February 1, 2012

Comparing Compensation: Private Sector Vs. Federal Employee

CBO, Congressional Budget Office

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Working Paper 2012-03: Comparing Wages in the Federal Government and the Private SectorJanuary 30, 2012 pdfblog postJustin Falk

Working Paper 2012-04: Comparing Benefits and Total Compensation in the Federal Government and the Private SectorJanuary 30, 2012 pdfblog postJustin Falk

Analysis of Federal Civilian and Military CompensationJanuary 20, 2011 pdfblog postLetter to the Honorable Steny H. Hoyer

Using a Different Measure of Inflation for Indexing Federal Programs and the Tax CodeFebruary 24, 2010pdfadditional infoblog postEconomic and Budget Issue Brief

Employees of the federal government and the private sector differ in ways that can affect compensation. Federal workers tend to be older, more educated, and more concentrated in...

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