North Dakota General Schedule Payscales
A single General Schedule locality, the Rest of U.S. locality, applies to the entirety of North Dakota. Therefore, all federal employees within the state receive the same 16.82% cost-of-living locality adjustment.
This table lists all of the major cities and military installations within North Dakota 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
|Federal Employee Count †
|GS Locality Name
|Grand Forks Air Force Base
|Rest of U.S.
|Rest of U.S.
|Minot Air Force Base
|Rest of U.S.
† 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).
North Dakota Federal Employment Statistics
This section provides statistics on Federal government employees in North Dakota, 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 North Dakota.
Common Occupations in North Dakota
|Medical Support Assistance
This table lists the top one occupations held by the approximately 112 federal employees working in North Dakota, North Dakota, as well as average yearly compensation for North Dakota based federal employees of that occupation.
Federal Agencies in North Dakota
|North Dakota Employees
|Veterans Health Administration
There are one Federal agency with a significant workforce in North Dakota. 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 112 federal employees on the General Schedule payscale located within North Dakota. The average federal employee in North Dakota earns $44,790 per year, and the average yearly bonus is $2.
Based on data provided by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the most common job title for federal employees based in North Dakota is Medical Support Assistance. The Federal agency with the largest number of employees in North Dakota is the Veterans Health Administration, which has total of 112 employees in the area.
The bar graph to the left shows the distribution of employees in North Dakota 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.