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New Hampshire Government Pay Charts New Hampshire General Schedule Payscales

479 federal employees †
$70,719 average yearly pay
+5% salary raise this year

Federal employees in New Hampshire are paid an adjusted base salary based on which of the two General Schedule localities that cover New Hampshire in which they work. Localities that cover parts of New Hampshire include Boston and Rest of U.S..

This table lists all of the major cities and military installations within New Hampshire 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
Manchester   Civilian 642 Boston 31.97%

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).

New Hampshire Federal Employment Statistics

This section provides statistics on Federal government employees in New Hampshire, 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 New Hampshire.

Common Occupations in New Hampshire

Occupation Number Employed Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Passport And Visa Examining 336 $91,795.00 $19.00
Medical Support Assistance 143 $49,643.00 $15.00

This table lists the top two occupations held by the approximately 479 federal employees working in New Hampshire, New Hampshire, as well as average yearly compensation for New Hampshire based federal employees of that occupation.

Federal Agencies in New Hampshire

Agency New Hampshire Employees Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Department Of State 336 $91,795.00 $19.00
Veterans Health Administration 143 $49,643.00 $15.00

There are two Federal agencies with a significant workforce in New Hampshire. 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 New Hampshire

There are approximately 479 federal employees on the General Schedule payscale located within New Hampshire. The average federal employee in New Hampshire earns $70,719 per year, and the average yearly bonus is $17.

Based on data provided by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the most common job title for federal employees based in New Hampshire is Passport And Visa Examining. The Federal agency with the largest number of employees in New Hampshire is the Department Of State, which has total of 336 employees in the area.

The bar graph to the left shows the distribution of employees in New Hampshire 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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