Missouri General Schedule Payscales
Federal employees in Missouri are paid an adjusted base salary based on which of the three General Schedule localities that cover Missouri in which they work. Localities that cover parts of Missouri include Kansas City, Saint Louis and Rest of U.S..
This table lists all of the major cities and military installations within Missouri 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|
|Columbia||Civilian||1,206||Rest of U.S.||15.95%|
|Marine Corps Mobilization Command||Marines||7,533||Kansas City||17.13%|
|Whiteman Air Force Base||Air Force||5||Kansas City||17.13%|
|Saint Louis||Civilian||Unknown||Saint Louis||17.65%|
|Springfield||Civilian||280||Rest of U.S.||15.95%|
|Fort Leonard Wood||Army||13||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).
Missouri Federal Employment Statistics
This section provides statistics on Federal government employees in Missouri, 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 Missouri.
Common Occupations in Missouri
|Occupation||Number Employed||Avg. Salary||Avg. Bonus|
|Social Insurance Administration||601||$79,519.00||$303.00|
|General Legal And Kindred Administration||403||$53,614.00||$245.00|
|Information Technology Management||393||$102,130.00||$289.00|
|Medical Support Assistance||304||$39,243.00||$43.00|
|Miscellaneous Clerk And Assistant||262||$34,735.00||$0.00|
|Miscellaneous Administration And Program||209||$73,951.00||$60.00|
|Financial Clerical And Assistance||185||$46,625.00||$4.00|
|Government Information Specialist||166||$66,935.00||$35.00|
|Mail And File||151||$32,317.00||$0.00|
|Financial Administration And Program||105||$82,721.00||$0.00|
This table lists the top thirteen occupations held by the approximately 4,723 federal employees working in Missouri, Missouri, as well as average yearly compensation for Missouri based federal employees of that occupation.
Federal Agencies in Missouri
|Agency||Missouri Employees||Avg. Salary||Avg. Bonus|
|Internal Revenue Service||2,253||$48,620.00||$2.00|
|Social Security Administration||1,297||$59,913.00||$266.00|
|Veterans Health Administration||405||$43,165.00||$34.00|
|Citizenship And Immigration Services||375||$70,443.00||$48.00|
|Office Of The Chief Information Officer (Department Of Agriculture)||202||$104,339.00||$506.00|
|Farm Service Agency||191||$99,921.00||$72.00|
There are six Federal agencies with a significant workforce in Missouri. 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 4,723 federal employees on the General Schedule payscale located within Missouri. The average federal employee in Missouri earns $59,131 per year, and the average yearly bonus is $99.
Based on data provided by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the most common job title for federal employees based in Missouri is Contact Representative. The Federal agency with the largest number of employees in Missouri is the Internal Revenue Service, which has total of 2,253 employees in the area.
The bar graph to the left shows the distribution of employees in Missouri 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.