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California Palo Alto, California General Schedule Payscale

Location County Population Gov't Employees GS Locality
Palo Alto Santa Clara County 66,955 1,505 San Francisco (SF)

There are approximately 1,505 federal employees under the General Schedule employed in Palo Alto. All federal employees in Palo Alto are paid under the adjusted General Schedule pay table for the San Francisco GS Locality, which provides for a 39.28% pay increase above the base GS pay rates. Locality Adjustments are used to account for higher costs of living in Palo Alto, and to keep government salaries competitive with comparable private sector jobs.

The yearly base salaries of General Schedule employees in Palo Alto can be determined from the 2019 pay chart below, based on their GS Grade and Step. For more details, learn more about the GS Payscale or use our General Schedule salary calculator.


GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$26,164$27,040$27,910$28,775$29,646$30,154$31,013$31,883$31,916$32,734
GS-2$29,417$30,118$31,091$31,916$32,278$33,228$34,178$35,128$36,078$37,028
GS-3$32,097$33,167$34,236$35,306$36,376$37,445$38,515$39,585$40,654$41,724
GS-4$36,033$37,234$38,434$39,635$40,836$42,036$43,237$44,437$45,638$46,838
GS-5$40,315$41,659$43,003$44,347$45,691$47,035$48,379$49,723$51,067$52,411
GS-6$44,937$46,435$47,932$49,429$50,926$52,424$53,921$55,418$56,915$58,413
GS-7$49,937$51,602$53,266$54,931$56,595$58,259$59,924$61,588$63,253$64,917
GS-8$55,304$57,148$58,992$60,836$62,680$64,524$66,368$68,212$70,056$71,901
GS-9$61,084$63,120$65,157$67,193$69,229$71,265$73,302$75,338$77,374$79,410
GS-10$67,268$69,510$71,753$73,995$76,238$78,480$80,723$82,965$85,207$87,450
GS-11$73,905$76,369$78,832$81,296$83,760$86,224$88,688$91,152$93,616$96,080
GS-12$88,582$91,535$94,488$97,440$100,393$103,346$106,298$109,251$112,204$115,157
GS-13$105,335$108,846$112,357$115,868$119,380$122,891$126,402$129,913$133,425$136,936
GS-14$124,475$128,624$132,773$136,922$141,071$145,220$149,369$153,519$157,668$161,817
GS-15$146,415$151,296$156,176$161,056$164,200*$164,200*$164,200*$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$26,164$27,040$27,910$28,775$29,646$30,154$31,013$31,883$31,916$32,734
GS-2$29,417$30,118$31,091$31,916$32,278$33,228$34,178$35,128$36,078$37,028
GS-3$32,097$33,167$34,236$35,306$36,376$37,445$38,515$39,585$40,654$41,724
GS-4$36,033$37,234$38,434$39,635$40,836$42,036$43,237$44,437$45,638$46,838
GS-5$40,315$41,659$43,003$44,347$45,691$47,035$48,379$49,723$51,067$52,411
GS-6$44,937$46,435$47,932$49,429$50,926$52,424$53,921$55,418$56,915$58,413
GS-7$49,937$51,602$53,266$54,931$56,595$58,259$59,924$61,588$63,253$64,917
GS-8$55,304$57,148$58,992$60,836$62,680$64,524$66,368$68,212$70,056$71,901
GS-9$61,084$63,120$65,157$67,193$69,229$71,265$73,302$75,338$77,374$79,410
GS-10$67,268$69,510$71,753$73,995$76,238$78,480$80,723$82,965$85,207$87,450
GS-11$73,905$76,369$78,832$81,296$83,760$86,224$88,688$91,152$93,616$96,080
GS-12$88,582$91,535$94,488$97,440$100,393$103,346$106,298$109,251$112,204$115,157
GS-13$105,335$108,846$112,357$115,868$119,380$122,891$126,402$129,913$133,425$136,936
GS-14$124,475$128,624$132,773$136,922$141,071$145,220$149,369$153,519$157,668$161,817
GS-15$146,415$151,296$156,176$161,056$164,200*$164,200*$164,200*$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$25,597$26,454$27,305$28,152$29,003$29,501$30,342$31,192$31,225$32,015
GS-2$28,779$29,465$30,418$31,225$31,576$32,504$33,433$34,361$35,290$36,219
GS-3$31,402$32,449$33,497$34,544$35,591$36,639$37,686$38,733$39,781$40,825
GS-4$35,253$36,427$37,602$38,776$39,950$41,125$42,299$43,474$44,648$45,823
GS-5$39,441$40,756$42,071$43,387$44,702$46,018$47,333$48,648$49,964$51,279
GS-6$43,964$45,430$46,896$48,362$49,828$51,294$52,760$54,226$55,692$57,158
GS-7$48,856$50,485$52,114$53,743$55,372$57,001$58,630$60,259$61,888$63,517
GS-8$54,106$55,909$57,712$59,515$61,318$63,122$64,925$66,728$68,531$70,334
GS-9$59,760$61,752$63,745$65,737$67,730$69,722$71,714$73,707$75,699$77,692
GS-10$65,810$68,005$70,199$72,393$74,587$76,781$78,975$81,169$83,363$85,558
GS-11$72,303$74,713$77,122$79,532$81,942$84,351$86,761$89,171$91,580$93,990
GS-12$86,663$89,552$92,441$95,330$98,220$101,109$103,998$106,887$109,776$112,665
GS-13$103,053$106,488$109,923$113,357$116,792$120,227$123,662$127,097$130,532$133,967
GS-14$121,778$125,837$129,896$133,956$138,015$142,075$146,134$150,194$154,253$158,312
GS-15$143,244$148,019$152,794$157,569$161,900*$161,900*$161,900*$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$24,901$25,733$26,561$27,385$28,213$28,698$29,516$30,341$30,374$31,142
GS-2$27,996$28,662$29,589$30,374$30,719$31,623$32,527$33,431$34,335$35,239
GS-3$30,546$31,565$32,583$33,601$34,619$35,637$36,655$37,673$38,691$39,710
GS-4$34,292$35,435$36,578$37,721$38,864$40,007$41,150$42,293$43,436$44,579
GS-5$38,366$39,644$40,923$42,202$43,481$44,759$46,038$47,317$48,596$49,875
GS-6$42,767$44,192$45,617$47,043$48,468$49,894$51,319$52,744$54,170$55,595
GS-7$47,525$49,109$50,693$52,277$53,862$55,446$57,030$58,614$60,198$61,783
GS-8$52,632$54,386$56,139$57,893$59,647$61,401$63,155$64,909$66,663$68,417
GS-9$58,132$60,069$62,007$63,944$65,881$67,818$69,755$71,692$73,629$75,567
GS-10$64,017$66,151$68,285$70,419$72,553$74,687$76,821$78,955$81,089$83,223
GS-11$70,333$72,678$75,022$77,367$79,711$82,055$84,400$86,744$89,089$91,433
GS-12$84,302$87,112$89,922$92,732$95,542$98,352$101,162$103,972$106,782$109,592
GS-13$100,246$103,588$106,930$110,272$113,615$116,957$120,299$123,641$126,983$130,325
GS-14$118,460$122,408$126,357$130,306$134,255$138,204$142,153$146,102$150,051$154,000
GS-15$139,342$143,987$148,633$153,278$157,923$160,300*$160,300*$160,300*$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$24,545$25,365$26,181$26,994$27,810$28,288$29,095$29,909$29,940$30,695
GS-2$27,596$28,253$29,167$29,940$30,278$31,168$32,059$32,950$33,840$34,731
GS-3$30,110$31,114$32,118$33,123$34,127$35,131$36,135$37,139$38,143$39,148
GS-4$33,802$34,930$36,057$37,184$38,311$39,438$40,565$41,692$42,820$43,947
GS-5$37,818$39,079$40,340$41,601$42,861$44,122$45,383$46,644$47,905$49,166
GS-6$42,156$43,562$44,967$46,373$47,778$49,184$50,589$51,995$53,400$54,806
GS-7$46,846$48,407$49,968$51,529$53,090$54,651$56,212$57,773$59,334$60,895
GS-8$51,880$53,610$55,340$57,070$58,800$60,530$62,260$63,989$65,719$67,449
GS-9$57,302$59,212$61,122$63,031$64,941$66,851$68,760$70,670$72,580$74,489
GS-10$63,103$65,206$67,309$69,412$71,515$73,618$75,720$77,823$79,926$82,029
GS-11$69,329$71,640$73,951$76,262$78,574$80,885$83,196$85,507$87,818$90,129
GS-12$83,098$85,869$88,639$91,410$94,181$96,951$99,722$102,492$105,263$108,034
GS-13$98,815$102,109$105,402$108,696$111,989$115,283$118,577$121,870$125,164$128,457
GS-14$116,768$120,661$124,553$128,445$132,338$136,230$140,122$144,014$147,907$151,799
GS-15$137,353$141,932$146,511$151,090$155,668$158,700*$158,700*$158,700*$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$24,301$25,114$25,922$26,726$27,534$28,008$28,807$29,613$29,644$30,401
GS-2$27,323$27,973$28,878$29,644$29,975$30,856$31,737$32,618$33,500$34,381
GS-3$29,811$30,805$31,798$32,791$33,785$34,778$35,772$36,765$37,758$38,752
GS-4$33,467$34,582$35,697$36,812$37,927$39,042$40,157$41,272$42,387$43,502
GS-5$37,443$38,692$39,941$41,190$42,438$43,687$44,936$46,185$47,434$48,682
GS-6$41,738$43,129$44,520$45,910$47,301$48,692$50,083$51,473$52,864$54,255
GS-7$46,382$47,928$49,474$51,020$52,567$54,113$55,659$57,205$58,751$60,297
GS-8$51,366$53,079$54,791$56,504$58,216$59,928$61,641$63,353$65,065$66,778
GS-9$56,735$58,625$60,516$62,407$64,298$66,188$68,079$69,970$71,861$73,751
GS-10$62,478$64,561$66,644$68,726$70,809$72,892$74,974$77,057$79,140$81,222
GS-11$68,643$70,931$73,219$75,507$77,795$80,083$82,371$84,659$86,947$89,235
GS-12$82,275$85,017$87,760$90,502$93,244$95,986$98,728$101,471$104,213$106,955
GS-13$97,836$101,098$104,359$107,620$110,881$114,142$117,403$120,665$123,926$127,187
GS-14$115,613$119,466$123,319$127,172$131,025$134,878$138,731$142,585$146,438$150,291
GS-15$135,993$140,526$145,059$149,592$154,125$155,500*$155,500*$155,500*$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$24,061$24,865$25,665$26,461$27,261$27,731$28,522$29,319$29,351$30,097
GS-2$27,053$27,696$28,591$29,351$29,680$30,553$31,426$32,299$33,173$34,046
GS-3$29,517$30,501$31,485$32,468$33,452$34,436$35,420$36,404$37,388$38,372
GS-4$33,136$34,240$35,344$36,449$37,553$38,657$39,761$40,865$41,969$43,074
GS-5$37,073$38,308$39,544$40,779$42,014$43,249$44,485$45,720$46,955$48,190
GS-6$41,325$42,702$44,079$45,456$46,834$48,211$49,588$50,965$52,342$53,719
GS-7$45,923$47,454$48,985$50,516$52,048$53,579$55,110$56,641$58,173$59,704
GS-8$50,858$52,553$54,248$55,943$57,637$59,332$61,027$62,722$64,417$66,111
GS-9$56,172$58,044$59,916$61,788$63,660$65,532$67,403$69,275$71,147$73,019
GS-10$61,860$63,922$65,984$68,047$70,109$72,171$74,234$76,296$78,359$80,421
GS-11$67,963$70,228$72,493$74,758$77,023$79,288$81,554$83,819$86,084$88,349
GS-12$81,460$84,175$86,891$89,606$92,321$95,036$97,751$100,466$103,182$105,897
GS-13$96,867$100,096$103,325$106,554$109,782$113,011$116,240$119,469$122,697$125,926
GS-14$114,468$118,283$122,099$125,914$129,729$133,544$137,360$141,175$144,990$148,806
GS-15$134,647$139,136$143,624$148,112$152,601$155,500*$155,500*$155,500*$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$24,061$24,865$25,665$26,461$27,261$27,731$28,522$29,319$29,351$30,097
GS-2$27,053$27,696$28,591$29,351$29,680$30,553$31,426$32,299$33,173$34,046
GS-3$29,517$30,501$31,485$32,468$33,452$34,436$35,420$36,404$37,388$38,372
GS-4$33,136$34,240$35,344$36,449$37,553$38,657$39,761$40,865$41,969$43,074
GS-5$37,073$38,308$39,544$40,779$42,014$43,249$44,485$45,720$46,955$48,190
GS-6$41,325$42,702$44,079$45,456$46,834$48,211$49,588$50,965$52,342$53,719
GS-7$45,923$47,454$48,985$50,516$52,048$53,579$55,110$56,641$58,173$59,704
GS-8$50,858$52,553$54,248$55,943$57,637$59,332$61,027$62,722$64,417$66,111
GS-9$56,172$58,044$59,916$61,788$63,660$65,532$67,403$69,275$71,147$73,019
GS-10$61,860$63,922$65,984$68,047$70,109$72,171$74,234$76,296$78,359$80,421
GS-11$67,963$70,228$72,493$74,758$77,023$79,288$81,554$83,819$86,084$88,349
GS-12$81,460$84,175$86,891$89,606$92,321$95,036$97,751$100,466$103,182$105,897
GS-13$96,867$100,096$103,325$106,554$109,782$113,011$116,240$119,469$122,697$125,926
GS-14$114,468$118,283$122,099$125,914$129,729$133,544$137,360$141,175$144,990$148,806
GS-15$134,647$139,136$143,624$148,112$152,601$155,500*$155,500*$155,500*$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$24,061$24,865$25,665$26,461$27,261$27,731$28,522$29,319$29,351$30,097
GS-2$27,053$27,696$28,591$29,351$29,680$30,553$31,426$32,299$33,173$34,046
GS-3$29,517$30,501$31,485$32,468$33,452$34,436$35,420$36,404$37,388$38,372
GS-4$33,136$34,240$35,344$36,449$37,553$38,657$39,761$40,865$41,969$43,074
GS-5$37,073$38,308$39,544$40,779$42,014$43,249$44,485$45,720$46,955$48,190
GS-6$41,325$42,702$44,079$45,456$46,834$48,211$49,588$50,965$52,342$53,719
GS-7$45,923$47,454$48,985$50,516$52,048$53,579$55,110$56,641$58,173$59,704
GS-8$50,858$52,553$54,248$55,943$57,637$59,332$61,027$62,722$64,417$66,111
GS-9$56,172$58,044$59,916$61,788$63,660$65,532$67,403$69,275$71,147$73,019
GS-10$61,860$63,922$65,984$68,047$70,109$72,171$74,234$76,296$78,359$80,421
GS-11$67,963$70,228$72,493$74,758$77,023$79,288$81,554$83,819$86,084$88,349
GS-12$81,460$84,175$86,891$89,606$92,321$95,036$97,751$100,466$103,182$105,897
GS-13$96,867$100,096$103,325$106,554$109,782$113,011$116,240$119,469$122,697$125,926
GS-14$114,468$118,283$122,099$125,914$129,729$133,544$137,360$141,175$144,990$148,806
GS-15$134,647$139,136$143,624$148,112$152,601$155,500*$155,500*$155,500*$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$24,061$24,865$25,665$26,461$27,261$27,731$28,522$29,319$29,351$30,097
GS-2$27,053$27,696$28,591$29,351$29,680$30,553$31,426$32,299$33,173$34,046
GS-3$29,517$30,501$31,485$32,468$33,452$34,436$35,420$36,404$37,388$38,372
GS-4$33,136$34,240$35,344$36,449$37,553$38,657$39,761$40,865$41,969$43,074
GS-5$37,073$38,308$39,544$40,779$42,014$43,249$44,485$45,720$46,955$48,190
GS-6$41,325$42,702$44,079$45,456$46,834$48,211$49,588$50,965$52,342$53,719
GS-7$45,923$47,454$48,985$50,516$52,048$53,579$55,110$56,641$58,173$59,704
GS-8$50,858$52,553$54,248$55,943$57,637$59,332$61,027$62,722$64,417$66,111
GS-9$56,172$58,044$59,916$61,788$63,660$65,532$67,403$69,275$71,147$73,019
GS-10$61,860$63,922$65,984$68,047$70,109$72,171$74,234$76,296$78,359$80,421
GS-11$67,963$70,228$72,493$74,758$77,023$79,288$81,554$83,819$86,084$88,349
GS-12$81,460$84,175$86,891$89,606$92,321$95,036$97,751$100,466$103,182$105,897
GS-13$96,867$100,096$103,325$106,554$109,782$113,011$116,240$119,469$122,697$125,926
GS-14$114,468$118,283$122,099$125,914$129,729$133,544$137,360$141,175$144,990$148,806
GS-15$134,647$139,136$143,624$148,112$152,601$155,500*$155,500*$155,500*$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$23,565$24,352$25,136$25,916$26,699$27,160$27,934$28,715$28,746$29,482
GS-2$26,495$27,125$28,001$28,746$29,067$29,921$30,776$31,630$32,484$33,339
GS-3$28,908$29,871$30,835$31,798$32,761$33,725$34,688$35,651$36,614$37,578
GS-4$32,454$33,535$34,617$35,698$36,780$37,861$38,943$40,024$41,106$42,187
GS-5$36,309$37,520$38,730$39,941$41,151$42,362$43,572$44,783$45,993$47,204
GS-6$40,473$41,822$43,171$44,520$45,868$47,217$48,566$49,915$51,264$52,613
GS-7$44,976$46,476$47,975$49,474$50,974$52,473$53,972$55,472$56,971$58,470
GS-8$49,810$51,471$53,131$54,792$56,453$58,113$59,774$61,434$63,095$64,755
GS-9$55,015$56,849$58,683$60,517$62,350$64,184$66,018$67,852$69,686$71,520
GS-10$60,585$62,604$64,624$66,643$68,662$70,682$72,701$74,720$76,739$78,759
GS-11$66,562$68,780$70,999$73,217$75,435$77,653$79,871$82,089$84,307$86,525
GS-12$79,781$82,440$85,099$87,757$90,416$93,075$95,734$98,393$101,051$103,710
GS-13$94,871$98,034$101,196$104,359$107,522$110,684$113,847$117,009$120,172$123,335
GS-14$112,108$115,846$119,584$123,321$127,059$130,796$134,534$138,272$142,009$145,747
GS-15$131,873$136,269$140,664$145,060$149,456$153,200*$153,200*$153,200*$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$22,404$23,151$23,897$24,638$25,383$25,821$26,557$27,299$27,328$28,026
GS-2$25,189$25,788$26,621$27,328$27,633$28,445$29,258$30,070$30,882$31,694
GS-3$27,483$28,399$29,315$30,232$31,148$32,064$32,980$33,896$34,812$35,728
GS-4$30,853$31,882$32,911$33,940$34,970$35,999$37,028$38,057$39,086$40,115
GS-5$34,519$35,669$36,819$37,969$39,119$40,269$41,419$42,569$43,719$44,869
GS-6$38,477$39,760$41,043$42,326$43,608$44,891$46,174$47,457$48,740$50,022
GS-7$42,759$44,184$45,609$47,034$48,458$49,883$51,308$52,732$54,157$55,582
GS-8$47,354$48,933$50,511$52,090$53,668$55,247$56,825$58,404$59,982$61,560
GS-9$52,303$54,047$55,791$57,535$59,279$61,023$62,767$64,511$66,255$67,999
GS-10$57,598$59,518$61,438$63,358$65,279$67,199$69,119$71,039$72,959$74,880
GS-11$63,281$65,390$67,500$69,609$71,719$73,828$75,938$78,047$80,157$82,266
GS-12$75,847$78,376$80,904$83,433$85,962$88,491$91,019$93,548$96,077$98,605
GS-13$90,194$93,201$96,208$99,215$102,222$105,229$108,237$111,244$114,251$117,258
GS-14$106,581$110,133$113,686$117,238$120,791$124,343$127,896$131,448$135,001$138,554
GS-15$125,371$129,551$133,730$137,909$142,089$146,268$149,000*$149,000*$149,000*$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$21,674$22,397$23,119$23,836$24,557$24,980$25,692$26,410$26,439$27,106
GS-2$24,369$24,948$25,755$26,439$26,733$27,519$28,305$29,091$29,877$30,663
GS-3$26,589$27,475$28,361$29,247$30,134$31,020$31,906$32,792$33,679$34,565
GS-4$29,848$30,843$31,837$32,831$33,826$34,820$35,815$36,809$37,804$38,798
GS-5$33,394$34,507$35,620$36,734$37,847$38,960$40,073$41,186$42,299$43,412
GS-6$37,225$38,466$39,706$40,947$42,188$43,429$44,669$45,910$47,151$48,392
GS-7$41,367$42,746$44,125$45,503$46,882$48,261$49,640$51,019$52,398$53,777
GS-8$45,812$47,340$48,867$50,395$51,922$53,450$54,977$56,505$58,032$59,560
GS-9$50,599$52,286$53,972$55,659$57,345$59,032$60,718$62,405$64,091$65,778
GS-10$55,723$57,580$59,437$61,294$63,151$65,009$66,866$68,723$70,580$72,437
GS-11$61,221$63,262$65,303$67,344$69,385$71,426$73,467$75,508$77,549$79,590
GS-12$73,377$75,823$78,270$80,716$83,162$85,609$88,055$90,501$92,947$95,394
GS-13$87,257$90,166$93,075$95,984$98,893$101,802$104,711$107,620$110,529$113,438
GS-14$103,111$106,547$109,984$113,421$116,858$120,295$123,731$127,168$130,605$134,042
GS-15$121,289$125,332$129,375$133,418$137,460$141,503$145,400*$145,400*$145,400*$145,400*

* The 2019 General Schedule payscale is capped at a maximum salary of $164,200 per year, which is Level 4 of the Senior Executive Service payscale.

Palo Alto Federal Employment Statistics

This section provides statistics on Federal government employees in Palo Alto, 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 Palo Alto.

Common Occupations in Palo Alto

Occupation Number Employed Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Nursing Assistant 148 $50,226.00 $83.00
General Health Science 116 $90,653.00 $97.00

This table lists the top two occupations held by the approximately 264 federal employees working in Palo Alto, California, as well as average yearly compensation for Palo Alto based federal employees of that occupation.

Federal Agencies in Palo Alto

Agency Palo Alto Employees Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Veterans Health Administration 264 $70,440.00 $90.00

There are one Federal agency with a significant workforce in Palo Alto. 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 Palo Alto

There are approximately 264 federal employees on the General Schedule payscale located within Palo Alto. The average federal employee in Palo Alto earns $70,440 per year, and the average yearly bonus is $90.

Based on data provided by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the most common job title for federal employees based in Palo Alto is Nursing Assistant. The Federal agency with the largest number of employees in Palo Alto is the Veterans Health Administration, which has total of 264 employees in the area.

The bar graph to the left shows the distribution of employees in Palo Alto 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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