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THE CHART: Public service pay increases outstrip private sector

Andy Fyers
Mon, 03 May 2021

THE CHART: Public service pay increases outstrip private sector
Andy Fyers
Mon, 03 May 2021
Public servants enjoyed their best year of pay increases in close to a decade in 2020, swelling the number of government departments with an average salary greater than $100,000 to 19, up from 14 just one year ago.That's the evidence from Te Kawa Mataaho Public Service Commission's annual review of public service pay, measuring public service pay for the year to June 30, 2020.The figures don't cover everyone employed by the government and doesn't count the likes of teachers, nurses and police.Rather, it measures the pay of publi...

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