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Alaska Government Pay Charts Alaska General Schedule Payscales

107 federal employees †
$54,183 average yearly pay
+1% salary raise this year

A single General Schedule locality, the Alaska locality, applies to the entirety of Alaska. Therefore, all federal employees within the state receive the same 28.02% 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 28.02%
Eielson Air Force Base   Air Force 494 Alaska 28.02%
Coast Guard Juneau   Navy 314 Alaska 28.02%
Integrated Support Command Kodiak   Navy 94 Alaska 28.02%
Marine Safety Unit Valdez   Navy 10 Alaska 28.02%
Clear Air Force Station   Air Force Unknown Alaska 28.02%
Fort Greely   Army Unknown Alaska 28.02%
Fort Wainwright   Army Unknown Alaska 28.02%

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
Forestry Technician 107 $54,183.00 $301.00

This table lists the top one occupations held by the approximately 107 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 107 $54,183.00 $301.00

There are one Federal agency 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.

Distribution of GS Employees in Alaska

There are approximately 107 federal employees on the General Schedule payscale located within Alaska. The average federal employee in Alaska earns $54,183 per year, and the average yearly bonus is $301.

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 107 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.

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