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2018 Locality Rates of Pay

Administrative Appeals Judges

Effective January 2018

Locality Pay Area AA1 AA2 AA3 AA4 AA5 AA6
Albany-Schenectady, NY $127,684 $137,354 $147,256 $157,159 $167,178 $174,500*
Albuquerque-Santa Fe-Las Vegas, NM $126,873 $136,481 $146,321 $156,160 $166,116 $174,500*
Atlanta--Athens-Clarke County--Sandy Springs, GA-AL $132,791 $142,848 $153,146 $163,445 $173,865 $174,500*
Austin-Round Rock, TX $127,914 $137,601 $147,521 $157,442 $167,479 $174,500*
Boston-Worcester-Providence, MA-RI-NH-CT-ME $139,718 $150,299 $161,135 $171,971 $174,500* $174,500*
Buffalo-Cheektowaga, NY $130,621 $140,513 $150,644 $160,774 $171,023 $174,500*
Charlotte-Concord, NC-SC $127,366 $137,012 $146,889 $156,767 $166,761 $174,500*
Chicago-Naperville, IL-IN-WI $139,707 $150,287 $161,122 $171,957 $174,500* $174,500*
Cincinnati-Wilmington-Maysville, OH-KY-IN $131,378 $141,327 $151,516 $161,705 $172,013 $174,500*
Cleveland-Akron-Canton, OH $131,608 $141,574 $151,781 $161,988 $172,315 $174,500*
Colorado Springs, CO $127,783 $137,460 $147,370 $157,280 $167,307 $174,500*
Columbus-Marion-Zanesville, OH $130,391 $140,266 $150,378 $160,491 $170,722 $174,500*
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX-OK $135,246 $145,489 $155,978 $166,467 $174,500* $174,500*
Davenport-Moline, IA-IL $127,224 $136,858 $146,725 $156,592 $166,575 $174,500*
Dayton-Springfield-Sidney, OH $129,449 $139,252 $149,291 $159,330 $169,488 $174,500*
Denver-Aurora, CO $137,515 $147,929 $158,594 $169,259 $174,500* $174,500*
Detroit-Warren-Ann Arbor, MI $138,370 $148,849 $159,580 $170,311 $174,500* $174,500*
Harrisburg-Lebanon, PA $127,300 $136,941 $146,814 $156,686 $166,675 $174,500*
Hartford-West Hartford, CT-MA $140,518 $151,160 $162,057 $172,955 $174,500* $174,500*
Houston-The Woodlands, TX $144,387 $155,321 $166,519 $174,500* $174,500* $174,500*
Huntsville-Decatur-Albertville, AL $129,865 $139,700 $149,771 $159,843 $170,033 $174,500*
Indianapolis-Carmel-Muncie, IN $127,388 $137,035 $146,915 $156,794 $166,790 $174,500*
Kansas City-Overland Park-Kansas City, MO-KS $127,246 $136,882 $146,750 $156,619 $166,604 $174,500*
Laredo, TX $128,670 $138,415 $148,394 $158,373 $168,469 $174,500*
Las Vegas-Henderson, NV-AZ $127,673 $137,342 $147,243 $157,145 $167,163 $174,500*
Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA $143,105 $153,942 $165,040 $174,500* $174,500* $174,500*
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Port St. Lucie, FL $134,413 $144,593 $155,017 $165,441 $174,500* $174,500*
Milwaukee-Racine-Waukesha, WI $131,673 $141,645 $151,857 $162,069 $172,401 $174,500*
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN-WI $135,214 $145,453 $155,940 $166,426 $174,500* $174,500*
New York-Newark, NY-NJ-CT-PA $144,814 $155,781 $167,012 $174,500* $174,500* $174,500*
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL $127,059 $136,681 $146,536 $156,390 $166,360 $174,500*
Philadelphia-Reading-Camden, PA-NJ-DE-MD $136,551 $146,892 $157,482 $168,072 $174,500* $174,500*
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ $130,523 $140,407 $150,530 $160,652 $170,894 $174,500*
Pittsburgh-New Castle-Weirton, PA-OH-WV $129,712 $139,535 $149,594 $159,654 $169,832 $174,500*
Portland-Vancouver-Salem, OR-WA $134,293 $144,463 $154,878 $165,293 $174,500* $174,500*
Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC $130,994 $140,914 $151,073 $161,232 $171,511 $174,500*
Richmond, VA $130,194 $140,053 $150,151 $160,248 $170,464 $174,500*
Sacramento-Roseville, CA-NV $136,847 $147,210 $157,823 $168,436 $174,500* $174,500*
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA $140,156 $150,771 $161,640 $172,510 $174,500* $174,500*
San Jose-San Francisco-Oakland, CA $152,651 $164,211 $174,500* $174,500* $174,500* $174,500*
Seattle-Tacoma, WA $137,121 $147,505 $158,139 $168,773 $174,500* $174,500*
St. Louis-St. Charles-Farmington, MO-IL $127,651 $137,318 $147,218 $157,118 $167,134 $174,500*
Tucson-Nogales, AZ $127,322 $136,964 $146,839 $156,713 $166,704 $174,500*
Washington-Baltimore-Arlington, DC-MD-VA-WV-PA $140,529 $151,171 $162,070 $172,969 $174,500* $174,500*
Rest of U.S. $126,446 $136,021 $145,828 $155,634 $165,556 $174,500*
State of Alaska $140,310 $150,936 $161,817 $172,699 $174,500* $174,500*
State of Hawaii $129,799 $139,629 $149,696 $159,762 $169,947 $174,500*

* Rate limited to the rate for level III of the Executive Schedule (5 U.S.C. 5304(g)(2))

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