January 31, 2012 by Kyle Bunch thedailyfeed: It pays to work in government — and really well. A new study says federal workers earn 16% more in total compensation than their private counterparts, and the government spends 48% more on benefits per employee. Advertisements Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window) Tags: News politics Kyle Bunch Managing Director, Social at R/GA. Co-founder of Blogs with Balls and future owner of the MLB's Austin Bats. Related Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.