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Arizona Tucson General Schedule Payscale

841 federal employees †
$61,555 average yearly pay
+1% salary raise this year

The Tucson Locality Area is a General Schedule locality primarily located within Arizona. Federal employees who work within the Tucson locality area receive a locality adjustment of 16.68%, 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 Tucson, 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 Tucson's 16.68% 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$22,447$23,198$23,946$24,687$25,434$25,870$26,608$27,353$27,382$28,079
GS-2$25,239$25,840$26,675$27,382$27,689$28,504$29,318$30,133$30,947$31,761
GS-3$27,538$28,456$29,374$30,292$31,210$32,128$33,046$33,964$34,883$35,800
GS-4$30,914$31,945$32,974$34,004$35,034$36,065$37,094$38,124$39,154$40,183
GS-5$34,587$35,740$36,893$38,045$39,197$40,350$41,503$42,655$43,808$44,960
GS-6$38,555$39,840$41,125$42,411$43,697$44,982$46,268$47,554$48,840$50,126
GS-7$42,844$44,272$45,700$47,128$48,558$49,986$51,414$52,842$54,270$55,698
GS-8$47,448$49,030$50,611$52,192$53,774$55,355$56,938$58,519$60,100$61,682
GS-9$52,407$54,154$55,900$57,647$59,392$61,139$62,886$64,633$66,379$68,126
GS-10$57,712$59,636$61,559$63,482$65,406$67,329$69,252$71,175$73,099$75,022
GS-11$63,407$65,520$67,635$69,749$71,863$73,977$76,092$78,206$80,320$82,434
GS-12$75,998$78,533$81,066$83,600$86,133$88,667$91,201$93,735$96,268$98,802
GS-13$90,372$93,385$96,396$99,409$102,422$105,433$108,446$111,457$114,470$117,482
GS-14$106,794$110,354$113,914$117,473$121,034$124,594$128,154$131,714$135,274$138,835
GS-15$125,618$129,805$133,993$138,179$142,367$146,554$150,741$154,928$159,115$163,302
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$22,225$22,970$23,709$24,443$25,183$25,615$26,345$27,083$27,112$27,801
GS-2$24,989$25,584$26,412$27,112$27,416$28,223$29,029$29,835$30,641$31,448
GS-3$27,266$28,175$29,084$29,993$30,902$31,810$32,719$33,628$34,537$35,446
GS-4$30,609$31,628$32,648$33,668$34,688$35,708$36,727$37,747$38,767$39,787
GS-5$34,246$35,387$36,528$37,669$38,810$39,951$41,092$42,233$43,375$44,516
GS-6$38,173$39,446$40,719$41,992$43,265$44,538$45,811$47,084$48,357$49,630
GS-7$42,420$43,834$45,249$46,663$48,077$49,491$50,905$52,319$53,733$55,148
GS-8$46,979$48,545$50,111$51,676$53,242$54,808$56,374$57,940$59,506$61,071
GS-9$51,889$53,618$55,347$57,076$58,806$60,535$62,264$63,993$65,722$67,452
GS-10$57,142$59,046$60,950$62,854$64,759$66,663$68,567$70,471$72,375$74,280
GS-11$62,780$64,873$66,966$69,059$71,153$73,246$75,339$77,432$79,526$81,619
GS-12$75,247$77,756$80,264$82,773$85,281$87,790$90,299$92,807$95,316$97,825
GS-13$89,478$92,461$95,443$98,425$101,408$104,390$107,372$110,355$113,337$116,319
GS-14$105,737$109,261$112,786$116,311$119,836$123,361$126,886$130,411$133,936$137,461
GS-15$124,375$128,521$132,666$136,812$140,958$145,103$149,249$153,395$157,540$161,686
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,823$22,553$23,279$24,001$24,727$25,151$25,868$26,592$26,620$27,302
GS-2$24,536$25,121$25,933$26,620$26,922$27,715$28,507$29,299$30,092$30,884
GS-3$26,771$27,664$28,556$29,448$30,340$31,232$32,124$33,017$33,909$34,801
GS-4$30,054$31,056$32,057$33,058$34,060$35,061$36,063$37,064$38,065$39,067
GS-5$33,625$34,746$35,867$36,989$38,110$39,231$40,352$41,473$42,594$43,715
GS-6$37,481$38,730$39,979$41,228$42,476$43,725$44,974$46,223$47,472$48,721
GS-7$41,652$43,040$44,428$45,816$47,205$48,593$49,981$51,369$52,757$54,146
GS-8$46,128$47,666$49,204$50,742$52,280$53,818$55,356$56,894$58,432$59,970
GS-9$50,949$52,647$54,345$56,044$57,742$59,441$61,139$62,838$64,536$66,234
GS-10$56,107$57,977$59,847$61,718$63,588$65,458$67,329$69,199$71,069$72,940
GS-11$61,642$63,697$65,752$67,807$69,862$71,917$73,972$76,027$78,083$80,138
GS-12$73,884$76,347$78,810$81,273$83,735$86,198$88,661$91,124$93,587$96,049
GS-13$87,857$90,786$93,714$96,643$99,572$102,500$105,429$108,358$111,286$114,215
GS-14$103,821$107,282$110,743$114,203$117,664$121,125$124,585$128,046$131,507$134,967
GS-15$122,121$126,192$130,263$134,333$138,404$142,474$146,545$150,616$154,686$158,757
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,427$22,144$22,857$23,566$24,278$24,695$25,399$26,110$26,138$26,800
GS-2$24,091$24,664$25,463$26,138$26,432$27,209$27,986$28,763$29,541$30,318
GS-3$26,286$27,163$28,039$28,916$29,793$30,670$31,546$32,423$33,300$34,174
GS-4$29,509$30,493$31,476$32,459$33,442$34,425$35,408$36,391$37,374$38,357
GS-5$33,015$34,116$35,217$36,318$37,419$38,521$39,622$40,723$41,824$42,925
GS-6$36,802$38,029$39,256$40,483$41,710$42,938$44,165$45,392$46,619$47,846
GS-7$40,896$42,260$43,623$44,987$46,351$47,714$49,078$50,442$51,805$53,169
GS-8$45,291$46,801$48,310$49,819$51,329$52,838$54,347$55,857$57,366$58,876
GS-9$50,024$51,692$53,360$55,028$56,695$58,363$60,031$61,699$63,367$65,034
GS-10$55,089$56,926$58,762$60,599$62,436$64,272$66,109$67,946$69,782$71,619
GS-11$60,524$62,541$64,558$66,575$68,592$70,609$72,626$74,643$76,661$78,678
GS-12$72,544$74,963$77,381$79,800$82,218$84,637$87,055$89,473$91,892$94,310
GS-13$86,264$89,139$92,014$94,890$97,765$100,640$103,516$106,391$109,266$112,142
GS-14$101,938$105,336$108,734$112,132$115,530$118,929$122,327$125,725$129,123$132,521
GS-15$119,907$123,904$127,901$131,899$135,896$139,893$143,890$147,888$151,885$155,882
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,005$21,707$22,405$23,100$23,799$24,207$24,898$25,594$25,622$26,270
GS-2$23,615$24,178$24,960$25,622$25,912$26,675$27,438$28,200$28,963$29,726
GS-3$25,767$26,626$27,485$28,344$29,202$30,061$30,920$31,779$32,638$33,496
GS-4$28,926$29,891$30,855$31,819$32,783$33,747$34,711$35,676$36,640$37,604
GS-5$32,363$33,442$34,520$35,599$36,678$37,756$38,835$39,914$40,992$42,071
GS-6$36,075$37,278$38,480$39,682$40,885$42,087$43,289$44,492$45,694$46,896
GS-7$40,089$41,425$42,761$44,098$45,434$46,770$48,107$49,443$50,779$52,116
GS-8$44,397$45,876$47,356$48,835$50,315$51,794$53,273$54,753$56,232$57,712
GS-9$49,037$50,671$52,305$53,939$55,573$57,207$58,841$60,475$62,109$63,743
GS-10$54,001$55,801$57,601$59,401$61,201$63,001$64,801$66,601$68,401$70,202
GS-11$59,329$61,306$63,284$65,262$67,239$69,217$71,194$73,172$75,149$77,127
GS-12$71,112$73,482$75,853$78,223$80,593$82,964$85,334$87,704$90,075$92,445
GS-13$84,561$87,380$90,200$93,019$95,838$98,657$101,476$104,296$107,115$109,934
GS-14$99,925$103,256$106,587$109,918$113,249$116,580$119,911$123,243$126,574$129,905
GS-15$117,540$121,458$125,377$129,296$133,214$137,133$141,051$144,970$148,888$152,807
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,733$21,426$22,115$22,801$23,491$23,895$24,576$25,264$25,290$25,928
GS-2$23,310$23,865$24,637$25,290$25,575$26,328$27,080$27,832$28,585$29,337
GS-3$25,434$26,282$27,130$27,978$28,827$29,675$30,523$31,371$32,219$33,068
GS-4$28,553$29,505$30,457$31,409$32,361$33,313$34,265$35,217$36,169$37,121
GS-5$31,944$33,009$34,074$35,140$36,205$37,270$38,335$39,400$40,465$41,530
GS-6$35,609$36,796$37,983$39,171$40,358$41,545$42,732$43,920$45,107$46,294
GS-7$39,570$40,889$42,207$43,526$44,844$46,163$47,481$48,800$50,119$51,437
GS-8$43,823$45,284$46,745$48,206$49,668$51,129$52,590$54,051$55,513$56,974
GS-9$48,403$50,016$51,629$53,242$54,855$56,468$58,081$59,694$61,307$62,920
GS-10$53,302$55,079$56,855$58,631$60,408$62,184$63,960$65,737$67,513$69,289
GS-11$58,562$60,514$62,466$64,418$66,370$68,322$70,275$72,227$74,179$76,131
GS-12$70,192$72,533$74,873$77,213$79,554$81,894$84,234$86,574$88,915$91,255
GS-13$83,468$86,250$89,032$91,814$94,596$97,378$100,161$102,943$105,725$108,507
GS-14$98,633$101,921$105,209$108,497$111,784$115,072$118,360$121,648$124,936$128,223
GS-15$116,021$119,889$123,756$127,624$131,492$135,360$139,227$143,095$146,963$150,830
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,527$21,213$21,896$22,575$23,258$23,659$24,333$25,014$25,040$25,679
GS-2$23,080$23,629$24,393$25,040$25,320$26,064$26,808$27,553$28,297$29,041
GS-3$25,181$26,020$26,860$27,699$28,538$29,377$30,216$31,055$31,894$32,733
GS-4$28,269$29,211$30,153$31,095$32,037$32,979$33,920$34,862$35,804$36,746
GS-5$31,628$32,683$33,738$34,793$35,847$36,902$37,957$39,012$40,067$41,122
GS-6$35,256$36,431$37,605$38,780$39,955$41,130$42,304$43,479$44,654$45,828
GS-7$39,179$40,485$41,791$43,097$44,403$45,709$47,015$48,321$49,626$50,932
GS-8$43,389$44,835$46,282$47,728$49,174$50,621$52,067$53,514$54,960$56,406
GS-9$47,923$49,520$51,117$52,715$54,312$55,909$57,506$59,103$60,700$62,297
GS-10$52,775$54,534$56,293$58,053$59,812$61,571$63,330$65,089$66,849$68,608
GS-11$57,982$59,915$61,847$63,780$65,713$67,646$69,578$71,511$73,444$75,376
GS-12$69,497$71,813$74,130$76,446$78,762$81,079$83,395$85,711$88,028$90,344
GS-13$82,642$85,396$88,151$90,906$93,660$96,415$99,170$101,924$104,679$107,434
GS-14$97,657$100,912$104,166$107,421$110,676$113,931$117,185$120,440$123,695$126,949
GS-15$114,872$118,701$122,530$126,359$130,188$134,017$137,846$141,675$145,504$149,333
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,324$21,003$21,679$22,351$23,027$23,424$24,092$24,766$24,792$25,422
GS-2$22,851$23,395$24,151$24,792$25,071$25,808$26,546$27,283$28,021$28,758
GS-3$24,933$25,764$26,595$27,426$28,257$29,088$29,919$30,750$31,581$32,412
GS-4$27,990$28,922$29,855$30,788$31,720$32,653$33,586$34,519$35,451$36,384
GS-5$31,315$32,359$33,402$34,445$35,489$36,532$37,576$38,619$39,663$40,706
GS-6$34,907$36,070$37,233$38,397$39,560$40,723$41,886$43,050$44,213$45,376
GS-7$38,790$40,084$41,377$42,671$43,964$45,258$46,551$47,844$49,138$50,431
GS-8$42,960$44,391$45,823$47,254$48,686$50,117$51,549$52,981$54,412$55,844
GS-9$47,448$49,029$50,611$52,192$53,773$55,354$56,935$58,516$60,097$61,678
GS-10$52,252$53,994$55,736$57,478$59,221$60,963$62,705$64,447$66,189$67,931
GS-11$57,408$59,321$61,234$63,148$65,061$66,974$68,888$70,801$72,714$74,628
GS-12$68,809$71,102$73,396$75,689$77,983$80,276$82,570$84,863$87,157$89,450
GS-13$81,823$84,550$87,278$90,005$92,732$95,459$98,187$100,914$103,641$106,369
GS-14$96,690$99,913$103,136$106,358$109,581$112,804$116,027$119,249$122,472$125,695
GS-15$113,735$117,527$121,318$125,109$128,900$132,692$136,483$140,274$144,065$147,857
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,324$21,003$21,679$22,351$23,027$23,424$24,092$24,766$24,792$25,422
GS-2$22,851$23,395$24,151$24,792$25,071$25,808$26,546$27,283$28,021$28,758
GS-3$24,933$25,764$26,595$27,426$28,257$29,088$29,919$30,750$31,581$32,412
GS-4$27,990$28,922$29,855$30,788$31,720$32,653$33,586$34,519$35,451$36,384
GS-5$31,315$32,359$33,402$34,445$35,489$36,532$37,576$38,619$39,663$40,706
GS-6$34,907$36,070$37,233$38,397$39,560$40,723$41,886$43,050$44,213$45,376
GS-7$38,790$40,084$41,377$42,671$43,964$45,258$46,551$47,844$49,138$50,431
GS-8$42,960$44,391$45,823$47,254$48,686$50,117$51,549$52,981$54,412$55,844
GS-9$47,448$49,029$50,611$52,192$53,773$55,354$56,935$58,516$60,097$61,678
GS-10$52,252$53,994$55,736$57,478$59,221$60,963$62,705$64,447$66,189$67,931
GS-11$57,408$59,321$61,234$63,148$65,061$66,974$68,888$70,801$72,714$74,628
GS-12$68,809$71,102$73,396$75,689$77,983$80,276$82,570$84,863$87,157$89,450
GS-13$81,823$84,550$87,278$90,005$92,732$95,459$98,187$100,914$103,641$106,369
GS-14$96,690$99,913$103,136$106,358$109,581$112,804$116,027$119,249$122,472$125,695
GS-15$113,735$117,527$121,318$125,109$128,900$132,692$136,483$140,274$144,065$147,857
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,324$21,003$21,679$22,351$23,027$23,424$24,092$24,766$24,792$25,422
GS-2$22,851$23,395$24,151$24,792$25,071$25,808$26,546$27,283$28,021$28,758
GS-3$24,933$25,764$26,595$27,426$28,257$29,088$29,919$30,750$31,581$32,412
GS-4$27,990$28,922$29,855$30,788$31,720$32,653$33,586$34,519$35,451$36,384
GS-5$31,315$32,359$33,402$34,445$35,489$36,532$37,576$38,619$39,663$40,706
GS-6$34,907$36,070$37,233$38,397$39,560$40,723$41,886$43,050$44,213$45,376
GS-7$38,790$40,084$41,377$42,671$43,964$45,258$46,551$47,844$49,138$50,431
GS-8$42,960$44,391$45,823$47,254$48,686$50,117$51,549$52,981$54,412$55,844
GS-9$47,448$49,029$50,611$52,192$53,773$55,354$56,935$58,516$60,097$61,678
GS-10$52,252$53,994$55,736$57,478$59,221$60,963$62,705$64,447$66,189$67,931
GS-11$57,408$59,321$61,234$63,148$65,061$66,974$68,888$70,801$72,714$74,628
GS-12$68,809$71,102$73,396$75,689$77,983$80,276$82,570$84,863$87,157$89,450
GS-13$81,823$84,550$87,278$90,005$92,732$95,459$98,187$100,914$103,641$106,369
GS-14$96,690$99,913$103,136$106,358$109,581$112,804$116,027$119,249$122,472$125,695
GS-15$113,735$117,527$121,318$125,109$128,900$132,692$136,483$140,274$144,065$147,857
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,324$21,003$21,679$22,351$23,027$23,424$24,092$24,766$24,792$25,422
GS-2$22,851$23,395$24,151$24,792$25,071$25,808$26,546$27,283$28,021$28,758
GS-3$24,933$25,764$26,595$27,426$28,257$29,088$29,919$30,750$31,581$32,412
GS-4$27,990$28,922$29,855$30,788$31,720$32,653$33,586$34,519$35,451$36,384
GS-5$31,315$32,359$33,402$34,445$35,489$36,532$37,576$38,619$39,663$40,706
GS-6$34,907$36,070$37,233$38,397$39,560$40,723$41,886$43,050$44,213$45,376
GS-7$38,790$40,084$41,377$42,671$43,964$45,258$46,551$47,844$49,138$50,431
GS-8$42,960$44,391$45,823$47,254$48,686$50,117$51,549$52,981$54,412$55,844
GS-9$47,448$49,029$50,611$52,192$53,773$55,354$56,935$58,516$60,097$61,678
GS-10$52,252$53,994$55,736$57,478$59,221$60,963$62,705$64,447$66,189$67,931
GS-11$57,408$59,321$61,234$63,148$65,061$66,974$68,888$70,801$72,714$74,628
GS-12$68,809$71,102$73,396$75,689$77,983$80,276$82,570$84,863$87,157$89,450
GS-13$81,823$84,550$87,278$90,005$92,732$95,459$98,187$100,914$103,641$106,369
GS-14$96,690$99,913$103,136$106,358$109,581$112,804$116,027$119,249$122,472$125,695
GS-15$113,735$117,527$121,318$125,109$128,900$132,692$136,483$140,274$144,065$147,857
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$19,971$20,638$21,302$21,964$22,627$23,018$23,674$24,335$24,361$24,985
GS-2$22,454$22,988$23,731$24,361$24,634$25,358$26,082$26,806$27,530$28,254
GS-3$24,499$25,316$26,132$26,948$27,765$28,581$29,398$30,214$31,030$31,847
GS-4$27,504$28,421$29,337$30,254$31,170$32,087$33,003$33,920$34,837$35,753
GS-5$30,772$31,798$32,824$33,849$34,875$35,901$36,927$37,953$38,979$40,005
GS-6$34,300$35,443$36,587$37,730$38,873$40,016$41,159$42,302$43,446$44,589
GS-7$38,117$39,388$40,658$41,929$43,200$44,470$45,741$47,012$48,282$49,553
GS-8$42,214$43,621$45,028$46,436$47,843$49,250$50,657$52,065$53,472$54,879
GS-9$46,625$48,179$49,733$51,287$52,841$54,395$55,950$57,504$59,058$60,612
GS-10$51,345$53,056$54,768$56,479$58,190$59,902$61,613$63,324$65,036$66,747
GS-11$56,411$58,291$60,170$62,050$63,930$65,810$67,690$69,570$71,449$73,329
GS-12$67,613$69,867$72,120$74,373$76,627$78,880$81,133$83,387$85,640$87,893
GS-13$80,402$83,083$85,763$88,443$91,123$93,804$96,484$99,164$101,844$104,525
GS-14$95,010$98,178$101,346$104,513$107,681$110,848$114,016$117,184$120,351$123,519
GS-15$111,760$115,486$119,211$122,937$126,662$130,388$134,113$137,839$141,564$145,290
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$19,247$19,889$20,529$21,166$21,806$22,182$22,815$23,453$23,477$24,077
GS-2$21,639$22,154$22,870$23,477$23,739$24,437$25,135$25,833$26,530$27,228
GS-3$23,611$24,398$25,185$25,972$26,759$27,546$28,333$29,119$29,906$30,693
GS-4$26,506$27,390$28,274$29,158$30,042$30,926$31,810$32,694$33,578$34,462
GS-5$29,655$30,643$31,631$32,619$33,607$34,594$35,582$36,570$37,558$38,546
GS-6$33,056$34,158$35,260$36,362$37,464$38,566$39,668$40,770$41,872$42,974
GS-7$36,734$37,958$39,182$40,406$41,630$42,854$44,078$45,302$46,526$47,750
GS-8$40,681$42,038$43,394$44,750$46,106$47,462$48,818$50,174$51,530$52,886
GS-9$44,933$46,431$47,929$49,427$50,926$52,424$53,922$55,421$56,919$58,417
GS-10$49,482$51,131$52,781$54,431$56,080$57,730$59,379$61,029$62,679$64,328
GS-11$54,364$56,176$57,988$59,801$61,613$63,425$65,237$67,049$68,862$70,674
GS-12$65,159$67,332$69,504$71,676$73,849$76,021$78,194$80,366$82,538$84,711
GS-13$77,484$80,068$82,651$85,235$87,818$90,401$92,985$95,568$98,152$100,735
GS-14$91,562$94,614$97,666$100,718$103,770$106,822$109,874$112,926$115,978$119,030
GS-15$107,705$111,295$114,886$118,476$122,067$125,658$129,248$132,839$136,429$140,020
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$18,732$19,357$19,981$20,601$21,224$21,590$22,205$22,825$22,850$23,427
GS-2$21,061$21,562$22,259$22,850$23,105$23,784$24,463$25,142$25,822$26,501
GS-3$22,980$23,746$24,512$25,278$26,043$26,809$27,575$28,341$29,107$29,873
GS-4$25,797$26,656$27,516$28,375$29,235$30,094$30,953$31,813$32,672$33,532
GS-5$28,862$29,824$30,786$31,748$32,710$33,671$34,633$35,595$36,557$37,519
GS-6$32,172$33,245$34,317$35,389$36,462$37,534$38,606$39,679$40,751$41,823
GS-7$35,752$36,944$38,135$39,327$40,519$41,711$42,902$44,094$45,286$46,478
GS-8$39,594$40,914$42,234$43,555$44,875$46,195$47,515$48,835$50,155$51,475
GS-9$43,731$45,189$46,646$48,104$49,562$51,019$52,477$53,934$55,392$56,849
GS-10$48,159$49,764$51,369$52,975$54,580$56,185$57,790$59,395$61,000$62,605
GS-11$52,912$54,675$56,439$58,203$59,967$61,731$63,495$65,259$67,023$68,787
GS-12$63,417$65,532$67,646$69,760$71,874$73,989$76,103$78,217$80,331$82,446
GS-13$75,414$77,928$80,442$82,956$85,470$87,984$90,498$93,012$95,527$98,041
GS-14$89,115$92,085$95,056$98,026$100,996$103,967$106,937$109,907$112,878$115,848
GS-15$104,826$108,320$111,814$115,308$118,803$122,297$125,791$129,285$132,779$136,273

* 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.

Tucson Pay Locality Federal Employment Statistics

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

Common Occupations in Tucson Locality

Occupation Number Employed Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Miscellaneous Clerk And Assistant 223 $34,557.00 $98.00
Medical Support Assistance 172 $39,815.00 $81.00
Nursing Assistant 129 $34,922.00 $25.00
Social Work 111 $72,097.00 $70.00
Pharmacist 103 $127,368.00 $87.00
Passport And Visa Examining 103 $60,569.00 $120.00

This table lists the top six occupations held by the approximately 841 federal employees working in the Tucson Locality, across all agencies, as well as average yearly compensation for Tucson Locality based federal employees of that occupation.

Federal Agencies in Tucson Locality

Agency Tucson Locality Employees Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Veterans Health Administration 515 $68,551.00 $66.00
U.s. Census Bureau 223 $34,557.00 $98.00
Department Of State 103 $60,569.00 $120.00

There are three Federal agencies with a significant workforce in the Tucson 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 Tucson Locality

There are approximately 841 federal employees on the General Schedule payscale located within the Tucson pay area. The average federal employee in the Tucson lcality earns $61,555 per year, and the average yearly bonus is $80.

Based on data provided by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the most common job title for federal employees based in the Tucson locality is Miscellaneous Clerk And Assistant. The Federal agency with the largest number of employees in the Tucson locality is the Veterans Health Administration, which has total of 515 employees in the area.

The bar graph to the left shows the distribution of employees in the Tucson 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 Tucson locality area include Davis-Monthan Air Force Base and Fort Huachuca.

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