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2021 Locality Pay Tables

Locality Areas - Part 1

 

 

There are 53 Gneral Schedule (GS) locality pay areas applicable in January 2021. Locality Pay Areas Definitions list the areas within a locality that receive this adjustment. The majority of locations within a specific locality are counties, a few are identified by state codes. This page covers parts of the states listed below.

Note: Section 1911 of P.L. 111-84, the Non-Foreign Area Retirement Equity Assurance Act, phased in locality pay for employees in the non-foreign areas as identified in 5 C.F.R. 591.205. Alaska and Hawaii are separate locality pay areas with separate pay tables. Other non-foreign areas are included as part of the Rest of U.S. locality pay area.

Locality Areas

 

Albany-Schenectady, NY Locality Pay Chart

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Salary Table 2021-AL

1% GENERAL SCHEDULE INCREASE

  • Incorporating a locality payment of 17.88%
  • TOTAL INCREASE: 1%
  • Effective January 2021

Annual Rates by Grade and Step

 

Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
1

23267

24048

24821

25591

26364

26817

27582

28352

28383

29105

2

26162

26785

27651

28383

28703

29547

30391

31235

32079

32923

3

28546

29497

30448

31400

32351

33302

34254

35205

36156

37107

4

32044

33112

34180

35248

36316

37384

38452

39520

40588

41656

5

35852

37047

38243

39438

40633

41829

43024

44219

45414

46610

6

39965

41297

42629

43961

45293

46625

47957

49289

50621

51953

7

44410

45891

47371

48852

50332

51813

53294

54774

56255

57735

8

49183

50823

52462

54102

55742

57382

59021

60661

62301

63940

9

54323

56133

57944

59755

61565

63376

65186

66997

68808

70618

10

59822

61816

63811

65805

67800

69794

71789

73783

75778

77773

11

65725

67917

70108

72299

74491

76682

78874

81065

83256

85448

12

78778

81404

84031

86657

89283

91910

94536

97163

99789

102415

13

93677

96800

99922

103045

106167

109290

112413

115535

118658

121781

14

110698

114387

118077

121767

125456

129146

132835

136525

140215

143904

15

130210

134551

138891

143231

147572

151912

156252

160593

164933

169273

Albuquerque-Santa Fe-Las Vegas, NM

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Salary Table 2020-AQ

2.6% GENERAL SCHEDULE INCREASE

 

  • Incorporating a locality payment of 16.68%
  • TOTAL INCREASE: 1%
  • Effective January 2021

Annual Rates by Grade and Step  

 

Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
1

23030

23803

24568

25330

26095

26544

27301

28064

28094

28808

2

25896

26512

27370

28094

28410

29246

30081

30917

31752

32588

3

28255

29197

30138

31080

32022

32963

33905

34846

35788

36730

4

31718

32775

33833

34890

35947

37004

38061

39118

40175

41232

5

35487

36670

37853

39036

40220

41403

42586

43769

44952

46135

6

39558

40877

42195

43513

44832

46150

47469

48787

50106

51424

7

43958

45424

46889

48355

49820

51286

52751

54217

55682

57148

8

48682

50305

51928

53551

55174

56797

58421

60044

61667

63290

9

53770

55562

57354

59146

60938

62731

64523

66315

68107

69899

10

59213

61187

63161

65135

67110

69084

71058

73032

75007

76981

11

65056

67225

69394

71563

73732

75902

78071

80240

82409

84578

12

77976

80576

83175

85775

88375

90974

93574

96173

98773

101373

13

92723

95814

98905

101996

105087

108178

111268

114359

117450

120541

14

109571

113223

116875

120527

124179

127831

131483

135135

138787

142439

15

128885

133181

137477

141773

146069

150366

154662

158958

163254

167550

Atlanta-Athens-Clarke County-Sandy Springs, ATL

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Salary Table 2020 ATL

1% GENERAL SCHEDULE INCREASE

  • Incorporating a locality payment of 22.16%
  • TOTAL INCREASE: 1%
  • Effective January 2021

Annual Rates by Grade and Step

 

Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
1

24112

24921

25722

26520

27321

27790

28583

29382

29414

30161

2

27112

27757

28655

29414

29745

30619

31494

32369

33243

34118

3

29582

30568

31554

32540

33526

34511

35497

36483

37469

38455

4

33208

34315

35422

36528

37635

38742

39849

40955

42062

43169

5

37154

38392

39631

40870

42109

43347

44586

45825

47063

48302

6

41416

42796

44177

45557

46938

48318

49698

51079

52459

53840

7

46023

47557

49091

50626

52160

53694

55229

56763

58297

59832

8

50969

52668

54367

56067

57766

59465

61164

62864

64563

66262

9

56295

58171

60048

61924

63801

65677

67553

69430

71306

73182

10

61994

64061

66128

68195

70262

72328

74395

76462

78529

80596

11

68112

70382

72653

74924

77195

79466

81737

84008

86279

88550

12

81638

84360

87082

89803

92525

95247

97969

100690

103412

106134

13

97078

100314

103550

106786

110022

113258

116494

119730

122966

126202

14

114717

118540

122364

126188

130011

133835

137658

141482

145306

149129

15

134938

139436

143934

148432

152930

157428

161926

166423

170921

172500 *

* Rate limited to the rate for level IV of the Executive Schedule (5 U.S.C. 5304 (g)(1)).

(Hourly Rate Salary Table file)

 

Austin-Round Rock, TX

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Salary Table 2021 AU

1% GENERAL SCHEDULE INCREASE

 

  • Incorporating a locality payment of 18.17%
  • TOTAL INCREASE: 1%
  • Effective January 2021

Annual Rates by Grade and Step

 

Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
1

23324

24107

24882

25654

26429

26882

27649

28422

28453

29176

2

26227

26851

27719

28453

28773

29619

30465

31312

32158

33004

3

28616

29570

30523

31477

32431

33384

34338

35291

36245

37199

4

32123

33194

34265

35335

36406

37476

38547

39618

40688

41759

5

35940

37138

38337

39535

40733

41931

43130

44328

45526

46724

6

40063

41398

42734

44069

45404

46740

48075

49410

50746

52081

7

44519

46004

47488

48972

50456

51940

53425

54909

56393

57877

8

49304

50948

52592

54235

55879

57523

59167

60810

62454

64098

9

54456

56271

58086

59902

61717

63532

65347

67162

68977

70792

10

59969

61968

63968

65967

67967

69966

71966

73965

75964

77964

11

65887

68084

70280

72477

74674

76871

79068

81264

83461

85658

12

78972

81605

84237

86870

89503

92136

94769

97402

100034

102667

13

93907

97038

100168

103298

106429

109559

112689

115820

118950

122080

14

110970

114669

118367

122066

125765

129464

133162

136861

140560

144258

15

130531

134882

139233

143584

147935

152286

156637

160988

165339

169690

(Hourly Rate Salary Table)

 

Boston-Worchester-Providence, MA-RI-NH-CT-ME

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Salary Table 2021 BOS

1% GENERAL SCHEDULE INCREASE

 

  • Incorporating a locality payment of 29.11
  • TOTAL INCREASE: 1%
  • Effective January 2021

Annual Rates by Grade and Step

 

Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
1

25484

26338

27185

28028

28875

29371

30209

31054

31087

31877

2

28655

29336

30285

31087

31437

32361

33286

34210

35135

36059

3

31265

32307

33349

34391

35433

36475

37517

38559

39601

40643

4

35097

36267

37437

38606

39776

40946

42116

43285

44455

45625

5

39268

40577

41886

43195

44504

45813

47123

48432

49741

51050

6

43772

45231

46690

48149

49608

51067

52526

53985

55444

56903

7

48641

50263

51884

53506

55127

56749

58371

59992

61614

63235

8

53869

55664

57460

59256

61052

62848

64644

66440

68236

70032

9

59498

61481

63464

65447

67430

69413

71397

73380

75363

77346

10

65521

67705

69890

72074

74259

76443

78628

80813

82997

85182

11

71987

74387

76787

79187

81587

83987

86388

88788

91188

93588

12

86283

89159

92036

94913

97789

100666

103542

106419

109295

112172

13

102601

106021

109441

112862

116282

119702

123122

126542

129962

133382

14

121243

125284

129326

133367

137408

141449

145490

149531

153572

157614

15

142615

147369

152123

156876

161630

166384

171138

172500 *

172500 *

172500 *

 

 

* Rate limited to the rate for level IV of the Executive Schedule (5 U.S.C. 5304 (g)(1)).

(Hourly Rate Salary Table)

 

BIRMINGHAM-HOOVER-TALLADEGA, AL  

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SALARY TABLE 2021-BH

  • INCORPORATING THE 1% GENERAL SCHEDULE INCREASE AND A LOCALITY PAYMENT OF 16.26%
  • TOTAL INCREASE: 1%
  • EFFECTIVE JANUARY 2021

Annual Rates by Grade and Step

Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
1

22947

23717

24480

25239

26002

26448

27203

27963

27993

28705

2

25803

26417

27271

27993

28308

29141

29973

30805

31638

32470

3

28154

29092

30030

30968

31906

32845

33783

34721

35659

36597

4

31604

32657

33711

34764

35817

36871

37924

38977

40031

41084

5

35359

36538

37717

38896

40075

41254

42433

43611

44790

45969

6

39416

40729

42043

43357

44671

45984

47298

48612

49926

51239

7

43800

45260

46720

48180

49641

51101

52561

54021

55482

56942

8

48507

50124

51742

53359

54976

56593

58210

59827

61445

63062

9

53576

55362

57148

58933

60719

62505

64291

66076

67862

69648

10

59000

60967

62934

64901

66868

68835

70802

72769

74737

76704

11

64822

66983

69144

71306

73467

75628

77790

79951

82112

84273

12

77695

80286

82876

85466

88056

90647

93237

95827

98418

101008

13

92389

95469

98549

101629

104708

107788

110868

113948

117027

120107

14

109176

112815

116454

120093

123732

127371

131010

134649

138288

141927

15

128421

132701

136982

141263

145544

149824

154105

158386

162666

166947

 (Hourly Rate Salary Table)

 

Buffalo-Cheektowaga, NY

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Salary Table 2021 BU

1% GENERAL SCHEDULE INCREASE

  • Incorporating a locality payment of 20.20%
  • TOTAL INCREASE: 1%
  • Effective January 2021

Annual Rates by Grade and Step

Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
1

23725

24521

25309

26094

26883

27344

28124

28911

28942

29677

2

26677

27312

28195

28942

29267

30128

30989

31849

32710

33571

3

29108

30078

31048

32018

32988

33958

34928

35898

36868

37838

4

32675

33764

34853

35942

37031

38120

39209

40298

41387

42476

5

36558

37776

38995

40214

41433

42652

43871

45089

46308

47527

6

40751

42110

43468

44826

46184

47543

48901

50259

51617

52976

7

45284

46794

48304

49813

51323

52833

54342

55852

57362

58872

8

50151

51823

53495

55167

56839

58511

60183

61855

63527

65199

9

55392

57238

59084

60931

62777

64623

66469

68316

70162

72008

10

60999

63033

65067

67100

69134

71168

73202

75236

77269

79303

11

67019

69253

71488

73722

75957

78191

80426

82660

84895

87129

12

80328

83007

85685

88363

91041

93719

96397

99075

101753

104431

13

95521

98705

101889

105073

108257

111441

114625

117809

120993

124177

14

112876

116638

120401

124163

127925

131688

135450

139212

142974

146737

15

132773

137199

141624

146050

150476

154902

159328

163753

168179

172500 *

(Hourly Rate Salary Table)

 

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

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Salary Table 2021 BN

1% GENERAL SCHEDULE INCREASE

 

  • Incorporating a locality payment of 16.89%
  • TOTAL INCREASE: 1%
  • Effective January 2021

Annual Rates by Grade and Step

Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
1

23072

23846

24612

25376

26142

26591

27350

28114

28145

28860

2

25943

26560

27419

28145

28462

29298

30135

30972

31809

32646

3

28306

29249

30193

31136

32079

33023

33966

34909

35853

36796

4

31775

32834

33893

34952

36011

37070

38130

39189

40248

41307

5

35551

36736

37921

39107

40292

41477

42663

43848

45033

46218

6

39629

40950

42271

43592

44913

46234

47554

48875

50196

51517

7

44037

45505

46973

48442

49910

51378

52846

54314

55782

57250

8

48770

50396

52022

53648

55274

56900

58526

60152

61778

63403

9

53866

55662

57457

59253

61048

62844

64639

66434

68230

70025

10

59319

61297

63275

65253

67230

69208

71186

73164

75142

77119

11

65173

67346

69519

71692

73865

76038

78211

80384

82557

84730

12

78116

80721

83325

85929

88534

91138

93742

96347

98951

101555

13

92890

95987

99083

102179

105276

108372

111469

114565

117661

120758

14

109768

113427

117085

120744

124403

128061

131720

135378

139037

142696

15

129117

133421

137724

142028

146332

150636

154940

159244

163548

167852

Hourly Rate Tables

Charlotte-Concord, NC-SC

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Salary Table 2021 CT

1% GENERAL SCHEDULE INCREASE

  • Incorporating a locality payment of 17.44
  • TOTAL INCREASE: 1%
  • Effective January 2021

Annual Rates by Grade and Step

Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
1

23180

23958

24728

25495

26265

26716

27479

28247

28277

28996

2

26065

26685

27548

28277

28595

29436

30277

31118

31959

32800

3

28439

29387

30335

31282

32230

33178

34126

35073

36021

36969

4

31925

32989

34053

35117

36181

37245

38309

39373

40437

41501

5

35718

36909

38100

39291

40482

41672

42863

44054

45245

46436

6

39816

41143

42470

43797

45124

46451

47778

49105

50432

51759

7

44244

45719

47194

48669

50145

51620

53095

54570

56045

57520

8

48999

50633

52267

53900

55534

57167

58801

60435

62068

63702

9

54120

55924

57728

59532

61335

63139

64943

66747

68551

70355

10

59598

61586

63573

65560

67547

69534

71521

73508

75495

77482

11

65480

67663

69846

72029

74213

76396

78579

80762

82946

85129

12

78484

81101

83717

86334

88950

91567

94183

96800

99416

102033

13

93327

96438

99549

102660

105771

108882

111993

115104

118215

121326

14

110284

113960

117636

121312

124988

128664

132340

136015

139691

143367

15

129724

134048

138373

142697

147021

151345

155669

159993

164317

168641

(Hourly Rate Salary Table)

 

Chicago-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

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Salary Table 2021 CHI

1% GENERAL SCHEDULE INCREASE

  • Incorporating a locality payment of 28.59%
  • TOTAL INCREASE: 1%
  • Effective January 2021

Annual Rates by Grade and Step

 

Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
1

25381

26232

27076

27916

28759

29253

30087

30928

30962

31749

2

28539

29218

30163

30962

31310

32231

33152

34072

34993

35914

3

31139

32177

33215

34253

35290

36328

37366

38403

39441

40479

4

34956

36121

37286

38451

39616

40781

41946

43111

44276

45441

5

39109

40413

41717

43021

44325

45629

46933

48237

49541

50844

6

43596

45049

46502

47955

49408

50861

52314

53767

55220

56673

7

48445

50060

51675

53290

54905

56520

58136

59751

61366

62981

8

53652

55440

57229

59018

60806

62595

64384

66172

67961

69750

9

59258

61233

63208

65184

67159

69134

71109

73084

75059

77034

10

65257

67433

69608

71784

73960

76136

78311

80487

82663

84839

11

71697

74087

76478

78868

81259

83649

86040

88430

90821

93211

12

85935

88800

91665

94530

97395

100260

103125

105990

108855

111720

13

102188

105594

109001

112407

115813

119220

122626

126032

129439

132845

14

120755

124780

128805

132830

136854

140879

144904

148929

152954

156979

15

142041

146775

151510

156245

160979

165714

170449

172500 *

172500 *

172500 *

 

* Rate limited to the rate for level IV of the Executive Schedule (5 U.S.C. 5304 (g)(1)).

(Hourly Rate Salary Table)

 

Cincinnati-Wilmington-Maysville, OH-KY-IN

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Salary Table 2021 CIN

1% GENERAL SCHEDULE INCREASE 

  • Incorporating a locality payment of 20.55%
  • TOTAL INCREASE: 1%
  • Effective January 2021

Annual Rates by Grade and Step

Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
1

23794

24592

25383

26170

26961

27424

28206

28995

29026

29764

2

26755

27391

28277

29026

29353

30216

31079

31942

32805

33668

3

29192

30165

31138

32111

33084

34057

35029

36002

36975

37948

4

32770

33862

34955

36047

37139

38231

39323

40416

41508

42600

5

36664

37886

39109

40331

41554

42776

43998

45221

46443

47665

6

40870

42232

43594

44957

46319

47681

49043

50406

51768

53130

7

45416

46930

48444

49958

51472

52987

54501

56015

57529

59043

8

50297

51974

53651

55328

57004

58681

60358

62035

63712

65389

9

55553

57405

59256

61108

62960

64811

66663

68515

70366

72218

10

61177

63216

65256

67296

69336

71375

73415

75455

77494

79534

11

67214

69455

71696

73937

76178

78419

80660

82901

85142

87383

12

80562

83248

85934

88620

91306

93992

96677

99363

102049

104735

13

95799

98992

102185

105379

108572

111766

114959

118152

121346

124539

14

113205

116978

120751

124525

128298

132071

135844

139617

143391

147164

15

133160

137598

142037

146475

150914

155353

159791

164230

168669

172500 *


(Hourly Rate Salary Table)

 

Cleveland-Akron-Canton, OH

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Salary Table 2021 CLE

1% GENERAL SCHEDULE INCREASE

  • Incorporating a locality payment of 20.82%
  • TOTAL INCREASE: 1%
  • Effective January 2021

Annual Rates by Grade and Step

Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
1

23847

24647

25440

26229

27021

27485

28269

29060

29091

29830

2

26815

27453

28341

29091

29418

30284

31149

32014

32879

33744

3

29258

30233

31208

32183

33158

34133

35108

36083

37058

38033

4

32844

33938

35033

36128

37222

38317

39411

40506

41601

42695

5

36746

37971

39196

40422

41647

42872

44097

45322

46547

47772

6

40962

42327

43692

45057

46423

47788

49153

50518

51884

53249

7

45518

47035

48553

50070

51588

53105

54623

56140

57658

59175

8

50410

52090

53771

55452

57132

58813

60493

62174

63855

65535

9

55677

57533

59389

61245

63101

64956

66812

68668

70524

72380

10

61314

63358

65402

67447

69491

71535

73579

75624

77668

79712

11

67364

69610

71856

74103

76349

78595

80841

83087

85333

87579

12

80743

83435

86127

88818

91510

94202

96894

99586

102278

104970

13

96013

99214

102414

105615

108815

112016

115216

118417

121617

124818

14

113458

117240

121022

124803

128585

132367

136148

139930

143712

147493

15

133458

137906

142355

146804

151252

155701

160149

164598

169047

172500 *

(Hourly Rate Salary Table)

Corpus Christi-Kinsville-Alice, TX

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Salary Table 2021-CC

1% GENERAL SCHEDULE INCREASE

  • Incorporating a locality payment of 16.56%
  • TOTAL INCREASE: 1%
  • Effective January 2021

Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
1

23007

23778

24543

25304

26069

26516

27273

28035

28065

28779

2

25869

26485

27341

28065

28381

29216

30050

30885

31719

32554

3

28226

29167

30107

31048

31989

32929

33870

34811

35751

36692

4

31686

32742

33798

34854

35910

36966

38022

39078

40134

41190

5

35451

36632

37814

38996

40178

41360

42542

43724

44906

46088

6

39517

40834

42152

43469

44786

46103

47420

48737

50054

51371

7

43913

45377

46841

48305

49769

51233

52697

54161

55625

57089

8

48632

50254

51875

53496

55118

56739

58360

59982

61603

63224

9

53714

55505

57295

59085

60876

62666

64457

66247

68037

69828

10

59152

61124

63096

65068

67041

69013

70985

72957

74929

76902

11

64989

67156

69323

71490

73657

75823

77990

80157

82324

84491

12

77896

80493

83090

85687

88284

90881

93478

96075

98672

101268

13

92628

95716

98803

101891

104979

108066

111154

114242

117329

120417

14

109458

113106

116755

120403

124051

127700

131348

134996

138645

142293

15

128752

133044

137336

141627

145919

150211

154503

158794

163086

167378

(Hourly Rate Salary Table)

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