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Nebraska Omaha General Schedule Payscale

132 federal employees †
$39,521 average yearly pay
+1% salary raise this year

The Omaha Locality Area is a General Schedule locality primarily located within Nebraska. Federal employees who work within the Omaha locality area receive a locality adjustment of 15.87%, 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 Omaha, 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 Omaha's 15.87% 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$22,291$23,037$23,780$24,516$25,257$25,691$26,423$27,163$27,192$27,884
GS-2$25,064$25,661$26,490$27,192$27,497$28,306$29,115$29,923$30,732$31,541
GS-3$27,346$28,258$29,170$30,082$30,993$31,905$32,817$33,729$34,640$35,551
GS-4$30,700$31,723$32,745$33,768$34,791$35,814$36,836$37,859$38,882$39,904
GS-5$34,347$35,492$36,637$37,781$38,925$40,070$41,215$42,359$43,503$44,648
GS-6$38,287$39,564$40,840$42,116$43,393$44,670$45,947$47,224$48,501$49,778
GS-7$42,546$43,965$45,383$46,801$48,220$49,639$51,057$52,475$53,893$55,312
GS-8$47,119$48,690$50,260$51,830$53,401$54,971$56,542$58,112$59,682$61,254
GS-9$52,043$53,778$55,512$57,247$58,980$60,715$62,449$64,184$65,918$67,653
GS-10$57,312$59,222$61,132$63,041$64,952$66,862$68,771$70,681$72,591$74,501
GS-11$62,967$65,066$67,165$69,265$71,364$73,464$75,563$77,663$79,763$81,862
GS-12$75,471$77,987$80,503$83,020$85,535$88,052$90,567$93,084$95,600$98,116
GS-13$89,745$92,737$95,727$98,719$101,711$104,701$107,693$110,684$113,675$116,666
GS-14$106,052$109,588$113,123$116,658$120,194$123,729$127,265$130,800$134,335$137,871
GS-15$124,746$128,904$133,063$137,220$141,379$145,536$149,695$153,852$158,011$162,168
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$22,071$22,810$23,545$24,274$25,008$25,437$26,162$26,895$26,924$27,608
GS-2$24,816$25,407$26,228$26,924$27,226$28,027$28,827$29,628$30,429$31,229
GS-3$27,077$27,979$28,882$29,784$30,687$31,590$32,492$33,395$34,298$35,200
GS-4$30,396$31,409$32,422$33,434$34,447$35,460$36,472$37,485$38,498$39,511
GS-5$34,008$35,141$36,274$37,407$38,541$39,674$40,807$41,940$43,074$44,207
GS-6$37,908$39,172$40,436$41,700$42,965$44,229$45,493$46,757$48,021$49,285
GS-7$42,126$43,530$44,934$46,339$47,743$49,147$50,552$51,956$53,360$54,765
GS-8$46,653$48,208$49,763$51,318$52,873$54,428$55,983$57,538$59,093$60,648
GS-9$51,529$53,246$54,963$56,680$58,397$60,115$61,832$63,549$65,266$66,983
GS-10$56,745$58,636$60,527$62,418$64,309$66,200$68,091$69,982$71,873$73,764
GS-11$62,344$64,423$66,501$68,580$70,659$72,737$74,816$76,895$78,974$81,052
GS-12$74,725$77,216$79,707$82,198$84,689$87,181$89,672$92,163$94,654$97,145
GS-13$88,857$91,819$94,781$97,742$100,704$103,665$106,627$109,589$112,550$115,512
GS-14$105,003$108,503$112,003$115,504$119,004$122,505$126,005$129,506$133,006$136,506
GS-15$123,512$127,628$131,745$135,862$139,979$144,096$148,213$152,330$156,447$160,563

* 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.

Omaha Pay Locality Federal Employment Statistics

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

Common Occupations in Omaha Locality

Occupation Number Employed Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Medical Support Assistance 132 $39,521.00 $31.00

This table lists the top one occupations held by the approximately 132 federal employees working in the Omaha Locality, across all agencies, as well as average yearly compensation for Omaha Locality based federal employees of that occupation.

Federal Agencies in Omaha Locality

Agency Omaha Locality Employees Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Veterans Health Administration 132 $39,521.00 $31.00

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

There are approximately 132 federal employees on the General Schedule payscale located within the Omaha pay area. The average federal employee in the Omaha lcality earns $39,521 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 Omaha locality is Medical Support Assistance. The Federal agency with the largest number of employees in the Omaha locality is the Veterans Health Administration, which has total of 132 employees in the area.

The bar graph to the left shows the distribution of employees in the Omaha 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 Omaha locality area include Omaha and Offutt Air Force Base.

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