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Mccalist
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Examiner bonus structure
« on: Oct 4th, 2006, 11:16pm »
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Can anyone explain this - I'm considering applying for a position, but need to know I'll be able to pay my bills.
 
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Re: Examiner bonus structure
« Reply #1 on: Oct 6th, 2006, 5:17am »
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Working for the Federal Government is considered to be prestigious.  It's got to be more than enough to pay for bills.  Are U sure you will get a job?
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Re: Examiner bonus structure
« Reply #2 on: Oct 8th, 2006, 1:08am »
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on Oct 4th, 2006, 11:16pm, Mccalist wrote:
Can anyone explain this - I'm considering applying for a position, but need to know I'll be able to pay my bills.

The bonus structure is based, for the most part, on an objective measure of how much work you do during the fiscal year, otherwise known as your "production" level.    
 
If I remember correctly, bonuses range from 5% of annual salary up to about 20% of annual salary.  Many can do enough work for to make a 5 or 10% bonus, but far fewer do enough work to get a 15 or 20% bonus.  But in any case, you shouldn't count on a bonus to pay your bills.
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Re: Examiner bonus structure
« Reply #3 on: Oct 8th, 2006, 8:09am »
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Not sure about 20%, but regardless your production would have to be so high that it would be hard to keep your quality up. Plus they start to watch people with such high numbers.  
 
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Re: Examiner bonus structure
« Reply #4 on: Oct 8th, 2006, 2:45pm »
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What happens if an examiner makes a mistake(s)?  Say 2 to 10 mistakes per year?
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