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2019 Locality Rates of Pay

Administrative Appeals Judges

Effective January 2019

Locality Pay Area AA1 AA2 AA3 AA4 AA5 AA6
Albany-Schenectady, NY-MA $130,198 $140,159 $150,238 $160,316 $170,511 $176,900*
Albuquerque-Santa Fe-Las Vegas, NM $129,098 $138,975 $148,968 $158,962 $169,071 $176,900*
Atlanta--Athens-Clarke County--Sandy Springs, GA-AL $135,142 $145,481 $155,942 $166,404 $176,900* $176,900*
Austin-Round Rock, TX $130,498 $140,482 $150,584 $160,685 $170,904 $176,900*
Birmingham-Hoover-Talladega, AL $128,620 $138,461 $148,417 $158,373 $168,445 $176,900*
Boston-Worcester-Providence, MA-RI-NH-ME $142,508 $153,411 $164,442 $175,473 $176,900* $176,900*
Buffalo-Cheektowaga, NY $132,953 $143,125 $153,417 $163,709 $174,120 $176,900*
Burlington-South Burlington, VT $129,076 $138,951 $148,943 $158,934 $169,042 $176,900*
Charlotte-Concord, NC-SC $129,754 $139,681 $149,725 $159,769 $169,929 $176,900*
Chicago-Naperville, IL-IN-WI $142,264 $153,148 $164,160 $175,172 $176,900* $176,900*
Cincinnati-Wilmington-Maysville, OH-KY-IN $133,553 $143,771 $154,109 $164,447 $174,906 $176,900*
Cleveland-Akron-Canton, OH $133,820 $144,058 $154,417 $164,776 $175,255 $176,900*
Colorado Springs, CO $130,198 $140,159 $150,238 $160,316 $170,511 $176,900*
Columbus-Marion-Zanesville, OH $132,731 $142,886 $153,161 $163,435 $173,829 $176,900*
Corpus Christi-Kingsville-Alice, TX $128,887 $138,748 $148,725 $158,702 $168,795 $176,900*
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX-OK $137,997 $148,555 $159,237 $169,919 $176,900* $176,900*
Davenport-Moline, IA-IL $129,420 $139,322 $149,340 $159,358 $169,493 $176,900*
Dayton-Springfield-Sidney, OH $131,776 $141,858 $152,058 $162,258 $172,578 $176,900*
Denver-Aurora, CO $140,319 $151,055 $161,917 $172,778 $176,900* $176,900*
Detroit-Warren-Ann Arbor, MI $140,886 $151,665 $162,570 $173,476 $176,900* $176,900*
Harrisburg-Lebanon, PA $129,598 $139,513 $149,545 $159,577 $169,726 $176,900*
Hartford-West Hartford, CT-MA $143,175 $154,129 $165,211 $176,294 $176,900* $176,900*
Houston-The Woodlands, TX $147,252 $158,518 $169,916 $176,900* $176,900* $176,900*
Huntsville-Decatur-Albertville, AL $132,409 $142,539 $152,789 $163,038 $173,407 $176,900*
Indianapolis-Carmel-Muncie, IN $129,509 $139,418 $149,443 $159,468 $169,609 $176,900*
Kansas City-Overland Park-Kansas City, MO-KS $129,543 $139,454 $149,481 $159,509 $169,653 $176,900*
Laredo, TX $131,342 $141,391 $151,558 $161,725 $172,010 $176,900*
Las Vegas-Henderson, NV-AZ $130,031 $139,980 $150,045 $160,111 $170,293 $176,900*
Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA $146,063 $157,238 $168,545 $176,900* $176,900* $176,900*
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Port St. Lucie, FL $136,786 $147,252 $157,840 $168,428 $176,900* $176,900*
Milwaukee-Racine-Waukesha, WI $133,964 $144,214 $154,584 $164,953 $175,444 $176,900*
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN-WI $137,764 $148,304 $158,968 $169,632 $176,900* $176,900*
New York-Newark, NY-NJ-CT-PA $147,830 $159,140 $170,583 $176,900* $176,900* $176,900*
Omaha-Council Bluffs-Fremont, NE-IA $128,732 $138,581 $148,545 $158,510 $168,591 $176,900*
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL $129,243 $139,131 $149,135 $159,139 $169,260 $176,900*
Philadelphia-Reading-Camden, PA-NJ-DE-MD $139,208 $149,859 $160,635 $171,410 $176,900* $176,900*
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ $132,876 $143,042 $153,327 $163,613 $174,018 $176,900*
Pittsburgh-New Castle-Weirton, PA-OH-WV $132,053 $142,157 $152,379 $162,600 $172,941 $176,900*
Portland-Vancouver-Salem, OR-WA $136,797 $147,263 $157,853 $168,442 $176,900* $176,900*
Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC $133,309 $143,508 $153,827 $164,146 $174,585 $176,900*
Richmond, VA $132,631 $142,778 $153,045 $163,312 $173,698 $176,900*
Sacramento-Roseville, CA-NV $139,530 $150,206 $161,006 $171,807 $176,900* $176,900*
San Antonio-New Braunfels-Pearsall, TX $128,954 $138,820 $148,802 $158,784 $168,882 $176,900*
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA $143,097 $154,045 $165,122 $176,198 $176,900* $176,900*
San Jose-San Francisco-Oakland, CA $155,929 $167,859 $176,900* $176,900* $176,900* $176,900*
Seattle-Tacoma, WA $140,030 $150,744 $161,583 $172,423 $176,900* $176,900*
St. Louis-St. Charles-Farmington, MO-IL $130,043 $139,992 $150,058 $160,124 $170,308 $176,900*
Tucson-Nogales, AZ $129,631 $139,549 $149,584 $159,618 $169,769 $176,900*
Virginia Beach-Norfolk, VA-NC $128,776 $138,628 $148,597 $158,565 $168,649 $176,900*
Washington-Baltimore-Arlington, DC-MD-VA-WV-PA $143,675 $154,667 $165,788 $176,900* $176,900* $176,900*
Rest of U.S. $128,509 $138,341 $148,289 $158,237 $168,300 $176,900*
State of Alaska $143,197 $154,152 $165,237 $176,322 $176,900* $176,900*
State of Hawaii $132,187 $142,300 $152,532 $162,765 $173,116 $176,900*

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

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