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Saturday, November 13, 2010

Average Federal Employee Pay Completely Out of Control

Instapundit has some interesting tidbits on the average salary and benefits of the federal worker vs. his private counterpart. It isn't even close. I know some people will question the quoted average of $120K, but I do know the average salary is about $77K. After throwing in benefits, I thought the number was closer to $100K, but I don't know for certain.

By the way, the argument that federal workers only hire "highly skilled employees" is a bunch of garbage. I have met hundreds, if not thousands of federal employees who couldn't survive a week in the private sector.