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Georgia Atlanta, Georgia General Schedule Payscale

Location County Population Gov't Employees GS Locality
Atlanta Fulton County 456,002 6,343 Atlanta (ATL)

There are approximately 6,343 federal employees under the General Schedule employed in Atlanta. All federal employees in Atlanta are paid under the adjusted General Schedule pay table for the Atlanta GS Locality, which provides for a 21.16% pay increase above the base GS pay rates. Locality Adjustments are used to account for higher costs of living in Atlanta, and to keep government salaries competitive with comparable private sector jobs.

The yearly base salaries of General Schedule employees in Atlanta 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$22,760$23,522$24,279$25,032$25,789$26,231$26,979$27,735$27,764$28,475
GS-2$25,590$26,200$27,047$27,764$28,079$28,905$29,731$30,558$31,384$32,210
GS-3$27,921$28,852$29,782$30,713$31,643$32,574$33,504$34,435$35,365$36,296
GS-4$31,345$32,390$33,434$34,479$35,523$36,567$37,612$38,656$39,700$40,745
GS-5$35,070$36,239$37,408$38,577$39,747$40,916$42,085$43,254$44,423$45,593
GS-6$39,091$40,394$41,696$42,998$44,301$45,603$46,906$48,208$49,511$50,813
GS-7$43,441$44,889$46,336$47,784$49,232$50,680$52,128$53,576$55,024$56,471
GS-8$48,109$49,713$51,317$52,921$54,526$56,130$57,734$59,338$60,942$62,546
GS-9$53,137$54,909$56,680$58,451$60,223$61,994$63,765$65,537$67,308$69,079
GS-10$58,517$60,467$62,418$64,369$66,319$68,270$70,221$72,171$74,122$76,073
GS-11$64,290$66,433$68,577$70,720$72,863$75,007$77,150$79,293$81,436$83,580
GS-12$77,058$79,626$82,195$84,764$87,332$89,901$92,469$95,038$97,606$100,175
GS-13$91,631$94,685$97,740$100,794$103,849$106,903$109,958$113,012$116,066$119,121
GS-14$108,281$111,890$115,499$119,109$122,718$126,327$129,937$133,546$137,156$140,765
GS-15$127,367$131,612$135,858$140,103$144,349$148,594$152,840$157,085$161,331$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$22,760$23,522$24,279$25,032$25,789$26,231$26,979$27,735$27,764$28,475
GS-2$25,590$26,200$27,047$27,764$28,079$28,905$29,731$30,558$31,384$32,210
GS-3$27,921$28,852$29,782$30,713$31,643$32,574$33,504$34,435$35,365$36,296
GS-4$31,345$32,390$33,434$34,479$35,523$36,567$37,612$38,656$39,700$40,745
GS-5$35,070$36,239$37,408$38,577$39,747$40,916$42,085$43,254$44,423$45,593
GS-6$39,091$40,394$41,696$42,998$44,301$45,603$46,906$48,208$49,511$50,813
GS-7$43,441$44,889$46,336$47,784$49,232$50,680$52,128$53,576$55,024$56,471
GS-8$48,109$49,713$51,317$52,921$54,526$56,130$57,734$59,338$60,942$62,546
GS-9$53,137$54,909$56,680$58,451$60,223$61,994$63,765$65,537$67,308$69,079
GS-10$58,517$60,467$62,418$64,369$66,319$68,270$70,221$72,171$74,122$76,073
GS-11$64,290$66,433$68,577$70,720$72,863$75,007$77,150$79,293$81,436$83,580
GS-12$77,058$79,626$82,195$84,764$87,332$89,901$92,469$95,038$97,606$100,175
GS-13$91,631$94,685$97,740$100,794$103,849$106,903$109,958$113,012$116,066$119,121
GS-14$108,281$111,890$115,499$119,109$122,718$126,327$129,937$133,546$137,156$140,765
GS-15$127,367$131,612$135,858$140,103$144,349$148,594$152,840$157,085$161,331$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$22,361$23,109$23,853$24,593$25,336$25,771$26,506$27,248$27,277$27,967
GS-2$25,141$25,739$26,572$27,277$27,584$28,395$29,206$30,017$30,828$31,639
GS-3$27,431$28,346$29,261$30,176$31,091$32,006$32,921$33,836$34,751$35,663
GS-4$30,795$31,821$32,847$33,873$34,899$35,925$36,951$37,977$39,003$40,029
GS-5$34,454$35,603$36,752$37,901$39,050$40,199$41,348$42,497$43,646$44,795
GS-6$38,406$39,686$40,967$42,247$43,528$44,809$46,089$47,370$48,651$49,931
GS-7$42,678$44,101$45,524$46,947$48,371$49,794$51,217$52,640$54,063$55,486
GS-8$47,265$48,840$50,415$51,990$53,565$55,141$56,716$58,291$59,866$61,441
GS-9$52,204$53,944$55,685$57,425$59,166$60,906$62,647$64,387$66,128$67,868
GS-10$57,489$59,406$61,323$63,240$65,156$67,073$68,990$70,906$72,823$74,740
GS-11$63,161$65,266$67,371$69,476$71,581$73,686$75,791$77,896$80,001$82,106
GS-12$75,705$78,229$80,753$83,277$85,801$88,325$90,848$93,372$95,896$98,420
GS-13$90,023$93,023$96,024$99,025$102,025$105,026$108,027$111,027$114,028$117,028
GS-14$106,380$109,926$113,472$117,019$120,565$124,111$127,657$131,203$134,749$138,296
GS-15$125,132$129,303$133,475$137,646$141,818$145,989$150,160$154,332$158,503$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$21,935$22,668$23,397$24,123$24,852$25,279$26,000$26,727$26,756$27,433
GS-2$24,661$25,248$26,065$26,756$27,060$27,856$28,653$29,449$30,245$31,042
GS-3$26,908$27,805$28,702$29,598$30,495$31,392$32,289$33,186$34,083$34,980
GS-4$30,207$31,214$32,221$33,228$34,235$35,241$36,248$37,255$38,262$39,269
GS-5$33,796$34,922$36,049$37,175$38,301$39,428$40,554$41,681$42,807$43,934
GS-6$37,672$38,928$40,184$41,439$42,695$43,950$45,206$46,462$47,717$48,973
GS-7$41,864$43,259$44,655$46,050$47,446$48,841$50,237$51,632$53,028$54,423
GS-8$46,362$47,907$49,452$50,997$52,542$54,087$55,632$57,177$58,722$60,267
GS-9$51,208$52,914$54,621$56,327$58,033$59,740$61,446$63,153$64,859$66,565
GS-10$56,392$58,271$60,151$62,031$63,911$65,791$67,670$69,550$71,430$73,310
GS-11$61,956$64,021$66,086$68,151$70,216$72,281$74,346$76,412$78,477$80,542
GS-12$74,260$76,736$79,211$81,686$84,162$86,637$89,112$91,588$94,063$96,538
GS-13$88,305$91,249$94,193$97,137$100,081$103,025$105,969$108,913$111,858$114,802
GS-14$104,349$107,828$111,306$114,785$118,263$121,742$125,221$128,699$132,178$135,656
GS-15$122,744$126,836$130,928$135,020$139,112$143,204$147,296$151,388$155,480$159,572
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,664$22,388$23,109$23,826$24,546$24,969$25,681$26,399$26,426$27,093
GS-2$24,358$24,938$25,744$26,426$26,725$27,511$28,297$29,083$29,869$30,655
GS-3$26,577$27,463$28,349$29,236$30,122$31,008$31,895$32,781$33,667$34,554
GS-4$29,836$30,831$31,825$32,820$33,815$34,810$35,805$36,800$37,795$38,790
GS-5$33,380$34,493$35,606$36,719$37,832$38,945$40,058$41,171$42,284$43,397
GS-6$37,209$38,450$39,690$40,931$42,171$43,412$44,653$45,893$47,134$48,374
GS-7$41,348$42,726$44,104$45,482$46,859$48,237$49,615$50,993$52,371$53,748
GS-8$45,792$47,319$48,846$50,373$51,900$53,426$54,953$56,480$58,007$59,534
GS-9$50,578$52,263$53,949$55,634$57,320$59,006$60,691$62,377$64,062$65,748
GS-10$55,698$57,554$59,410$61,266$63,122$64,978$66,835$68,691$70,547$72,403
GS-11$61,193$63,233$65,273$67,313$69,353$71,393$73,433$75,472$77,512$79,552
GS-12$73,347$75,792$78,238$80,683$83,128$85,574$88,019$90,465$92,910$95,356
GS-13$87,219$90,126$93,033$95,940$98,847$101,754$104,661$107,569$110,476$113,383
GS-14$103,065$106,501$109,936$113,372$116,808$120,243$123,679$127,114$130,550$133,985
GS-15$121,234$125,276$129,318$133,359$137,401$141,442$145,484$149,525$153,567$157,608
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,450$22,166$22,880$23,590$24,303$24,722$25,427$26,138$26,165$26,833
GS-2$24,117$24,691$25,489$26,165$26,457$27,235$28,013$28,791$29,568$30,346
GS-3$26,313$27,190$28,067$28,943$29,820$30,697$31,574$32,450$33,327$34,204
GS-4$29,540$30,524$31,508$32,492$33,476$34,460$35,445$36,429$37,413$38,397
GS-5$33,049$34,152$35,254$36,356$37,458$38,560$39,663$40,765$41,867$42,969
GS-6$36,840$38,068$39,295$40,523$41,750$42,978$44,205$45,433$46,660$47,888
GS-7$40,939$42,304$43,668$45,033$46,398$47,763$49,127$50,492$51,857$53,221
GS-8$45,339$46,850$48,361$49,873$51,384$52,896$54,407$55,918$57,430$58,941
GS-9$50,077$51,746$53,414$55,083$56,752$58,421$60,090$61,759$63,428$65,097
GS-10$55,147$56,985$58,823$60,661$62,500$64,338$66,176$68,014$69,853$71,691
GS-11$60,587$62,607$64,627$66,646$68,666$70,685$72,705$74,724$76,744$78,764
GS-12$72,620$75,041$77,461$79,881$82,302$84,722$87,143$89,563$91,983$94,404
GS-13$86,355$89,234$92,112$94,991$97,869$100,748$103,626$106,504$109,383$112,261
GS-14$102,045$105,446$108,847$112,248$115,649$119,050$122,451$125,852$129,253$132,654
GS-15$120,034$124,035$128,036$132,037$136,038$140,039$144,040$148,041$152,042$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$21,237$21,947$22,653$23,356$24,062$24,477$25,175$25,879$25,906$26,565
GS-2$23,878$24,446$25,236$25,906$26,197$26,968$27,739$28,509$29,280$30,050
GS-3$26,053$26,921$27,790$28,658$29,527$30,395$31,264$32,132$33,000$33,869
GS-4$29,248$30,222$31,197$32,171$33,146$34,121$35,095$36,070$37,044$38,019
GS-5$32,722$33,813$34,903$35,993$37,084$38,174$39,264$40,355$41,445$42,535
GS-6$36,475$37,691$38,906$40,122$41,338$42,553$43,769$44,984$46,200$47,415
GS-7$40,534$41,885$43,237$44,588$45,940$47,291$48,643$49,994$51,346$52,698
GS-8$44,890$46,386$47,882$49,378$50,874$52,370$53,865$55,361$56,857$58,353
GS-9$49,581$51,233$52,885$54,537$56,189$57,841$59,494$61,146$62,798$64,450
GS-10$54,600$56,421$58,241$60,061$61,882$63,702$65,522$67,343$69,163$70,984
GS-11$59,987$61,987$63,986$65,985$67,985$69,984$71,983$73,982$75,982$77,981
GS-12$71,901$74,297$76,694$79,090$81,487$83,884$86,280$88,677$91,073$93,470
GS-13$85,500$88,350$91,200$94,049$96,899$99,749$102,599$105,449$108,299$111,148
GS-14$101,035$104,403$107,770$111,138$114,505$117,873$121,240$124,608$127,976$131,343
GS-15$118,846$122,808$126,769$130,731$134,693$138,654$142,616$146,578$150,539$154,501
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,237$21,947$22,653$23,356$24,062$24,477$25,175$25,879$25,906$26,565
GS-2$23,878$24,446$25,236$25,906$26,197$26,968$27,739$28,509$29,280$30,050
GS-3$26,053$26,921$27,790$28,658$29,527$30,395$31,264$32,132$33,000$33,869
GS-4$29,248$30,222$31,197$32,171$33,146$34,121$35,095$36,070$37,044$38,019
GS-5$32,722$33,813$34,903$35,993$37,084$38,174$39,264$40,355$41,445$42,535
GS-6$36,475$37,691$38,906$40,122$41,338$42,553$43,769$44,984$46,200$47,415
GS-7$40,534$41,885$43,237$44,588$45,940$47,291$48,643$49,994$51,346$52,698
GS-8$44,890$46,386$47,882$49,378$50,874$52,370$53,865$55,361$56,857$58,353
GS-9$49,581$51,233$52,885$54,537$56,189$57,841$59,494$61,146$62,798$64,450
GS-10$54,600$56,421$58,241$60,061$61,882$63,702$65,522$67,343$69,163$70,984
GS-11$59,987$61,987$63,986$65,985$67,985$69,984$71,983$73,982$75,982$77,981
GS-12$71,901$74,297$76,694$79,090$81,487$83,884$86,280$88,677$91,073$93,470
GS-13$85,500$88,350$91,200$94,049$96,899$99,749$102,599$105,449$108,299$111,148
GS-14$101,035$104,403$107,770$111,138$114,505$117,873$121,240$124,608$127,976$131,343
GS-15$118,846$122,808$126,769$130,731$134,693$138,654$142,616$146,578$150,539$154,501
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,237$21,947$22,653$23,356$24,062$24,477$25,175$25,879$25,906$26,565
GS-2$23,878$24,446$25,236$25,906$26,197$26,968$27,739$28,509$29,280$30,050
GS-3$26,053$26,921$27,790$28,658$29,527$30,395$31,264$32,132$33,000$33,869
GS-4$29,248$30,222$31,197$32,171$33,146$34,121$35,095$36,070$37,044$38,019
GS-5$32,722$33,813$34,903$35,993$37,084$38,174$39,264$40,355$41,445$42,535
GS-6$36,475$37,691$38,906$40,122$41,338$42,553$43,769$44,984$46,200$47,415
GS-7$40,534$41,885$43,237$44,588$45,940$47,291$48,643$49,994$51,346$52,698
GS-8$44,890$46,386$47,882$49,378$50,874$52,370$53,865$55,361$56,857$58,353
GS-9$49,581$51,233$52,885$54,537$56,189$57,841$59,494$61,146$62,798$64,450
GS-10$54,600$56,421$58,241$60,061$61,882$63,702$65,522$67,343$69,163$70,984
GS-11$59,987$61,987$63,986$65,985$67,985$69,984$71,983$73,982$75,982$77,981
GS-12$71,901$74,297$76,694$79,090$81,487$83,884$86,280$88,677$91,073$93,470
GS-13$85,500$88,350$91,200$94,049$96,899$99,749$102,599$105,449$108,299$111,148
GS-14$101,035$104,403$107,770$111,138$114,505$117,873$121,240$124,608$127,976$131,343
GS-15$118,846$122,808$126,769$130,731$134,693$138,654$142,616$146,578$150,539$154,501
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,237$21,947$22,653$23,356$24,062$24,477$25,175$25,879$25,906$26,565
GS-2$23,878$24,446$25,236$25,906$26,197$26,968$27,739$28,509$29,280$30,050
GS-3$26,053$26,921$27,790$28,658$29,527$30,395$31,264$32,132$33,000$33,869
GS-4$29,248$30,222$31,197$32,171$33,146$34,121$35,095$36,070$37,044$38,019
GS-5$32,722$33,813$34,903$35,993$37,084$38,174$39,264$40,355$41,445$42,535
GS-6$36,475$37,691$38,906$40,122$41,338$42,553$43,769$44,984$46,200$47,415
GS-7$40,534$41,885$43,237$44,588$45,940$47,291$48,643$49,994$51,346$52,698
GS-8$44,890$46,386$47,882$49,378$50,874$52,370$53,865$55,361$56,857$58,353
GS-9$49,581$51,233$52,885$54,537$56,189$57,841$59,494$61,146$62,798$64,450
GS-10$54,600$56,421$58,241$60,061$61,882$63,702$65,522$67,343$69,163$70,984
GS-11$59,987$61,987$63,986$65,985$67,985$69,984$71,983$73,982$75,982$77,981
GS-12$71,901$74,297$76,694$79,090$81,487$83,884$86,280$88,677$91,073$93,470
GS-13$85,500$88,350$91,200$94,049$96,899$99,749$102,599$105,449$108,299$111,148
GS-14$101,035$104,403$107,770$111,138$114,505$117,873$121,240$124,608$127,976$131,343
GS-15$118,846$122,808$126,769$130,731$134,693$138,654$142,616$146,578$150,539$154,501
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,794$21,488$22,180$22,868$23,559$23,966$24,649$25,338$25,365$26,015
GS-2$23,379$23,935$24,708$25,365$25,648$26,402$27,156$27,910$28,664$29,418
GS-3$25,508$26,358$27,208$28,058$28,908$29,758$30,608$31,458$32,308$33,158
GS-4$28,637$29,591$30,546$31,500$32,454$33,409$34,363$35,317$36,272$37,226
GS-5$32,039$33,107$34,176$35,244$36,312$37,380$38,448$39,516$40,584$41,653
GS-6$35,713$36,903$38,094$39,284$40,474$41,664$42,855$44,045$45,235$46,425
GS-7$39,687$41,010$42,333$43,656$44,979$46,302$47,625$48,948$50,271$51,594
GS-8$43,952$45,418$46,883$48,348$49,814$51,279$52,744$54,209$55,675$57,140
GS-9$48,545$50,163$51,781$53,400$55,018$56,636$58,254$59,872$61,491$63,109
GS-10$53,460$55,242$57,024$58,806$60,587$62,369$64,151$65,933$67,715$69,496
GS-11$58,734$60,692$62,649$64,606$66,563$68,521$70,478$72,435$74,392$76,350
GS-12$70,399$72,745$75,091$77,437$79,783$82,129$84,475$86,821$89,167$91,513
GS-13$83,714$86,505$89,295$92,086$94,877$97,667$100,458$103,249$106,039$108,830
GS-14$98,924$102,222$105,520$108,818$112,116$115,414$118,712$122,010$125,309$128,607
GS-15$116,364$120,243$124,122$128,001$131,880$135,759$139,638$143,517$147,396$151,275
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$19,874$20,537$21,198$21,856$22,517$22,905$23,558$24,217$24,243$24,862
GS-2$22,344$22,876$23,615$24,243$24,513$25,234$25,954$26,675$27,395$28,116
GS-3$24,380$25,193$26,005$26,818$27,631$28,443$29,256$30,069$30,881$31,694
GS-4$27,370$28,282$29,195$30,108$31,021$31,934$32,847$33,760$34,673$35,586
GS-5$30,621$31,641$32,662$33,682$34,702$35,722$36,742$37,762$38,782$39,803
GS-6$34,133$35,271$36,409$37,547$38,685$39,822$40,960$42,098$43,236$44,374
GS-7$37,931$39,195$40,459$41,723$42,987$44,251$45,514$46,778$48,042$49,306
GS-8$42,007$43,408$44,808$46,208$47,608$49,009$50,409$51,809$53,209$54,610
GS-9$46,397$47,944$49,491$51,038$52,586$54,133$55,680$57,227$58,774$60,321
GS-10$51,094$52,798$54,501$56,205$57,908$59,611$61,315$63,018$64,721$66,425
GS-11$56,136$58,007$59,878$61,750$63,621$65,492$67,363$69,235$71,106$72,977
GS-12$67,283$69,526$71,769$74,012$76,256$78,499$80,742$82,985$85,228$87,472
GS-13$80,010$82,677$85,345$88,013$90,680$93,348$96,015$98,683$101,351$104,018
GS-14$94,546$97,698$100,849$104,001$107,152$110,303$113,455$116,606$119,758$122,909
GS-15$111,215$114,923$118,630$122,338$126,045$129,753$133,461$137,168$140,876$144,583
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$19,273$19,916$20,558$21,195$21,836$22,213$22,845$23,484$23,509$24,103
GS-2$21,669$22,184$22,901$23,509$23,771$24,470$25,169$25,868$26,567$27,265
GS-3$23,643$24,431$25,219$26,007$26,795$27,583$28,371$29,159$29,947$30,735
GS-4$26,541$27,425$28,310$29,194$30,078$30,962$31,847$32,731$33,615$34,499
GS-5$29,694$30,684$31,674$32,664$33,653$34,643$35,633$36,622$37,612$38,602
GS-6$33,101$34,204$35,307$36,410$37,514$38,617$39,720$40,823$41,927$43,030
GS-7$36,783$38,010$39,236$40,462$41,688$42,914$44,140$45,366$46,592$47,819
GS-8$40,736$42,095$43,453$44,811$46,169$47,528$48,886$50,244$51,602$52,961
GS-9$44,993$46,493$47,992$49,492$50,992$52,491$53,991$55,490$56,990$58,490
GS-10$49,549$51,200$52,852$54,503$56,154$57,806$59,457$61,109$62,760$64,412
GS-11$54,438$56,253$58,068$59,883$61,698$63,512$65,327$67,142$68,957$70,772
GS-12$65,247$67,422$69,598$71,773$73,948$76,124$78,299$80,474$82,649$84,825
GS-13$77,590$80,176$82,763$85,350$87,936$90,523$93,110$95,696$98,283$100,869
GS-14$91,686$94,742$97,798$100,854$103,910$106,966$110,022$113,079$116,135$119,191
GS-15$107,851$111,446$115,041$118,635$122,230$125,825$129,420$133,015$136,610$140,205

* 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.

Atlanta Federal Employment Statistics

This section provides statistics on Federal government employees in Atlanta, 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 Atlanta.

Common Occupations in Atlanta

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
Environmental Engineering 200 $110,189.00 $1,465.00
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
General Attorney 110 $108,535.00 $190.00

This table lists the top eight occupations held by the approximately 1,618 federal employees working in Atlanta, Georgia, as well as average yearly compensation for Atlanta based federal employees of that occupation.

Federal Agencies in Atlanta

Agency Atlanta Employees Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
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

There are five Federal agencies with a significant workforce in Atlanta. 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 Atlanta

There are approximately 1,618 federal employees on the General Schedule payscale located within Atlanta. The average federal employee in Atlanta earns $100,729 per year, and the average yearly bonus is $461.

Based on data provided by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the most common job title for federal employees based in Atlanta is Veterans Claims Examining. The Federal agency with the largest number of employees in Atlanta is the Veterans Benefits Administration, which has total of 453 employees in the area.

The bar graph to the left shows the distribution of employees in Atlanta 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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