Georgia General Schedule Payscales
Federal employees in Georgia are paid an adjusted base salary based on which of the two General Schedule localities that cover Georgia in which they work. Localities that cover parts of Georgia include Atlanta and Rest of U.S..
This table lists all of the major cities and military installations within Georgia 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|
|Columbus||Civilian||96||Rest of U.S.||15.67%|
|Macon||Civilian||392||Rest of U.S.||15.67%|
|Hunter Army Airfield||Army||244||Rest of U.S.||15.67%|
|Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany||Marines||68||Rest of U.S.||15.67%|
|Robins Air Force Base||Air Force||26||Rest of U.S.||15.67%|
|Naval Air Station Atlanta/General Lucius Dubignon Clay National Guard Center||Navy||156||Atlanta||21.64%|
|Moody Air Force Base||Air Force||55||Rest of U.S.||15.67%|
|Fort Stewart||Army||10||Rest of U.S.||15.67%|
|Camp Frank Dow Merrill||Army||1||Rest of U.S.||15.67%|
|Fort Gordon||Army||1,428||Rest of U.S.||15.67%|
|Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay||Navy||2||Rest of U.S.||15.67%|
|Fort Benning||Army||Unknown||Rest of U.S.||15.67%|
† 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).
Georgia Federal Employment Statistics
This section provides statistics on Federal government employees in Georgia, 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 Georgia.
Common Occupations in Georgia
|Occupation||Number Employed||Avg. Salary||Avg. Bonus|
|Veterans Claims Examining||453||$69,433.00||$102.00|
|Social Insurance Administration||207||$94,138.00||$225.00|
|Financial Administration And Program||174||$102,832.00||$0.00|
|General Business And Industry||167||$98,312.00||$432.00|
|Management And Program Analysis||155||$112,056.00||$0.00|
|General Physical Science||152||$110,333.00||$1,272.00|
|Medical Support Assistance||145||$38,900.00||$5.00|
|Agricultural Commodity Aid||139||$26,233.00||$4.00|
This table lists the top twelve occupations held by the approximately 2,379 federal employees working in Georgia, Georgia, as well as average yearly compensation for Georgia based federal employees of that occupation.
Federal Agencies in Georgia
|Agency||Georgia Employees||Avg. Salary||Avg. Bonus|
|Veterans Health Administration||622||$40,073.00||$7.00|
|Veterans Benefits Administration||453||$69,433.00||$102.00|
|Environmental Protection Agency||352||$110,261.00||$1,369.00|
|Internal Revenue Service||329||$107,444.00||$0.00|
|Social Security Administration||317||$101,337.00||$208.00|
|Ofc Of Sr Coord For Southeast/caribbean||167||$98,312.00||$432.00|
|Agricultural Marketing Service||139||$26,233.00||$4.00|
There are seven Federal agencies with a significant workforce in Georgia. 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 2,379 federal employees on the General Schedule payscale located within Georgia. The average federal employee in Georgia earns $73,745 per year, and the average yearly bonus is $266.
Based on data provided by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the most common job title for federal employees based in Georgia is Veterans Claims Examining. The Federal agency with the largest number of employees in Georgia is the Veterans Health Administration, which has total of 622 employees in the area.
The bar graph to the left shows the distribution of employees in Georgia 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.