federal salaries

  • Want the big bucks? Go west or east but just get outta Dodge (City)

    Given the fact that Uncle Sam doesn’t do retail, mostly a highly professional and administrative operation, folks who contend feds are underpaid are probably closer to the truth.

  • Trick to getting private sector workers into State Dept. may widen gender pay gap

    A State Department program is designed to bring in people from high paying jobs in the private sector, but according to Jenna Ben-Yehuda of the Women’s Foreign Policy Network, that has the potential to widen a gender pay gap.

  • And the best paid feds live where?

    When it comes to salaries, not all men — or women — who work for Uncle Sam are created equal, or at least treated so. Some are more equal than others.

  • Wow! Federal employees join the 1 percent club!

    Excited about the 1.6 percent pay raise for 2017? Congratulations, federal employees. You’re part of the 1 percent club!

  • How does your federal salary stack up?

    What agency has the most employees? Which feds get paid the most? Federal News Radio looks at the latest data from the Office of Personnel Management.

  • Women work cheaper, but why?

    Is bias or deliberate discrimination the sole cause of women professionals being paid less? It would be glib and easy to say so, but likely incorrect.

  • Let’s talk about you. Do you earn more or less than me?

    Give Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) the benefit of the doubt. Maybe he’ll agree that in some jobs, feds do earn less than their private sector counterparts.

  • What’s the latest on the federal pay issue?

    Federal Managers Association President Pat Neihaus, and Andy Medici and Nicole Blake Johnson from the Federal Times will give us an update on a number of different pay issues affecting feds. April 16, 2014

  • Fed salaries, USPS, and more

    Host Mike Causey will talk about several issues affecting federal workers with Bill Bransford, general counsel of the Senior Executives Association and Steve Watkins and Stephen Losey of the Federal Times. May 23, 2012

  • Facebook Nation: Let it all hang out

    When your friends, neighbors and in-laws google your federal salary, will they laugh or cry? Will they be enraged at the big bucks you are raking in, or will they smuggle food packages to your wretched family? The definitive answer: It depends!