Nevada General Schedule Payscales
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 Sacramento, Las Vegas 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|
|Nellis Air Force Base||Air Force||2,417||Las Vegas||17.68%|
|Reno||Civilian||1,167||Rest of U.S.||15.95%|
|North Las Vegas||Civilian||45||Las Vegas||17.68%|
|Naval Air Station Fallon||Navy||36||Rest of U.S.||15.95%|
|Creech Air Force Base||Air Force||6||Las Vegas||17.68%|
|Hawthorne Army Depot||Army||Unknown||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).
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||306||$39,687.00||$3.00|
|Financial Clerical And Assistance||220||$40,763.00||$125.00|
|Miscellaneous Clerk And Assistant||164||$40,830.00||$69.00|
This table lists the top five occupations held by the approximately 918 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||918||$48,840.00||$34.00|
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.
There are approximately 918 federal employees on the General Schedule payscale located within Nevada. The average federal employee in Nevada earns $48,840 per year, and the average yearly bonus is $34.
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 918 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.