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Connecticut Government Pay Charts Connecticut General Schedule Payscales

357 federal employees †
$50,487 average yearly pay
+5% salary raise this year

Federal employees in Connecticut are paid an adjusted base salary based on which of the four General Schedule localities that cover Connecticut in which they work. Localities that cover parts of Connecticut include Hartford, New York City, Boston 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
Bridgeport   Civilian 62 New York City 37.24%
Naval Submarine Base New London   Navy 32 Hartford 31.62%
Hartford   Civilian 426 Hartford 31.62%
New Haven   Civilian 124 New York City 37.24%
Coast Guard Academy   Coast Guard 166 Hartford 31.62%
Stamford   Civilian 28 New York City 37.24%
Waterbury   Civilian 41 New York City 37.24%
West Haven   Civilian 1,299 New York City 37.24%

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 247 $51,933.00 $39.00
Nursing Assistant 110 $47,596.00 $1.00

This table lists the top two occupations held by the approximately 357 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 357 $50,487.00 $26.00

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.

Distribution of GS Employees in Connecticut

There are approximately 357 federal employees on the General Schedule payscale located within Connecticut. The average federal employee in Connecticut earns $50,487 per year, and the average yearly bonus is $26.

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 357 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.

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