Originally Posted by certifiedfunds
No, not really. Not every IT worker is a good IT worker. They may lack skills, certs or even the desire to be productive. If they do, government work is perfect for them at whatever wage it pays because they aren't cut out for the private industry.
Government shouldn't compete for the best talent. We need the best talent out producing......to pay for government.
Apparently you missed "somewhat similarly."
Unless of course your motto for government worker's pay is "pay ****, get ****."
Which is perfect for you since you live in the South.