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Old 09-26-2013, 05:05 AM   #11  
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So did you actually get this, or is this what you heard? This is the first I've heard of it.
UASIT is correct. I've seen this happen a few times, although I think the bosses hiring them went after the higher step because the new hire was making more elsewhere. From what I understand, the boss just has to justify the step increase. This also can happen if transferring from agency to agency. One of our Airmen was a GS-11 in the military and was hired into a federal agency to a GS-9 position. He was able to keep his GS-11 step X pay.

To put some of OPs post into context, Technician pilots in the Air Guard/Reserve are payed GS-12(13)-2181 which falls under special rate table 558. You can add 20-30k to these numbers for all the mil days they pull throughout the year.

General Pilot = GS-12 + 30% (~78k)
Instructor Pilot = GS-13 + 30% (~93k)

I believe certain positions, as you get to command level, may be GS-14.

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Old 09-26-2013, 06:18 AM   #12  
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I did get a GS grade and step that matched my contractor salary in DC when I hired on to the feds. All it needed was the hiring managers approval and HR verified my salary (copy of last pay stub...)...I tell people to hold out for the highest grade / step combo.
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4 yr CA-in-training at CPZ..

109k base
6500 in snacks and ginger ales
And 2500 in FSA deductions for Fat Camp
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Same with doctors.. they are billing machines owned by Big Med and Big Pharma... working 5-7 days a week.... if an airline pilot worked as much as lawyers and doctors they'd make more money...

Union Airline Pilot is the best gig going out there...
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Well they are two vastly different professions so there really isnít a way to measure whether working in one is better than the other.

Not all lawyers are angry billing machines. Iím with a city attorneys office so I donít have billable requirements. I love my job and look forward to going to work every day. And if I may add I make very good money. (And I can take a few minutes here and there to even check in on my various online forums that I enjoy and not feel guilty that Iím not billing . I worked for a firm for 10 years before the city where I did have billables but even then it wasnít too bad because I love what I do and the area of law that I practice. Iíve also practiced on my own, where they say the sky is the limit as far as how much you can earn, and I HATED it because I didnít like being a general practitioner. So, whether you should go into one profession or the other will depend on what you choose to do within that profession. Both offer many different jobs you can do that will pay varying amounts in compensation.

Follow your passion and you will be happy, even if that means you earn less than what you may earn in a different profession.
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