Alaska General Schedule Payscales
A single General Schedule locality, the Alaska locality, applies to the entirety of Alaska. Therefore, all federal employees within the state receive the same 29.67% cost-of-living locality adjustment.
This table lists all of the major cities and military installations within Alaska where Federal employees work. Each city lists the GS Locality in which it is located, and the current Locality Adjustment applicable to that locality. Click on any city or locality to see the adjusted pay tables for that region.
|City / Base||Locality Type||Federal Employee Count †||GS Locality Name||Locality Adjustment|
|Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson||Air Force||1,975||Alaska||29.67%|
|Clear Air Force Station||Air Force||Unknown||Alaska||29.67%|
|Eielson Air Force Base||Air Force||494||Alaska||29.67%|
|Coast Guard Juneau||Navy||314||Alaska||29.67%|
|Integrated Support Command Kodiak||Navy||94||Alaska||29.67%|
|Marine Safety Unit Valdez||Navy||10||Alaska||29.67%|
† Employee count includes only Non-DoD Employees in the GS Pay Scale. However, these rates apply to all General Schedule (GS) employees, including those in the Department of Defense (DoD).
Alaska Federal Employment Statistics
This section provides statistics on Federal government employees in Alaska, 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 Alaska.
Common Occupations in Alaska
|Occupation||Number Employed||Avg. Salary||Avg. Bonus|
|Medical Support Assistance||128||$46,524.00||$0.00|
This table lists the top two occupations held by the approximately 279 federal employees working in Alaska, Alaska, as well as average yearly compensation for Alaska based federal employees of that occupation.
Federal Agencies in Alaska
|Agency||Alaska Employees||Avg. Salary||Avg. Bonus|
|Bureau Of Land Management||151||$52,449.00||$0.00|
|Veterans Health Administration||128||$46,524.00||$0.00|
There are two Federal agencies with a significant workforce in Alaska. General Schedule employees at all of the agencies listed below will be paid according to the locality-adjusted GS payscale listed on this page.
There are approximately 279 federal employees on the General Schedule payscale located within Alaska. The average federal employee in Alaska earns $49,487 per year, and the average yearly bonus is $0.
Based on data provided by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the most common job title for federal employees based in Alaska is Forestry Technician. The Federal agency with the largest number of employees in Alaska is the Bureau Of Land Management, which has total of 151 employees in the area.
The bar graph to the left shows the distribution of employees in Alaska 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.