Florida General Schedule Payscales
Federal employees in Florida are paid an adjusted base salary based on which of the three General Schedule localities that cover Florida in which they work. Localities that cover parts of Florida include Miami, Palm Bay and Rest of U.S..
This table lists all of the major cities and military installations within Florida 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.
† 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).
Florida Federal Employment Statistics
This section provides statistics on Federal government employees in Florida, 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 Florida.
Common Occupations in Florida
|Occupation||Number Employed||Avg. Salary||Avg. Bonus|
|Medical Support Assistance||2,242||$43,347.00||$228.00|
|Veterans Claims Examining||807||$74,500.00||$94.00|
|Health Aid And Technician||369||$45,719.00||$598.00|
|General Health Science||278||$79,852.00||$37.00|
|Social Insurance Administration||220||$85,254.00||$403.00|
|Miscellaneous Clerk And Assistant||213||$45,654.00||$246.00|
|Management And Program Analysis||195||$110,721.00||$241.00|
|Worker's Compensation Claims Examining||193||$90,179.00||$248.00|
|Financial Clerical And Assistance||151||$45,920.00||$28.00|
This table lists the top eighteen occupations held by the approximately 9,976 federal employees working in Florida, Florida, as well as average yearly compensation for Florida based federal employees of that occupation.
Federal Agencies in Florida
|Agency||Florida Employees||Avg. Salary||Avg. Bonus|
|Veterans Health Administration||6,325||$62,061.00||$588.00|
|John F. Kennedy Space Center||1,366||$119,247.00||$239.00|
|Veterans Benefits Administration||807||$74,500.00||$94.00|
|Internal Revenue Service||772||$49,353.00||$26.00|
|Social Security Administration||513||$69,862.00||$337.00|
|Office Of Workers' Compensation Programs||193||$90,179.00||$248.00|
There are six Federal agencies with a significant workforce in Florida. 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 9,976 federal employees on the General Schedule payscale located within Florida. The average federal employee in Florida earns $68,961 per year, and the average yearly bonus is $505.
Based on data provided by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the most common job title for federal employees based in Florida is Medical Support Assistance. The Federal agency with the largest number of employees in Florida is the Veterans Health Administration, which has total of 6,325 employees in the area.
The bar graph to the left shows the distribution of employees in Florida 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.