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Indiana Government Pay Charts Indiana General Schedule Payscales

1,226 federal employees †
$51,201 average yearly pay
+3% salary raise this year

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
Fort Wayne   Civilian 468 Rest of U.S. 15.95%
Evansville   Civilian 215 Rest of U.S. 15.95%
South Bend   Civilian Unknown Rest of U.S. 15.95%
Grissom Air Reserve Base   Air Force 27 Rest of U.S. 15.95%
Jeffersonville   Civilian 1,092 Rest of U.S. 15.95%
Camp Atterbury   Army Unknown Indianapolis 16.92%
Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division   Navy Unknown Rest of U.S. 15.95%

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
Statistical Assistant 482 $36,059.00 $143.00
Medical Support Assistance 209 $40,572.00 $7.00
Veterans Claims Examining 155 $67,557.00 $148.00
Contact Representative 135 $48,055.00 $0.00
Health Aid And Technician 129 $42,787.00 $0.00
Social Work 116 $72,174.00 $0.00

This table lists the top six occupations held by the approximately 1,226 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
U.s. Census Bureau 482 $36,059.00 $143.00
Veterans Health Administration 454 $51,844.00 $2.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 155 $67,557.00 $148.00
Internal Revenue Service 135 $48,055.00 $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.

Distribution of GS Employees in Indiana

There are approximately 1,226 federal employees on the General Schedule payscale located within Indiana. The average federal employee in Indiana earns $51,201 per year, and the average yearly bonus is $50.

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 U.s. Census Bureau, which has total of 482 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.

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