Federal Workers vs. Private Sector
Federal workers now earn double their counterparts in private sector: $123,049 vs $61,051
Federal workers have been awarded bigger average pay and benefit increases than private employees for nine years in a row. The compensation gap between federal and private workers has doubled in the past decade.
Federal civil servants earned average pay and benefits of $123,049 in 2009 while private workers made $61,051 in total compensation, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. The data are the latest available.
The federal compensation advantage has grown from $30,415 in 2000 to $61,998 last year.
This, on top of BHussein’s desire to annihilate the private sector and grow the government… well, you’re all smart people. You figure it out.