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Maine Government Pay Charts Maine General Schedule Payscales

325 federal employees †
$59,149 average yearly pay
+5% salary raise this year

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

This table lists all of the major cities and military installations within Maine 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 Air Station Brunswick   Navy 6 Boston 31.97%
Portsmouth Naval Shipyard   Navy 1 Boston 31.97%

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).

Maine Federal Employment Statistics

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

Common Occupations in Maine

Occupation Number Employed Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Veterans Claims Examining 175 $74,334.00 $357.00
Medical Support Assistance 150 $43,964.00 $7.00

This table lists the top two occupations held by the approximately 325 federal employees working in Maine, Maine, as well as average yearly compensation for Maine based federal employees of that occupation.

Federal Agencies in Maine

Agency Maine Employees Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Veterans Benefits Administration 175 $74,334.00 $357.00
Veterans Health Administration 150 $43,964.00 $7.00

There are two Federal agencies with a significant workforce in Maine. 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 Maine

There are approximately 325 federal employees on the General Schedule payscale located within Maine. The average federal employee in Maine earns $59,149 per year, and the average yearly bonus is $182.

Based on data provided by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the most common job title for federal employees based in Maine is Veterans Claims Examining. The Federal agency with the largest number of employees in Maine is the Veterans Benefits Administration, which has total of 175 employees in the area.

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