Indiana General Schedule Payscales
Federal employees in Indiana are paid an adjusted base salary based on which of the four General Schedule localities that cover Indiana in which they work. Localities that cover parts of Indiana include Chicago, Cincinnati, Indianapolis and Rest of U.S..
This table lists all of the major cities and military installations within Indiana 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|
|Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division||Navy||Unknown||Rest of U.S.||16.5%|
|Evansville||Civilian||215||Rest of U.S.||16.5%|
|Fort Wayne||Civilian||468||Rest of U.S.||16.5%|
|Jeffersonville||Civilian||1,092||Rest of U.S.||16.5%|
|Grissom Air Reserve Base||Air Force||27||Rest of U.S.||16.5%|
|South Bend||Civilian||Unknown||Rest of U.S.||16.5%|
† 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).
Indiana Federal Employment Statistics
This section provides statistics on Federal government employees in Indiana, 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 Indiana.
Common Occupations in Indiana
|Occupation||Number Employed||Avg. Salary||Avg. Bonus|
|Medical Support Assistance||250||$45,454.00||$1.00|
|Veterans Claims Examining||191||$72,527.00||$0.00|
|Health Aid And Technician||104||$49,024.00||$0.00|
This table lists the top six occupations held by the approximately 1,254 federal employees working in Indiana, Indiana, as well as average yearly compensation for Indiana based federal employees of that occupation.
Federal Agencies in Indiana
|Agency||Indiana Employees||Avg. Salary||Avg. Bonus|
|Veterans Health Administration||491||$57,866.00||$9.00|
|U.s. Census Bureau||426||$40,431.00||$56.00|
|Veterans Benefits Administration||191||$72,527.00||$0.00|
|Internal Revenue Service||146||$52,191.00||$0.00|
There are four Federal agencies with a significant workforce in Indiana. 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 1,254 federal employees on the General Schedule payscale located within Indiana. The average federal employee in Indiana earns $56,458 per year, and the average yearly bonus is $14.
Based on data provided by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the most common job title for federal employees based in Indiana is Statistical Assistant. The Federal agency with the largest number of employees in Indiana is the Veterans Health Administration, which has total of 491 employees in the area.
The bar graph to the left shows the distribution of employees in Indiana 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.