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Virginia Virginia Beach General Schedule Payscale

The Virginia Beach Locality Area is a General Schedule locality primarily located within Virginia. Federal employees who work within the Virginia Beach locality area receive a locality adjustment of 16.51%, 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 Virginia Beach, 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 2021 General Schedule pay table, with Virginia Beach's 16.51% 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$22,997$23,768$24,532$25,293$26,057$26,505$27,261$28,023$28,053$28,766
GS-2$25,858$26,473$27,330$28,053$28,369$29,203$30,037$30,872$31,706$32,540
GS-3$28,214$29,154$30,095$31,035$31,975$32,915$33,855$34,796$35,736$36,676
GS-4$31,672$32,728$33,783$34,839$35,894$36,950$38,006$39,061$40,117$41,172
GS-5$35,435$36,617$37,798$38,980$40,161$41,342$42,524$43,705$44,887$46,068
GS-6$39,500$40,817$42,134$43,450$44,767$46,083$47,400$48,716$50,033$51,349
GS-7$43,894$45,357$46,821$48,284$49,747$51,211$52,674$54,138$55,601$57,064
GS-8$48,611$50,232$51,853$53,473$55,094$56,715$58,335$59,956$61,577$63,197
GS-9$53,691$55,481$57,270$59,060$60,850$62,639$64,429$66,218$68,008$69,798
GS-10$59,126$61,098$63,069$65,041$67,012$68,983$70,955$72,926$74,897$76,869
GS-11$64,961$67,127$69,293$71,459$73,625$75,791$77,957$80,123$82,289$84,455
GS-12$77,862$80,458$83,054$85,650$88,246$90,842$93,438$96,033$98,629$101,225
GS-13$92,588$95,675$98,761$101,847$104,934$108,020$111,106$114,193$117,279$120,365
GS-14$109,411$113,058$116,705$120,351$123,998$127,645$131,292$134,938$138,585$142,232
GS-15$128,697$132,987$137,277$141,567$145,857$150,146$154,436$158,726$163,016$167,306
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$22,770$23,533$24,290$25,043$25,800$26,243$26,991$27,746$27,776$28,484
GS-2$25,602$26,211$27,059$27,776$28,088$28,914$29,740$30,566$31,392$32,219
GS-3$27,934$28,865$29,796$30,727$31,658$32,589$33,520$34,451$35,382$36,313
GS-4$31,359$32,404$33,449$34,494$35,539$36,584$37,629$38,674$39,719$40,765
GS-5$35,085$36,254$37,424$38,594$39,764$40,933$42,103$43,273$44,443$45,612
GS-6$39,109$40,413$41,716$43,020$44,324$45,628$46,931$48,235$49,539$50,843
GS-7$43,459$44,908$46,356$47,804$49,252$50,700$52,149$53,597$55,045$56,493
GS-8$48,130$49,735$51,339$52,943$54,548$56,152$57,756$59,361$60,965$62,569
GS-9$53,160$54,932$56,704$58,476$60,248$62,021$63,793$65,565$67,337$69,109
GS-10$58,542$60,493$62,445$64,396$66,348$68,299$70,251$72,202$74,154$76,105
GS-11$64,318$66,462$68,606$70,750$72,893$75,037$77,181$79,325$81,468$83,612
GS-12$77,091$79,661$82,232$84,802$87,372$89,942$92,512$95,083$97,653$100,223
GS-13$91,671$94,727$97,783$100,839$103,895$106,952$110,008$113,064$116,120$119,176
GS-14$108,328$111,938$115,549$119,159$122,770$126,381$129,991$133,602$137,213$140,823
GS-15$127,422$131,670$135,918$140,166$144,414$148,662$152,910$157,158$161,406$165,654
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$22,079$22,818$23,553$24,282$25,017$25,446$26,171$26,904$26,933$27,618
GS-2$24,824$25,416$26,237$26,933$27,235$28,036$28,837$29,638$30,439$31,240
GS-3$27,086$27,989$28,892$29,795$30,698$31,601$32,503$33,406$34,309$35,212
GS-4$30,407$31,420$32,433$33,446$34,459$35,472$36,485$37,498$38,511$39,524
GS-5$34,020$35,153$36,287$37,420$38,554$39,688$40,821$41,955$43,088$44,222
GS-6$37,921$39,186$40,450$41,715$42,979$44,244$45,509$46,773$48,038$49,302
GS-7$42,140$43,545$44,950$46,355$47,760$49,164$50,569$51,974$53,379$54,784
GS-8$46,669$48,224$49,780$51,335$52,891$54,446$56,002$57,557$59,113$60,668
GS-9$51,546$53,264$54,982$56,700$58,417$60,135$61,853$63,571$65,289$67,006
GS-10$56,765$58,656$60,548$62,440$64,331$66,223$68,115$70,006$71,898$73,789
GS-11$62,365$64,445$66,524$68,604$70,683$72,763$74,842$76,921$79,001$81,080
GS-12$74,750$77,242$79,734$82,227$84,719$87,211$89,703$92,195$94,687$97,179
GS-13$88,888$91,851$94,813$97,776$100,739$103,701$106,664$109,627$112,589$115,552
GS-14$105,039$108,540$112,042$115,544$119,045$122,547$126,049$129,550$133,052$136,554
GS-15$123,554$127,673$131,791$135,909$140,027$144,146$148,264$152,382$156,501$160,619

* The 2021 General Schedule payscale is capped at a maximum salary of $172,500 per year, which is Level 4 of the Senior Executive Service payscale.


Some of the largest cities and military installations covered by the Virginia Beach locality area include Naval Air Station Ocean, Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Naval Support Activity Northwest Annex, Newport News, Joint Bases Langley-Eustis, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City and Naval Weapons Station Yorktown.

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