Federal Employees Earning $150,000 Surged Tenfold Over Five Years

Being a federal employee has not just become a port in the unemployment storm. It can be lucrative. Over the past five years federal employees making $150,000 or more constitute 3.9 pecent of the work force, reports USA Today.

There's more. President Barack Obama is planning to give a pay raise of about 1.4 percent to all federal workers. Right now they number 2.1 million.