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How Much is $100 Worth in Your State?

By on August 15, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
How Much is $100 Worth in Your State?

A new report shows the spending power of $100 in each of the 50 states.

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Average Total Federal Employee Compensation: $123,160

By on September 21, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Average Total Federal Employee Compensation: $123,160

The total compensation differential between federal and private sector employees continues to grow larger after the end of a partial federal pay freeze.

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Highest Paying Fed Jobs are Often in Smaller Agencies

By on March 16, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Highest Paying Fed Jobs are Often in Smaller Agencies

How does your federal salary compare with salaries in other federal agencies? Some agencies pay more than others.

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Federal Employees on ‘An Elite Island of Secure and High-Paid Employment’

By on October 7, 2015 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Federal Employees on ‘An Elite Island of Secure and High-Paid Employment’

An article describes the federal government as “an elite island of secure and high-paid employment, separated from the ocean of average Americans competing in the economy.”

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Fed Workers: ‘An Elite Island…Separated from the Ocean of Average Americans’

By on January 25, 2015 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

According to one organization, federal employee pay and benefits are creating “[A]n elite Island of secure and highly-paid workers separated from the ocean of average Americans competing in the global economy.” Here are the author’s reasons for this conclusion and what it might mean for federal workers.

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The Divide Between Washington and the American People

By on September 18, 2014 in Current Events with 0 Comments

A new study has found that unelected officials in Washington don’t have much in common with the rest of the country.

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The Politics of Federal Pay Rates

By on November 1, 2012 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

Are federal employees paid too much, too little or about the right amount? The gap is growing larger between those that argue feds are over or underpaid.

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Average Federal Salary: $83,679 and Lowest Average Pay Increase in 10 Years

By on March 25, 2012 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

According to one researcher who has concluded that the Federal Salary Council claims of an underpaid federal workforce are unwarranted, average federal pay continues to outpace private sector pay.

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Will Federal Employees Get a Pay Raise in 2013?

By on March 15, 2012 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

Will federal employees receive a pay raise in 2013 or will the pay freeze continue in effect for another year? Our best guess: A small raise for feds in January.

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Federal Pay Gap With Private Sector Growing

By on August 25, 2009 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

According to the Bureau of Economic Analysis (an organization within the Department of Commerce), the average federal employee now makes $79,197, not including benefits. And, when benefits are added in, the average federal employee compensation averaged $119,982 based on 2008 figures.

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