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State, local pay 43 percent higher than for private workers

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Politics,Paul Bedard,Washington Secrets
It may look boring, but state and local government jobs are the best place to cash in. For proof, here's the latest U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics headline: "State and local government compensation costs averaged $41.56 per hour worked in Sept 2012." That's a whopping 43 percent more in wages and benefits than private workers get at $28.97. And it comes with much better job security. BLS...