HomePoliticsNV BUREAUCRATS GET HUGE PAY RAISE FROM SANDOVAL ON HIS WAY OUT THE DOOR Politics NV BUREAUCRATS GET HUGE PAY RAISE FROM SANDOVAL ON HIS WAY OUT THE DOOR June 2017 After raising property taxes this week, Governor Sandoval raised Nevada public employees’ pay by 3%, the largest increase in his 7 years. Gov. Sandoval signed Senate Bill 368 late Monday night to increase bureaucrat pay. According to a study by the Cato Institute., Government bureaucrats average pay and benefits were 78 percent higher than private employees, who earned an average of $52,688 less than public sector workers. Cato based its findings on figures from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA).