Thursday, November 11, 2010

More federal workers' pay tops $150,000

Federal workers earning $150,000 or more make up 3.9% of the workforce, up from 0.4% in 2005. Don't laugh. Working for the government isn't as bad as once precieved.

In fact, the number of federal workers earning $150,000 or more a year has soared tenfold in the past five years and doubled since President Obama took office, a USA TODAY analysis finds.

Something is wrong when the salary of a federal employee is getting paid more than the private sector.

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