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Nebraska Omaha, Nebraska General Schedule Payscale

Location County Population Gov't Employees GS Locality
Omaha Douglas County 446,599 1,370 Omaha (OM)

There are approximately 1,370 federal employees under the General Schedule employed in Omaha. All federal employees in Omaha are paid under the adjusted General Schedule pay table for the Omaha GS Locality, which provides for a 16.33% pay increase above the base GS pay rates. Locality Adjustments are used to account for higher costs of living in Omaha, and to keep government salaries competitive with comparable private sector jobs.

The yearly base salaries of General Schedule employees in Omaha can be determined from the 2020 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$22,734$23,496$24,252$25,004$25,760$26,202$26,949$27,703$27,733$28,440
GS-2$25,562$26,171$27,018$27,733$28,045$28,870$29,694$30,519$31,344$32,169
GS-3$27,891$28,821$29,750$30,680$31,609$32,539$33,468$34,398$35,327$36,257
GS-4$31,310$32,354$33,397$34,441$35,484$36,528$37,571$38,615$39,658$40,702
GS-5$35,030$36,198$37,366$38,534$39,702$40,870$42,038$43,206$44,374$45,542
GS-6$39,048$40,350$41,652$42,954$44,255$45,557$46,859$48,161$49,462$50,764
GS-7$43,392$44,838$46,284$47,730$49,176$50,622$52,068$53,514$54,960$56,406
GS-8$48,056$49,658$51,260$52,862$54,463$56,065$57,667$59,269$60,871$62,473
GS-9$53,078$54,847$56,617$58,386$60,155$61,925$63,694$65,464$67,233$69,002
GS-10$58,451$60,400$62,348$64,297$66,245$68,194$70,142$72,091$74,039$75,988
GS-11$64,219$66,359$68,500$70,640$72,781$74,921$77,062$79,202$81,343$83,483
GS-12$76,972$79,538$82,105$84,671$87,237$89,803$92,370$94,936$97,502$100,068
GS-13$91,530$94,581$97,632$100,684$103,735$106,786$109,838$112,889$115,940$118,992
GS-14$108,160$111,765$115,370$118,975$122,580$126,185$129,791$133,396$137,001$140,606
GS-15$127,225$131,467$135,708$139,950$144,191$148,432$152,674$156,915$161,157$165,398
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$22,071$22,810$23,545$24,274$25,008$25,437$26,162$26,895$26,924$27,608
GS-2$24,816$25,407$26,228$26,924$27,226$28,027$28,827$29,628$30,429$31,229
GS-3$27,077$27,979$28,882$29,784$30,687$31,590$32,492$33,395$34,298$35,200
GS-4$30,396$31,409$32,422$33,434$34,447$35,460$36,472$37,485$38,498$39,511
GS-5$34,008$35,141$36,274$37,407$38,541$39,674$40,807$41,940$43,074$44,207
GS-6$37,908$39,172$40,436$41,700$42,965$44,229$45,493$46,757$48,021$49,285
GS-7$42,126$43,530$44,934$46,339$47,743$49,147$50,552$51,956$53,360$54,765
GS-8$46,653$48,208$49,763$51,318$52,873$54,428$55,983$57,538$59,093$60,648
GS-9$51,529$53,246$54,963$56,680$58,397$60,115$61,832$63,549$65,266$66,983
GS-10$56,745$58,636$60,527$62,418$64,309$66,200$68,091$69,982$71,873$73,764
GS-11$62,344$64,423$66,501$68,580$70,659$72,737$74,816$76,895$78,974$81,052
GS-12$74,725$77,216$79,707$82,198$84,689$87,181$89,672$92,163$94,654$97,145
GS-13$88,857$91,819$94,781$97,742$100,704$103,665$106,627$109,589$112,550$115,512
GS-14$105,003$108,503$112,003$115,504$119,004$122,505$126,005$129,506$133,006$136,506
GS-15$123,512$127,628$131,745$135,862$139,979$144,096$148,213$152,330$156,447$160,563

* The 2020 General Schedule payscale is capped at a maximum salary of $170,800 per year, which is Level 4 of the Senior Executive Service payscale.

Omaha Federal Employment Statistics

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

Common Occupations in Omaha

Occupation Number Employed Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Medical Support Assistance 132 $39,521.00 $31.00

This table lists the top one occupations held by the approximately 132 federal employees working in Omaha, Nebraska, as well as average yearly compensation for Omaha based federal employees of that occupation.

Federal Agencies in Omaha

Agency Omaha Employees Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Veterans Health Administration 132 $39,521.00 $31.00

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

There are approximately 132 federal employees on the General Schedule payscale located within Omaha. The average federal employee in Omaha earns $39,521 per year, and the average yearly bonus is $31.

Based on data provided by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the most common job title for federal employees based in Omaha is Medical Support Assistance. The Federal agency with the largest number of employees in Omaha is the Veterans Health Administration, which has total of 132 employees in the area.

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