PRIVATE-PUBLIC SECTOR COMPENSATION CONTINUES TO WIDEN - April 26, 2017
Overall Public-Private Sector Compensation Gap Has Widened, CBO Finds
By Erich Wagner, Government Executive
A report from the Congressional Budget Office released Tuesday said the compensation gap between workers in the federal government and those in the private sector has widened since it last studied the issue in 2012.
But analysts warned that the different demographic and educational make-up of each sector make any comparison complicated.