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2022 Locality Pay Tables

Locality Areas - Part 1

There are 53 General Schedule (GS) locality pay areas applicable in January 2022. 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 2022-AL

2.2% GENERAL SCHEDULE INCREASE

  • Incorporating a locality payment of 18.68%
  • TOTAL INCREASE: 2.98%
  • Effective January 2022

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 23940 24744 25539 26332 27127 27592 28380 29173 29205 29948
2 26919 27560 28451 29205 29535 30403 31272 32141 33010 33878
3 29372 30351 31330 32309 33289 34268 35247 36226 37205 38184
4 32972 34071 35170 36269 37368 38467 39566 40665 41763 42862
5 36889 38119 39348 40578 41807 43037 44266 45496 46726 47955
6 41121 42492 43863 45234 46604 47975 49346 50717 52087 53458
7 45695 47218 48741 50263 51786 53309 54831 56354 57877 59399
8 50606 52293 53979 55666 57352 59039 60725 62411 64098 65784
9 55895 57758 59621 61485 63348 65211 67074 68938 70801 72664
10 61552 63604 65656 67708 69760 71812 73864 75916 77968 80020
11 67627 69881 72135 74389 76642 78896 81150 83404 85657 87911
12 81057 83760 86462 89164 91867 94569 97271 99974 102676 105378
13 96387 99600 102812 106025 109238 112450 115663 118876 122088 125301
14 113901 117697 121494 125290 129087 132884 136680 140477 144273 148070
15 133978 138444 142910 147376 151842 156307 160773 165239 169705 174171

Albuquerque-Santa Fe-Las Vegas, NM

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Salary Table 2022-AQ

INCORPORATING THE 2.2% GENERAL SCHEDULE INCREASE AND A LOCALITY PAYMENT OF 17.14%

FOR THE LOCALITY PAY AREA OF ALBUQUERQUE-SANTA FE-LAS VEGAS, NM

TOTAL INCREASE: 2.60%

EFFECTIVE JANUARY 2022

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 23629 24423 25207 25990 26775 27234 28012 28794 28826 29559
2 26570 27202 28082 28826 29151 30009 30866 31724 32581 33439
3 28991 29957 30924 31890 32857 33823 34789 35756 36722 37689
4 32544 33629 34713 35798 36883 37967 39052 40137 41222 42306
5 36411 37624 38838 40051 41265 42478 43692 44906 46119 47333
6 40588 41941 43294 44647 46000 47353 48706 50059 51412 52765
7 45102 46605 48108 49611 51114 52617 54120 55623 57126 58629
8 49950 51614 53279 54943 56608 58272 59937 61602 63266 64931
9 55169 57009 58848 60687 62526 64365 66204 68043 69882 71721
10 60753 62779 64804 66830 68855 70880 72906 74931 76956 78982
11 66750 68974 71199 73423 75648 77872 80097 82321 84546 86770
12 80005 82673 85340 88007 90675 93342 96009 98676 101344 104011
13 95136 98307 101478 104649 107820 110991 114162 117333 120504 123675
14 112423 116170 119917 123665 127412 131159 134907 138654 142401 146149
15 132239 136647 141055 145463 149871 154279 158687 163095 167503 171911

Atlanta-Athens-Clarke County-Sandy Springs, ATL

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Salary Table 2022 ATL

INCORPORATING THE 2.2% GENERAL SCHEDULE INCREASE AND A LOCALITY PAYMENT OF 22.63%

FOR THE LOCALITY PAY AREA OF ATLANTA–ATHENS-CLARKE COUNTY–SANDY SPRINGS, GA-AL

TOTAL INCREASE: 2.59%

EFFECTIVE JANUARY 2022

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 24737 25567 26389 27208 28030 28510 29325 30144 30177 30944
2 27815 28477 29398 30177 30518 31415 32313 33211 34108 35006
3 30350 31361 32373 33385 34396 35408 36420 37432 38443 39455
4 34069 35205 36340 37476 38611 39747 40882 42018 43153 44289
5 38117 39388 40658 41928 43199 44469 45740 47010 48281 49551
6 42490 43906 45323 46739 48156 49572 50988 52405 53821 55237
7 47216 48790 50363 51936 53510 55083 56656 58230 59803 61376
8 52291 54033 55776 57518 59261 61004 62746 64489 66231 67974
9 57755 59680 61606 63531 65456 67382 69307 71232 73157 75083
10 63601 65721 67841 69962 72082 74202 76322 78443 80563 82683
11 69878 72207 74536 76864 79193 81522 83851 86179 88508 90837
12 83755 86547 89340 92132 94924 97716 100509 103301 106093 108886
13 99595 102915 106234 109554 112874 116193 119513 122832 126152 129472
14 117692 121615 125538 129460 133383 137306 141229 145152 149075 152998
15 138437 143052 147666 152281 156895 161510 166124 170739 175354 176300 *

* 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 2022 AU

INCORPORATING THE 2.2% GENERAL SCHEDULE INCREASE AND A LOCALITY PAYMENT OF 18.80%

FOR THE LOCALITY PAY AREA OF AUSTIN-ROUND ROCK, TX

TOTAL INCREASE: 2.74%

EFFECTIVE JANUARY 2022

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 23964 24769 25565 26358 27154 27620 28409 29202 29234 29978
2 26946 27588 28480 29234 29565 30434 31304 32173 33043 33913
3 29402 30382 31362 32342 33322 34302 35282 36263 37243 38223
4 33005 34105 35205 36305 37405 38505 39606 40706 41806 42906
5 36927 38157 39388 40619 41850 43080 44311 45542 46773 48004
6 41163 42535 43907 45279 46652 48024 49396 50768 52140 53512
7 45742 47266 48790 50314 51838 53363 54887 56411 57935 59459
8 50658 52346 54034 55722 57410 59098 60786 62475 64163 65851
9 55951 57816 59682 61547 63412 65277 67142 69007 70873 72738
10 61614 63668 65723 67777 69831 71885 73939 75993 78047 80101
11 67696 69952 72208 74464 76720 78976 81232 83488 85744 88000
12 81139 83844 86549 89254 91960 94665 97370 100075 102780 105485
13 96485 99701 102916 106132 109348 112564 115780 118996 122212 125428
14 114016 117816 121617 125417 129218 133018 136818 140619 144419 148220
15 134113 138584 143054 147525 151995 156466 160936 165406 169877 174347

(Hourly Rate Slary Table)

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

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Salary Table 2022 BOS

INCORPORATING THE 2.2% GENERAL SCHEDULE INCREASE AND A LOCALITY PAYMENT OF 30.09%

FOR THE LOCALITY PAY AREA OF BOSTON-WORCESTER-PROVIDENCE, MA-RI-NH-ME

TOTAL INCREASE: 2.98%

EFFECTIVE JANUARY 2022

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 2022-BH

INCORPORATING THE 2.2% GENERAL SCHEDULE INCREASE AND A LOCALITY PAYMENT OF 16.81%

FOR THE LOCALITY PAY AREA OF BIRMINGHAM-HOOVER-TALLADEGA, AL

TOTAL INCREASE: 2.68%

EFFECTIVE JANUARY 2022

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 23563 24354 25136 25917 26699 27157 27933 28713 28745 29476
2 26495 27126 28003 28745 29069 29924 30779 31634 32490 33345
3 28909 29873 30837 31800 32764 33728 34691 35655 36619 37582
4 32452 33534 34615 35697 36779 37860 38942 40024 41105 42187
5 36308 37518 38728 39939 41149 42359 43569 44779 45989 47199
6 40473 41823 43172 44521 45870 47219 48568 49918 51267 52616
7 44975 46474 47973 49471 50970 52469 53967 55466 56965 58463
8 49809 51469 53129 54789 56448 58108 59768 61428 63088 64748
9 55014 56848 58682 60516 62350 64184 66018 67851 69685 71519
10 60582 62602 64622 66641 68661 70681 72700 74720 76739 78759
11 66562 68780 70998 73217 75435 77653 79871 82089 84308 86526
12 79780 82440 85100 87759 90419 93079 95739 98398 101058 103718
13 94868 98030 101193 104355 107517 110679 113841 117003 120165 123327
14 112106 115843 119580 123316 127053 130790 134527 138263 142000 145737
15 131867 136262 140658 145053 149449 153845 158240 162636 167031 171427

(Hourly Rate Salary Table)

Buffalo-Cheektowaga, NY

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Salary Table 2022 BU

INCORPORATING THE 2.2% GENERAL SCHEDULE INCREASE AND A LOCALITY PAYMENT OF 20.78%

FOR THE LOCALITY PAY AREA OF BUFFALO-CHEEKTOWAGA, NY

TOTAL INCREASE: 2.69%

EFFECTIVE JANUARY 2022

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 24364 25181 25991 26797 27607 28080 28882 29689 29722 30478
2 27395 28048 28955 29722 30057 30941 31826 32710 33594 34478
3 29892 30888 31885 32881 33878 34874 35870 36867 37863 38860
4 33555 34674 35792 36910 38029 39147 40266 41384 42502 43621
5 37542 38793 40045 41296 42547 43798 45050 46301 47552 48804
6 41849 43244 44639 46034 47429 48824 50219 51614 53009 54404
7 46504 48054 49603 51153 52702 54252 55802 57351 58901 60450
8 51502 53218 54934 56651 58367 60083 61800 63516 65232 66948
9 56884 58780 60676 62572 64469 66365 68261 70157 72054 73950
10 62641 64730 66818 68906 70994 73083 75171 77259 79348 81436
11 68824 71118 73411 75705 77999 80292 82586 84879 87173 89467
12 82492 85242 87992 90742 93492 96242 98992 101743 104493 107243
13 98093 101362 104632 107901 111171 114440 117710 120979 124249 127518
14 115916 119780 123644 127507 131371 135235 139099 142962 146826 150690
15 136349 140893 145438 149983 154528 159073 163618 168163 172708 176300 *

(Hourly Rate Salary Table)

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

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Salary Table 2022 BN

INCORPORATING THE 2.2% GENERAL SCHEDULE INCREASE AND A LOCALITY PAYMENT OF 17.62%

FOR THE LOCALITY PAY AREA OF BURLINGTON-SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT

TOTAL INCREASE: 2.84%

EFFECTIVE JANUARY 2022

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 23726 24523 25311 26096 26884 27345 28126 28912 28944 29680
2 26679 27314 28197 28944 29271 30132 30993 31854 32715 33576
3 29110 30080 31051 32021 32991 33962 34932 35902 36873 37843
4 32677 33766 34856 35945 37034 38123 39212 40301 41390 42480
5 36560 37778 38997 40215 41434 42653 43871 45090 46308 47527
6 40754 42113 43471 44830 46188 47547 48905 50264 51622 52981
7 45287 46796 48305 49814 51323 52833 54342 55851 57360 58869
8 50154 51826 53497 55168 56840 58511 60183 61854 63525 65197
9 55395 57242 59089 60935 62782 64629 66475 68322 70169 72015
10 61002 63036 65070 67103 69137 71171 73204 75238 77272 79305
11 67023 69257 71491 73724 75958 78191 80425 82659 84892 87126
12 80333 83011 85690 88368 91046 93724 96403 99081 101759 104437
13 95526 98710 101894 105078 108262 111446 114630 117814 120998 124182
14 112883 116646 120409 124171 127934 131697 135459 139222 142985 146747
15 132781 137207 141633 146059 150485 154911 159337 163764 168190 172616

Hourly Rate Tables

Charlotte-Concord, NC-SC

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Salary Table 2022 CT

INCORPORATING THE 2.2% GENERAL SCHEDULE INCREASE AND A LOCALITY PAYMENT OF 18.06%

FOR THE LOCALITY PAY AREA OF CHARLOTTE-CONCORD, NC-SC

TOTAL INCREASE: 2.74%

EFFECTIVE JANUARY 2022

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 23815 24614 25405 26194 26985 27448 28232 29020 29052 29791
2 26778 27416 28303 29052 29380 30245 31109 31973 32837 33701
3 29219 30193 31167 32141 33115 34089 35063 36037 37011 37985
4 32799 33893 34986 36079 37172 38266 39359 40452 41545 42639
5 36697 37920 39143 40366 41589 42812 44035 45258 46481 47705
6 40907 42270 43634 44997 46361 47725 49088 50452 51815 53179
7 45457 46971 48486 50001 51515 53030 54545 56060 57574 59089
8 50342 52020 53697 55375 57052 58730 60408 62085 63763 65441
9 55603 57456 59310 61163 63017 64870 66724 68578 70431 72285
10 61231 63272 65313 67354 69396 71437 73478 75519 77561 79602
11 67274 69516 71758 74000 76242 78484 80726 82968 85210 87452
12 80634 83322 86010 88698 91387 94075 96763 99451 102140 104828
13 95884 99079 102275 105471 108667 111863 115059 118255 121451 124647
14 113306 117082 120859 124636 128413 132189 135966 139743 143520 147296
15 133278 137721 142163 146606 151048 155491 159934 164376 168819 173261

(Hourly Rate Salary Table)

Chicago-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

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Salary Table 2022 CHI

INCORPORATING THE 2.2% GENERAL SCHEDULE INCREASE AND A LOCALITY PAYMENT OF 29.18%

FOR THE LOCALITY PAY AREA OF CHICAGO-NAPERVILLE, IL-IN-WI

TOTAL INCREASE: 2.67%

EFFECTIVE JANUARY 2022

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 26058 26933 27798 28661 29527 30033 30891 31754 31789 32597
2 29301 29998 30968 31789 32148 33093 34039 34985 35930 36876
3 31971 33036 34102 35168 36234 37299 38365 39431 40497 41562
4 35889 37085 38281 39477 40674 41870 43066 44262 45458 46655
5 40153 41491 42830 44168 45506 46845 48183 49521 50859 52198
6 44760 46252 47744 49236 50728 52220 53712 55204 56696 58188
7 49738 51396 53053 54710 56368 58025 59682 61340 62997 64655
8 55084 56919 58755 60591 62426 64262 66098 67933 69769 71604
9 60840 62868 64896 66924 68952 70981 73009 75037 77065 79093
10 66998 69231 71465 73698 75932 78166 80399 82633 84866 87100
11 73611 76064 78517 80970 83423 85876 88329 90783 93236 95689
12 88229 91170 94112 97053 99994 102936 105877 108819 111760 114702
13 104915 108412 111909 115406 118902 122399 125896 129393 132890 136387
14 123978 128110 132243 136375 140508 144640 148773 152905 157038 161170
15 145831 150692 155553 160414 165275 170137 174998 176300 * 176300 * 176300 *

* 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 2022 CIN

INCORPORATING THE 2.2% GENERAL SCHEDULE INCREASE AND A LOCALITY PAYMENT OF 20.94%

FOR THE LOCALITY PAY AREA OF CINCINNATI-WILMINGTON-MAYSVILLE, OH-KY-IN

TOTAL INCREASE: 2.53%

EFFECTIVE JANUARY 2022

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 24396 25215 26025 26833 27643 28117 28920 29728 29761 30518
2 27432 28085 28993 29761 30097 30982 31868 32753 33638 34524
3 29931 30929 31927 32925 33922 34920 35918 36916 37913 38911
4 33600 34719 35839 36959 38079 39199 40319 41439 42559 43679
5 37592 38845 40098 41351 42604 43856 45109 46362 47615 48868
6 41905 43301 44698 46095 47492 48889 50286 51682 53079 54476
7 46566 48117 49669 51221 52772 54324 55875 57427 58979 60530
8 51570 53289 55007 56726 58444 60163 61881 63600 65318 67037
9 56959 58858 60757 62655 64554 66453 68352 70250 72149 74048
10 62724 64815 66906 68997 71089 73180 75271 77362 79453 81544
11 68915 71212 73509 75805 78102 80398 82695 84992 87288 89585
12 82601 85355 88108 90862 93616 96370 99124 101877 104631 107385
13 98223 101496 104770 108044 111318 114592 117866 121140 124413 127687
14 116070 119939 123807 127676 131545 135414 139283 143152 147021 150890
15 136529 141080 145631 150182 154733 159284 163835 168386 172937 176300 *

(Hourly Rate Salary Table)

Cleveland-Akron-Canton, OH

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Salary Table 2021 CLE

INCORPORATING THE 2.2% GENERAL SCHEDULE INCREASE AND A LOCALITY PAYMENT OF 21.25%

FOR THE LOCALITY PAY AREA OF CLEVELAND-AKRON-CANTON, OH

TOTAL INCREASE: 2.56%

EFFECTIVE JANUARY 2022

Annual Rates by Grade and Step

(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 24459 25279 26092 26902 27714 28189 28995 29804 29837 30596
2 27502 28157 29067 29837 30174 31062 31949 32837 33724 34612
3 30008 31008 32009 33009 34009 35010 36010 37010 38011 39011
4 33686 34808 35931 37054 38177 39300 40422 41545 42668 43791
5 37688 38944 40200 41457 42713 43969 45225 46481 47737 48993
6 42012 43412 44813 46213 47614 49014 50415 51815 53215 54616
7 46685 48241 49796 51352 52907 54463 56019 57574 59130 60686
8 51702 53425 55148 56871 58594 60317 62040 63763 65486 67209
9 57105 59009 60912 62816 64720 66623 68527 70430 72334 74238
10 62885 64982 67078 69174 71271 73367 75464 77560 79656 81753
11 69092 71394 73697 76000 78302 80605 82907 85210 87512 89815
12 82813 85573 88334 91095 93856 96617 99378 102139 104899 107660
13 98474 101757 105039 108321 111603 114886 118168 121450 124732 128015
14 116367 120246 124125 128004 131882 135761 139640 143519 147398 151276
15 136879 141442 146004 150567 155130 159692 164255 168818 173380 176300 *

(Hourly Rate Salary Table)

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