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Compensation For Federal Employees Up 36 Percent In Michigan Since 2000

Federal employees in Michigan have seen their total compensation (salary plus benefits) increase 36.3 percent this century.

In 2001, federal employees here had an average total compensation of $81,326 (adjusted for inflation). Total compensation increased to $110,837 in 2017.

A New York Times story published on April 22 story suggesting that public servants were losing their foothold in the middle class.