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NIST Pay Charts

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APMS Pay Charts

Location

Year

Washington/Baltimore/Northern Virginia, DC/MD/PA/VA/WV

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018

Denver/Aurora/Boulder, CO

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018
Albany-Schenectady, NY-MA 2022 2021 N/A N/A N/A

Atlanta-Athens-Clarke County-Sandy Springs, GA

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018
Birmingham-Hoover-Talladega, AL 2022 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Boston-Worcester-Providence, MA-RI-NH-ME 2022 2021 N/A N/A N/A

Charlotte/Concord, NC-SC

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018
Chicago-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 2022 2021 N/A N/A N/A

Cleveland-Akron-Canton, OH

2022 N/A N/A N/A 2018

Columbus, OH

N/A N/A N/A N/A 2018
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX-OK  2022 N/A N/A N/A N/A

Detroit-Warren-Flint, MI

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018

Hartford-West Hartford, CT-MA

2022 N/A N/A 2019 2018

Hawaii

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018
Houston-The Woodlands, TX 2022 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Huntsville-Decatur-Albertville, AL 2022 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Kansas City-Overland Park-Kansas City, MO-KS 2022 N/A N/A N/A N/A

Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Port St. Lucie, FL 2022 2021 N/A N/A N/A
Milwaukee-Racine-Waukesha, WI 2022 N/A N/A N/A N/A

New York-Newark-Bridgeport, NY-NJ-CT-PA

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018
Omaha-Council Bluffs-Fremont, NE-IA 2022 2021 2020 2019 N/A
Philadelphia-Reading-Camden, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2022 2021 N/A N/A N/A
Pittsburg-New Castle-Weirton, PA-OH-WV 2022 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018

Rest of US

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018
Richmond, VA 2022 2021 N/A N/A N/A
San Antonio-New Braunfels-Pearsall, TX 2022 2021 N/A N/A N/A
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 2022 N/A N/A N/A N/A

San Jose-San Francisco, CA

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018

Seattle, WA

2022 2021 N/A N/A 2018
St. Louis-St. Charles-Farmington, MO-IL N/A 2021 N/A N/A N/A
Tucson-Nogales, AZ 2022 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Virginia Beach-Norfolk, VA-NC 2022 N/A N/A N/A N/A
International Duty Stations N/A 2021 2020 2019 2018

Pay Charts from Other Pay Systems

Pay System

Year

General Schedule

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018

Experts and Consultants

2022 2021 2020 TBD 2018

Federal Wage System - DC/Baltimore areas

2022 TBD TBD TBD TBD

Federal Wage System - Denver, CO area

2022 2021 2020 TBD TBD

Executive Schedule

2022 2021 2020 TBD 2018

SES (Basic pay rates)

2022 2021 2020 TBD 2018

ST (Basic pay rates)

2022 2021 2020 TBD 2018
Created June 24, 2009, Updated August 17, 2022