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Pennsylvania Pittsburgh General Schedule Payscale

1,215 federal employees †
$52,515 average yearly pay
+1% salary raise this year

The Pittsburgh Locality Area is a General Schedule locality primarily located within Pennsylvania. Federal employees who work within the Pittsburgh locality area receive a locality adjustment of 18.86%, 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 Pittsburgh, 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 Pittsburgh's 18.86% 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$22,640$23,399$24,152$24,900$25,654$26,093$26,837$27,589$27,618$28,321
GS-2$25,456$26,062$26,905$27,618$27,929$28,750$29,571$30,393$31,214$32,035
GS-3$27,775$28,701$29,627$30,553$31,479$32,405$33,331$34,257$35,183$36,108
GS-4$31,181$32,219$33,258$34,297$35,336$36,375$37,414$38,452$39,491$40,530
GS-5$34,885$36,048$37,210$38,373$39,535$40,698$41,860$43,023$44,185$45,347
GS-6$38,886$40,183$41,480$42,777$44,073$45,370$46,667$47,964$49,260$50,557
GS-7$43,213$44,653$46,094$47,534$48,975$50,416$51,856$53,297$54,737$56,178
GS-8$47,857$49,452$51,047$52,642$54,237$55,832$57,427$59,022$60,617$62,213
GS-9$52,858$54,620$56,381$58,143$59,904$61,666$63,427$65,189$66,950$68,712
GS-10$58,209$60,149$62,089$64,029$65,968$67,908$69,848$71,788$73,728$75,667
GS-11$63,953$66,085$68,217$70,350$72,482$74,614$76,747$78,879$81,011$83,144
GS-12$76,653$79,208$81,764$84,319$86,875$89,430$91,986$94,541$97,097$99,652
GS-13$91,150$94,188$97,226$100,264$103,302$106,340$109,379$112,417$115,455$118,493
GS-14$107,712$111,303$114,894$118,484$122,075$125,666$129,257$132,847$136,438$140,029
GS-15$126,699$130,922$135,145$139,368$143,591$147,814$152,037$156,260$160,484$164,707
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$22,232$22,976$23,716$24,451$25,191$25,623$26,353$27,091$27,120$27,815
GS-2$24,997$25,592$26,419$27,120$27,428$28,235$29,042$29,849$30,656$31,463
GS-3$27,274$28,183$29,092$30,001$30,909$31,818$32,727$33,636$34,545$35,454
GS-4$30,618$31,639$32,659$33,679$34,699$35,719$36,739$37,760$38,780$39,800
GS-5$34,256$35,398$36,541$37,683$38,825$39,967$41,109$42,251$43,393$44,535
GS-6$38,184$39,457$40,729$42,001$43,273$44,546$45,818$47,090$48,363$49,635
GS-7$42,433$43,847$45,262$46,676$48,090$49,505$50,919$52,333$53,747$55,162
GS-8$46,993$48,560$50,127$51,694$53,261$54,828$56,395$57,962$59,529$61,096
GS-9$51,905$53,635$55,365$57,096$58,826$60,556$62,286$64,017$65,747$67,477
GS-10$57,159$59,065$60,970$62,876$64,781$66,687$68,592$70,498$72,403$74,308
GS-11$62,799$64,892$66,986$69,080$71,173$73,267$75,361$77,454$79,548$81,641
GS-12$75,271$77,780$80,289$82,798$85,307$87,816$90,325$92,834$95,343$97,852
GS-13$89,506$92,489$95,473$98,457$101,440$104,424$107,407$110,391$113,375$116,358
GS-14$105,769$109,295$112,821$116,346$119,872$123,398$126,923$130,449$133,975$137,500
GS-15$124,413$128,560$132,707$136,854$141,001$145,148$149,295$153,442$157,589$161,736
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,835$22,565$23,291$24,014$24,740$25,164$25,882$26,607$26,635$27,309
GS-2$24,549$25,134$25,947$26,635$26,935$27,727$28,519$29,311$30,103$30,895
GS-3$26,786$27,679$28,573$29,466$30,360$31,253$32,146$33,040$33,933$34,824
GS-4$30,071$31,073$32,074$33,076$34,078$35,080$36,082$37,083$38,085$39,087
GS-5$33,643$34,765$35,887$37,009$38,131$39,253$40,375$41,497$42,619$43,741
GS-6$37,502$38,752$40,003$41,253$42,504$43,754$45,005$46,255$47,506$48,756
GS-7$41,674$43,064$44,453$45,843$47,232$48,622$50,012$51,401$52,791$54,180
GS-8$46,153$47,691$49,229$50,767$52,305$53,843$55,381$56,919$58,457$59,995
GS-9$50,976$52,675$54,375$56,074$57,774$59,473$61,173$62,872$64,572$66,271
GS-10$56,137$58,008$59,880$61,752$63,623$65,495$67,366$69,238$71,110$72,981
GS-11$61,675$63,730$65,786$67,841$69,897$71,952$74,008$76,063$78,119$80,174
GS-12$73,924$76,389$78,853$81,318$83,782$86,246$88,711$91,175$93,640$96,104
GS-13$87,905$90,835$93,765$96,695$99,625$102,555$105,485$108,415$111,345$114,275
GS-14$103,877$107,340$110,803$114,265$117,728$121,191$124,653$128,116$131,579$135,042
GS-15$122,188$126,261$130,334$134,408$138,481$142,554$146,627$150,701$154,774$158,847
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,403$22,118$22,830$23,538$24,250$24,666$25,370$26,079$26,107$26,768
GS-2$24,063$24,636$25,433$26,107$26,404$27,181$27,958$28,735$29,512$30,289
GS-3$26,255$27,130$28,006$28,881$29,756$30,631$31,506$32,381$33,256$34,131
GS-4$29,475$30,457$31,439$32,422$33,404$34,387$35,369$36,352$37,334$38,317
GS-5$32,976$34,075$35,174$36,273$37,373$38,472$39,571$40,670$41,769$42,868
GS-6$36,759$37,984$39,209$40,434$41,659$42,885$44,110$45,335$46,560$47,785
GS-7$40,849$42,210$43,572$44,933$46,295$47,657$49,018$50,380$51,742$53,103
GS-8$45,238$46,746$48,253$49,761$51,268$52,776$54,283$55,791$57,298$58,806
GS-9$49,966$51,631$53,296$54,961$56,626$58,291$59,956$61,621$63,286$64,951
GS-10$55,024$56,858$58,692$60,527$62,361$64,195$66,029$67,863$69,698$71,532
GS-11$60,453$62,468$64,483$66,498$68,513$70,528$72,543$74,559$76,574$78,589
GS-12$72,459$74,875$77,290$79,705$82,121$84,536$86,951$89,366$91,782$94,197
GS-13$86,164$89,036$91,909$94,781$97,654$100,527$103,399$106,272$109,145$112,017
GS-14$101,818$105,213$108,607$112,001$115,395$118,790$122,184$125,578$128,972$132,366
GS-15$119,767$123,760$127,753$131,746$135,739$139,731$143,724$147,717$151,710$155,702
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,134$21,840$22,543$23,243$23,945$24,357$25,052$25,753$25,779$26,430
GS-2$23,762$24,327$25,114$25,779$26,070$26,837$27,604$28,371$29,138$29,905
GS-3$25,926$26,791$27,655$28,520$29,385$30,249$31,114$31,978$32,843$33,708
GS-4$29,105$30,076$31,046$32,017$32,987$33,958$34,928$35,899$36,870$37,840
GS-5$32,563$33,648$34,734$35,820$36,906$37,991$39,077$40,163$41,249$42,334
GS-6$36,298$37,508$38,719$39,929$41,139$42,349$43,560$44,770$45,980$47,190
GS-7$40,336$41,680$43,024$44,368$45,712$47,057$48,401$49,745$51,089$52,433
GS-8$44,671$46,160$47,650$49,140$50,629$52,119$53,608$55,098$56,587$58,077
GS-9$49,340$50,984$52,628$54,273$55,917$57,561$59,206$60,850$62,494$64,138
GS-10$54,334$56,145$57,956$59,766$61,577$63,388$65,199$67,009$68,820$70,631
GS-11$59,695$61,685$63,675$65,665$67,655$69,645$71,635$73,625$75,615$77,605
GS-12$71,551$73,937$76,322$78,708$81,094$83,479$85,865$88,250$90,636$93,022
GS-13$85,084$87,920$90,756$93,592$96,428$99,264$102,100$104,935$107,771$110,607
GS-14$100,543$103,894$107,245$110,597$113,948$117,300$120,651$124,003$127,354$130,706
GS-15$118,267$122,209$126,152$130,095$134,037$137,980$141,923$145,865$149,808$153,750
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,924$21,624$22,320$23,012$23,708$24,117$24,804$25,498$25,525$26,176
GS-2$23,527$24,086$24,865$25,525$25,810$26,568$27,327$28,086$28,845$29,603
GS-3$25,669$26,524$27,380$28,235$29,090$29,945$30,801$31,656$32,511$33,367
GS-4$28,817$29,777$30,737$31,697$32,657$33,617$34,577$35,537$36,497$37,457
GS-5$32,240$33,316$34,391$35,466$36,541$37,617$38,692$39,767$40,842$41,918
GS-6$35,939$37,136$38,333$39,531$40,728$41,926$43,123$44,321$45,518$46,716
GS-7$39,937$41,268$42,600$43,931$45,262$46,593$47,925$49,256$50,587$51,918
GS-8$44,229$45,703$47,178$48,652$50,126$51,601$53,075$54,550$56,024$57,498
GS-9$48,851$50,479$52,107$53,735$55,363$56,991$58,619$60,247$61,875$63,503
GS-10$53,797$55,590$57,383$59,176$60,970$62,763$64,556$66,350$68,143$69,936
GS-11$59,104$61,074$63,045$65,015$66,985$68,955$70,925$72,895$74,865$76,836
GS-12$70,843$73,204$75,565$77,926$80,287$82,648$85,009$87,371$89,732$92,093
GS-13$84,241$87,049$89,857$92,665$95,473$98,281$101,089$103,897$106,705$109,513
GS-14$99,548$102,865$106,183$109,501$112,818$116,136$119,454$122,772$126,089$129,407
GS-15$117,096$120,999$124,902$128,805$132,708$136,611$140,514$144,417$148,321$152,224
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,717$21,410$22,099$22,784$23,473$23,878$24,559$25,245$25,272$25,914
GS-2$23,294$23,848$24,618$25,272$25,556$26,308$27,060$27,811$28,563$29,315
GS-3$25,415$26,262$27,110$27,957$28,804$29,651$30,498$31,345$32,193$33,040
GS-4$28,532$29,482$30,433$31,384$32,335$33,285$34,236$35,187$36,138$37,088
GS-5$31,921$32,985$34,049$35,112$36,176$37,240$38,303$39,367$40,430$41,494
GS-6$35,582$36,768$37,954$39,140$40,326$41,512$42,697$43,883$45,069$46,255
GS-7$39,541$40,860$42,178$43,497$44,815$46,134$47,452$48,771$50,089$51,408
GS-8$43,791$45,250$46,710$48,169$49,628$51,088$52,547$54,006$55,465$56,925
GS-9$48,367$49,979$51,590$53,202$54,814$56,425$58,037$59,649$61,261$62,872
GS-10$53,264$55,040$56,815$58,591$60,367$62,143$63,919$65,694$67,470$69,246
GS-11$58,519$60,469$62,420$64,370$66,320$68,271$70,221$72,172$74,122$76,072
GS-12$70,141$72,479$74,817$77,154$79,492$81,830$84,168$86,506$88,844$91,182
GS-13$83,407$86,187$88,967$91,747$94,527$97,307$100,088$102,868$105,648$108,428
GS-14$98,562$101,847$105,132$108,417$111,702$114,988$118,273$121,558$124,843$128,128
GS-15$115,937$119,802$123,666$127,531$131,396$135,260$139,125$142,990$146,854$150,719
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,717$21,410$22,099$22,784$23,473$23,878$24,559$25,245$25,272$25,914
GS-2$23,294$23,848$24,618$25,272$25,556$26,308$27,060$27,811$28,563$29,315
GS-3$25,415$26,262$27,110$27,957$28,804$29,651$30,498$31,345$32,193$33,040
GS-4$28,532$29,482$30,433$31,384$32,335$33,285$34,236$35,187$36,138$37,088
GS-5$31,921$32,985$34,049$35,112$36,176$37,240$38,303$39,367$40,430$41,494
GS-6$35,582$36,768$37,954$39,140$40,326$41,512$42,697$43,883$45,069$46,255
GS-7$39,541$40,860$42,178$43,497$44,815$46,134$47,452$48,771$50,089$51,408
GS-8$43,791$45,250$46,710$48,169$49,628$51,088$52,547$54,006$55,465$56,925
GS-9$48,367$49,979$51,590$53,202$54,814$56,425$58,037$59,649$61,261$62,872
GS-10$53,264$55,040$56,815$58,591$60,367$62,143$63,919$65,694$67,470$69,246
GS-11$58,519$60,469$62,420$64,370$66,320$68,271$70,221$72,172$74,122$76,072
GS-12$70,141$72,479$74,817$77,154$79,492$81,830$84,168$86,506$88,844$91,182
GS-13$83,407$86,187$88,967$91,747$94,527$97,307$100,088$102,868$105,648$108,428
GS-14$98,562$101,847$105,132$108,417$111,702$114,988$118,273$121,558$124,843$128,128
GS-15$115,937$119,802$123,666$127,531$131,396$135,260$139,125$142,990$146,854$150,719
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,717$21,410$22,099$22,784$23,473$23,878$24,559$25,245$25,272$25,914
GS-2$23,294$23,848$24,618$25,272$25,556$26,308$27,060$27,811$28,563$29,315
GS-3$25,415$26,262$27,110$27,957$28,804$29,651$30,498$31,345$32,193$33,040
GS-4$28,532$29,482$30,433$31,384$32,335$33,285$34,236$35,187$36,138$37,088
GS-5$31,921$32,985$34,049$35,112$36,176$37,240$38,303$39,367$40,430$41,494
GS-6$35,582$36,768$37,954$39,140$40,326$41,512$42,697$43,883$45,069$46,255
GS-7$39,541$40,860$42,178$43,497$44,815$46,134$47,452$48,771$50,089$51,408
GS-8$43,791$45,250$46,710$48,169$49,628$51,088$52,547$54,006$55,465$56,925
GS-9$48,367$49,979$51,590$53,202$54,814$56,425$58,037$59,649$61,261$62,872
GS-10$53,264$55,040$56,815$58,591$60,367$62,143$63,919$65,694$67,470$69,246
GS-11$58,519$60,469$62,420$64,370$66,320$68,271$70,221$72,172$74,122$76,072
GS-12$70,141$72,479$74,817$77,154$79,492$81,830$84,168$86,506$88,844$91,182
GS-13$83,407$86,187$88,967$91,747$94,527$97,307$100,088$102,868$105,648$108,428
GS-14$98,562$101,847$105,132$108,417$111,702$114,988$118,273$121,558$124,843$128,128
GS-15$115,937$119,802$123,666$127,531$131,396$135,260$139,125$142,990$146,854$150,719
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,717$21,410$22,099$22,784$23,473$23,878$24,559$25,245$25,272$25,914
GS-2$23,294$23,848$24,618$25,272$25,556$26,308$27,060$27,811$28,563$29,315
GS-3$25,415$26,262$27,110$27,957$28,804$29,651$30,498$31,345$32,193$33,040
GS-4$28,532$29,482$30,433$31,384$32,335$33,285$34,236$35,187$36,138$37,088
GS-5$31,921$32,985$34,049$35,112$36,176$37,240$38,303$39,367$40,430$41,494
GS-6$35,582$36,768$37,954$39,140$40,326$41,512$42,697$43,883$45,069$46,255
GS-7$39,541$40,860$42,178$43,497$44,815$46,134$47,452$48,771$50,089$51,408
GS-8$43,791$45,250$46,710$48,169$49,628$51,088$52,547$54,006$55,465$56,925
GS-9$48,367$49,979$51,590$53,202$54,814$56,425$58,037$59,649$61,261$62,872
GS-10$53,264$55,040$56,815$58,591$60,367$62,143$63,919$65,694$67,470$69,246
GS-11$58,519$60,469$62,420$64,370$66,320$68,271$70,221$72,172$74,122$76,072
GS-12$70,141$72,479$74,817$77,154$79,492$81,830$84,168$86,506$88,844$91,182
GS-13$83,407$86,187$88,967$91,747$94,527$97,307$100,088$102,868$105,648$108,428
GS-14$98,562$101,847$105,132$108,417$111,702$114,988$118,273$121,558$124,843$128,128
GS-15$115,937$119,802$123,666$127,531$131,396$135,260$139,125$142,990$146,854$150,719
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,322$21,001$21,676$22,349$23,025$23,422$24,090$24,763$24,789$25,424
GS-2$22,849$23,392$24,148$24,789$25,066$25,803$26,540$27,277$28,014$28,751
GS-3$24,930$25,760$26,591$27,422$28,252$29,083$29,914$30,745$31,575$32,406
GS-4$27,987$28,920$29,852$30,785$31,718$32,651$33,583$34,516$35,449$36,381
GS-5$31,312$32,356$33,400$34,444$35,488$36,532$37,576$38,620$39,664$40,707
GS-6$34,903$36,066$37,229$38,393$39,556$40,719$41,882$43,045$44,209$45,372
GS-7$38,786$40,079$41,372$42,665$43,958$45,251$46,544$47,837$49,130$50,423
GS-8$42,955$44,387$45,819$47,251$48,683$50,115$51,547$52,979$54,411$55,843
GS-9$47,444$49,025$50,606$52,188$53,769$55,351$56,932$58,514$60,095$61,677
GS-10$52,247$53,988$55,730$57,471$59,213$60,954$62,695$64,437$66,178$67,919
GS-11$57,402$59,315$61,227$63,140$65,053$66,966$68,879$70,792$72,704$74,617
GS-12$68,801$71,094$73,387$75,680$77,973$80,265$82,558$84,851$87,144$89,437
GS-13$81,815$84,542$87,269$89,997$92,724$95,451$98,179$100,906$103,633$106,361
GS-14$96,679$99,903$103,126$106,349$109,572$112,796$116,019$119,242$122,465$125,688
GS-15$113,724$117,514$121,305$125,096$128,887$132,678$136,469$140,260$144,051$147,842
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$19,524$20,176$20,826$21,472$22,121$22,503$23,144$23,791$23,816$24,425
GS-2$21,952$22,474$23,200$23,816$24,082$24,790$25,498$26,206$26,913$27,621
GS-3$23,951$24,750$25,548$26,346$27,145$27,943$28,742$29,540$30,338$31,137
GS-4$26,888$27,785$28,682$29,579$30,476$31,373$32,269$33,166$34,063$34,960
GS-5$30,083$31,085$32,087$33,089$34,092$35,094$36,096$37,098$38,101$39,103
GS-6$33,533$34,651$35,769$36,886$38,004$39,122$40,240$41,358$42,476$43,594
GS-7$37,264$38,506$39,748$40,989$42,231$43,473$44,714$45,956$47,197$48,439
GS-8$41,269$42,644$44,020$45,396$46,771$48,147$49,523$50,898$52,274$53,649
GS-9$45,581$47,101$48,621$50,141$51,661$53,181$54,701$56,221$57,741$59,261
GS-10$50,196$51,869$53,543$55,216$56,890$58,563$60,237$61,910$63,583$65,257
GS-11$55,149$56,987$58,825$60,664$62,502$64,341$66,179$68,017$69,856$71,694
GS-12$66,100$68,304$70,507$72,711$74,915$77,119$79,322$81,526$83,730$85,934
GS-13$78,603$81,224$83,844$86,465$89,086$91,706$94,327$96,948$99,568$102,189
GS-14$92,884$95,980$99,076$102,172$105,268$108,364$111,460$114,556$117,652$120,748
GS-15$109,260$112,902$116,544$120,187$123,829$127,472$131,114$134,756$138,399$142,041
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$18,985$19,618$20,251$20,879$21,510$21,881$22,504$23,133$23,158$23,743
GS-2$21,346$21,853$22,559$23,158$23,416$24,105$24,793$25,482$26,170$26,858
GS-3$23,290$24,066$24,842$25,619$26,395$27,171$27,948$28,724$29,500$30,276
GS-4$26,145$27,016$27,887$28,758$29,629$30,500$31,371$32,242$33,113$33,984
GS-5$29,251$30,226$31,201$32,176$33,151$34,126$35,101$36,076$37,051$38,026
GS-6$32,606$33,693$34,780$35,867$36,954$38,040$39,127$40,214$41,301$42,388
GS-7$36,234$37,442$38,650$39,858$41,066$42,273$43,481$44,689$45,897$47,105
GS-8$40,128$41,466$42,804$44,142$45,480$46,818$48,156$49,494$50,832$52,170
GS-9$44,321$45,799$47,276$48,753$50,230$51,708$53,185$54,662$56,139$57,617
GS-10$48,809$50,436$52,063$53,689$55,316$56,943$58,570$60,197$61,823$63,450
GS-11$53,626$55,413$57,201$58,989$60,777$62,564$64,352$66,140$67,927$69,715
GS-12$64,273$66,416$68,559$70,702$72,844$74,987$77,130$79,273$81,415$83,558
GS-13$76,431$78,979$81,527$84,075$86,623$89,172$91,720$94,268$96,816$99,364
GS-14$90,318$93,328$96,338$99,349$102,359$105,370$108,380$111,390$114,401$117,411
GS-15$106,241$109,782$113,323$116,864$120,406$123,947$127,488$131,029$134,571$138,112

* 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.

Pittsburgh Pay Locality Federal Employment Statistics

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

Common Occupations in Pittsburgh Locality

Occupation Number Employed Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Contact Representative 566 $42,718.00 $1.00
General Legal And Kindred Administration 186 $66,670.00 $8.00
Medical Support Assistance 141 $38,396.00 $19.00
Security Clerical And Assistance 113 $42,634.00 $0.00
General Health Science 109 $73,762.00 $16.00
Veterans Claims Examining 100 $70,508.00 $135.00

This table lists the top six occupations held by the approximately 1,215 federal employees working in the Pittsburgh Locality, across all agencies, as well as average yearly compensation for Pittsburgh Locality based federal employees of that occupation.

Federal Agencies in Pittsburgh Locality

Agency Pittsburgh Locality Employees Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Office Of Personnel Management 597 $47,654.00 $3.00
Internal Revenue Service 268 $46,841.00 $0.00
Veterans Health Administration 250 $56,079.00 $18.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 100 $70,508.00 $135.00

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

There are approximately 1,215 federal employees on the General Schedule payscale located within the Pittsburgh pay area. The average federal employee in the Pittsburgh lcality earns $52,515 per year, and the average yearly bonus is $23.

Based on data provided by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the most common job title for federal employees based in the Pittsburgh locality is Contact Representative. The Federal agency with the largest number of employees in the Pittsburgh locality is the Office Of Personnel Management, which has total of 597 employees in the area.

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

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