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California San Diego General Schedule Payscale

1,101 federal employees †
$63,327 average yearly pay
+1% salary raise this year

The San Diego Locality Area is a General Schedule locality primarily located within California. Federal employees who work within the San Diego locality area receive a locality adjustment of 28.8%, 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 San Diego, 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 San Diego's 28.8% 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$24,534$25,356$26,172$26,982$27,799$28,275$29,082$29,896$29,928$30,689
GS-2$27,585$28,242$29,155$29,928$30,264$31,154$32,044$32,934$33,824$34,714
GS-3$30,098$31,101$32,105$33,108$34,111$35,115$36,118$37,121$38,125$39,128
GS-4$33,788$34,914$36,040$37,165$38,291$39,417$40,542$41,668$42,794$43,920
GS-5$37,803$39,062$40,322$41,582$42,841$44,101$45,361$46,620$47,880$49,140
GS-6$42,138$43,543$44,949$46,354$47,759$49,164$50,569$51,975$53,380$54,785
GS-7$46,827$48,388$49,949$51,510$53,071$54,632$56,193$57,754$59,315$60,876
GS-8$51,859$53,587$55,316$57,044$58,773$60,501$62,230$63,958$65,687$67,415
GS-9$57,279$59,187$61,096$63,005$64,914$66,823$68,732$70,640$72,549$74,458
GS-10$63,077$65,179$67,281$69,383$71,485$73,587$75,689$77,791$79,893$81,995
GS-11$69,301$71,612$73,922$76,233$78,544$80,854$83,165$85,476$87,786$90,097
GS-12$83,063$85,832$88,602$91,371$94,140$96,909$99,678$102,448$105,217$107,986
GS-13$98,773$102,065$105,357$108,649$111,941$115,233$118,526$121,818$125,110$128,402
GS-14$116,720$120,611$124,502$128,393$132,284$136,175$140,066$143,957$147,848$151,739
GS-15$137,294$141,871$146,447$151,023$155,599$160,176$164,752$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$24,022$24,827$25,626$26,420$27,219$27,686$28,475$29,273$29,304$30,054
GS-2$27,010$27,653$28,547$29,304$29,636$30,508$31,380$32,253$33,125$33,997
GS-3$29,470$30,452$31,434$32,416$33,398$34,381$35,363$36,345$37,327$38,309
GS-4$33,084$34,186$35,288$36,391$37,493$38,595$39,698$40,800$41,902$43,005
GS-5$37,015$38,249$39,483$40,717$41,951$43,185$44,419$45,653$46,887$48,121
GS-6$41,259$42,634$44,009$45,383$46,758$48,133$49,507$50,882$52,257$53,632
GS-7$45,850$47,378$48,906$50,435$51,963$53,491$55,019$56,547$58,075$59,604
GS-8$50,777$52,470$54,164$55,857$57,550$59,243$60,936$62,629$64,322$66,015
GS-9$56,084$57,954$59,824$61,693$63,563$65,432$67,302$69,172$71,041$72,911
GS-10$61,762$63,821$65,880$67,939$69,998$72,057$74,115$76,174$78,233$80,292
GS-11$67,856$70,118$72,380$74,642$76,904$79,167$81,429$83,691$85,953$88,215
GS-12$81,332$84,043$86,754$89,465$92,176$94,887$97,598$100,309$103,020$105,731
GS-13$96,713$99,937$103,161$106,385$109,609$112,832$116,056$119,280$122,504$125,728
GS-14$114,286$118,096$121,905$125,715$129,525$133,334$137,144$140,953$144,763$148,572
GS-15$134,431$138,912$143,393$147,874$152,355$156,836$161,317$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$23,524$24,312$25,094$25,872$26,654$27,111$27,885$28,666$28,696$29,423
GS-2$26,449$27,078$27,955$28,696$29,019$29,872$30,725$31,579$32,432$33,285
GS-3$28,859$29,821$30,784$31,746$32,709$33,671$34,634$35,596$36,559$37,519
GS-4$32,398$33,477$34,556$35,636$36,715$37,794$38,874$39,953$41,032$42,112
GS-5$36,246$37,455$38,664$39,873$41,082$42,291$43,500$44,708$45,917$47,126
GS-6$40,404$41,751$43,098$44,446$45,793$47,140$48,487$49,835$51,182$52,529
GS-7$44,899$46,396$47,893$49,390$50,887$52,384$53,881$55,379$56,876$58,373
GS-8$49,724$51,381$53,038$54,695$56,352$58,010$59,667$61,324$62,981$64,638
GS-9$54,920$56,751$58,582$60,413$62,244$64,075$65,906$67,737$69,569$71,400
GS-10$60,481$62,497$64,513$66,530$68,546$70,563$72,579$74,596$76,612$78,629
GS-11$66,447$68,662$70,876$73,091$75,305$77,520$79,735$81,949$84,164$86,378
GS-12$79,644$82,300$84,955$87,610$90,265$92,920$95,575$98,230$100,886$103,541
GS-13$94,707$97,863$101,020$104,177$107,334$110,490$113,647$116,804$119,961$123,117
GS-14$111,915$115,646$119,376$123,107$126,838$130,568$134,299$138,030$141,760$145,491
GS-15$131,643$136,031$140,420$144,808$149,196$153,585$157,973$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$22,879$23,644$24,405$25,162$25,923$26,368$27,120$27,878$27,908$28,614
GS-2$25,723$26,335$27,187$27,908$28,225$29,056$29,887$30,717$31,548$32,379
GS-3$28,067$29,002$29,938$30,873$31,809$32,744$33,680$34,615$35,551$36,486
GS-4$31,508$32,558$33,608$34,659$35,709$36,759$37,809$38,860$39,910$40,960
GS-5$35,251$36,426$37,601$38,776$39,951$41,126$42,301$43,476$44,651$45,826
GS-6$39,295$40,605$41,914$43,224$44,534$45,843$47,153$48,463$49,772$51,082
GS-7$43,667$45,122$46,578$48,034$49,489$50,945$52,400$53,856$55,312$56,767
GS-8$48,359$49,971$51,582$53,194$54,805$56,417$58,028$59,640$61,251$62,863
GS-9$53,413$55,193$56,973$58,753$60,533$62,313$64,093$65,872$67,652$69,432
GS-10$58,820$60,781$62,742$64,702$66,663$68,624$70,585$72,545$74,506$76,467
GS-11$64,624$66,778$68,932$71,086$73,240$75,394$77,548$79,702$81,857$84,011
GS-12$77,459$80,040$82,622$85,204$87,786$90,368$92,950$95,532$98,114$100,696
GS-13$92,108$95,179$98,250$101,321$104,392$107,462$110,533$113,604$116,675$119,746
GS-14$108,843$112,472$116,100$119,728$123,357$126,985$130,614$134,242$137,870$141,499
GS-15$128,030$132,299$136,567$140,835$145,103$149,372$153,640$157,908$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$22,554$23,308$24,058$24,804$25,555$25,994$26,736$27,483$27,512$28,206
GS-2$25,358$25,962$26,801$27,512$27,822$28,641$29,459$30,278$31,096$31,914
GS-3$27,668$28,591$29,514$30,436$31,359$32,282$33,205$34,127$35,050$35,973
GS-4$31,061$32,097$33,133$34,168$35,204$36,240$37,276$38,311$39,347$40,383
GS-5$34,751$35,910$37,068$38,227$39,386$40,544$41,703$42,862$44,020$45,179
GS-6$38,737$40,029$41,320$42,612$43,904$45,195$46,487$47,778$49,070$50,362
GS-7$43,047$44,481$45,916$47,350$48,784$50,219$51,653$53,087$54,522$55,956
GS-8$47,673$49,262$50,852$52,442$54,031$55,621$57,211$58,800$60,390$61,980
GS-9$52,655$54,410$56,165$57,920$59,675$61,429$63,184$64,939$66,694$68,449
GS-10$57,986$59,918$61,850$63,783$65,715$67,648$69,580$71,512$73,445$75,377
GS-11$63,707$65,831$67,954$70,078$72,202$74,325$76,449$78,573$80,696$82,820
GS-12$76,359$78,905$81,451$83,997$86,543$89,089$91,635$94,181$96,727$99,273
GS-13$90,802$93,828$96,855$99,881$102,908$105,934$108,961$111,987$115,014$118,040
GS-14$107,299$110,876$114,452$118,029$121,606$125,182$128,759$132,336$135,912$139,489
GS-15$126,214$130,422$134,629$138,837$143,045$147,252$151,460$155,667$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$22,331$23,077$23,820$24,559$25,301$25,737$26,471$27,211$27,240$27,935
GS-2$25,107$25,705$26,536$27,240$27,544$28,354$29,164$29,973$30,783$31,593
GS-3$27,394$28,307$29,219$30,132$31,045$31,958$32,871$33,783$34,696$35,609
GS-4$30,753$31,778$32,802$33,827$34,851$35,876$36,901$37,925$38,950$39,974
GS-5$34,407$35,554$36,702$37,849$38,997$40,144$41,292$42,439$43,587$44,734
GS-6$38,354$39,632$40,909$42,187$43,465$44,743$46,021$47,299$48,577$49,855
GS-7$42,621$44,041$45,462$46,883$48,304$49,724$51,145$52,566$53,987$55,407
GS-8$47,201$48,774$50,348$51,921$53,495$55,068$56,642$58,215$59,789$61,362
GS-9$52,134$53,871$55,609$57,346$59,083$60,821$62,558$64,296$66,033$67,770
GS-10$57,412$59,326$61,239$63,153$65,067$66,981$68,894$70,808$72,722$74,636
GS-11$63,076$65,179$67,281$69,384$71,486$73,589$75,691$77,794$79,896$81,999
GS-12$75,603$78,123$80,643$83,163$85,682$88,202$90,722$93,242$95,762$98,281
GS-13$89,902$92,899$95,896$98,892$101,889$104,886$107,883$110,879$113,876$116,873
GS-14$106,237$109,778$113,318$116,859$120,400$123,940$127,481$131,022$134,562$138,103
GS-15$124,965$129,130$133,296$137,461$141,626$145,792$149,957$154,122$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$22,110$22,848$23,584$24,315$25,050$25,483$26,209$26,942$26,970$27,656
GS-2$24,859$25,450$26,272$26,970$27,273$28,076$28,878$29,680$30,482$31,285
GS-3$27,123$28,027$28,931$29,835$30,740$31,644$32,548$33,452$34,356$35,260
GS-4$30,449$31,464$32,478$33,493$34,507$35,522$36,537$37,551$38,566$39,581
GS-5$34,067$35,202$36,337$37,472$38,607$39,742$40,877$42,012$43,147$44,282
GS-6$37,974$39,239$40,505$41,770$43,036$44,301$45,567$46,832$48,098$49,363
GS-7$42,199$43,606$45,013$46,420$47,827$49,234$50,641$52,048$53,455$54,862
GS-8$46,734$48,291$49,849$51,406$52,963$54,521$56,078$57,635$59,193$60,750
GS-9$51,617$53,337$55,057$56,777$58,497$60,217$61,937$63,657$65,377$67,097
GS-10$56,843$58,738$60,633$62,528$64,424$66,319$68,214$70,109$72,004$73,899
GS-11$62,451$64,533$66,614$68,696$70,777$72,859$74,940$77,021$79,103$81,184
GS-12$74,854$77,349$79,844$82,339$84,834$87,329$89,824$92,319$94,814$97,309
GS-13$89,012$91,979$94,946$97,913$100,880$103,846$106,813$109,780$112,747$115,714
GS-14$105,185$108,691$112,197$115,703$119,209$122,715$126,221$129,726$133,232$136,738
GS-15$123,728$127,852$131,977$136,101$140,225$144,350$148,474$152,598$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$22,110$22,848$23,584$24,315$25,050$25,483$26,209$26,942$26,970$27,656
GS-2$24,859$25,450$26,272$26,970$27,273$28,076$28,878$29,680$30,482$31,285
GS-3$27,123$28,027$28,931$29,835$30,740$31,644$32,548$33,452$34,356$35,260
GS-4$30,449$31,464$32,478$33,493$34,507$35,522$36,537$37,551$38,566$39,581
GS-5$34,067$35,202$36,337$37,472$38,607$39,742$40,877$42,012$43,147$44,282
GS-6$37,974$39,239$40,505$41,770$43,036$44,301$45,567$46,832$48,098$49,363
GS-7$42,199$43,606$45,013$46,420$47,827$49,234$50,641$52,048$53,455$54,862
GS-8$46,734$48,291$49,849$51,406$52,963$54,521$56,078$57,635$59,193$60,750
GS-9$51,617$53,337$55,057$56,777$58,497$60,217$61,937$63,657$65,377$67,097
GS-10$56,843$58,738$60,633$62,528$64,424$66,319$68,214$70,109$72,004$73,899
GS-11$62,451$64,533$66,614$68,696$70,777$72,859$74,940$77,021$79,103$81,184
GS-12$74,854$77,349$79,844$82,339$84,834$87,329$89,824$92,319$94,814$97,309
GS-13$89,012$91,979$94,946$97,913$100,880$103,846$106,813$109,780$112,747$115,714
GS-14$105,185$108,691$112,197$115,703$119,209$122,715$126,221$129,726$133,232$136,738
GS-15$123,728$127,852$131,977$136,101$140,225$144,350$148,474$152,598$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$22,110$22,848$23,584$24,315$25,050$25,483$26,209$26,942$26,970$27,656
GS-2$24,859$25,450$26,272$26,970$27,273$28,076$28,878$29,680$30,482$31,285
GS-3$27,123$28,027$28,931$29,835$30,740$31,644$32,548$33,452$34,356$35,260
GS-4$30,449$31,464$32,478$33,493$34,507$35,522$36,537$37,551$38,566$39,581
GS-5$34,067$35,202$36,337$37,472$38,607$39,742$40,877$42,012$43,147$44,282
GS-6$37,974$39,239$40,505$41,770$43,036$44,301$45,567$46,832$48,098$49,363
GS-7$42,199$43,606$45,013$46,420$47,827$49,234$50,641$52,048$53,455$54,862
GS-8$46,734$48,291$49,849$51,406$52,963$54,521$56,078$57,635$59,193$60,750
GS-9$51,617$53,337$55,057$56,777$58,497$60,217$61,937$63,657$65,377$67,097
GS-10$56,843$58,738$60,633$62,528$64,424$66,319$68,214$70,109$72,004$73,899
GS-11$62,451$64,533$66,614$68,696$70,777$72,859$74,940$77,021$79,103$81,184
GS-12$74,854$77,349$79,844$82,339$84,834$87,329$89,824$92,319$94,814$97,309
GS-13$89,012$91,979$94,946$97,913$100,880$103,846$106,813$109,780$112,747$115,714
GS-14$105,185$108,691$112,197$115,703$119,209$122,715$126,221$129,726$133,232$136,738
GS-15$123,728$127,852$131,977$136,101$140,225$144,350$148,474$152,598$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$22,110$22,848$23,584$24,315$25,050$25,483$26,209$26,942$26,970$27,656
GS-2$24,859$25,450$26,272$26,970$27,273$28,076$28,878$29,680$30,482$31,285
GS-3$27,123$28,027$28,931$29,835$30,740$31,644$32,548$33,452$34,356$35,260
GS-4$30,449$31,464$32,478$33,493$34,507$35,522$36,537$37,551$38,566$39,581
GS-5$34,067$35,202$36,337$37,472$38,607$39,742$40,877$42,012$43,147$44,282
GS-6$37,974$39,239$40,505$41,770$43,036$44,301$45,567$46,832$48,098$49,363
GS-7$42,199$43,606$45,013$46,420$47,827$49,234$50,641$52,048$53,455$54,862
GS-8$46,734$48,291$49,849$51,406$52,963$54,521$56,078$57,635$59,193$60,750
GS-9$51,617$53,337$55,057$56,777$58,497$60,217$61,937$63,657$65,377$67,097
GS-10$56,843$58,738$60,633$62,528$64,424$66,319$68,214$70,109$72,004$73,899
GS-11$62,451$64,533$66,614$68,696$70,777$72,859$74,940$77,021$79,103$81,184
GS-12$74,854$77,349$79,844$82,339$84,834$87,329$89,824$92,319$94,814$97,309
GS-13$89,012$91,979$94,946$97,913$100,880$103,846$106,813$109,780$112,747$115,714
GS-14$105,185$108,691$112,197$115,703$119,209$122,715$126,221$129,726$133,232$136,738
GS-15$123,728$127,852$131,977$136,101$140,225$144,350$148,474$152,598$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$21,651$22,375$23,094$23,812$24,531$24,955$25,666$26,383$26,411$27,088
GS-2$24,344$24,923$25,727$26,411$26,706$27,491$28,276$29,061$29,847$30,632
GS-3$26,561$27,446$28,331$29,216$30,101$30,986$31,871$32,756$33,641$34,526
GS-4$29,818$30,812$31,806$32,799$33,793$34,787$35,780$36,774$37,768$38,761
GS-5$33,361$34,473$35,585$36,697$37,810$38,922$40,034$41,146$42,258$43,371
GS-6$37,186$38,426$39,665$40,904$42,144$43,383$44,622$45,862$47,101$48,340
GS-7$41,324$42,702$44,079$45,457$46,834$48,212$49,590$50,967$52,345$53,722
GS-8$45,765$47,291$48,817$50,343$51,868$53,394$54,920$56,445$57,971$59,497
GS-9$50,547$52,232$53,917$55,602$57,287$58,972$60,657$62,342$64,027$65,712
GS-10$55,665$57,521$59,376$61,231$63,086$64,942$66,797$68,652$70,508$72,363
GS-11$61,157$63,195$65,233$67,271$69,309$71,347$73,385$75,423$77,461$79,499
GS-12$73,302$75,745$78,188$80,631$83,074$85,517$87,960$90,403$92,845$95,288
GS-13$87,167$90,073$92,979$95,884$98,790$101,696$104,602$107,508$110,413$113,319
GS-14$103,005$106,439$109,873$113,307$116,741$120,175$123,609$127,043$130,477$133,911
GS-15$121,164$125,203$129,242$133,281$137,320$141,359$145,398$149,436$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$20,655$21,344$22,031$22,715$23,402$23,805$24,484$25,168$25,195$25,838
GS-2$23,222$23,775$24,543$25,195$25,476$26,225$26,974$27,722$28,471$29,220
GS-3$25,338$26,182$27,027$27,872$28,716$29,561$30,405$31,250$32,094$32,939
GS-4$28,445$29,393$30,342$31,291$32,240$33,188$34,137$35,086$36,035$36,984
GS-5$31,824$32,884$33,945$35,005$36,065$37,125$38,186$39,246$40,306$41,366
GS-6$35,474$36,656$37,839$39,022$40,204$41,387$42,569$43,752$44,935$46,117
GS-7$39,421$40,735$42,048$43,362$44,675$45,989$47,302$48,616$49,929$51,243
GS-8$43,658$45,113$46,568$48,023$49,479$50,934$52,389$53,844$55,300$56,755
GS-9$48,220$49,828$51,435$53,043$54,651$56,259$57,867$59,475$61,083$62,691
GS-10$53,102$54,872$56,642$58,412$60,183$61,953$63,723$65,494$67,264$69,034
GS-11$58,341$60,286$62,230$64,175$66,120$68,065$70,010$71,954$73,899$75,844
GS-12$69,926$72,257$74,589$76,920$79,251$81,583$83,914$86,245$88,576$90,908
GS-13$83,153$85,925$88,698$91,470$94,242$97,015$99,787$102,559$105,332$108,104
GS-14$98,260$101,536$104,811$108,086$111,361$114,637$117,912$121,187$124,462$127,737
GS-15$115,584$119,437$123,290$127,144$130,997$134,850$138,703$142,557$146,410$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$20,013$20,680$21,347$22,009$22,674$23,066$23,723$24,386$24,412$25,028
GS-2$22,501$23,035$23,780$24,412$24,684$25,410$26,135$26,861$27,587$28,312
GS-3$24,551$25,369$26,187$27,005$27,824$28,642$29,460$30,279$31,097$31,915
GS-4$27,560$28,478$29,397$30,315$31,233$32,151$33,069$33,988$34,906$35,824
GS-5$30,835$31,862$32,890$33,918$34,946$35,973$37,001$38,029$39,056$40,084
GS-6$34,372$35,517$36,663$37,808$38,954$40,100$41,245$42,391$43,537$44,682
GS-7$38,196$39,469$40,742$42,016$43,289$44,562$45,835$47,108$48,381$49,655
GS-8$42,301$43,711$45,121$46,532$47,942$49,353$50,763$52,173$53,584$54,994
GS-9$46,721$48,278$49,835$51,392$52,950$54,507$56,064$57,621$59,178$60,736
GS-10$51,451$53,166$54,881$56,596$58,311$60,026$61,740$63,455$65,170$66,885
GS-11$56,529$58,413$60,298$62,182$64,067$65,951$67,836$69,720$71,605$73,489
GS-12$67,753$70,011$72,270$74,529$76,788$79,047$81,305$83,564$85,823$88,082
GS-13$80,569$83,255$85,941$88,627$91,313$93,999$96,685$99,371$102,057$104,743
GS-14$95,207$98,380$101,554$104,727$107,900$111,074$114,247$117,421$120,594$123,767
GS-15$111,992$115,725$119,458$123,191$126,924$130,657$134,390$138,123$141,856$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.

San Diego Pay Locality Federal Employment Statistics

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

Common Occupations in San Diego Locality

Occupation Number Employed Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Veterans Claims Examining 483 $71,368.00 $47.00
Medical Support Assistance 288 $42,519.00 $48.00
Social Work 172 $87,694.00 $53.00
Practical Nurse 158 $51,726.00 $17.00

This table lists the top four occupations held by the approximately 1,101 federal employees working in the San Diego Locality, across all agencies, as well as average yearly compensation for San Diego Locality based federal employees of that occupation.

Federal Agencies in San Diego Locality

Agency San Diego Locality Employees Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Veterans Health Administration 618 $60,646.00 $39.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 483 $71,368.00 $47.00

There are two Federal agencies with a significant workforce in the San Diego 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 San Diego Locality

There are approximately 1,101 federal employees on the General Schedule payscale located within the San Diego pay area. The average federal employee in the San Diego lcality earns $63,327 per year, and the average yearly bonus is $41.

Based on data provided by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the most common job title for federal employees based in the San Diego locality is Veterans Claims Examining. The Federal agency with the largest number of employees in the San Diego locality is the Veterans Health Administration, which has total of 618 employees in the area.

The bar graph to the left shows the distribution of employees in the San Diego 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 San Diego locality area include Naval Base Point Loma, Chula Vista, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Escondido, Carlsbad, El Cajon and Naval Amphibious Base Coronado.

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