Connecticut General Schedule Payscales
Federal employees in Connecticut are paid an adjusted base salary based on which of the three General Schedule localities that cover Connecticut in which they work. Localities that cover parts of Connecticut include Hartford, New York City and Rest of U.S..
This table lists all of the major cities and military installations within Connecticut 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|
|Coast Guard Academy||Coast Guard||166||Hartford||30.2%|
|Naval Submarine Base New London||Navy||32||Hartford||30.2%|
|West Haven||Civilian||1,299||New York City||35.06%|
|Waterbury||Civilian||41||New York City||35.06%|
|Stamford||Civilian||28||New York City||35.06%|
|New Haven||Civilian||124||New York City||35.06%|
|Bridgeport||Civilian||62||New York City||35.06%|
† 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).
Connecticut Federal Employment Statistics
This section provides statistics on Federal government employees in Connecticut, 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 Connecticut.
Common Occupations in Connecticut
|Occupation||Number Employed||Avg. Salary||Avg. Bonus|
|Medical Support Assistance||216||$50,826.00||$541.00|
This table lists the top two occupations held by the approximately 329 federal employees working in Connecticut, Connecticut, as well as average yearly compensation for Connecticut based federal employees of that occupation.
Federal Agencies in Connecticut
|Agency||Connecticut Employees||Avg. Salary||Avg. Bonus|
|Veterans Health Administration||329||$49,244.00||$522.00|
There are one Federal agency with a significant workforce in Connecticut. 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 329 federal employees on the General Schedule payscale located within Connecticut. The average federal employee in Connecticut earns $49,244 per year, and the average yearly bonus is $522.
Based on data provided by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the most common job title for federal employees based in Connecticut is Medical Support Assistance. The Federal agency with the largest number of employees in Connecticut is the Veterans Health Administration, which has total of 329 employees in the area.
The bar graph to the left shows the distribution of employees in Connecticut 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.