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Pennsylvania Philadelphia, Pennsylvania General Schedule Payscale

Location County Population Gov't Employees GS Locality
Philadelphia Philadelphia County 1,560,297 10,986 Philadelphia (PHL)

There are approximately 10,986 federal employees under the General Schedule employed in Philadelphia. All federal employees in Philadelphia are paid under the adjusted General Schedule pay table for the Philadelphia GS Locality, which provides for a 24.59% pay increase above the base GS pay rates. Locality Adjustments are used to account for higher costs of living in Philadelphia, and to keep government salaries competitive with comparable private sector jobs.

The yearly base salaries of General Schedule employees in Philadelphia can be determined from the 2019 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$23,404$24,188$24,967$25,740$26,519$26,974$27,742$28,520$28,550$29,281
GS-2$26,315$26,941$27,812$28,550$28,874$29,723$30,573$31,423$32,273$33,122
GS-3$28,712$29,669$30,625$31,582$32,539$33,496$34,453$35,410$36,367$37,323
GS-4$32,233$33,307$34,381$35,455$36,529$37,603$38,676$39,750$40,824$41,898
GS-5$36,063$37,265$38,467$39,669$40,872$42,074$43,276$44,479$45,681$46,883
GS-6$40,198$41,537$42,876$44,216$45,555$46,894$48,234$49,573$50,912$52,252
GS-7$44,670$46,159$47,648$49,137$50,626$52,115$53,604$55,092$56,581$58,070
GS-8$49,471$51,121$52,770$54,420$56,069$57,719$59,368$61,018$62,668$64,317
GS-9$54,641$56,463$58,284$60,106$61,927$63,749$65,570$67,392$69,213$71,035
GS-10$60,173$62,179$64,185$66,191$68,197$70,203$72,209$74,215$76,220$78,226
GS-11$66,110$68,314$70,518$72,722$74,926$77,130$79,334$81,538$83,742$85,946
GS-12$79,239$81,881$84,522$87,163$89,804$92,446$95,087$97,728$100,370$103,011
GS-13$94,225$97,366$100,507$103,648$106,789$109,929$113,070$116,211$119,352$122,493
GS-14$111,346$115,058$118,769$122,481$126,192$129,904$133,615$137,327$141,038$144,750
GS-15$130,973$135,338$139,704$144,070$148,435$152,801$157,167$161,532$164,200*$164,200*
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$23,404$24,188$24,967$25,740$26,519$26,974$27,742$28,520$28,550$29,281
GS-2$26,315$26,941$27,812$28,550$28,874$29,723$30,573$31,423$32,273$33,122
GS-3$28,712$29,669$30,625$31,582$32,539$33,496$34,453$35,410$36,367$37,323
GS-4$32,233$33,307$34,381$35,455$36,529$37,603$38,676$39,750$40,824$41,898
GS-5$36,063$37,265$38,467$39,669$40,872$42,074$43,276$44,479$45,681$46,883
GS-6$40,198$41,537$42,876$44,216$45,555$46,894$48,234$49,573$50,912$52,252
GS-7$44,670$46,159$47,648$49,137$50,626$52,115$53,604$55,092$56,581$58,070
GS-8$49,471$51,121$52,770$54,420$56,069$57,719$59,368$61,018$62,668$64,317
GS-9$54,641$56,463$58,284$60,106$61,927$63,749$65,570$67,392$69,213$71,035
GS-10$60,173$62,179$64,185$66,191$68,197$70,203$72,209$74,215$76,220$78,226
GS-11$66,110$68,314$70,518$72,722$74,926$77,130$79,334$81,538$83,742$85,946
GS-12$79,239$81,881$84,522$87,163$89,804$92,446$95,087$97,728$100,370$103,011
GS-13$94,225$97,366$100,507$103,648$106,789$109,929$113,070$116,211$119,352$122,493
GS-14$111,346$115,058$118,769$122,481$126,192$129,904$133,615$137,327$141,038$144,750
GS-15$130,973$135,338$139,704$144,070$148,435$152,801$157,167$161,532$164,200*$164,200*
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$22,948$23,716$24,479$25,239$26,002$26,447$27,202$27,964$27,993$28,702
GS-2$25,801$26,415$27,270$27,993$28,308$29,140$29,973$30,805$31,638$32,470
GS-3$28,152$29,091$30,030$30,969$31,908$32,847$33,786$34,724$35,663$36,600
GS-4$31,604$32,657$33,710$34,763$35,816$36,869$37,922$38,974$40,027$41,080
GS-5$35,359$36,538$37,717$38,896$40,076$41,255$42,434$43,613$44,793$45,972
GS-6$39,414$40,728$42,043$43,357$44,671$45,985$47,300$48,614$49,928$51,243
GS-7$43,799$45,260$46,720$48,180$49,641$51,101$52,562$54,022$55,483$56,943
GS-8$48,506$50,123$51,739$53,356$54,972$56,589$58,205$59,822$61,438$63,055
GS-9$53,575$55,361$57,147$58,934$60,720$62,506$64,292$66,078$67,865$69,651
GS-10$58,999$60,966$62,933$64,900$66,868$68,835$70,802$72,769$74,736$76,703
GS-11$64,820$66,980$69,141$71,301$73,461$75,621$77,782$79,942$82,102$84,263
GS-12$77,694$80,284$82,874$85,464$88,054$90,644$93,234$95,825$98,415$101,005
GS-13$92,387$95,467$98,546$101,625$104,705$107,784$110,864$113,943$117,022$120,102
GS-14$109,174$112,813$116,453$120,092$123,731$127,371$131,010$134,649$138,288$141,928
GS-15$128,419$132,699$136,980$141,261$145,542$149,823$154,104$158,385$161,900*$161,900*
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$22,419$23,168$23,914$24,655$25,401$25,837$26,574$27,317$27,347$28,038
GS-2$25,205$25,806$26,640$27,347$27,657$28,471$29,285$30,099$30,913$31,727
GS-3$27,502$28,419$29,335$30,252$31,169$32,085$33,002$33,918$34,835$35,752
GS-4$30,874$31,903$32,932$33,961$34,990$36,019$37,049$38,078$39,107$40,136
GS-5$34,542$35,693$36,844$37,996$39,147$40,298$41,450$42,601$43,752$44,904
GS-6$38,504$39,787$41,071$42,354$43,637$44,921$46,204$47,487$48,771$50,054
GS-7$42,788$44,214$45,641$47,067$48,493$49,920$51,346$52,772$54,198$55,625
GS-8$47,386$48,965$50,544$52,123$53,702$55,281$56,860$58,439$60,019$61,598
GS-9$52,338$54,082$55,826$57,571$59,315$61,059$62,803$64,547$66,291$68,035
GS-10$57,637$59,558$61,479$63,400$65,322$67,243$69,164$71,086$73,007$74,928
GS-11$63,323$65,434$67,545$69,656$71,766$73,877$75,988$78,099$80,209$82,320
GS-12$75,900$78,430$80,960$83,490$86,020$88,550$91,080$93,610$96,139$98,669
GS-13$90,255$93,264$96,273$99,282$102,291$105,300$108,309$111,318$114,327$117,336
GS-14$106,653$110,208$113,764$117,319$120,874$124,430$127,985$131,540$135,096$138,651
GS-15$125,454$129,636$133,819$138,001$142,183$146,366$150,548$154,731$158,913$160,300*
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$22,118$22,858$23,593$24,325$25,061$25,492$26,219$26,952$26,980$27,661
GS-2$24,868$25,460$26,283$26,980$27,285$28,087$28,890$29,692$30,495$31,298
GS-3$27,134$28,038$28,943$29,848$30,753$31,658$32,563$33,468$34,373$35,278
GS-4$30,461$31,477$32,492$33,508$34,524$35,540$36,555$37,571$38,587$39,602
GS-5$34,079$35,216$36,352$37,488$38,624$39,761$40,897$42,033$43,170$44,306
GS-6$37,989$39,255$40,522$41,789$43,055$44,322$45,588$46,855$48,122$49,388
GS-7$42,215$43,622$45,028$46,435$47,842$49,248$50,655$52,062$53,468$54,875
GS-8$46,752$48,310$49,869$51,428$52,987$54,546$56,105$57,664$59,223$60,782
GS-9$51,638$53,359$55,080$56,800$58,521$60,242$61,963$63,684$65,405$67,126
GS-10$56,865$58,760$60,655$62,550$64,445$66,340$68,235$70,130$72,025$73,920
GS-11$62,476$64,558$66,641$68,724$70,806$72,889$74,971$77,054$79,137$81,219
GS-12$74,884$77,380$79,877$82,374$84,871$87,367$89,864$92,361$94,857$97,354
GS-13$89,047$92,015$94,983$97,951$100,919$103,887$106,855$109,823$112,791$115,759
GS-14$105,225$108,733$112,240$115,748$119,256$122,763$126,271$129,778$133,286$136,793
GS-15$123,775$127,901$132,028$136,154$140,280$144,406$148,533$152,659$156,785$158,700*
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,899$22,631$23,359$24,084$24,812$25,240$25,960$26,685$26,713$27,395
GS-2$24,622$25,208$26,023$26,713$27,012$27,806$28,600$29,394$30,188$30,982
GS-3$26,864$27,760$28,655$29,550$30,445$31,340$32,235$33,131$34,026$34,921
GS-4$30,159$31,164$32,168$33,173$34,178$35,183$36,187$37,192$38,197$39,202
GS-5$33,742$34,867$35,993$37,118$38,243$39,369$40,494$41,619$42,745$43,870
GS-6$37,612$38,866$40,119$41,372$42,625$43,879$45,132$46,385$47,638$48,891
GS-7$41,797$43,190$44,584$45,977$47,370$48,763$50,157$51,550$52,943$54,337
GS-8$46,289$47,832$49,375$50,918$52,461$54,004$55,547$57,090$58,633$60,176
GS-9$51,126$52,830$54,534$56,238$57,942$59,645$61,349$63,053$64,757$66,461
GS-10$56,302$58,179$60,056$61,933$63,809$65,686$67,563$69,440$71,317$73,193
GS-11$61,857$63,919$65,981$68,043$70,105$72,167$74,229$76,290$78,352$80,414
GS-12$74,142$76,613$79,084$81,555$84,027$86,498$88,969$91,440$93,911$96,382
GS-13$88,165$91,104$94,043$96,981$99,920$102,859$105,798$108,737$111,675$114,614
GS-14$104,184$107,656$111,129$114,601$118,073$121,545$125,017$128,490$131,962$135,434
GS-15$122,550$126,635$130,720$134,804$138,889$142,974$147,059$151,144$155,229$155,500*
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,682$22,407$23,128$23,845$24,566$24,990$25,703$26,421$26,449$27,121
GS-2$24,379$24,958$25,765$26,449$26,746$27,533$28,320$29,107$29,893$30,680
GS-3$26,599$27,486$28,372$29,259$30,145$31,032$31,919$32,805$33,692$34,579
GS-4$29,860$30,855$31,851$32,846$33,841$34,836$35,831$36,826$37,821$38,816
GS-5$33,408$34,521$35,635$36,748$37,861$38,974$40,087$41,200$42,313$43,427
GS-6$37,240$38,481$39,722$40,963$42,204$43,445$44,686$45,927$47,168$48,409
GS-7$41,383$42,763$44,143$45,523$46,903$48,282$49,662$51,042$52,422$53,802
GS-8$45,831$47,358$48,885$50,413$51,940$53,467$54,994$56,522$58,049$59,576
GS-9$50,620$52,306$53,993$55,680$57,367$59,054$60,740$62,427$64,114$65,801
GS-10$55,745$57,603$59,462$61,320$63,179$65,037$66,896$68,754$70,613$72,471
GS-11$61,245$63,286$65,327$67,368$69,409$71,451$73,492$75,533$77,574$79,615
GS-12$73,408$75,854$78,301$80,748$83,195$85,642$88,088$90,535$92,982$95,429
GS-13$87,292$90,201$93,111$96,020$98,930$101,840$104,749$107,659$110,568$113,478
GS-14$103,152$106,591$110,029$113,467$116,905$120,343$123,781$127,219$130,658$134,096
GS-15$121,337$125,382$129,426$133,471$137,516$141,560$145,605$149,649$153,694$155,500*
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,682$22,407$23,128$23,845$24,566$24,990$25,703$26,421$26,449$27,121
GS-2$24,379$24,958$25,765$26,449$26,746$27,533$28,320$29,107$29,893$30,680
GS-3$26,599$27,486$28,372$29,259$30,145$31,032$31,919$32,805$33,692$34,579
GS-4$29,860$30,855$31,851$32,846$33,841$34,836$35,831$36,826$37,821$38,816
GS-5$33,408$34,521$35,635$36,748$37,861$38,974$40,087$41,200$42,313$43,427
GS-6$37,240$38,481$39,722$40,963$42,204$43,445$44,686$45,927$47,168$48,409
GS-7$41,383$42,763$44,143$45,523$46,903$48,282$49,662$51,042$52,422$53,802
GS-8$45,831$47,358$48,885$50,413$51,940$53,467$54,994$56,522$58,049$59,576
GS-9$50,620$52,306$53,993$55,680$57,367$59,054$60,740$62,427$64,114$65,801
GS-10$55,745$57,603$59,462$61,320$63,179$65,037$66,896$68,754$70,613$72,471
GS-11$61,245$63,286$65,327$67,368$69,409$71,451$73,492$75,533$77,574$79,615
GS-12$73,408$75,854$78,301$80,748$83,195$85,642$88,088$90,535$92,982$95,429
GS-13$87,292$90,201$93,111$96,020$98,930$101,840$104,749$107,659$110,568$113,478
GS-14$103,152$106,591$110,029$113,467$116,905$120,343$123,781$127,219$130,658$134,096
GS-15$121,337$125,382$129,426$133,471$137,516$141,560$145,605$149,649$153,694$155,500*
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,682$22,407$23,128$23,845$24,566$24,990$25,703$26,421$26,449$27,121
GS-2$24,379$24,958$25,765$26,449$26,746$27,533$28,320$29,107$29,893$30,680
GS-3$26,599$27,486$28,372$29,259$30,145$31,032$31,919$32,805$33,692$34,579
GS-4$29,860$30,855$31,851$32,846$33,841$34,836$35,831$36,826$37,821$38,816
GS-5$33,408$34,521$35,635$36,748$37,861$38,974$40,087$41,200$42,313$43,427
GS-6$37,240$38,481$39,722$40,963$42,204$43,445$44,686$45,927$47,168$48,409
GS-7$41,383$42,763$44,143$45,523$46,903$48,282$49,662$51,042$52,422$53,802
GS-8$45,831$47,358$48,885$50,413$51,940$53,467$54,994$56,522$58,049$59,576
GS-9$50,620$52,306$53,993$55,680$57,367$59,054$60,740$62,427$64,114$65,801
GS-10$55,745$57,603$59,462$61,320$63,179$65,037$66,896$68,754$70,613$72,471
GS-11$61,245$63,286$65,327$67,368$69,409$71,451$73,492$75,533$77,574$79,615
GS-12$73,408$75,854$78,301$80,748$83,195$85,642$88,088$90,535$92,982$95,429
GS-13$87,292$90,201$93,111$96,020$98,930$101,840$104,749$107,659$110,568$113,478
GS-14$103,152$106,591$110,029$113,467$116,905$120,343$123,781$127,219$130,658$134,096
GS-15$121,337$125,382$129,426$133,471$137,516$141,560$145,605$149,649$153,694$155,500*
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,682$22,407$23,128$23,845$24,566$24,990$25,703$26,421$26,449$27,121
GS-2$24,379$24,958$25,765$26,449$26,746$27,533$28,320$29,107$29,893$30,680
GS-3$26,599$27,486$28,372$29,259$30,145$31,032$31,919$32,805$33,692$34,579
GS-4$29,860$30,855$31,851$32,846$33,841$34,836$35,831$36,826$37,821$38,816
GS-5$33,408$34,521$35,635$36,748$37,861$38,974$40,087$41,200$42,313$43,427
GS-6$37,240$38,481$39,722$40,963$42,204$43,445$44,686$45,927$47,168$48,409
GS-7$41,383$42,763$44,143$45,523$46,903$48,282$49,662$51,042$52,422$53,802
GS-8$45,831$47,358$48,885$50,413$51,940$53,467$54,994$56,522$58,049$59,576
GS-9$50,620$52,306$53,993$55,680$57,367$59,054$60,740$62,427$64,114$65,801
GS-10$55,745$57,603$59,462$61,320$63,179$65,037$66,896$68,754$70,613$72,471
GS-11$61,245$63,286$65,327$67,368$69,409$71,451$73,492$75,533$77,574$79,615
GS-12$73,408$75,854$78,301$80,748$83,195$85,642$88,088$90,535$92,982$95,429
GS-13$87,292$90,201$93,111$96,020$98,930$101,840$104,749$107,659$110,568$113,478
GS-14$103,152$106,591$110,029$113,467$116,905$120,343$123,781$127,219$130,658$134,096
GS-15$121,337$125,382$129,426$133,471$137,516$141,560$145,605$149,649$153,694$155,500*
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$21,267$21,978$22,685$23,389$24,096$24,512$25,210$25,915$25,943$26,607
GS-2$23,912$24,480$25,271$25,943$26,232$27,004$27,775$28,546$29,317$30,088
GS-3$26,089$26,959$27,828$28,697$29,567$30,436$31,306$32,175$33,044$33,914
GS-4$29,289$30,265$31,241$32,217$33,193$34,169$35,146$36,122$37,098$38,074
GS-5$32,769$33,861$34,954$36,046$37,139$38,231$39,324$40,416$41,509$42,601
GS-6$36,527$37,744$38,961$40,179$41,396$42,613$43,831$45,048$46,265$47,483
GS-7$40,591$41,944$43,297$44,650$46,003$47,357$48,710$50,063$51,416$52,769
GS-8$44,953$46,452$47,951$49,449$50,948$52,447$53,945$55,444$56,943$58,441
GS-9$49,651$51,306$52,961$54,616$56,271$57,926$59,581$61,236$62,891$64,546
GS-10$54,678$56,500$58,322$60,145$61,967$63,790$65,612$67,434$69,257$71,079
GS-11$60,072$62,074$64,076$66,078$68,079$70,081$72,083$74,085$76,087$78,089
GS-12$72,002$74,401$76,801$79,201$81,600$84,000$86,399$88,799$91,198$93,598
GS-13$85,621$88,475$91,329$94,183$97,038$99,892$102,746$105,600$108,454$111,309
GS-14$101,177$104,550$107,923$111,297$114,670$118,043$121,416$124,789$128,162$131,536
GS-15$119,014$122,981$126,949$130,916$134,883$138,851$142,818$146,785$150,753$153,200*
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$20,368$21,048$21,726$22,400$23,077$23,475$24,144$24,819$24,846$25,480
GS-2$22,900$23,445$24,203$24,846$25,123$25,861$26,600$27,338$28,077$28,815
GS-3$24,987$25,819$26,652$27,485$28,318$29,151$29,984$30,816$31,649$32,482
GS-4$28,050$28,986$29,921$30,857$31,793$32,728$33,664$34,600$35,535$36,471
GS-5$31,383$32,428$33,474$34,519$35,565$36,611$37,656$38,702$39,747$40,793
GS-6$34,982$36,148$37,314$38,481$39,647$40,813$41,979$43,145$44,312$45,478
GS-7$38,875$40,170$41,465$42,761$44,056$45,351$46,647$47,942$49,237$50,532
GS-8$43,052$44,487$45,922$47,357$48,793$50,228$51,663$53,098$54,533$55,968
GS-9$47,551$49,137$50,722$52,308$53,894$55,479$57,065$58,650$60,236$61,822
GS-10$52,365$54,111$55,857$57,603$59,348$61,094$62,840$64,586$66,331$68,077
GS-11$57,532$59,450$61,368$63,285$65,203$67,121$69,039$70,957$72,875$74,792
GS-12$68,956$71,255$73,554$75,853$78,152$80,451$82,750$85,049$87,348$89,647
GS-13$82,000$84,734$87,468$90,202$92,936$95,670$98,404$101,138$103,871$106,605
GS-14$96,898$100,128$103,358$106,587$109,817$113,047$116,277$119,507$122,737$125,966
GS-15$113,982$117,781$121,581$125,381$129,181$132,980$136,780$140,580$144,380$148,180
GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1$19,765$20,424$21,083$21,736$22,394$22,780$23,429$24,084$24,110$24,718
GS-2$22,223$22,750$23,486$24,110$24,379$25,095$25,812$26,529$27,245$27,962
GS-3$24,247$25,055$25,863$26,671$27,479$28,287$29,096$29,904$30,712$31,520
GS-4$27,219$28,126$29,033$29,940$30,846$31,753$32,660$33,567$34,474$35,380
GS-5$30,453$31,468$32,483$33,498$34,513$35,528$36,543$37,558$38,573$39,588
GS-6$33,946$35,077$36,209$37,340$38,472$39,603$40,735$41,866$42,998$44,129
GS-7$37,723$38,980$40,238$41,495$42,753$44,010$45,268$46,525$47,782$49,040
GS-8$41,777$43,170$44,563$45,956$47,349$48,742$50,134$51,527$52,920$54,313
GS-9$46,142$47,680$49,218$50,756$52,294$53,832$55,370$56,908$58,446$59,984
GS-10$50,814$52,508$54,202$55,895$57,589$59,282$60,976$62,670$64,363$66,057
GS-11$55,829$57,690$59,551$61,412$63,273$65,135$66,996$68,857$70,718$72,579
GS-12$66,914$69,145$71,375$73,606$75,837$78,068$80,299$82,529$84,760$86,991
GS-13$79,571$82,224$84,877$87,529$90,182$92,835$95,488$98,140$100,793$103,446
GS-14$94,028$97,162$100,296$103,430$106,564$109,699$112,833$115,967$119,101$122,235
GS-15$110,605$114,292$117,979$121,666$125,352$129,039$132,726$136,412$140,099$143,786

* The 2019 General Schedule payscale is capped at a maximum salary of $164,200 per year, which is Level 4 of the Senior Executive Service payscale.

Philadelphia Federal Employment Statistics

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

Common Occupations in Philadelphia

Occupation Number Employed Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Contact Representative 1,213 $52,530.00 $122.00
Tax Examining 978 $51,196.00 $0.00
Veterans Claims Examining 597 $75,893.00 $148.00
Social Insurance Administration 522 $85,713.00 $273.00
General Legal And Kindred Administration 444 $57,057.00 $130.00
Medical Support Assistance 198 $43,766.00 $14.00
Financial Clerical And Assistance 189 $51,259.00 $0.00
Financial Administration And Program 183 $88,845.00 $0.00
General Physical Science 150 $103,903.00 $1,255.00
Miscellaneous Administration And Program 145 $71,400.00 $110.00
Information Technology Management 127 $96,625.00 $153.00
Environmental Engineering 122 $112,876.00 $1,403.00
General Business And Industry 122 $105,965.00 $486.00
Social Work 101 $77,168.00 $7.00

This table lists the top fourteen occupations held by the approximately 5,091 federal employees working in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as well as average yearly compensation for Philadelphia based federal employees of that occupation.

Federal Agencies in Philadelphia

Agency Philadelphia Employees Avg. Salary Avg. Bonus
Internal Revenue Service 2,241 $61,348.00 $0.00
Social Security Administration 1,119 $63,829.00 $224.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 911 $68,867.00 $120.00
Veterans Health Administration 299 $60,467.00 $11.00
Environmental Protection Agency 272 $108,390.00 $1,329.00
Dep Asst Sec For Info And Technology 127 $96,625.00 $153.00
Ofc Of Sr Coord For Mid-Atlantic 122 $105,965.00 $486.00

There are seven Federal agencies with a significant workforce in Philadelphia. 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 Philadelphia

There are approximately 5,091 federal employees on the General Schedule payscale located within Philadelphia. The average federal employee in Philadelphia earns $73,986 per year, and the average yearly bonus is $272.

Based on data provided by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the most common job title for federal employees based in Philadelphia is Contact Representative. The Federal agency with the largest number of employees in Philadelphia is the Internal Revenue Service, which has total of 2,241 employees in the area.

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