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New York New York City General Schedule Payscale

5,118 federal employees †
$68,128 average yearly pay
+1% salary raise this year

The New York City Locality Area is a General Schedule locality primarily located within New York. Federal employees who work within the New York City locality area receive a locality adjustment of 33.06%, 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 New York City, 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 New York City's 33.06% 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$25,598$26,455$27,308$28,153$29,004$29,502$30,343$31,193$31,227$32,021
GS-2$28,782$29,467$30,420$31,227$31,576$32,505$33,434$34,363$35,292$36,220
GS-3$31,403$32,451$33,498$34,545$35,591$36,638$37,685$38,732$39,780$40,825
GS-4$35,254$36,429$37,603$38,778$39,953$41,128$42,301$43,476$44,651$45,825
GS-5$39,443$40,758$42,072$43,386$44,700$46,015$47,329$48,643$49,957$51,272
GS-6$43,967$45,433$46,898$48,365$49,831$51,297$52,764$54,230$55,696$57,163
GS-7$48,858$50,487$52,116$53,744$55,374$57,003$58,632$60,260$61,889$63,518
GS-8$54,109$55,913$57,716$59,519$61,323$63,126$64,931$66,734$68,537$70,341
GS-9$59,764$61,756$63,748$65,740$67,730$69,722$71,714$73,706$75,698$77,690
GS-10$65,814$68,008$70,201$72,394$74,588$76,781$78,974$81,167$83,361$85,554
GS-11$72,309$74,719$77,130$79,541$81,952$84,363$86,774$89,185$91,596$94,007
GS-12$86,667$89,557$92,446$95,336$98,225$101,115$104,004$106,894$109,782$112,673
GS-13$103,059$106,495$109,929$113,364$116,800$120,234$123,670$127,104$130,540$133,974
GS-14$121,786$125,845$129,905$133,965$138,026$142,085$146,145$150,205$154,264$158,325
GS-15$143,252$148,028$152,803$157,578$162,353$166,500*$166,500*$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$25,345$26,194$27,038$27,875$28,718$29,211$30,044$30,885$30,918$31,704
GS-2$28,497$29,176$30,119$30,918$31,265$32,185$33,104$34,023$34,943$35,862
GS-3$31,093$32,130$33,167$34,203$35,240$36,276$37,313$38,349$39,386$40,422
GS-4$34,906$36,069$37,232$38,394$39,557$40,720$41,883$43,046$44,209$45,372
GS-5$39,053$40,354$41,656$42,957$44,258$45,560$46,861$48,162$49,464$50,765
GS-6$43,532$44,984$46,435$47,887$49,339$50,790$52,242$53,694$55,145$56,597
GS-7$48,375$49,988$51,601$53,213$54,826$56,439$58,051$59,664$61,277$62,889
GS-8$53,574$55,360$57,145$58,931$60,717$62,502$64,288$66,074$67,859$69,645
GS-9$59,173$61,145$63,117$65,089$67,061$69,033$71,005$72,977$74,949$76,921
GS-10$65,163$67,335$69,507$71,678$73,850$76,021$78,193$80,364$82,536$84,707
GS-11$71,593$73,980$76,367$78,754$81,141$83,528$85,916$88,303$90,690$93,077
GS-12$85,810$88,671$91,532$94,393$97,254$100,114$102,975$105,836$108,697$111,558
GS-13$102,040$105,441$108,842$112,243$115,644$119,045$122,446$125,847$129,248$132,649
GS-14$120,580$124,600$128,620$132,640$136,659$140,679$144,699$148,719$152,738$156,758
GS-15$141,835$146,563$151,291$156,018$160,746$165,473$166,500*$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$24,821$25,652$26,478$27,298$28,124$28,606$29,421$30,246$30,278$31,053
GS-2$27,907$28,572$29,495$30,278$30,621$31,522$32,423$33,325$34,226$35,127
GS-3$30,449$31,464$32,479$33,494$34,508$35,523$36,538$37,553$38,567$39,582
GS-4$34,183$35,322$36,461$37,600$38,739$39,878$41,017$42,156$43,295$44,434
GS-5$38,245$39,520$40,795$42,070$43,345$44,620$45,895$47,170$48,445$49,721
GS-6$42,630$44,051$45,471$46,892$48,312$49,732$51,153$52,573$53,994$55,414
GS-7$47,374$48,953$50,532$52,111$53,690$55,269$56,848$58,427$60,006$61,584
GS-8$52,465$54,214$55,964$57,713$59,462$61,212$62,961$64,711$66,460$68,209
GS-9$57,948$59,880$61,812$63,743$65,675$67,607$69,539$71,470$73,402$75,334
GS-10$63,815$65,942$68,069$70,197$72,324$74,451$76,579$78,706$80,833$82,960
GS-11$70,111$72,448$74,786$77,123$79,460$81,798$84,135$86,472$88,810$91,147
GS-12$84,035$86,836$89,637$92,438$95,239$98,040$100,842$103,643$106,444$109,245
GS-13$99,927$103,258$106,589$109,920$113,251$116,582$119,913$123,244$126,575$129,906
GS-14$118,085$122,021$125,957$129,893$133,829$137,765$141,701$145,638$149,574$153,510
GS-15$138,899$143,529$148,159$152,789$157,418$162,048$164,200*$164,200*$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$24,310$25,123$25,932$26,736$27,544$28,017$28,816$29,623$29,654$30,405
GS-2$27,332$27,983$28,888$29,654$29,988$30,870$31,751$32,633$33,515$34,397
GS-3$29,822$30,817$31,812$32,806$33,801$34,796$35,790$36,785$37,780$38,772
GS-4$33,479$34,595$35,710$36,826$37,941$39,056$40,172$41,287$42,402$43,518
GS-5$37,457$38,706$39,955$41,204$42,454$43,703$44,952$46,201$47,450$48,700
GS-6$41,753$43,145$44,537$45,930$47,322$48,714$50,106$51,499$52,891$54,283
GS-7$46,398$47,945$49,492$51,039$52,586$54,133$55,681$57,228$58,775$60,322
GS-8$51,384$53,097$54,809$56,522$58,234$59,947$61,659$63,371$65,084$66,796
GS-9$56,754$58,646$60,538$62,431$64,323$66,215$68,107$69,999$71,892$73,784
GS-10$62,500$64,584$66,668$68,751$70,835$72,919$75,003$77,087$79,170$81,254
GS-11$68,666$70,955$73,243$75,532$77,820$80,108$82,397$84,685$86,974$89,262
GS-12$82,304$85,048$87,791$90,535$93,279$96,023$98,767$101,510$104,254$106,998
GS-13$97,869$101,131$104,393$107,656$110,918$114,180$117,442$120,704$123,966$127,228
GS-14$115,652$119,507$123,363$127,218$131,073$134,928$138,784$142,639$146,494$150,349
GS-15$136,038$140,573$145,108$149,643$154,178$158,713$161,900*$161,900*$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$23,699$24,491$25,279$26,064$26,852$27,313$28,092$28,877$28,909$29,640
GS-2$26,645$27,279$28,162$28,909$29,237$30,097$30,958$31,818$32,679$33,539
GS-3$29,073$30,042$31,011$31,980$32,949$33,918$34,887$35,856$36,825$37,794
GS-4$32,637$33,725$34,813$35,901$36,989$38,077$39,164$40,252$41,340$42,428
GS-5$36,515$37,732$38,949$40,166$41,383$42,600$43,817$45,034$46,251$47,468
GS-6$40,703$42,060$43,416$44,773$46,130$47,486$48,843$50,199$51,556$52,913
GS-7$45,232$46,739$48,247$49,755$51,263$52,770$54,278$55,786$57,294$58,802
GS-8$50,092$51,761$53,431$55,100$56,769$58,438$60,108$61,777$63,446$65,116
GS-9$55,327$57,171$59,015$60,858$62,702$64,546$66,389$68,233$70,077$71,920
GS-10$60,928$62,959$64,990$67,021$69,052$71,083$73,114$75,145$77,176$79,207
GS-11$66,940$69,171$71,402$73,634$75,865$78,096$80,328$82,559$84,790$87,021
GS-12$80,234$82,909$85,583$88,258$90,932$93,607$96,281$98,956$101,630$104,304
GS-13$95,409$98,590$101,771$104,952$108,133$111,314$114,494$117,675$120,856$124,037
GS-14$112,744$116,502$120,261$124,019$127,778$131,536$135,294$139,053$142,811$146,570
GS-15$132,619$137,040$141,461$145,882$150,304$154,725$159,146$160,300*$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$23,377$24,158$24,936$25,709$26,487$26,942$27,711$28,486$28,515$29,235
GS-2$26,283$26,909$27,779$28,515$28,837$29,685$30,534$31,382$32,230$33,078
GS-3$28,678$29,634$30,590$31,547$32,503$33,459$34,416$35,372$36,329$37,285
GS-4$32,194$33,268$34,341$35,415$36,488$37,562$38,635$39,709$40,782$41,856
GS-5$36,018$37,219$38,420$39,621$40,822$42,023$43,224$44,425$45,626$46,827
GS-6$40,150$41,489$42,828$44,166$45,505$46,844$48,182$49,521$50,860$52,199
GS-7$44,617$46,104$47,590$49,077$50,564$52,051$53,537$55,024$56,511$57,997
GS-8$49,412$51,059$52,707$54,355$56,002$57,650$59,297$60,945$62,593$64,240
GS-9$54,576$56,395$58,214$60,032$61,851$63,670$65,489$67,308$69,127$70,945
GS-10$60,101$62,104$64,106$66,109$68,112$70,115$72,118$74,121$76,124$78,127
GS-11$66,031$68,232$70,433$72,634$74,835$77,036$79,237$81,439$83,640$85,841
GS-12$79,145$81,784$84,422$87,061$89,700$92,339$94,977$97,616$100,255$102,894
GS-13$94,114$97,251$100,387$103,524$106,661$109,798$112,935$116,072$119,209$122,346
GS-14$111,213$114,920$118,627$122,334$126,041$129,748$133,456$137,163$140,870$144,577
GS-15$130,818$135,179$139,540$143,901$148,262$152,623$156,984$158,700*$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$23,145$23,919$24,688$25,454$26,224$26,676$27,437$28,204$28,233$28,954
GS-2$26,023$26,642$27,504$28,233$28,549$29,388$30,227$31,067$31,906$32,745
GS-3$28,393$29,339$30,285$31,231$32,177$33,124$34,070$35,016$35,962$36,908
GS-4$31,875$32,937$33,999$35,061$36,123$37,185$38,247$39,309$40,370$41,432
GS-5$35,662$36,851$38,041$39,230$40,419$41,609$42,798$43,987$45,177$46,366
GS-6$39,753$41,077$42,402$43,726$45,051$46,375$47,700$49,024$50,349$51,673
GS-7$44,175$45,648$47,121$48,593$50,066$51,538$53,011$54,483$55,956$57,428
GS-8$48,923$50,553$52,184$53,815$55,446$57,077$58,708$60,339$61,970$63,601
GS-9$54,035$55,836$57,637$59,438$61,239$63,039$64,840$66,641$68,442$70,243
GS-10$59,506$61,490$63,473$65,457$67,440$69,424$71,407$73,391$75,375$77,358
GS-11$65,377$67,556$69,735$71,915$74,094$76,273$78,452$80,631$82,811$84,990
GS-12$78,361$80,973$83,584$86,196$88,808$91,420$94,031$96,643$99,255$101,866
GS-13$93,182$96,288$99,394$102,500$105,606$108,712$111,818$114,924$118,030$121,136
GS-14$110,112$113,782$117,452$121,122$124,791$128,461$132,131$135,801$139,471$143,141
GS-15$129,523$133,840$138,158$142,475$146,792$151,110$155,427$155,500*$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$22,916$23,682$24,444$25,202$25,964$26,412$27,165$27,925$27,954$28,665
GS-2$25,766$26,379$27,231$27,954$28,268$29,100$29,931$30,763$31,594$32,426
GS-3$28,112$29,050$29,987$30,924$31,861$32,798$33,735$34,672$35,609$36,546
GS-4$31,560$32,611$33,663$34,714$35,766$36,818$37,869$38,921$39,973$41,024
GS-5$35,309$36,486$37,662$38,839$40,015$41,192$42,368$43,545$44,721$45,898
GS-6$39,359$40,670$41,982$43,294$44,605$45,917$47,229$48,540$49,852$51,164
GS-7$43,738$45,196$46,655$48,113$49,571$51,030$52,488$53,947$55,405$56,863
GS-8$48,439$50,053$51,667$53,281$54,895$56,509$58,124$59,738$61,352$62,966
GS-9$53,500$55,283$57,065$58,848$60,631$62,414$64,197$65,979$67,762$69,545
GS-10$58,916$60,881$62,845$64,809$66,774$68,738$70,702$72,666$74,631$76,595
GS-11$64,729$66,887$69,044$71,201$73,359$75,516$77,674$79,831$81,988$84,146
GS-12$77,585$80,171$82,757$85,343$87,929$90,515$93,101$95,687$98,273$100,859
GS-13$92,259$95,334$98,409$101,484$104,559$107,634$110,709$113,785$116,860$119,935
GS-14$109,022$112,656$116,290$119,923$123,557$127,191$130,825$134,458$138,092$141,726
GS-15$128,241$132,516$136,791$141,066$145,340$149,615$153,890$155,500*$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$22,916$23,682$24,444$25,202$25,964$26,412$27,165$27,925$27,954$28,665
GS-2$25,766$26,379$27,231$27,954$28,268$29,100$29,931$30,763$31,594$32,426
GS-3$28,112$29,050$29,987$30,924$31,861$32,798$33,735$34,672$35,609$36,546
GS-4$31,560$32,611$33,663$34,714$35,766$36,818$37,869$38,921$39,973$41,024
GS-5$35,309$36,486$37,662$38,839$40,015$41,192$42,368$43,545$44,721$45,898
GS-6$39,359$40,670$41,982$43,294$44,605$45,917$47,229$48,540$49,852$51,164
GS-7$43,738$45,196$46,655$48,113$49,571$51,030$52,488$53,947$55,405$56,863
GS-8$48,439$50,053$51,667$53,281$54,895$56,509$58,124$59,738$61,352$62,966
GS-9$53,500$55,283$57,065$58,848$60,631$62,414$64,197$65,979$67,762$69,545
GS-10$58,916$60,881$62,845$64,809$66,774$68,738$70,702$72,666$74,631$76,595
GS-11$64,729$66,887$69,044$71,201$73,359$75,516$77,674$79,831$81,988$84,146
GS-12$77,585$80,171$82,757$85,343$87,929$90,515$93,101$95,687$98,273$100,859
GS-13$92,259$95,334$98,409$101,484$104,559$107,634$110,709$113,785$116,860$119,935
GS-14$109,022$112,656$116,290$119,923$123,557$127,191$130,825$134,458$138,092$141,726
GS-15$128,241$132,516$136,791$141,066$145,340$149,615$153,890$155,500*$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$22,916$23,682$24,444$25,202$25,964$26,412$27,165$27,925$27,954$28,665
GS-2$25,766$26,379$27,231$27,954$28,268$29,100$29,931$30,763$31,594$32,426
GS-3$28,112$29,050$29,987$30,924$31,861$32,798$33,735$34,672$35,609$36,546
GS-4$31,560$32,611$33,663$34,714$35,766$36,818$37,869$38,921$39,973$41,024
GS-5$35,309$36,486$37,662$38,839$40,015$41,192$42,368$43,545$44,721$45,898
GS-6$39,359$40,670$41,982$43,294$44,605$45,917$47,229$48,540$49,852$51,164
GS-7$43,738$45,196$46,655$48,113$49,571$51,030$52,488$53,947$55,405$56,863
GS-8$48,439$50,053$51,667$53,281$54,895$56,509$58,124$59,738$61,352$62,966
GS-9$53,500$55,283$57,065$58,848$60,631$62,414$64,197$65,979$67,762$69,545
GS-10$58,916$60,881$62,845$64,809$66,774$68,738$70,702$72,666$74,631$76,595
GS-11$64,729$66,887$69,044$71,201$73,359$75,516$77,674$79,831$81,988$84,146
GS-12$77,585$80,171$82,757$85,343$87,929$90,515$93,101$95,687$98,273$100,859
GS-13$92,259$95,334$98,409$101,484$104,559$107,634$110,709$113,785$116,860$119,935
GS-14$109,022$112,656$116,290$119,923$123,557$127,191$130,825$134,458$138,092$141,726
GS-15$128,241$132,516$136,791$141,066$145,340$149,615$153,890$155,500*$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$22,916$23,682$24,444$25,202$25,964$26,412$27,165$27,925$27,954$28,665
GS-2$25,766$26,379$27,231$27,954$28,268$29,100$29,931$30,763$31,594$32,426
GS-3$28,112$29,050$29,987$30,924$31,861$32,798$33,735$34,672$35,609$36,546
GS-4$31,560$32,611$33,663$34,714$35,766$36,818$37,869$38,921$39,973$41,024
GS-5$35,309$36,486$37,662$38,839$40,015$41,192$42,368$43,545$44,721$45,898
GS-6$39,359$40,670$41,982$43,294$44,605$45,917$47,229$48,540$49,852$51,164
GS-7$43,738$45,196$46,655$48,113$49,571$51,030$52,488$53,947$55,405$56,863
GS-8$48,439$50,053$51,667$53,281$54,895$56,509$58,124$59,738$61,352$62,966
GS-9$53,500$55,283$57,065$58,848$60,631$62,414$64,197$65,979$67,762$69,545
GS-10$58,916$60,881$62,845$64,809$66,774$68,738$70,702$72,666$74,631$76,595
GS-11$64,729$66,887$69,044$71,201$73,359$75,516$77,674$79,831$81,988$84,146
GS-12$77,585$80,171$82,757$85,343$87,929$90,515$93,101$95,687$98,273$100,859
GS-13$92,259$95,334$98,409$101,484$104,559$107,634$110,709$113,785$116,860$119,935
GS-14$109,022$112,656$116,290$119,923$123,557$127,191$130,825$134,458$138,092$141,726
GS-15$128,241$132,516$136,791$141,066$145,340$149,615$153,890$155,500*$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$22,444$23,194$23,940$24,683$25,429$25,868$26,605$27,349$27,378$28,080
GS-2$25,235$25,835$26,669$27,378$27,684$28,498$29,312$30,126$30,939$31,753
GS-3$27,533$28,451$29,368$30,286$31,203$32,121$33,038$33,955$34,873$35,790
GS-4$30,910$31,940$32,970$34,000$35,030$36,060$37,090$38,121$39,151$40,181
GS-5$34,582$35,735$36,888$38,041$39,194$40,347$41,500$42,653$43,806$44,959
GS-6$38,548$39,833$41,117$42,402$43,687$44,972$46,256$47,541$48,826$50,110
GS-7$42,837$44,265$45,693$47,121$48,549$49,977$51,405$52,833$54,261$55,689
GS-8$47,441$49,023$50,604$52,186$53,768$55,349$56,931$58,512$60,094$61,675
GS-9$52,398$54,145$55,892$57,638$59,385$61,132$62,878$64,625$66,372$68,118
GS-10$57,704$59,627$61,550$63,473$65,397$67,320$69,243$71,166$73,089$75,013
GS-11$63,397$65,509$67,622$69,734$71,847$73,960$76,072$78,185$80,297$82,410
GS-12$75,986$78,519$81,051$83,583$86,116$88,648$91,180$93,713$96,245$98,777
GS-13$90,359$93,371$96,383$99,395$102,408$105,420$108,432$111,444$114,456$117,469
GS-14$106,776$110,336$113,896$117,456$121,016$124,575$128,135$131,695$135,255$138,815
GS-15$125,600$129,787$133,974$138,161$142,348$146,535$150,722$153,200*$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$21,386$22,100$22,811$23,519$24,230$24,648$25,350$26,059$26,087$26,753
GS-2$24,044$24,617$25,412$26,087$26,378$27,153$27,929$28,704$29,479$30,255
GS-3$26,235$27,109$27,984$28,858$29,733$30,607$31,482$32,356$33,231$34,105
GS-4$29,452$30,434$31,416$32,399$33,381$34,363$35,346$36,328$37,311$38,293
GS-5$32,951$34,049$35,146$36,244$37,342$38,440$39,537$40,635$41,733$42,831
GS-6$36,730$37,954$39,179$40,403$41,628$42,852$44,077$45,301$46,526$47,750
GS-7$40,817$42,177$43,537$44,897$46,257$47,617$48,977$50,337$51,697$53,057
GS-8$45,203$46,710$48,217$49,724$51,230$52,737$54,244$55,751$57,257$58,764
GS-9$49,927$51,592$53,257$54,921$56,586$58,251$59,916$61,581$63,246$64,910
GS-10$54,982$56,815$58,648$60,481$62,313$64,146$65,979$67,812$69,645$71,478
GS-11$60,406$62,420$64,434$66,447$68,461$70,475$72,488$74,502$76,516$78,529
GS-12$72,402$74,816$77,229$79,643$82,057$84,471$86,885$89,299$91,713$94,126
GS-13$86,097$88,967$91,838$94,708$97,579$100,450$103,320$106,191$109,061$111,932
GS-14$101,739$105,130$108,522$111,913$115,304$118,695$122,086$125,478$128,869$132,260
GS-15$119,676$123,666$127,656$131,645$135,635$139,624$143,614$147,604$149,000*$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$20,716$21,407$22,097$22,783$23,471$23,876$24,556$25,243$25,270$25,908
GS-2$23,292$23,845$24,616$25,270$25,552$26,303$27,054$27,805$28,556$29,308
GS-3$25,414$26,261$27,108$27,955$28,802$29,649$30,496$31,343$32,190$33,037
GS-4$28,529$29,479$30,430$31,380$32,331$33,281$34,232$35,182$36,133$37,083
GS-5$31,919$32,982$34,046$35,110$36,174$37,238$38,302$39,365$40,429$41,493
GS-6$35,580$36,766$37,951$39,137$40,323$41,509$42,695$43,881$45,067$46,253
GS-7$39,539$40,856$42,174$43,492$44,810$46,128$47,446$48,764$50,082$51,400
GS-8$43,788$45,248$46,708$48,167$49,627$51,087$52,547$54,007$55,467$56,927
GS-9$48,363$49,975$51,587$53,199$54,811$56,423$58,035$59,647$61,259$62,870
GS-10$53,260$55,035$56,810$58,585$60,360$62,136$63,911$65,686$67,461$69,236
GS-11$58,516$60,466$62,417$64,368$66,319$68,269$70,220$72,171$74,122$76,072
GS-12$70,134$72,472$74,811$77,149$79,487$81,825$84,163$86,501$88,840$91,178
GS-13$83,401$86,181$88,962$91,742$94,522$97,303$100,083$102,864$105,644$108,424
GS-14$98,554$101,838$105,123$108,408$111,693$114,978$118,263$121,548$124,833$128,118
GS-15$115,929$119,793$123,657$127,521$131,385$135,249$139,114$142,978$145,400*$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.

New York City Pay Locality Federal Employment Statistics

This section provides statistics on Federal government employees in the New York City 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 New York City pay area.

Common Occupations in New York City Locality

Occupation Number Employed Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Social Insurance Administration 1,163 $86,130.00 $338.00
Contact Representative 1,088 $54,974.00 $157.00
Tax Examining 716 $54,270.00 $2.00
Nursing Assistant 619 $43,452.00 $14.00
General Legal And Kindred Administration 321 $62,408.00 $258.00
Medical Support Assistance 251 $45,944.00 $4.00
Language Specialist 174 $68,079.00 $0.00
Financial Clerical And Assistance 172 $55,239.00 $6.00
Social Science 148 $81,948.00 $132.00
Environmental Engineering 141 $124,193.00 $1,617.00
General Business And Industry 122 $72,662.00 $0.00
Financial Administration And Program 102 $94,401.00 $10.00
General Physical Science 101 $122,009.00 $1,592.00

This table lists the top thirteen occupations held by the approximately 5,118 federal employees working in the New York City Locality, across all agencies, as well as average yearly compensation for New York City Locality based federal employees of that occupation.

Federal Agencies in New York City Locality

Agency New York City Locality Employees Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Internal Revenue Service 1,892 $66,346.00 $4.00
Social Security Administration 1,792 $76,953.00 $321.00
Veterans Health Administration 870 $44,164.00 $11.00
Environmental Protection Agency 242 $123,101.00 $1,605.00
Citizenship And Immigration Services 174 $68,079.00 $0.00
Bureau Of Prisons/federal Prison System 148 $81,948.00 $132.00

There are six Federal agencies with a significant workforce in the New York City 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 New York City Locality

There are approximately 5,118 federal employees on the General Schedule payscale located within the New York City pay area. The average federal employee in the New York City lcality earns $68,128 per year, and the average yearly bonus is $244.

Based on data provided by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the most common job title for federal employees based in the New York City locality is Social Insurance Administration. The Federal agency with the largest number of employees in the New York City locality is the Internal Revenue Service, which has total of 1,892 employees in the area.

The bar graph to the left shows the distribution of employees in the New York City 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 New York City locality area include New York, Newark, Jersey City, Yonkers, Bridgeport, Paterson, New Haven, Elizabeth, Stamford, Allentown, Waterbury, West Haven, Northport, Picatinny Arsenal, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, Military Academy, Tobyhanna Army Depot, Naval Weapons Station Earle and Fort Hamilton.

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