. The average federal employee in the Indianapolis lcality earns $54,229 per year, and the average yearly bonus is $31.

Based on data provided by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the most common job title for federal employees based in the Indianapolis locality is Medical Support Assistance. The Federal agency with the largest number of employees in the Indianapolis locality is the Veterans Health Administration, which has total of 454 employees in the area.

The bar graph to the left shows the distribution of employees in the Indianapolis 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 Indianapolis locality area applies is Camp Atterbury.

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