NASA Workforce Map
Pay for NASA Civil Service Employees
NASA offers a competitive pay package based upon criteria which take into account the knowledge and skills required to perform your job, your level of responsibility and the geographic location of your position. The pay levels or grades range from General Schedule (GS)-1 through GS-15. Entry level for college graduates with no experience range from GS-7 (for baccalaureate degrees) to GS-11 (for doctorate degrees). Some positions (e.g., engineers, Information technology specialists) receive higher “special” rates in order to remain competitive with the private sector.