It turns out that you, Federal workers, should make more money.
"The Federal Salary Council is likely to hear an annual report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics on where the pay of federal workers stands in relation to private-sector salaries. Given that last year's numbers put federal pay an average of 22 percent behind the private sector, the new ones are likely to generate more controversy ... Congress has not enacted a pay raise for federal employees for 2011. A draft bill in the Senate would set the increase at 1.4 percent, as recommended by President Obama
- Are Federal Salaries Too High? (original question from Lisa Rein, WaPo reporter)
- Do Govies Make More Money? (GovLoop founder cites several articles across the web)
- The Rudest Question: How Much Do You Make? (blog by community manager Andy K)