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Nevada Government Pay Charts Nevada General Schedule Payscales

1,267 federal employees †
$55,179 average yearly pay
+2% salary raise this year

Federal employees in Nevada are paid an adjusted base salary based on which of the three General Schedule localities that cover Nevada in which they work. Localities that cover parts of Nevada include Las Vegas, Sacramento and Rest of U.S..

This table lists all of the major cities and military installations within Nevada 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
Creech Air Force Base   Air Force 6 Las Vegas 18.25%
North Las Vegas   Civilian 45 Las Vegas 18.25%
Nellis Air Force Base   Air Force 2,417 Las Vegas 18.25%
Henderson   Civilian 110 Las Vegas 18.25%
Hawthorne Army Depot   Army Unknown Rest of U.S. 16.2%
Reno   Civilian 1,167 Rest of U.S. 16.2%
Naval Air Station Fallon   Navy 36 Rest of U.S. 16.2%

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).

Nevada Federal Employment Statistics

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

Common Occupations in Nevada

Occupation Number Employed Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Medical Support Assistance 368 $49,393.00 $33.00
Miscellaneous Clerk And Assistant 229 $44,960.00 $26.00
Financial Clerical And Assistance 225 $45,098.00 $31.00
Social Work 174 $87,568.00 $139.00
Health Aid And Technician 143 $43,277.00 $55.00
Practical Nurse 128 $66,567.00 $165.00

This table lists the top six occupations held by the approximately 1,267 federal employees working in Nevada, Nevada, as well as average yearly compensation for Nevada based federal employees of that occupation.

Federal Agencies in Nevada

Agency Nevada Employees Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Veterans Health Administration 1,267 $55,179.00 $69.00

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

There are approximately 1,267 federal employees on the General Schedule payscale located within Nevada. The average federal employee in Nevada earns $55,179 per year, and the average yearly bonus is $69.

Based on data provided by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the most common job title for federal employees based in Nevada is Medical Support Assistance. The Federal agency with the largest number of employees in Nevada is the Veterans Health Administration, which has total of 1,267 employees in the area.

The bar graph to the left shows the distribution of employees in Nevada 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/nevada