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Iowa Government Pay Charts Iowa General Schedule Payscales

127 federal employees †
$45,211 average yearly pay
+1% salary raise this year

Federal employees in Iowa are paid an adjusted base salary based on which of the two General Schedule localities that cover Iowa in which they work. Localities that cover parts of Iowa include Davenport and Rest of U.S..

This table lists all of the major cities and military installations within Iowa 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
Des Moines   Civilian 1,314 Rest of U.S. 15.37%
Cedar Rapids   Civilian 80 Rest of U.S. 15.37%
Davenport   Civilian 61 Davenport 16.08%
Iowa City   Civilian 1,017 Rest of U.S. 15.37%

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).

Iowa Federal Employment Statistics

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

Common Occupations in Iowa

Occupation Number Employed Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Biological Science Technician 127 $45,211.00 $1.00

This table lists the top one occupations held by the approximately 127 federal employees working in Iowa, Iowa, as well as average yearly compensation for Iowa based federal employees of that occupation.

Federal Agencies in Iowa

Agency Iowa Employees Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Agricultural Research Service 127 $45,211.00 $1.00

There are one Federal agency with a significant workforce in Iowa. 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 Iowa

There are approximately 127 federal employees on the General Schedule payscale located within Iowa. The average federal employee in Iowa earns $45,211 per year, and the average yearly bonus is $1.

Based on data provided by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the most common job title for federal employees based in Iowa is Biological Science Technician. The Federal agency with the largest number of employees in Iowa is the Agricultural Research Service, which has total of 127 employees in the area.

The bar graph to the left shows the distribution of employees in Iowa 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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Source: http://www.generalschedule.org/states/iowa