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Massachusetts Cambridge, Massachusetts General Schedule Payscale

Location County Population Gov't Employees GS Locality
Cambridge Middlesex County 109,694 660 Boston (BOS)

There are approximately 660 federal employees under the General Schedule employed in Cambridge. All federal employees in Cambridge are paid under the adjusted General Schedule pay table for the Boston GS Locality, which provides for a 27.48% pay increase above the base GS pay rates. Locality Adjustments are used to account for higher costs of living in Cambridge, and to keep government salaries competitive with comparable private sector jobs.

The yearly base salaries of General Schedule employees in Cambridge 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$23,947$24,749$25,546$26,337$27,134$27,599$28,386$29,181$29,212$29,960
GS-2$26,925$27,566$28,457$29,212$29,543$30,413$31,282$32,152$33,021$33,891
GS-3$29,378$30,357$31,336$32,315$33,294$34,273$35,252$36,231$37,210$38,189
GS-4$32,980$34,079$35,178$36,277$37,376$38,475$39,574$40,672$41,771$42,870
GS-5$36,899$38,129$39,359$40,590$41,820$43,050$44,280$45,510$46,741$47,971
GS-6$41,130$42,501$43,871$45,241$46,612$47,982$49,353$50,723$52,093$53,464
GS-7$45,707$47,230$48,753$50,277$51,800$53,324$54,847$56,370$57,894$59,417
GS-8$50,618$52,306$53,994$55,682$57,370$59,058$60,745$62,433$64,121$65,809
GS-9$55,909$57,773$59,636$61,500$63,364$65,228$67,091$68,955$70,819$72,683
GS-10$61,569$63,621$65,674$67,726$69,779$71,831$73,884$75,936$77,988$80,041
GS-11$67,643$69,899$72,154$74,409$76,664$78,919$81,174$83,429$85,684$87,940
GS-12$81,077$83,780$86,482$89,185$91,888$94,590$97,293$99,995$102,698$105,400
GS-13$96,411$99,624$102,838$106,052$109,266$112,479$115,693$118,907$122,121$125,335
GS-14$113,929$117,727$121,524$125,322$129,119$132,917$136,715$140,512$144,310$148,108
GS-15$134,011$138,478$142,945$147,411$151,878$156,345$160,812$164,200*$164,200*$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$23,947$24,749$25,546$26,337$27,134$27,599$28,386$29,181$29,212$29,960
GS-2$26,925$27,566$28,457$29,212$29,543$30,413$31,282$32,152$33,021$33,891
GS-3$29,378$30,357$31,336$32,315$33,294$34,273$35,252$36,231$37,210$38,189
GS-4$32,980$34,079$35,178$36,277$37,376$38,475$39,574$40,672$41,771$42,870
GS-5$36,899$38,129$39,359$40,590$41,820$43,050$44,280$45,510$46,741$47,971
GS-6$41,130$42,501$43,871$45,241$46,612$47,982$49,353$50,723$52,093$53,464
GS-7$45,707$47,230$48,753$50,277$51,800$53,324$54,847$56,370$57,894$59,417
GS-8$50,618$52,306$53,994$55,682$57,370$59,058$60,745$62,433$64,121$65,809
GS-9$55,909$57,773$59,636$61,500$63,364$65,228$67,091$68,955$70,819$72,683
GS-10$61,569$63,621$65,674$67,726$69,779$71,831$73,884$75,936$77,988$80,041
GS-11$67,643$69,899$72,154$74,409$76,664$78,919$81,174$83,429$85,684$87,940
GS-12$81,077$83,780$86,482$89,185$91,888$94,590$97,293$99,995$102,698$105,400
GS-13$96,411$99,624$102,838$106,052$109,266$112,479$115,693$118,907$122,121$125,335
GS-14$113,929$117,727$121,524$125,322$129,119$132,917$136,715$140,512$144,310$148,108
GS-15$134,011$138,478$142,945$147,411$151,878$156,345$160,812$164,200*$164,200*$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$23,478$24,264$25,044$25,821$26,602$27,058$27,830$28,609$28,640$29,365
GS-2$26,397$27,025$27,900$28,640$28,962$29,813$30,665$31,516$32,368$33,220
GS-3$28,802$29,763$30,723$31,684$32,644$33,605$34,566$35,526$36,487$37,445
GS-4$32,334$33,411$34,488$35,566$36,643$37,720$38,797$39,874$40,952$42,029
GS-5$36,175$37,382$38,588$39,794$41,001$42,207$43,414$44,620$45,827$47,033
GS-6$40,324$41,669$43,013$44,358$45,703$47,047$48,392$49,736$51,081$52,426
GS-7$44,810$46,305$47,799$49,293$50,787$52,281$53,775$55,269$56,764$58,258
GS-8$49,626$51,280$52,934$54,588$56,242$57,895$59,549$61,203$62,857$64,511
GS-9$54,812$56,639$58,467$60,294$62,122$63,949$65,777$67,604$69,432$71,259
GS-10$60,361$62,374$64,386$66,399$68,411$70,424$72,436$74,449$76,461$78,474
GS-11$66,317$68,527$70,737$72,947$75,157$77,367$79,578$81,788$83,998$86,208
GS-12$79,488$82,138$84,787$87,437$90,087$92,737$95,387$98,037$100,687$103,337
GS-13$94,520$97,671$100,821$103,972$107,122$110,273$113,423$116,574$119,724$122,875
GS-14$111,695$115,418$119,141$122,865$126,588$130,311$134,035$137,758$141,481$145,205
GS-15$131,384$135,763$140,143$144,523$148,903$153,282$157,662$161,900*$161,900*$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$22,964$23,731$24,495$25,255$26,018$26,465$27,220$27,981$28,011$28,720
GS-2$25,818$26,433$27,288$28,011$28,329$29,163$29,997$30,831$31,664$32,498
GS-3$28,170$29,109$30,048$30,987$31,926$32,865$33,804$34,743$35,682$36,621
GS-4$31,624$32,678$33,732$34,787$35,841$36,895$37,949$39,003$40,057$41,111
GS-5$35,381$36,560$37,740$38,919$40,098$41,278$42,457$43,636$44,816$45,995
GS-6$39,440$40,754$42,069$43,383$44,698$46,012$47,327$48,641$49,956$51,270
GS-7$43,828$45,289$46,750$48,211$49,672$51,133$52,594$54,055$55,516$56,976
GS-8$48,537$50,155$51,772$53,390$55,007$56,625$58,242$59,860$61,477$63,095
GS-9$53,610$55,397$57,183$58,969$60,756$62,542$64,329$66,115$67,902$69,688
GS-10$59,037$61,005$62,973$64,941$66,909$68,877$70,845$72,813$74,781$76,749
GS-11$64,862$67,024$69,186$71,348$73,510$75,672$77,834$79,996$82,158$84,320
GS-12$77,744$80,336$82,927$85,519$88,110$90,701$93,293$95,884$98,476$101,067
GS-13$92,448$95,530$98,612$101,694$104,777$107,859$110,941$114,023$117,105$120,187
GS-14$109,245$112,886$116,528$120,170$123,812$127,453$131,095$134,737$138,379$142,021
GS-15$128,503$132,787$137,071$141,355$145,639$149,923$154,207$158,491$160,300*$160,300*
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$22,665$23,422$24,176$24,926$25,680$26,122$26,867$27,618$27,647$28,345
GS-2$25,483$26,089$26,933$27,647$27,959$28,781$29,604$30,426$31,249$32,071
GS-3$27,804$28,731$29,659$30,586$31,513$32,441$33,368$34,295$35,222$36,150
GS-4$31,214$32,255$33,295$34,336$35,377$36,418$37,459$38,500$39,540$40,581
GS-5$34,922$36,086$37,250$38,415$39,579$40,743$41,908$43,072$44,237$45,401
GS-6$38,928$40,226$41,523$42,821$44,119$45,417$46,715$48,013$49,311$50,609
GS-7$43,258$44,700$46,141$47,582$49,024$50,465$51,907$53,348$54,790$56,231
GS-8$47,907$49,504$51,102$52,699$54,297$55,894$57,492$59,089$60,686$62,284
GS-9$52,914$54,677$56,441$58,204$59,968$61,731$63,494$65,258$67,021$68,785
GS-10$58,270$60,212$62,154$64,096$66,038$67,980$69,922$71,864$73,805$75,747
GS-11$64,020$66,154$68,288$70,422$72,556$74,690$76,824$78,958$81,093$83,227
GS-12$76,735$79,293$81,851$84,410$86,968$89,527$92,085$94,643$97,202$99,760
GS-13$91,248$94,289$97,330$100,372$103,413$106,454$109,496$112,537$115,579$118,620
GS-14$107,826$111,420$115,014$118,609$122,203$125,797$129,391$132,986$136,580$140,174
GS-15$126,834$131,062$135,291$139,519$143,747$147,975$152,204$156,432$158,700*$158,700*
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$22,440$23,190$23,937$24,679$25,426$25,864$26,601$27,345$27,374$28,073
GS-2$25,231$25,831$26,666$27,374$27,679$28,493$29,307$30,120$30,934$31,748
GS-3$27,528$28,446$29,363$30,280$31,198$32,115$33,032$33,949$34,867$35,784
GS-4$30,904$31,934$32,963$33,993$35,023$36,052$37,082$38,111$39,141$40,171
GS-5$34,576$35,729$36,882$38,035$39,188$40,342$41,495$42,648$43,801$44,954
GS-6$38,542$39,826$41,110$42,395$43,679$44,963$46,247$47,531$48,816$50,100
GS-7$42,830$44,258$45,686$47,113$48,541$49,969$51,396$52,824$54,252$55,680
GS-8$47,433$49,014$50,595$52,176$53,758$55,339$56,920$58,501$60,082$61,664
GS-9$52,390$54,136$55,882$57,628$59,374$61,120$62,866$64,611$66,357$68,103
GS-10$57,694$59,617$61,540$63,463$65,386$67,310$69,233$71,156$73,079$75,002
GS-11$63,386$65,499$67,612$69,725$71,837$73,950$76,063$78,176$80,289$82,402
GS-12$75,974$78,507$81,039$83,571$86,103$88,635$91,168$93,700$96,232$98,764
GS-13$90,344$93,355$96,367$99,378$102,390$105,401$108,413$111,424$114,435$117,447
GS-14$106,759$110,317$113,875$117,433$120,991$124,549$128,107$131,665$135,223$138,781
GS-15$125,579$129,765$133,950$138,136$142,322$146,508$150,694$154,879$155,500*$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$22,218$22,961$23,700$24,435$25,173$25,608$26,338$27,074$27,103$27,792
GS-2$24,981$25,575$26,401$27,103$27,407$28,214$29,020$29,826$30,632$31,438
GS-3$27,256$28,165$29,073$29,982$30,890$31,799$32,708$33,616$34,525$35,433
GS-4$30,598$31,618$32,638$33,657$34,677$35,697$36,716$37,736$38,755$39,775
GS-5$34,234$35,375$36,515$37,656$38,797$39,937$41,078$42,219$43,359$44,500
GS-6$38,160$39,432$40,704$41,975$43,247$44,519$45,790$47,062$48,334$49,606
GS-7$42,406$43,820$45,234$46,648$48,062$49,476$50,890$52,304$53,718$55,132
GS-8$46,963$48,528$50,093$51,658$53,223$54,788$56,353$57,918$59,483$61,048
GS-9$51,871$53,599$55,328$57,056$58,785$60,513$62,242$63,970$65,698$67,427
GS-10$57,122$59,027$60,931$62,836$64,740$66,644$68,549$70,453$72,358$74,262
GS-11$62,758$64,850$66,941$69,033$71,125$73,216$75,308$77,400$79,491$81,583
GS-12$75,222$77,729$80,236$82,744$85,251$87,758$90,265$92,773$95,280$97,787
GS-13$89,449$92,431$95,412$98,394$101,375$104,357$107,338$110,319$113,301$116,282
GS-14$105,702$109,225$112,748$116,271$119,794$123,317$126,840$130,364$133,887$137,410
GS-15$124,336$128,480$132,625$136,770$140,914$145,059$149,203$153,348$155,500*$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$22,218$22,961$23,700$24,435$25,173$25,608$26,338$27,074$27,103$27,792
GS-2$24,981$25,575$26,401$27,103$27,407$28,214$29,020$29,826$30,632$31,438
GS-3$27,256$28,165$29,073$29,982$30,890$31,799$32,708$33,616$34,525$35,433
GS-4$30,598$31,618$32,638$33,657$34,677$35,697$36,716$37,736$38,755$39,775
GS-5$34,234$35,375$36,515$37,656$38,797$39,937$41,078$42,219$43,359$44,500
GS-6$38,160$39,432$40,704$41,975$43,247$44,519$45,790$47,062$48,334$49,606
GS-7$42,406$43,820$45,234$46,648$48,062$49,476$50,890$52,304$53,718$55,132
GS-8$46,963$48,528$50,093$51,658$53,223$54,788$56,353$57,918$59,483$61,048
GS-9$51,871$53,599$55,328$57,056$58,785$60,513$62,242$63,970$65,698$67,427
GS-10$57,122$59,027$60,931$62,836$64,740$66,644$68,549$70,453$72,358$74,262
GS-11$62,758$64,850$66,941$69,033$71,125$73,216$75,308$77,400$79,491$81,583
GS-12$75,222$77,729$80,236$82,744$85,251$87,758$90,265$92,773$95,280$97,787
GS-13$89,449$92,431$95,412$98,394$101,375$104,357$107,338$110,319$113,301$116,282
GS-14$105,702$109,225$112,748$116,271$119,794$123,317$126,840$130,364$133,887$137,410
GS-15$124,336$128,480$132,625$136,770$140,914$145,059$149,203$153,348$155,500*$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$22,218$22,961$23,700$24,435$25,173$25,608$26,338$27,074$27,103$27,792
GS-2$24,981$25,575$26,401$27,103$27,407$28,214$29,020$29,826$30,632$31,438
GS-3$27,256$28,165$29,073$29,982$30,890$31,799$32,708$33,616$34,525$35,433
GS-4$30,598$31,618$32,638$33,657$34,677$35,697$36,716$37,736$38,755$39,775
GS-5$34,234$35,375$36,515$37,656$38,797$39,937$41,078$42,219$43,359$44,500
GS-6$38,160$39,432$40,704$41,975$43,247$44,519$45,790$47,062$48,334$49,606
GS-7$42,406$43,820$45,234$46,648$48,062$49,476$50,890$52,304$53,718$55,132
GS-8$46,963$48,528$50,093$51,658$53,223$54,788$56,353$57,918$59,483$61,048
GS-9$51,871$53,599$55,328$57,056$58,785$60,513$62,242$63,970$65,698$67,427
GS-10$57,122$59,027$60,931$62,836$64,740$66,644$68,549$70,453$72,358$74,262
GS-11$62,758$64,850$66,941$69,033$71,125$73,216$75,308$77,400$79,491$81,583
GS-12$75,222$77,729$80,236$82,744$85,251$87,758$90,265$92,773$95,280$97,787
GS-13$89,449$92,431$95,412$98,394$101,375$104,357$107,338$110,319$113,301$116,282
GS-14$105,702$109,225$112,748$116,271$119,794$123,317$126,840$130,364$133,887$137,410
GS-15$124,336$128,480$132,625$136,770$140,914$145,059$149,203$153,348$155,500*$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$22,218$22,961$23,700$24,435$25,173$25,608$26,338$27,074$27,103$27,792
GS-2$24,981$25,575$26,401$27,103$27,407$28,214$29,020$29,826$30,632$31,438
GS-3$27,256$28,165$29,073$29,982$30,890$31,799$32,708$33,616$34,525$35,433
GS-4$30,598$31,618$32,638$33,657$34,677$35,697$36,716$37,736$38,755$39,775
GS-5$34,234$35,375$36,515$37,656$38,797$39,937$41,078$42,219$43,359$44,500
GS-6$38,160$39,432$40,704$41,975$43,247$44,519$45,790$47,062$48,334$49,606
GS-7$42,406$43,820$45,234$46,648$48,062$49,476$50,890$52,304$53,718$55,132
GS-8$46,963$48,528$50,093$51,658$53,223$54,788$56,353$57,918$59,483$61,048
GS-9$51,871$53,599$55,328$57,056$58,785$60,513$62,242$63,970$65,698$67,427
GS-10$57,122$59,027$60,931$62,836$64,740$66,644$68,549$70,453$72,358$74,262
GS-11$62,758$64,850$66,941$69,033$71,125$73,216$75,308$77,400$79,491$81,583
GS-12$75,222$77,729$80,236$82,744$85,251$87,758$90,265$92,773$95,280$97,787
GS-13$89,449$92,431$95,412$98,394$101,375$104,357$107,338$110,319$113,301$116,282
GS-14$105,702$109,225$112,748$116,271$119,794$123,317$126,840$130,364$133,887$137,410
GS-15$124,336$128,480$132,625$136,770$140,914$145,059$149,203$153,348$155,500*$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$21,746$22,473$23,195$23,916$24,639$25,064$25,778$26,498$26,527$27,206
GS-2$24,450$25,032$25,840$26,527$26,823$27,612$28,400$29,189$29,977$30,766
GS-3$26,677$27,566$28,455$29,344$30,233$31,121$32,010$32,899$33,788$34,677
GS-4$29,949$30,947$31,945$32,943$33,941$34,939$35,937$36,935$37,933$38,931
GS-5$33,507$34,624$35,741$36,858$37,975$39,092$40,209$41,326$42,443$43,560
GS-6$37,349$38,594$39,838$41,083$42,328$43,573$44,818$46,062$47,307$48,552
GS-7$41,505$42,888$44,272$45,656$47,039$48,423$49,806$51,190$52,574$53,957
GS-8$45,966$47,498$49,030$50,563$52,095$53,628$55,160$56,692$58,225$59,757
GS-9$50,769$52,461$54,153$55,846$57,538$59,230$60,923$62,615$64,307$66,000
GS-10$55,909$57,772$59,636$61,499$63,362$65,226$67,089$68,953$70,816$72,680
GS-11$61,425$63,472$65,518$67,565$69,612$71,659$73,706$75,753$77,800$79,847
GS-12$73,623$76,077$78,530$80,984$83,437$85,891$88,344$90,798$93,252$95,705
GS-13$87,548$90,467$93,385$96,304$99,222$102,141$105,059$107,978$110,896$113,815
GS-14$103,455$106,904$110,353$113,802$117,252$120,701$124,150$127,599$131,048$134,497
GS-15$121,694$125,750$129,807$133,864$137,920$141,977$146,034$150,090$153,200*$153,200*
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,752$21,445$22,135$22,821$23,512$23,917$24,599$25,287$25,313$25,960
GS-2$23,331$23,887$24,658$25,313$25,596$26,348$27,101$27,853$28,605$29,358
GS-3$25,457$26,306$27,154$28,003$28,851$29,700$30,548$31,397$32,245$33,094
GS-4$28,578$29,532$30,485$31,438$32,391$33,345$34,298$35,251$36,204$37,157
GS-5$31,974$33,039$34,104$35,169$36,235$37,300$38,365$39,430$40,496$41,561
GS-6$35,641$36,829$38,017$39,205$40,393$41,582$42,770$43,958$45,146$46,334
GS-7$39,607$40,927$42,246$43,566$44,886$46,205$47,525$48,845$50,164$51,484
GS-8$43,863$45,325$46,787$48,249$49,711$51,173$52,636$54,098$55,560$57,022
GS-9$48,446$50,062$51,677$53,293$54,908$56,524$58,139$59,755$61,370$62,986
GS-10$53,351$55,130$56,909$58,687$60,466$62,244$64,023$65,802$67,580$69,359
GS-11$58,615$60,569$62,523$64,477$66,431$68,385$70,339$72,293$74,247$76,201
GS-12$70,255$72,597$74,939$77,282$79,624$81,966$84,309$86,651$88,993$91,335
GS-13$83,544$86,329$89,115$91,900$94,686$97,471$100,257$103,042$105,827$108,613
GS-14$98,723$102,013$105,304$108,595$111,885$115,176$118,466$121,757$125,048$128,338
GS-15$116,128$119,999$123,870$127,742$131,613$135,484$139,356$143,227$147,098$149,000*
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,117$20,789$21,459$22,124$22,793$23,186$23,847$24,513$24,540$25,159
GS-2$22,619$23,156$23,905$24,540$24,813$25,543$26,272$27,002$27,731$28,461
GS-3$24,679$25,502$26,324$27,147$27,969$28,792$29,615$30,437$31,260$32,082
GS-4$27,705$28,628$29,551$30,474$31,397$32,320$33,243$34,166$35,089$36,012
GS-5$30,996$32,029$33,062$34,095$35,128$36,162$37,195$38,228$39,261$40,294
GS-6$34,551$35,703$36,855$38,006$39,158$40,310$41,461$42,613$43,765$44,916
GS-7$38,396$39,676$40,956$42,235$43,515$44,795$46,075$47,355$48,635$49,915
GS-8$42,522$43,940$45,358$46,775$48,193$49,611$51,029$52,447$53,864$55,282
GS-9$46,965$48,531$50,096$51,661$53,227$54,792$56,358$57,923$59,488$61,054
GS-10$51,721$53,445$55,168$56,892$58,616$60,340$62,064$63,787$65,511$67,235
GS-11$56,824$58,719$60,613$62,508$64,402$66,296$68,191$70,085$71,980$73,874
GS-12$68,107$70,378$72,649$74,919$77,190$79,460$81,731$84,002$86,272$88,543
GS-13$80,991$83,691$86,391$89,091$91,791$94,491$97,191$99,891$102,591$105,291
GS-14$95,705$98,895$102,085$105,275$108,465$111,655$114,845$118,035$121,225$124,415
GS-15$112,578$116,331$120,083$123,836$127,588$131,341$135,093$138,846$142,598$145,400*

* 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.

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