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Appendix B (POGO Report: Bad Business: Billions of Taxpayer Dollars Wasted on Hiring Contractors)

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September 13, 2011

Occupational Salaries and Compensation for Federal
and Private Sector Employees, and Contractor Billing Rates (a)

 


 
        FEDERAL (b)
BLS – NCS (c)
BLS – OES (d)
GSA (e)
Occupational TitleOPM GS
Series (f)
SOC Code (g)GSA
SIN (h)
Base
Salary
Full Federal Compen-sation
Base
Salary
Full Private Sector Compen-sation
Base
Salary
Full Private Sector Compen-sation
Contractor
Average
Annual
Billing Rate
Accounting 0510 13-2011 520-11 $91,634 $124,851 $62,271 $83,132 $67,430 $90,019 $299,374
Auditing 0511 13-2011 520-7 $89,815 $122,373 $62,271 $83,132 $67,430 $90,019 $283,005
Budget Analysis 0560 13-2031
11-3031
520-12 $80,902 $110,229 $93,259 $124,501 $91,485 $122,132 $302,661
Building
Management
1176 11-1021 811-006 $81,882 $111,564 $134,637 $179,740 $110,550 $147,584 $265,242
Cartography 1370 17-1021 899-7 $85,491 $116,481 $59,340 $79,219 $169,520
Cemetery Administration Services 1630 11-9141 371-004
811-003
$77,889 $106,124 $70,775 $94,485 $58,660 $78,311 $299,832
Claims Assistance
and Examining
0998 13-1031 871-7 $42,049 $57,292 $56,657 $75,637 $58,780 $78,471 $276,598

Computer
Engineering

0854 17-2061 132-51 $100,151 $136,456 $98,438 $131,415 $101,410 $135,382 $268,653
Contracting 1102 13-1023
11-3061
874-6 $83,170 $113,319 $86,589 $115,596 $77,730 $103,770 $259,106
Correctional Officer 0007 33-3012 246-54 $53,561 $72,977 $25,167 $33,598 $42,610 $56,884 $83,803
Environmental Protection
Specialist
0028 19-2041 899-1 $93,392 $127,247 $79,374 $105,964 $67,360 $89,926 $177,570
Equal Opportunity Compliance 0360 13-1041 595-25 $92,013 $125,368 $66,962 $89,394 $55,100 $73,559 $256,381
Facility Operations Services 1640 11-9021 811-003 $79,310 $108,060 $89,475 $119,449 $93,290 $124,542 $179,254
Financial Analysis 1160 13-2051 520-13 $97,073 $132,262 $79,909 $106,679 $85,240 $113,795 $171,288
Financial
Management
0505 11-3031 520-13 $120,527 $164,218 $108,978 $145,486 $113,730 $151,830 $337,002
Fire Protection
and Prevention
0081 33-2011 246-54 $48,038 $65,452 $47,270 $63,105 $81,702
Food Inspection 1863 45-2011 736-4 $42,635 $58,090 $41,860 $55,883 $74,963
General Attorney 0905 23-1011 520-6 $128,500 $175,081 $165,486 $220,924 $129,020 $172,242 $554,923
General Inspection, Investigation, Enforcement,
and Compliance
1801 13-1041 595-27 $76,853 $104,712 $66,962 $89,394 $55,100 $73,559 $169,666
Groundskeeper 5003 (i) 37-3011 811-002 $47,630 $64,896 $24,267 $32,396 $25,340 $33,829 $51,709
Human Resources Management 0201 11-3049
11-3041
11-3042
13-1071
13-1072
13-1073
13-1079
595-21 $81,990 $111,711 $75,255 $100,465 $74,647 $99,654 $228,488
Information Technology Management 2210 15-1099
15-1021
15-1031
15-1032
15-1051
15-1061
15-1071
15-1081
11-3021
132-51 $91,496 $124,663 $86,006 $114,818 $84,704 $113,080 $198,411
Language
Specialist
1040 27-3091 382-4
382-2
$80,744 $110,014 $45,700 $61,010 $211,203
Logistics
Management [Deployment]
0346 11-3071 874-504 $85,172 $116,047 $92,396 $123,349 $85,470 $114,102 $204,443
Logistics
Management [Planning]
0346 13-1081 874-501 $85,172 $116,047 $72,861 $97,269 $70,400 $93,984 $168,938
Management and Program Analysis 0343 13-1111 874-1 $91,451 $124,602 $80,998 $108,132 $84,650 $113,008 $268,258
Mechanical Engineering 0830 17-2141 871-1 $92,607 $126,177 $82,368 $109,961 $80,580 $107,574 $189,197
Medical Records Technician 0675 29-2071 621-039 $43,039 $58,641 $34,985 $46,705 $33,880 $45,230 $57,782
Nurse 0610 29-1111 621-025
621-053
621-054
$77,588 $105,714 $68,196 $91,042 $66,530 $88,818 $174,803
Police 0083 33-3051 246-54 $52,298 $71,256 $43,096 $57,533 $55,180 $73,665 $95,659
Program
Management
0340 11-1021 874-7 $127,377 $173,551 $134,637 $179,740 $110,550 $147,584 $269,901
Quality Assurance 1910 17-2112 811-003 $72,616 $98,939 $78,570 $104,891 $77,090 $102,915 $107,786
Security Guard 0085 33-9032 246-54 $36,886 $50,257 $24,684 $32,953 $26,430 $35,284 $68,515
Statistics 1530 19-3022 874-3 $91,884 $125,192 $81,338 $108,586 $42,330 $56,511 $207,563
Technical Writing
and Editing
1083 27-3042 736-5 $76,184 $103,801 $62,077 $82,873 $65,610 $87,589 $112,091

 

Notes:

( a) Dollar figures are rounded to the nearest dollar

( b) Salaries and benefits for federal employees

( c) Salaries and benefits for private sector employees based on Bureau of Labor Statistics' National Compensation Survey

( d) Salaries and benefits for private sector employees based on Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Employment Statistics

( e) Private contractor billing rates based on contracts administered by the General Services Administration

( f) Office of Personnel Management's job classification General Schedule Series

( g) Department of Commerce’s Standard Occupational Classification coding system. SOC codes 11-3041 and 11-3042 (Human Resources Management) and 15-1099 and 15-1081 (Information Technology Management) are not listed in Appendix D because the GSA contracts did not specify these particular occupational specialties, thus no billing rates could be established

( h) General Services Administration's Special Identification Number for procurement of specific services

( i) This job classification is from OPM's WG series

 

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