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Arizona Phoenix General Schedule Payscale

1,904 federal employees †
$64,642 average yearly pay
+1% salary raise this year

The Phoenix Locality Area is a General Schedule locality primarily located within Arizona. Federal employees who work within the Phoenix locality area receive a locality adjustment of 19.6%, 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 Phoenix, 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 Phoenix's 19.6% 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$22,781$23,544$24,303$25,055$25,813$26,256$27,004$27,760$27,790$28,497
GS-2$25,615$26,225$27,073$27,790$28,102$28,929$29,755$30,582$31,408$32,235
GS-3$27,948$28,880$29,811$30,743$31,675$32,607$33,538$34,470$35,402$36,333
GS-4$31,375$32,420$33,465$34,511$35,556$36,601$37,646$38,692$39,737$40,782
GS-5$35,103$36,272$37,442$38,612$39,781$40,951$42,121$43,290$44,460$45,630
GS-6$39,128$40,433$41,738$43,043$44,348$45,653$46,957$48,262$49,567$50,872
GS-7$43,482$44,931$46,381$47,830$49,280$50,730$52,179$53,629$55,078$56,528
GS-8$48,155$49,760$51,365$52,970$54,575$56,180$57,785$59,390$60,995$62,600
GS-9$53,187$54,960$56,732$58,505$60,277$62,050$63,822$65,595$67,367$69,140
GS-10$58,572$60,524$62,475$64,427$66,379$68,331$70,283$72,235$74,187$76,139
GS-11$64,351$66,496$68,642$70,788$72,933$75,079$77,225$79,370$81,516$83,661
GS-12$77,130$79,701$82,273$84,844$87,416$89,987$92,558$95,130$97,701$100,273
GS-13$91,718$94,775$97,832$100,889$103,946$107,003$110,060$113,116$116,173$119,230
GS-14$108,383$111,996$115,609$119,222$122,835$126,448$130,061$133,675$137,288$140,901
GS-15$127,488$131,737$135,986$140,236$144,485$148,735$152,984$157,233$161,483$165,732
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$22,371$23,120$23,864$24,604$25,348$25,783$26,518$27,261$27,289$27,989
GS-2$25,153$25,752$26,584$27,289$27,599$28,411$29,223$30,036$30,848$31,660
GS-3$27,444$28,359$29,274$30,188$31,103$32,017$32,932$33,847$34,761$35,676
GS-4$30,810$31,836$32,863$33,889$34,916$35,943$36,969$37,996$39,022$40,049
GS-5$34,471$35,620$36,769$37,918$39,067$40,217$41,366$42,515$43,664$44,814
GS-6$38,423$39,703$40,984$42,264$43,544$44,824$46,105$47,385$48,665$49,945
GS-7$42,699$44,122$45,545$46,968$48,391$49,814$51,237$52,660$54,084$55,507
GS-8$47,287$48,864$50,441$52,017$53,594$55,171$56,748$58,324$59,901$61,478
GS-9$52,229$53,970$55,711$57,453$59,194$60,935$62,676$64,417$66,158$67,899
GS-10$57,517$59,434$61,352$63,269$65,186$67,104$69,021$70,938$72,856$74,773
GS-11$63,192$65,298$67,405$69,512$71,618$73,725$75,832$77,938$80,045$82,152
GS-12$75,741$78,266$80,791$83,315$85,840$88,365$90,889$93,414$95,939$98,464
GS-13$90,065$93,068$96,070$99,072$102,074$105,077$108,079$111,081$114,083$117,086
GS-14$106,431$109,978$113,526$117,074$120,621$124,169$127,717$131,265$134,812$138,360
GS-15$125,191$129,364$133,537$137,710$141,883$146,056$150,228$154,401$158,574$162,747
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,966$22,701$23,432$24,159$24,889$25,316$26,038$26,767$26,796$27,474
GS-2$24,697$25,285$26,103$26,796$27,097$27,894$28,690$29,487$30,284$31,081
GS-3$26,947$27,846$28,745$29,644$30,542$31,441$32,340$33,239$34,137$35,034
GS-4$30,252$31,260$32,268$33,275$34,283$35,291$36,299$37,307$38,315$39,323
GS-5$33,846$34,975$36,103$37,232$38,361$39,490$40,619$41,747$42,876$44,005
GS-6$37,728$38,986$40,244$41,502$42,760$44,018$45,276$46,534$47,792$49,050
GS-7$41,925$43,323$44,721$46,119$47,517$48,915$50,313$51,711$53,109$54,507
GS-8$46,431$47,978$49,526$51,073$52,620$54,168$55,715$57,262$58,810$60,357
GS-9$51,283$52,992$54,702$56,412$58,122$59,832$61,541$63,251$64,961$66,671
GS-10$56,475$58,358$60,241$62,124$64,006$65,889$67,772$69,655$71,538$73,421
GS-11$62,046$64,114$66,182$68,250$70,318$72,386$74,454$76,522$78,589$80,657
GS-12$74,369$76,849$79,328$81,807$84,287$86,766$89,245$91,725$94,204$96,683
GS-13$88,434$91,382$94,330$97,277$100,225$103,172$106,120$109,068$112,015$114,963
GS-14$104,503$107,986$111,470$114,954$118,437$121,921$125,404$128,888$132,372$135,855
GS-15$122,924$127,022$131,119$135,217$139,315$143,413$147,511$151,608$155,706$159,804
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,483$22,201$22,916$23,627$24,341$24,759$25,465$26,177$26,206$26,868
GS-2$24,154$24,729$25,529$26,206$26,503$27,283$28,063$28,843$29,623$30,403
GS-3$26,354$27,233$28,111$28,990$29,868$30,746$31,625$32,503$33,382$34,260
GS-4$29,586$30,572$31,558$32,544$33,530$34,516$35,503$36,489$37,475$38,461
GS-5$33,100$34,204$35,307$36,410$37,514$38,617$39,720$40,823$41,927$43,030
GS-6$36,897$38,127$39,357$40,587$41,817$43,046$44,276$45,506$46,736$47,965
GS-7$41,003$42,369$43,736$45,103$46,470$47,836$49,203$50,570$51,937$53,304
GS-8$45,409$46,922$48,435$49,948$51,461$52,975$54,488$56,001$57,514$59,027
GS-9$50,154$51,826$53,497$55,168$56,840$58,511$60,182$61,853$63,525$65,196
GS-10$55,231$57,073$58,914$60,755$62,596$64,437$66,278$68,119$69,960$71,802
GS-11$60,681$62,704$64,726$66,749$68,772$70,794$72,817$74,840$76,862$78,885
GS-12$72,733$75,157$77,581$80,006$82,430$84,855$87,279$89,703$92,128$94,552
GS-13$86,488$89,372$92,255$95,139$98,022$100,906$103,789$106,673$109,556$112,440
GS-14$102,202$105,609$109,016$112,423$115,831$119,238$122,645$126,052$129,459$132,866
GS-15$120,219$124,227$128,235$132,243$136,250$140,258$144,266$148,274$152,282$156,290
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,205$21,914$22,619$23,320$24,026$24,439$25,136$25,839$25,866$26,519
GS-2$23,841$24,409$25,198$25,866$26,158$26,927$27,697$28,466$29,236$30,005
GS-3$26,013$26,880$27,748$28,616$29,483$30,351$31,218$32,086$32,953$33,821
GS-4$29,203$30,177$31,150$32,124$33,098$34,072$35,046$36,019$36,993$37,967
GS-5$32,672$33,761$34,851$35,940$37,029$38,119$39,208$40,297$41,387$42,476
GS-6$36,420$37,634$38,848$40,063$41,277$42,491$43,706$44,920$46,134$47,349
GS-7$40,471$41,820$43,169$44,517$45,866$47,214$48,563$49,911$51,260$52,609
GS-8$44,821$46,315$47,810$49,304$50,799$52,293$53,788$55,282$56,777$58,271
GS-9$49,505$51,155$52,805$54,455$56,104$57,754$59,404$61,054$62,704$64,353
GS-10$54,516$56,333$58,150$59,967$61,784$63,600$65,417$67,234$69,051$70,867
GS-11$59,896$61,892$63,889$65,885$67,882$69,879$71,875$73,872$75,868$77,865
GS-12$71,791$74,185$76,578$78,972$81,365$83,759$86,153$88,546$90,940$93,333
GS-13$85,369$88,215$91,060$93,905$96,751$99,596$102,442$105,287$108,133$110,978
GS-14$100,879$104,242$107,605$110,968$114,330$117,693$121,056$124,418$127,781$131,144
GS-15$118,663$122,619$126,575$130,531$134,487$138,442$142,398$146,354$150,310$154,266
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,995$21,696$22,395$23,089$23,788$24,197$24,887$25,583$25,610$26,264
GS-2$23,605$24,167$24,948$25,610$25,896$26,657$27,419$28,180$28,941$29,703
GS-3$25,755$26,613$27,471$28,329$29,188$30,046$30,904$31,762$32,620$33,479
GS-4$28,913$29,877$30,840$31,803$32,766$33,730$34,693$35,656$36,619$37,583
GS-5$32,348$33,427$34,506$35,585$36,664$37,743$38,822$39,900$40,979$42,058
GS-6$36,059$37,260$38,462$39,663$40,865$42,066$43,268$44,469$45,671$46,872
GS-7$40,071$41,407$42,742$44,078$45,414$46,750$48,085$49,421$50,757$52,092
GS-8$44,377$45,856$47,336$48,815$50,294$51,774$53,253$54,732$56,212$57,691
GS-9$49,015$50,648$52,282$53,915$55,549$57,182$58,816$60,449$62,082$63,716
GS-10$53,977$55,776$57,576$59,375$61,174$62,973$64,773$66,572$68,371$70,170
GS-11$59,302$61,279$63,256$65,233$67,209$69,186$71,163$73,140$75,116$77,093
GS-12$71,080$73,449$75,818$78,187$80,556$82,925$85,294$87,663$90,032$92,402
GS-13$84,524$87,341$90,159$92,976$95,793$98,611$101,428$104,246$107,063$109,881
GS-14$99,881$103,210$106,539$109,868$113,196$116,525$119,854$123,183$126,512$129,841
GS-15$117,489$121,405$125,321$129,237$133,153$137,069$140,985$144,901$148,818$152,734
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,787$21,482$22,173$22,860$23,552$23,958$24,641$25,330$25,357$26,001
GS-2$23,372$23,928$24,701$25,357$25,642$26,396$27,150$27,904$28,659$29,413
GS-3$25,500$26,350$27,200$28,050$28,900$29,750$30,600$31,450$32,300$33,150
GS-4$28,627$29,581$30,535$31,489$32,443$33,397$34,351$35,305$36,259$37,213
GS-5$32,028$33,096$34,163$35,230$36,297$37,364$38,432$39,499$40,566$41,633
GS-6$35,702$36,891$38,081$39,271$40,461$41,651$42,840$44,030$45,220$46,410
GS-7$39,674$40,997$42,320$43,643$44,965$46,288$47,611$48,934$50,257$51,580
GS-8$43,938$45,402$46,866$48,330$49,795$51,259$52,723$54,187$55,651$57,115
GS-9$48,529$50,146$51,763$53,380$54,997$56,615$58,232$59,849$61,466$63,083
GS-10$53,442$55,224$57,006$58,787$60,569$62,351$64,133$65,915$67,696$69,478
GS-11$58,715$60,672$62,629$64,586$66,543$68,500$70,456$72,413$74,370$76,327
GS-12$70,376$72,722$75,067$77,413$79,759$82,104$84,450$86,796$89,142$91,487
GS-13$83,687$86,476$89,265$92,055$94,844$97,634$100,423$103,212$106,002$108,791
GS-14$98,892$102,188$105,484$108,781$112,077$115,373$118,669$121,965$125,261$128,557
GS-15$116,326$120,203$124,081$127,958$131,836$135,714$139,591$143,469$147,346$151,224
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,787$21,482$22,173$22,860$23,552$23,958$24,641$25,330$25,357$26,001
GS-2$23,372$23,928$24,701$25,357$25,642$26,396$27,150$27,904$28,659$29,413
GS-3$25,500$26,350$27,200$28,050$28,900$29,750$30,600$31,450$32,300$33,150
GS-4$28,627$29,581$30,535$31,489$32,443$33,397$34,351$35,305$36,259$37,213
GS-5$32,028$33,096$34,163$35,230$36,297$37,364$38,432$39,499$40,566$41,633
GS-6$35,702$36,891$38,081$39,271$40,461$41,651$42,840$44,030$45,220$46,410
GS-7$39,674$40,997$42,320$43,643$44,965$46,288$47,611$48,934$50,257$51,580
GS-8$43,938$45,402$46,866$48,330$49,795$51,259$52,723$54,187$55,651$57,115
GS-9$48,529$50,146$51,763$53,380$54,997$56,615$58,232$59,849$61,466$63,083
GS-10$53,442$55,224$57,006$58,787$60,569$62,351$64,133$65,915$67,696$69,478
GS-11$58,715$60,672$62,629$64,586$66,543$68,500$70,456$72,413$74,370$76,327
GS-12$70,376$72,722$75,067$77,413$79,759$82,104$84,450$86,796$89,142$91,487
GS-13$83,687$86,476$89,265$92,055$94,844$97,634$100,423$103,212$106,002$108,791
GS-14$98,892$102,188$105,484$108,781$112,077$115,373$118,669$121,965$125,261$128,557
GS-15$116,326$120,203$124,081$127,958$131,836$135,714$139,591$143,469$147,346$151,224
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,787$21,482$22,173$22,860$23,552$23,958$24,641$25,330$25,357$26,001
GS-2$23,372$23,928$24,701$25,357$25,642$26,396$27,150$27,904$28,659$29,413
GS-3$25,500$26,350$27,200$28,050$28,900$29,750$30,600$31,450$32,300$33,150
GS-4$28,627$29,581$30,535$31,489$32,443$33,397$34,351$35,305$36,259$37,213
GS-5$32,028$33,096$34,163$35,230$36,297$37,364$38,432$39,499$40,566$41,633
GS-6$35,702$36,891$38,081$39,271$40,461$41,651$42,840$44,030$45,220$46,410
GS-7$39,674$40,997$42,320$43,643$44,965$46,288$47,611$48,934$50,257$51,580
GS-8$43,938$45,402$46,866$48,330$49,795$51,259$52,723$54,187$55,651$57,115
GS-9$48,529$50,146$51,763$53,380$54,997$56,615$58,232$59,849$61,466$63,083
GS-10$53,442$55,224$57,006$58,787$60,569$62,351$64,133$65,915$67,696$69,478
GS-11$58,715$60,672$62,629$64,586$66,543$68,500$70,456$72,413$74,370$76,327
GS-12$70,376$72,722$75,067$77,413$79,759$82,104$84,450$86,796$89,142$91,487
GS-13$83,687$86,476$89,265$92,055$94,844$97,634$100,423$103,212$106,002$108,791
GS-14$98,892$102,188$105,484$108,781$112,077$115,373$118,669$121,965$125,261$128,557
GS-15$116,326$120,203$124,081$127,958$131,836$135,714$139,591$143,469$147,346$151,224
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,787$21,482$22,173$22,860$23,552$23,958$24,641$25,330$25,357$26,001
GS-2$23,372$23,928$24,701$25,357$25,642$26,396$27,150$27,904$28,659$29,413
GS-3$25,500$26,350$27,200$28,050$28,900$29,750$30,600$31,450$32,300$33,150
GS-4$28,627$29,581$30,535$31,489$32,443$33,397$34,351$35,305$36,259$37,213
GS-5$32,028$33,096$34,163$35,230$36,297$37,364$38,432$39,499$40,566$41,633
GS-6$35,702$36,891$38,081$39,271$40,461$41,651$42,840$44,030$45,220$46,410
GS-7$39,674$40,997$42,320$43,643$44,965$46,288$47,611$48,934$50,257$51,580
GS-8$43,938$45,402$46,866$48,330$49,795$51,259$52,723$54,187$55,651$57,115
GS-9$48,529$50,146$51,763$53,380$54,997$56,615$58,232$59,849$61,466$63,083
GS-10$53,442$55,224$57,006$58,787$60,569$62,351$64,133$65,915$67,696$69,478
GS-11$58,715$60,672$62,629$64,586$66,543$68,500$70,456$72,413$74,370$76,327
GS-12$70,376$72,722$75,067$77,413$79,759$82,104$84,450$86,796$89,142$91,487
GS-13$83,687$86,476$89,265$92,055$94,844$97,634$100,423$103,212$106,002$108,791
GS-14$98,892$102,188$105,484$108,781$112,077$115,373$118,669$121,965$125,261$128,557
GS-15$116,326$120,203$124,081$127,958$131,836$135,714$139,591$143,469$147,346$151,224
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,360$21,041$21,717$22,392$23,069$23,467$24,135$24,810$24,836$25,473
GS-2$22,892$23,437$24,193$24,836$25,114$25,852$26,590$27,329$28,067$28,805
GS-3$24,977$25,809$26,642$27,474$28,306$29,138$29,971$30,803$31,635$32,468
GS-4$28,040$28,975$29,909$30,844$31,778$32,713$33,647$34,581$35,516$36,450
GS-5$31,372$32,418$33,464$34,509$35,555$36,601$37,647$38,693$39,739$40,785
GS-6$34,969$36,135$37,300$38,465$39,631$40,796$41,962$43,127$44,293$45,458
GS-7$38,860$40,156$41,451$42,746$44,042$45,337$46,633$47,928$49,224$50,519
GS-8$43,037$44,471$45,906$47,341$48,776$50,210$51,645$53,080$54,515$55,949
GS-9$47,534$49,118$50,703$52,287$53,872$55,456$57,041$58,625$60,210$61,794
GS-10$52,346$54,091$55,836$57,580$59,325$61,070$62,814$64,559$66,304$68,048
GS-11$57,511$59,427$61,344$63,260$65,177$67,093$69,010$70,926$72,843$74,759
GS-12$68,932$71,229$73,526$75,823$78,121$80,418$82,715$85,012$87,310$89,607
GS-13$81,970$84,702$87,435$90,167$92,900$95,633$98,365$101,098$103,830$106,563
GS-14$96,863$100,092$103,322$106,551$109,780$113,010$116,239$119,468$122,698$125,927
GS-15$113,939$117,738$121,536$125,334$129,132$132,930$136,728$140,526$144,325$148,123
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$19,429$20,078$20,724$21,367$22,013$22,393$23,031$23,675$23,700$24,305
GS-2$21,844$22,364$23,087$23,700$23,964$24,669$25,373$26,077$26,782$27,486
GS-3$23,834$24,629$25,423$26,218$27,012$27,807$28,601$29,395$30,190$30,984
GS-4$26,757$27,649$28,542$29,434$30,327$31,219$32,112$33,004$33,897$34,789
GS-5$29,936$30,933$31,930$32,928$33,925$34,922$35,920$36,917$37,914$38,912
GS-6$33,369$34,481$35,594$36,706$37,819$38,931$40,043$41,156$42,268$43,381
GS-7$37,082$38,318$39,553$40,789$42,024$43,260$44,496$45,731$46,967$48,202
GS-8$41,067$42,436$43,805$45,174$46,543$47,911$49,280$50,649$52,018$53,387
GS-9$45,358$46,871$48,383$49,896$51,408$52,921$54,433$55,946$57,458$58,971
GS-10$49,951$51,616$53,281$54,946$56,612$58,277$59,942$61,607$63,273$64,938
GS-11$54,879$56,708$58,538$60,367$62,197$64,026$65,855$67,685$69,514$71,344
GS-12$65,777$67,970$70,163$72,356$74,549$76,742$78,935$81,128$83,321$85,513
GS-13$78,219$80,827$83,434$86,042$88,650$91,258$93,866$96,474$99,082$101,690
GS-14$92,430$95,511$98,592$101,672$104,753$107,834$110,915$113,996$117,077$120,158
GS-15$108,726$112,350$115,975$119,599$123,224$126,848$130,473$134,097$137,722$141,347
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$18,828$19,457$20,084$20,707$21,333$21,701$22,319$22,943$22,968$23,547
GS-2$21,170$21,673$22,373$22,968$23,224$23,906$24,589$25,272$25,955$26,637
GS-3$23,098$23,868$24,638$25,408$26,178$26,947$27,717$28,487$29,257$30,027
GS-4$25,930$26,794$27,657$28,521$29,385$30,249$31,113$31,977$32,841$33,704
GS-5$29,010$29,977$30,944$31,911$32,878$33,845$34,812$35,779$36,746$37,712
GS-6$32,338$33,416$34,494$35,571$36,649$37,727$38,805$39,883$40,961$42,039
GS-7$35,936$37,134$38,332$39,530$40,727$41,925$43,123$44,321$45,519$46,717
GS-8$39,798$41,125$42,452$43,779$45,106$46,433$47,760$49,087$50,413$51,740
GS-9$43,957$45,422$46,887$48,352$49,817$51,282$52,747$54,212$55,677$57,142
GS-10$48,407$50,021$51,634$53,247$54,861$56,474$58,088$59,701$61,314$62,928
GS-11$53,184$54,957$56,730$58,503$60,276$62,049$63,822$65,595$67,368$69,141
GS-12$63,744$65,869$67,994$70,119$72,245$74,370$76,495$78,620$80,745$82,870
GS-13$75,802$78,329$80,856$83,383$85,910$88,437$90,964$93,491$96,018$98,546
GS-14$89,574$92,560$95,545$98,531$101,516$104,502$107,488$110,473$113,459$116,445
GS-15$105,366$108,878$112,390$115,902$119,414$122,926$126,438$129,951$133,463$136,975

* 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.

Phoenix Pay Locality Federal Employment Statistics

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

Common Occupations in Phoenix Locality

Occupation Number Employed Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Medical Support Assistance 472 $41,706.00 $3.00
Veterans Claims Examining 264 $70,105.00 $139.00
General Legal And Kindred Administration 207 $50,306.00 $157.00
Nurse 196 $81,943.00 $36.00
Social Work 160 $74,530.00 $3.00
Practical Nurse 160 $54,884.00 $3.00
Nursing Assistant 124 $38,756.00 $4.00
Social Insurance Administration 113 $72,797.00 $349.00
Contact Representative 108 $50,245.00 $295.00
Pharmacist 100 $134,089.00 $0.00

This table lists the top ten occupations held by the approximately 1,904 federal employees working in the Phoenix Locality, across all agencies, as well as average yearly compensation for Phoenix Locality based federal employees of that occupation.

Federal Agencies in Phoenix Locality

Agency Phoenix Locality Employees Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Veterans Health Administration 911 $68,389.00 $3.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 471 $60,206.00 $148.00
Indian Health Service 301 $62,836.00 $18.00
Social Security Administration 221 $61,521.00 $322.00

There are four Federal agencies with a significant workforce in the Phoenix 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 Phoenix Locality

There are approximately 1,904 federal employees on the General Schedule payscale located within the Phoenix pay area. The average federal employee in the Phoenix lcality earns $64,642 per year, and the average yearly bonus is $90.

Based on data provided by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the most common job title for federal employees based in the Phoenix locality is Medical Support Assistance. The Federal agency with the largest number of employees in the Phoenix locality is the Veterans Health Administration, which has total of 911 employees in the area.

The bar graph to the left shows the distribution of employees in the Phoenix 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 Phoenix locality area include Phoenix, Mesa, Chandler, Gilbert, Luke Air Force Base, Scottsdale, Tempe, Peoria and Surprise.

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