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North Carolina Durham, North Carolina General Schedule Payscale

Location County Population Gov't Employees GS Locality
Durham Durham County 251,893 3,505 Raleigh (RA)

There are approximately 3,505 federal employees under the General Schedule employed in Durham. All federal employees in Durham are paid under the adjusted General Schedule pay table for the Raleigh GS Locality, which provides for a 20.49% pay increase above the base GS pay rates. Locality Adjustments are used to account for higher costs of living in Durham, and to keep government salaries competitive with comparable private sector jobs.

The yearly base salaries of General Schedule employees in Durham 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$23,547$24,337$25,120$25,898$26,681$27,139$27,913$28,693$28,725$29,457
GS-2$26,476$27,107$27,984$28,725$29,048$29,902$30,756$31,611$32,465$33,319
GS-3$28,889$29,851$30,814$31,777$32,740$33,702$34,665$35,628$36,590$37,553
GS-4$32,430$33,511$34,591$35,672$36,753$37,834$38,915$39,995$41,076$42,157
GS-5$36,283$37,493$38,703$39,912$41,122$42,332$43,541$44,751$45,961$47,171
GS-6$40,445$41,793$43,141$44,490$45,838$47,186$48,535$49,883$51,231$52,579
GS-7$44,944$46,442$47,939$49,437$50,935$52,432$53,930$55,428$56,926$58,423
GS-8$49,774$51,434$53,093$54,752$56,411$58,070$59,729$61,388$63,048$64,707
GS-9$54,976$56,809$58,641$60,474$62,307$64,139$65,972$67,805$69,637$71,470
GS-10$60,541$62,560$64,578$66,596$68,614$70,632$72,651$74,669$76,687$78,705
GS-11$66,515$68,732$70,949$73,166$75,383$77,600$79,817$82,034$84,251$86,468
GS-12$79,725$82,383$85,041$87,699$90,357$93,015$95,673$98,331$100,989$103,647
GS-13$94,803$97,963$101,124$104,284$107,445$110,605$113,765$116,926$120,086$123,247
GS-14$112,028$115,762$119,496$123,230$126,964$130,698$134,432$138,166$141,900$145,634
GS-15$131,775$136,168$140,561$144,954$149,347$153,740$158,133$162,527$166,920$170,800*
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$22,856$23,621$24,382$25,137$25,897$26,341$27,093$27,851$27,881$28,590
GS-2$25,698$26,310$27,161$27,881$28,194$29,023$29,852$30,681$31,511$32,340
GS-3$28,039$28,974$29,909$30,843$31,778$32,713$33,648$34,582$35,517$36,452
GS-4$31,477$32,526$33,574$34,623$35,672$36,721$37,769$38,818$39,867$40,915
GS-5$35,217$36,391$37,564$38,738$39,911$41,085$42,258$43,432$44,605$45,779
GS-6$39,256$40,565$41,874$43,183$44,492$45,801$47,110$48,420$49,729$51,038
GS-7$43,624$45,078$46,532$47,986$49,441$50,895$52,349$53,804$55,258$56,712
GS-8$48,312$49,922$51,532$53,142$54,753$56,363$57,973$59,583$61,194$62,804
GS-9$53,361$55,139$56,917$58,696$60,474$62,252$64,030$65,809$67,587$69,365
GS-10$58,763$60,721$62,679$64,637$66,596$68,554$70,512$72,470$74,429$76,387
GS-11$64,561$66,713$68,866$71,018$73,171$75,324$77,476$79,629$81,782$83,934
GS-12$77,382$79,961$82,541$85,121$87,701$90,280$92,860$95,440$98,020$100,600
GS-13$92,017$95,084$98,151$101,218$104,285$107,351$110,418$113,485$116,552$119,619
GS-14$108,736$112,361$115,986$119,611$123,236$126,861$130,486$134,110$137,735$141,360
GS-15$127,903$132,167$136,430$140,693$144,956$149,220$153,483$157,746$162,009$166,273
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$22,452$23,204$23,951$24,693$25,440$25,876$26,614$27,359$27,388$28,090
GS-2$25,244$25,845$26,680$27,388$27,699$28,514$29,329$30,144$30,959$31,774
GS-3$27,543$28,461$29,379$30,297$31,215$32,133$33,051$33,969$34,887$35,805
GS-4$30,921$31,951$32,982$34,012$35,042$36,072$37,103$38,133$39,163$40,193
GS-5$34,595$35,748$36,902$38,055$39,209$40,362$41,515$42,669$43,822$44,975
GS-6$38,562$39,847$41,132$42,416$43,701$44,986$46,271$47,556$48,841$50,125
GS-7$42,853$44,281$45,709$47,137$48,566$49,994$51,422$52,851$54,279$55,707
GS-8$47,458$49,040$50,623$52,205$53,788$55,370$56,952$58,535$60,117$61,700
GS-9$52,418$54,165$55,913$57,660$59,407$61,155$62,902$64,650$66,397$68,144
GS-10$57,725$59,649$61,573$63,497$65,422$67,346$69,270$71,194$73,119$75,043
GS-11$63,420$65,534$67,648$69,763$71,877$73,991$76,106$78,220$80,334$82,448
GS-12$76,015$78,549$81,082$83,616$86,150$88,684$91,218$93,751$96,285$98,819
GS-13$90,391$93,404$96,417$99,430$102,443$105,456$108,469$111,482$114,495$117,508
GS-14$106,815$110,376$113,936$117,497$121,057$124,618$128,178$131,739$135,299$138,860
GS-15$125,643$129,831$134,019$138,207$142,395$146,583$150,771$154,959$159,147$163,335
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$22,050$22,788$23,521$24,250$24,983$25,412$26,137$26,869$26,897$27,578
GS-2$24,791$25,381$26,202$26,897$27,200$27,999$28,799$29,599$30,399$31,199
GS-3$27,050$27,952$28,854$29,756$30,658$31,561$32,463$33,365$34,267$35,167
GS-4$30,367$31,378$32,390$33,402$34,413$35,425$36,437$37,448$38,460$39,472
GS-5$33,974$35,107$36,240$37,373$38,507$39,640$40,773$41,906$43,039$44,172
GS-6$37,871$39,134$40,397$41,659$42,922$44,185$45,448$46,711$47,973$49,236
GS-7$42,084$43,488$44,891$46,294$47,697$49,101$50,504$51,907$53,310$54,713
GS-8$46,607$48,160$49,713$51,267$52,820$54,373$55,926$57,480$59,033$60,586
GS-9$51,477$53,194$54,910$56,626$58,342$60,059$61,775$63,491$65,207$66,924
GS-10$56,689$58,579$60,469$62,359$64,249$66,139$68,029$69,919$71,810$73,700
GS-11$62,282$64,358$66,433$68,509$70,585$72,661$74,736$76,812$78,888$80,963
GS-12$74,652$77,140$79,629$82,118$84,607$87,095$89,584$92,073$94,561$97,050
GS-13$88,770$91,729$94,688$97,646$100,605$103,564$106,523$109,482$112,441$115,399
GS-14$104,899$108,396$111,893$115,390$118,887$122,384$125,880$129,377$132,874$136,371
GS-15$123,390$127,504$131,617$135,730$139,844$143,957$148,070$152,184$156,297$160,410
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,634$22,357$23,076$23,792$24,511$24,933$25,644$26,361$26,389$27,057
GS-2$24,323$24,902$25,707$26,389$26,689$27,474$28,260$29,045$29,831$30,616
GS-3$26,539$27,423$28,308$29,193$30,077$30,962$31,846$32,731$33,615$34,500
GS-4$29,793$30,786$31,779$32,772$33,765$34,758$35,751$36,744$37,737$38,730
GS-5$33,332$34,443$35,554$36,665$37,776$38,887$39,998$41,109$42,220$43,331
GS-6$37,156$38,394$39,633$40,871$42,109$43,348$44,586$45,824$47,063$48,301
GS-7$41,290$42,666$44,042$45,419$46,795$48,171$49,548$50,924$52,300$53,677
GS-8$45,727$47,250$48,774$50,298$51,822$53,345$54,869$56,393$57,917$59,441
GS-9$50,505$52,188$53,871$55,554$57,237$58,920$60,603$62,286$63,969$65,652
GS-10$55,618$57,472$59,326$61,180$63,034$64,888$66,742$68,596$70,450$72,304
GS-11$61,106$63,143$65,180$67,216$69,253$71,290$73,327$75,364$77,400$79,437
GS-12$73,242$75,683$78,125$80,566$83,007$85,449$87,890$90,331$92,773$95,214
GS-13$87,094$89,998$92,901$95,805$98,709$101,612$104,516$107,420$110,323$113,227
GS-14$102,918$106,349$109,780$113,211$116,641$120,072$123,503$126,934$130,365$133,796
GS-15$121,061$125,097$129,133$133,168$137,204$141,240$145,276$149,312$153,348$157,384
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,365$22,079$22,789$23,496$24,207$24,623$25,326$26,034$26,061$26,718
GS-2$24,021$24,593$25,388$26,061$26,355$27,130$27,905$28,681$29,456$30,231
GS-3$26,209$27,083$27,957$28,831$29,705$30,579$31,453$32,327$33,202$34,076
GS-4$29,423$30,404$31,385$32,366$33,347$34,329$35,310$36,291$37,272$38,253
GS-5$32,918$34,016$35,113$36,211$37,308$38,406$39,504$40,601$41,699$42,796
GS-6$36,694$37,918$39,141$40,365$41,588$42,812$44,035$45,258$46,482$47,705
GS-7$40,776$42,135$43,494$44,853$46,211$47,570$48,929$50,288$51,646$53,005
GS-8$45,158$46,664$48,170$49,676$51,182$52,687$54,193$55,699$57,205$58,711
GS-9$49,878$51,540$53,203$54,865$56,527$58,189$59,852$61,514$63,176$64,838
GS-10$54,927$56,758$58,588$60,419$62,249$64,080$65,910$67,741$69,571$71,402
GS-11$60,347$62,359$64,370$66,382$68,394$70,405$72,417$74,428$76,440$78,452
GS-12$72,332$74,744$77,155$79,567$81,979$84,390$86,802$89,213$91,625$94,037
GS-13$86,012$88,879$91,746$94,613$97,480$100,347$103,214$106,081$108,948$111,814
GS-14$101,640$105,028$108,416$111,804$115,192$118,580$121,968$125,356$128,744$132,132
GS-15$119,558$123,543$127,529$131,514$135,500$139,486$143,471$147,457$151,443$155,428
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,153$21,860$22,563$23,263$23,967$24,380$25,075$25,776$25,803$26,462
GS-2$23,783$24,349$25,136$25,803$26,091$26,858$27,625$28,392$29,159$29,926
GS-3$25,949$26,814$27,678$28,543$29,408$30,272$31,137$32,002$32,866$33,731
GS-4$29,131$30,102$31,072$32,043$33,013$33,984$34,954$35,925$36,895$37,866
GS-5$32,592$33,679$34,766$35,853$36,940$38,027$39,114$40,201$41,288$42,375
GS-6$36,331$37,541$38,752$39,962$41,173$42,383$43,594$44,804$46,015$47,225
GS-7$40,373$41,719$43,064$44,410$45,756$47,102$48,448$49,793$51,139$52,485
GS-8$44,711$46,202$47,692$49,183$50,673$52,164$53,654$55,145$56,635$58,126
GS-9$49,384$51,030$52,676$54,321$55,967$57,613$59,259$60,905$62,550$64,196
GS-10$54,384$56,197$58,009$59,822$61,635$63,448$65,261$67,074$68,886$70,699
GS-11$59,749$61,741$63,733$65,724$67,716$69,708$71,699$73,691$75,683$77,674
GS-12$71,616$74,003$76,390$78,776$81,163$83,550$85,937$88,324$90,711$93,098
GS-13$85,161$87,999$90,838$93,677$96,515$99,354$102,193$105,031$107,870$110,709
GS-14$100,634$103,988$107,342$110,696$114,050$117,404$120,757$124,111$127,465$130,819
GS-15$118,374$122,320$126,265$130,211$134,157$138,102$142,048$145,994$149,939$153,885
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,943$21,643$22,340$23,033$23,729$24,139$24,827$25,521$25,548$26,197
GS-2$23,548$24,108$24,887$25,548$25,835$26,595$27,355$28,115$28,875$29,635
GS-3$25,693$26,549$27,405$28,262$29,118$29,975$30,831$31,688$32,544$33,400
GS-4$28,843$29,804$30,765$31,726$32,687$33,649$34,610$35,571$36,532$37,493
GS-5$32,270$33,345$34,420$35,496$36,571$37,646$38,721$39,796$40,872$41,947
GS-6$35,971$37,170$38,368$39,567$40,766$41,965$43,163$44,362$45,561$46,760
GS-7$39,973$41,306$42,639$43,971$45,304$46,637$47,970$49,303$50,636$51,969
GS-8$44,269$45,744$47,220$48,695$50,170$51,645$53,120$54,596$56,071$57,546
GS-9$48,895$50,524$52,153$53,783$55,412$57,041$58,671$60,300$61,929$63,559
GS-10$53,845$55,640$57,435$59,231$61,026$62,821$64,616$66,411$68,206$70,002
GS-11$59,158$61,129$63,101$65,073$67,044$69,016$70,988$72,959$74,931$76,902
GS-12$70,906$73,270$75,633$77,996$80,360$82,723$85,087$87,450$89,813$92,177
GS-13$84,317$87,128$89,938$92,749$95,559$98,369$101,180$103,990$106,801$109,611
GS-14$99,638$102,959$106,280$109,600$112,921$116,242$119,563$122,884$126,205$129,526
GS-15$117,202$121,109$125,016$128,923$132,830$136,737$140,643$144,550$148,457$152,364
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,943$21,643$22,340$23,033$23,729$24,139$24,827$25,521$25,548$26,197
GS-2$23,548$24,108$24,887$25,548$25,835$26,595$27,355$28,115$28,875$29,635
GS-3$25,693$26,549$27,405$28,262$29,118$29,975$30,831$31,688$32,544$33,400
GS-4$28,843$29,804$30,765$31,726$32,687$33,649$34,610$35,571$36,532$37,493
GS-5$32,270$33,345$34,420$35,496$36,571$37,646$38,721$39,796$40,872$41,947
GS-6$35,971$37,170$38,368$39,567$40,766$41,965$43,163$44,362$45,561$46,760
GS-7$39,973$41,306$42,639$43,971$45,304$46,637$47,970$49,303$50,636$51,969
GS-8$44,269$45,744$47,220$48,695$50,170$51,645$53,120$54,596$56,071$57,546
GS-9$48,895$50,524$52,153$53,783$55,412$57,041$58,671$60,300$61,929$63,559
GS-10$53,845$55,640$57,435$59,231$61,026$62,821$64,616$66,411$68,206$70,002
GS-11$59,158$61,129$63,101$65,073$67,044$69,016$70,988$72,959$74,931$76,902
GS-12$70,906$73,270$75,633$77,996$80,360$82,723$85,087$87,450$89,813$92,177
GS-13$84,317$87,128$89,938$92,749$95,559$98,369$101,180$103,990$106,801$109,611
GS-14$99,638$102,959$106,280$109,600$112,921$116,242$119,563$122,884$126,205$129,526
GS-15$117,202$121,109$125,016$128,923$132,830$136,737$140,643$144,550$148,457$152,364
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,943$21,643$22,340$23,033$23,729$24,139$24,827$25,521$25,548$26,197
GS-2$23,548$24,108$24,887$25,548$25,835$26,595$27,355$28,115$28,875$29,635
GS-3$25,693$26,549$27,405$28,262$29,118$29,975$30,831$31,688$32,544$33,400
GS-4$28,843$29,804$30,765$31,726$32,687$33,649$34,610$35,571$36,532$37,493
GS-5$32,270$33,345$34,420$35,496$36,571$37,646$38,721$39,796$40,872$41,947
GS-6$35,971$37,170$38,368$39,567$40,766$41,965$43,163$44,362$45,561$46,760
GS-7$39,973$41,306$42,639$43,971$45,304$46,637$47,970$49,303$50,636$51,969
GS-8$44,269$45,744$47,220$48,695$50,170$51,645$53,120$54,596$56,071$57,546
GS-9$48,895$50,524$52,153$53,783$55,412$57,041$58,671$60,300$61,929$63,559
GS-10$53,845$55,640$57,435$59,231$61,026$62,821$64,616$66,411$68,206$70,002
GS-11$59,158$61,129$63,101$65,073$67,044$69,016$70,988$72,959$74,931$76,902
GS-12$70,906$73,270$75,633$77,996$80,360$82,723$85,087$87,450$89,813$92,177
GS-13$84,317$87,128$89,938$92,749$95,559$98,369$101,180$103,990$106,801$109,611
GS-14$99,638$102,959$106,280$109,600$112,921$116,242$119,563$122,884$126,205$129,526
GS-15$117,202$121,109$125,016$128,923$132,830$136,737$140,643$144,550$148,457$152,364
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,943$21,643$22,340$23,033$23,729$24,139$24,827$25,521$25,548$26,197
GS-2$23,548$24,108$24,887$25,548$25,835$26,595$27,355$28,115$28,875$29,635
GS-3$25,693$26,549$27,405$28,262$29,118$29,975$30,831$31,688$32,544$33,400
GS-4$28,843$29,804$30,765$31,726$32,687$33,649$34,610$35,571$36,532$37,493
GS-5$32,270$33,345$34,420$35,496$36,571$37,646$38,721$39,796$40,872$41,947
GS-6$35,971$37,170$38,368$39,567$40,766$41,965$43,163$44,362$45,561$46,760
GS-7$39,973$41,306$42,639$43,971$45,304$46,637$47,970$49,303$50,636$51,969
GS-8$44,269$45,744$47,220$48,695$50,170$51,645$53,120$54,596$56,071$57,546
GS-9$48,895$50,524$52,153$53,783$55,412$57,041$58,671$60,300$61,929$63,559
GS-10$53,845$55,640$57,435$59,231$61,026$62,821$64,616$66,411$68,206$70,002
GS-11$59,158$61,129$63,101$65,073$67,044$69,016$70,988$72,959$74,931$76,902
GS-12$70,906$73,270$75,633$77,996$80,360$82,723$85,087$87,450$89,813$92,177
GS-13$84,317$87,128$89,938$92,749$95,559$98,369$101,180$103,990$106,801$109,611
GS-14$99,638$102,959$106,280$109,600$112,921$116,242$119,563$122,884$126,205$129,526
GS-15$117,202$121,109$125,016$128,923$132,830$136,737$140,643$144,550$148,457$152,364
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,588$21,276$21,961$22,643$23,327$23,730$24,406$25,088$25,115$25,758
GS-2$23,149$23,699$24,464$25,115$25,395$26,142$26,888$27,635$28,381$29,128
GS-3$25,257$26,098$26,940$27,781$28,623$29,465$30,306$31,148$31,990$32,831
GS-4$28,354$29,299$30,244$31,189$32,134$33,079$34,024$34,969$35,914$36,858
GS-5$31,723$32,781$33,838$34,896$35,953$37,011$38,069$39,126$40,184$41,241
GS-6$35,361$36,539$37,718$38,896$40,075$41,253$42,432$43,610$44,789$45,967
GS-7$39,295$40,605$41,915$43,225$44,535$45,845$47,155$48,465$49,775$51,085
GS-8$43,519$44,969$46,420$47,871$49,322$50,773$52,224$53,674$55,125$56,576
GS-9$48,066$49,668$51,270$52,873$54,475$56,077$57,679$59,282$60,884$62,486
GS-10$52,933$54,697$56,461$58,225$59,989$61,754$63,518$65,282$67,046$68,811
GS-11$58,155$60,093$62,031$63,969$65,907$67,844$69,782$71,720$73,658$75,596
GS-12$69,704$72,027$74,350$76,673$78,996$81,319$83,641$85,964$88,287$90,610
GS-13$82,888$85,651$88,414$91,177$93,940$96,704$99,467$102,230$104,993$107,756
GS-14$97,948$101,213$104,479$107,744$111,010$114,275$117,541$120,806$124,072$127,337
GS-15$115,216$119,056$122,897$126,738$130,578$134,419$138,260$142,100$145,941$149,782
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$19,859$20,521$21,182$21,839$22,500$22,888$23,540$24,198$24,224$24,842
GS-2$22,327$22,858$23,597$24,224$24,494$25,214$25,934$26,654$27,374$28,094
GS-3$24,361$25,173$25,985$26,797$27,609$28,421$29,233$30,045$30,857$31,669
GS-4$27,348$28,261$29,173$30,085$30,997$31,909$32,822$33,734$34,646$35,558
GS-5$30,598$31,617$32,636$33,656$34,675$35,694$36,714$37,733$38,753$39,772
GS-6$34,107$35,244$36,381$37,518$38,655$39,792$40,929$42,066$43,203$44,340
GS-7$37,902$39,165$40,428$41,691$42,954$44,216$45,479$46,742$48,005$49,268
GS-8$41,975$43,374$44,773$46,172$47,572$48,971$50,370$51,769$53,168$54,567
GS-9$46,361$47,907$49,453$50,999$52,545$54,091$55,637$57,183$58,729$60,275
GS-10$51,055$52,757$54,459$56,161$57,863$59,565$61,267$62,969$64,671$66,374
GS-11$56,092$57,962$59,832$61,702$63,572$65,442$67,311$69,181$71,051$72,921
GS-12$67,231$69,472$71,714$73,955$76,197$78,438$80,680$82,921$85,163$87,404
GS-13$79,948$82,614$85,279$87,945$90,610$93,276$95,941$98,607$101,272$103,938
GS-14$94,473$97,622$100,771$103,920$107,069$110,218$113,367$116,516$119,665$122,814
GS-15$111,129$114,834$118,539$122,243$125,948$129,653$133,358$137,062$140,767$144,472
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$19,321$19,966$20,609$21,248$21,891$22,268$22,903$23,543$23,568$24,163
GS-2$21,723$22,239$22,958$23,568$23,831$24,531$25,232$25,933$26,633$27,334
GS-3$23,702$24,492$25,282$26,072$26,862$27,652$28,442$29,232$30,022$30,812
GS-4$26,608$27,494$28,380$29,267$30,153$31,040$31,926$32,813$33,699$34,586
GS-5$29,769$30,761$31,753$32,745$33,738$34,730$35,722$36,714$37,706$38,698
GS-6$33,183$34,289$35,395$36,501$37,607$38,713$39,820$40,926$42,032$43,138
GS-7$36,876$38,105$39,334$40,563$41,792$43,021$44,251$45,480$46,709$47,938
GS-8$40,838$42,200$43,562$44,923$46,285$47,647$49,008$50,370$51,731$53,093
GS-9$45,106$46,609$48,112$49,616$51,119$52,623$54,126$55,629$57,133$58,636
GS-10$49,673$51,328$52,984$54,639$56,295$57,951$59,606$61,262$62,917$64,573
GS-11$54,574$56,394$58,213$60,033$61,852$63,671$65,491$67,310$69,129$70,949
GS-12$65,411$67,591$69,772$71,953$74,133$76,314$78,495$80,675$82,856$85,037
GS-13$77,784$80,377$82,970$85,563$88,156$90,749$93,342$95,936$98,529$101,122
GS-14$91,916$94,979$98,043$101,107$104,170$107,234$110,298$113,361$116,425$119,489
GS-15$108,121$111,724$115,328$118,932$122,536$126,140$129,744$133,348$136,952$140,556

* 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.

Durham Federal Employment Statistics

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

Common Occupations in Durham

Occupation Number Employed Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Medical Support Assistance 268 $42,056.00 $17.00
General Natural Resources Management And Biological Sciences 254 $100,086.00 $749.00
General Physical Science 199 $117,445.00 $1,417.00
Information Technology Management 139 $100,334.00 $200.00
Nursing Assistant 121 $37,111.00 $0.00
Environmental Protection Specialist 107 $118,477.00 $1,431.00
Social Work 103 $76,218.00 $12.00

This table lists the top seven occupations held by the approximately 1,191 federal employees working in Durham, North Carolina, as well as average yearly compensation for Durham based federal employees of that occupation.

Federal Agencies in Durham

Agency Durham Employees Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Veterans Health Administration 492 $51,795.00 $10.00
Environmental Protection Agency 419 $115,672.00 $1,400.00
National Institutes Of Health 141 $89,078.00 $145.00
Social Security Administration 139 $100,334.00 $200.00

There are four Federal agencies with a significant workforce in Durham. 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 Durham

There are approximately 1,191 federal employees on the General Schedule payscale located within Durham. The average federal employee in Durham earns $86,477 per year, and the average yearly bonus is $572.

Based on data provided by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the most common job title for federal employees based in Durham is Medical Support Assistance. The Federal agency with the largest number of employees in Durham is the Veterans Health Administration, which has total of 492 employees in the area.

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