Oklahoma General Schedule Payscales
Federal employees in Oklahoma are paid an adjusted base salary based on which of the two General Schedule localities that cover Oklahoma in which they work. Localities that cover parts of Oklahoma include Dallas and Rest of U.S..
This table lists all of the major cities and military installations within Oklahoma 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|
|Tulsa||Civilian||483||Rest of U.S.||16.5%|
|Tinker Air Force Base||Air Force||1,931||Rest of U.S.||16.5%|
|Norman||Civilian||142||Rest of U.S.||16.5%|
|Muskogee||Civilian||2,036||Rest of U.S.||16.5%|
|McAlester Army Ammunition Plant||Army||44||Rest of U.S.||16.5%|
|Fort Sill||Army||324||Rest of U.S.||16.5%|
|Vance Air Force Base||Air Force||37||Rest of U.S.||16.5%|
|Broken Arrow||Civilian||10||Rest of U.S.||16.5%|
|Altus Air Force Base||Air Force||5||Rest of U.S.||16.5%|
† 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).
Oklahoma Federal Employment Statistics
This section provides statistics on Federal government employees in Oklahoma, 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 Oklahoma.
Common Occupations in Oklahoma
|Occupation||Number Employed||Avg. Salary||Avg. Bonus|
|Veterans Claims Examining||1,159||$69,776.00||$1.00|
|Medical Support Assistance||302||$41,866.00||$7.00|
|Miscellaneous Clerk And Assistant||103||$46,903.00||$13.00|
This table lists the top five occupations held by the approximately 1,800 federal employees working in Oklahoma, Oklahoma, as well as average yearly compensation for Oklahoma based federal employees of that occupation.
Federal Agencies in Oklahoma
|Agency||Oklahoma Employees||Avg. Salary||Avg. Bonus|
|Veterans Benefits Administration||1,159||$69,776.00||$1.00|
|Veterans Health Administration||527||$53,867.00||$16.00|
|Indian Health Service||114||$102,238.00||$254.00|
There are three Federal agencies with a significant workforce in Oklahoma. 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 1,800 federal employees on the General Schedule payscale located within Oklahoma. The average federal employee in Oklahoma earns $64,580 per year, and the average yearly bonus is $53.
Based on data provided by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the most common job title for federal employees based in Oklahoma is Veterans Claims Examining. The Federal agency with the largest number of employees in Oklahoma is the Veterans Benefits Administration, which has total of 1,159 employees in the area.
The bar graph to the left shows the distribution of employees in Oklahoma 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.