Skip to comments.£86/week better off in public sector: equivalent of luxury family holiday every year
Posted on 11/22/2012 10:08:49 PM PST by Olog-hai
The average public sector worker is paid £4,500 ($7175.70) a year more than their private sector counterpartand the gap is getting wider.
A full-time state employee typically earns £565 ($900.95) a week, compared to £479 ($763.81) in the private sector, according to figures released yesterday.
That leaves public sector workers an astonishing £86 ($137.14) per week better offthe equivalent of a luxury family holiday every year, and up from £84 ($133.95) a week last year.
Over the past year, it found that the average weekly pay of a full-time public sector worker has risen by 1.6 percent, compared to 1.5 percent in the private sector.
The raise comes despite millions of state workers still supposedly being subject to a pay freeze at the time the data was collected.
(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...
I would also say that if cost of living were like in the USA, those public sector workers would have quite a bit of disposable income . . .
You're £86 a week better off it you work in public sector: That's the equivalent of a luxury family holiday every year
That,boys and girls,is *not* a coincidence.
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